James Lowe

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Ireland head coach Andy Farrell: 'I don’t want us to dip our toes in the water and think: ‘We are in this game.’ We need more than that.' Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images

When 2020 is finally in the books Ireland coach Andy Farrell could well have capped 11 new players. Currently the number is six with three more – Jame(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton was replaced during the Six Nations match against France in Paris. Photo: Dave Winter/Inpho

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has apologised to Ireland coach Andy Farrell for the manner he reacted to being replaced by Ross Byrne in the Six Nation(...)

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton leaves the pitch after being replaced in the Six Nations game against France at the Stade de France. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The witch hunt is a little premature. Ireland are already in flux. Nobody is getting canned. There is time and space for Andy Farrell to remodel this (...)

Johnny Sexton was clearly displeased to be substituted with ten minutes to go in the defeat to France in Paris. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Les misérables defeat at Stade de France will fester alongside a label that is beginning to stick. Ireland hardly need reminding that their last subst(...)

Italy’s Gianmarco Lucchesi  tackles Ireland’s Tadhg Beirne  during the Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Brian Lawless/AFP via Getty Images

Ireland 50 Italy 17 Before the game, as Johnny Sexton said on behalf of probably everyone in the Irish set-up, they’d have taken a 33-point win over(...)

Leinster and Ireland will be without Jordan Larmour over the coming weeks. File photograph: Inpho

Jordan Larmour’s dislocated shoulder could keep him sidelined for up to four months. The Leinster and Ireland wing cum fullback suffered the injury in(...)

Joe Schmidt: World Rugby have given Schmidt a daunting new brief. Not many people would consider taking on such an enormous task but it sounds like a job made for Ireland’s meticulous former coach. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Joe Schmidt has taken up an interesting position inside World Rugby. The Director of Rugby and High Performance title has been created for him. It is (...)

Munster back Shane Daly has been named in Ireland’s Six Nations squad. File photograph: Inpho

The winds of change in the Andy Farrell era have, as expected, swept a little stronger through the Irish squad following the announcement of a 35-man (...)

Munster’s Shane Daly could earn an opportunity in Ireland’s remaining Six Nations games. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

All has changed, changed utterly since Ireland’s 2020 Six Nations was unceremoniously interrupted last March and this is liable to be reflected in the(...)

Ulster and Ireland scrumhalf John Cooney has been nominated for the Players’ Player of the Year award. File photograph: Inpho

There will be a new winner of the prestigious Players’ Player of the Year award after James Lowe, Garry Ringrose, Andrew Conway and John Cooney were n(...)

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