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Ireland’s tour of Australia 2018: Young bloods on the track

Ireland's tour of Australia 2018: Young bloods on the track

26 May 2018

How much does Joe Schmidt love the Webb Ellis Cup? Let me count the ways. Five full-backs, 11 wingers, ten midfielders, six out-halves, five scrum-halves, three loose-heads, seven hookers, five tight-heads, nine locks and 11 back-rowers. 72 and counting.

Schmidt heading down under looking for third tour win

Schmidt heading down under looking for third tour win

14 May 2018

Here’s an easy one. Who was the first European rugby union to win a tour series in the Southern Hemisphere? And here’s a clue, it wasn’t France or England. Or Wales, Scotland or Italy either. Got it yet?

Time for Rugby Australia to be properly selfish

Time for Rugby Australia to be properly selfish

27 Apr 2018

I’m a long time advocate of cross-union collaboration – particularly between countries with union-owned clubs and structures.

IQ the next step in the development of Irish rugby, but is it smart?

IQ the next step in the development of Irish rugby, but is it smart?

28 Oct 2017

“So just how strong is Northern Hemisphere rugby – when the likes of Ireland, Scotland and even Britain are basically strip mining the Southern Hemisphere rugby for talent?”

PRO12 plans to expand into US

PRO12 plans to expand into US

17 Jul 2016

Towards the end of the season in May 2016, the new PR012 CEO Martin Anayi gave several media interviews on his proposals for where the PRO12 needs to go to cope with changes in rugby within the Six Nations and globally.

Schmidt adds Roux to thicken Ireland’s squad for SA

Schmidt adds Roux to thicken Ireland's squad for SA

26 May 2016

Joe Schmidt has announced his 32-man Ireland squad to tour South Africa in a three-Test series this June.