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 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(...)

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(...)

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt during a squad session at Carton House, Co Kildare. On Sunday he will sit down with his assistant coaches to pick a 31-man squad for Japan. Photgraph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Principality stadium in Cardiff on Saturday represents a final opportunity to plea bargain in performance terms for a place in the Ireland squad t(...)

 Ireland outhalf Joey Carbery reacts as he is taken off the field injured during the  match against  Italy at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

The full extent of the ankle injury suffered by Joey Carbery in the 48th minute of Ireland’s opening warm-up win over Italy last Saturday remains uncl(...)

Joey Carbery   receives medical attention prior to being taken off during the Guinness Summer Series match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Ireland 29 Italy 10 In what represented something of a trial for a host of players, ironically it was the performance and premature departure of one (...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt: “I’m not saying that’s just tough for us. I think all the teams have tight turnarounds at stages.”

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has highlighted a player welfare issue that promises to have a major impact at the World Cup in Japan. World Rugby have kept(...)

Joey Carbery of Ireland reacts as he receives medical attention prior to being taken off. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Ireland 29 Italy 10 - the winners and losers This was shaping into the easiest analysis piece to write: Joey Carbery rips open the debate about pilla(...)

 Ireland’s Joey Carbery is helped from the pitch after sustaining an injury. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Ireland 29 Italy 10 Ireland duly negotiated their first of four World Cup warm-up games, but this ninth successive win over the Azzurri was not witho(...)

 Andrew Conway dives over to score his side’s third try. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Jordan Larmour There might have been a height mismatch early on with Esposito but he adopted to an attacking role enthusiastically, providing the fin(...)

Joey Carbery during the captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium ahead of Ireland’s first World Cup warm-up match against Italy. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland v Italy, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, 2pm (Live on RTÉ 2 and Channel 4) If it looks, swims and quacks like a trial, then it probably is a trial. (...)

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