Michael Cheika

398 results

Michael Cheika: would have liked to see his NSW Waratahs side meeting as many Leinster Lions as possible. Photograph: Davn Sheridan/Inpho

Everywhere you go on this Oz Odyssey, you seem to run into coaches who served some of their apprenticeship in Ireland. Against the Waratahs on Saturda(...)

 Waratahs coach Michael Cheika instructs children from the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation at Allianz Stadium in Sydney. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Michael Cheika has ruled out any repeat of a violence-scarred 2001 clash between New South Wales and the British and Irish Lions in Sydney on Saturday(...)

Seán O’Brien dives over to score a try for the Lions against Combined Country at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

Rob Kearney or Simon Zebo are likely to feature, albeit most probably off the bench, in the Lions’ game against Michael Cheika’s New South Wales Warat(...)

Seán O’Brien of the Lions is tackled by Alex Gibbon of Combined Country at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

Versatility is undoubtedly a plus in a touring environment such as with the Lions, and having impressed at openside in the win over the Force, Seán O’(...)

Cup cakes representing Leinster and Ulster colours. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

The forecast is relatively good – summertime in Ireland being entirely relative – the top two teams in the League are squaring off for the trop(...)

Jamie Heaslip: Hopes to send his departing Leinster colleagues away on a high. Photogrpah: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Too cool for school maybe, but Jamie Heaslip cares profoundly about his profession. He’s certainly no rugby nerd, by his own admission, and is (...)

Jerome Porical in action during the semi-final win over Perpignan. Photograph: Inpho

They have a rich history. They have the usual smattering of foreign imports. They suffer acute travel sickness, though can occasionally deliver(...)

Leinster head coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster are hoping that the IRFU will expedite the process of finding a successor to Declan Kidney as coach to the national side if their pref(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 37
  • 38
  • 39
  • 40