Joe Scmidt

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Jordan Larmour during training. Skills and kicking coach Richie Murphy said he’s “learning very quickly”. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jordan Larmour is in line to make his Test debut for Ireland against Italy in their Six Nations encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, amid a gro(...)

Connacht’s Nathan White in a ruck during Ireland squad training at Carton House on Friday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

As pivotal openers go, this looks fairly pivotal alright. If Ireland lose, they will be looking down the barrel of successive visits to Paris, in just(...)

Cian Healy trains with the Ireland squad at Carton House today. The prop has been cleared to play against England this Saturday. Photo: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Cian Healy could play against England in Twickenham this weekend. The looosehead prop has been cleared to play having spent months recovering from an (...)

Paul O’Connell poses with the new Six Nations trophy alongside fellow captains Thierry Dusautoir of France, Chris Robshaw of England, Sergio Parisse of Italy, Sam Warburton of Wales and Greig Laidlaw of Scotland. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

You can’t buy history, and the oldest international tournament in the world, dating back to 1883, returns for the first instalment of a 15-match pr(...)

Simon Zebo and Jared Payne tackle Jean de Villiers during Ireland’s victory over South Africa on Saturday. photograph: Cathal Noonan/ Inpho

The Irish management will give a medical update on the injured Jared Payne, Rory Best and Chris Henry today, although the likelihood is that none of t(...)

Luke Marshall: poised to win his fourth cap against Australia on Saturday.

A feature of the Joe Schmidt reign is liable to be the way those on the outside, and perhaps more importantly even those on the inside, will be kept o(...)