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The Ireland and New Zealand encounters define the Joe Schmidt era.

Joe Schmidt’s decade in Ireland has yielded unprecedented success ever since Johnny Sexton orchestrated Leinster’s miracle revival against Northampton(...)

Connacht’s Caolin Blade scores the bonus point try. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 41 Benetton 5 Connacht were in impressive form to open their home account in this season’s Pro14 with a comfortable six-try victory over Ben(...)

Munster coach Stephen Larkham has made four changes to his team for Saturday’s match. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Munster have made four changes to the side that defeated Dragons in the opening round of the Pro14 for the trip to Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium against (...)

Ireland’s Joey Carbery has been replaced in the squad by Conor Murray. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joey Carbery has been ruled out of today’s Russia game at the Kobe Misaki stadium after injuring the ankle he had surgery on in August. Carbery “felt(...)

Devin Toner is in the Leinster team on Saturday evening. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ross Molony will captain Leinster against Benetton in their Pro14 opener on Saturday, and he’ll be partnered by Devin Toner in the secondrow (Kick-off(...)

 Joe Schmidt:  “I think the great days have been the ones where the players have done something a little bit special, and you’ve seen players grow.”

Today really does mark the end of an era. The Joe Schmidt era at the Aviva Stadium. Previous eras have taken in a detour to Croke Park and the increas(...)

Ireland’s coach Joe Schmidt: ‘I think there’s always doubt in your mind when you first start a Rugby World Cup build-up.’ Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

The 31-man Irish Rugby World Cup squad announced on Monday is the product of four years’ planning, albeit the coaches clearly kept an open mind until (...)

Ireland fullback Will Addison looked as if he could offer the team something different in the match against Wales. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Amid all the many balancing acts that the Ireland coaches would have considered in their deliberations on Sunday, seemingly high among them was physic(...)

Joe Schmidt: “I’ve coached Dev for 10 years and he’s not just a lineout champion for us, he’s such a good player but he’s also an absolutely quality person.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joe Schmidt has revealed the extent of his anguish in informing those players who did not make Ireland’s 31-man squad, and none was assuredly more dif(...)

Jean Kleyn got the nod ahead of Devin Toner as a specialist tighthead secondrow. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joe Schmidt’s reasoning for Devin Toner’s exclusion from Ireland’s 31-man World Cup squad is based primarily on scrum power and a belief that Iain Hen(...)

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