Shaun Edwards

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Jamie Heaslip lifts the Heineken Cup after the win over Leicester at Murrayfield in May 2009. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jamie Heaslip will walk on the pitch before Leinster v Saracens. “Mick Dawson told me this morning they are at just south of 50,000.” Imagine they b(...)

Chris Farrell comes in for the injured Robbie Henshaw. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

15 Rob Kearney Age: 31 Height: 6’2 Weight: 95kg (14st 13lbs)Caps: 80 Points: 67 Positional play and excellent communication skills will be importan(...)

Joe Schmidt addresses his players during a squad session at Carton House, Co Kildare. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

  It would have been fascinating to see Joe Schmidt and Warren Gatland work together with the Lions. Of course Schmidt declined Gatland’s offer t(...)

“The only person who has won more trophies than me is (New Zealander) Wayne Smith, and he is an absolute legend of coaching.”

Shaun Edwards says he would listen to a head coach’s offer “in rugby league or rugby union” if one came his way. The Wales defence guru has been a ke(...)

Andy Farrell: “If something is not up to scratch and it is not good enough you need to be honest about that.” Photograph: Laszlo GeczoInpho

Conceding three tries to Italy in the final 25 minutes last Saturday week at the Aviva Stadium ought to have given Wales and Ireland’s other remaining(...)

Warren Gatland: Kiwi has come a long way in the game since he launched his coaching career as a player-coach with Galwegians in 1989.  Photograph: Getty.

Warren Gatland left Galwegians, Connacht and Ireland all in infinitely better condition than when he inherited them during a near decade of coaching i(...)

Ireland conceded 10 crucial points while Johnny Sexton was in the sinbin in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Unsettled, misfiring, an injury and a yellow card colluded to make Ireland’s visit to Cardiff both miserable and frustrating. A combination of influen(...)

Eddie Jones’ England look like a team feeling the pressure as the weight of creating history bears down on them. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Professional rugby players are treated like children for about 90 per cent of their working week. I know, I have two at home (kids not rugby players).(...)

Jonathan Sexton carries  Robbie Henshaw during Ireland training at Carton House on Monday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has put his players on guard to the threat poised by the Ireland halfback pairing of Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray (...)

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards: “We practise turning the ball over every day in training, and Scotland do the same.” Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Scotland’s gruelling encounter against France in Paris in the last round of the Six Nations saw two of their players ruled out of the rest of the cham(...)

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