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#Coach

# coach - Saturday 12 January, 2013

'All bets are off' - Simon Easterby determined to get one over Leinster and brother Guy
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

'All bets are off' - Simon Easterby determined to get one over Leinster and brother Guy

Jan 12th 2013, 2:52 PM 1,213 Views 0 Comments

The Scarlets coach insists there is no ‘gentleman’s agreement’ over the must-win fixture for the Blues.

# coach - Friday 11 January, 2013

Reports name Pat Lam as next Connacht coach as O'Shea is scolded
# Kiwi Flavour
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# Kiwi Flavour

Reports name Pat Lam as next Connacht coach as O'Shea is scolded

Jan 11th 2013, 5:41 PM 2,769 Views 1 Comment

The arrival of the former Samoan and All Black international would sweep the board for Kiwi coaches in Ireland.

O'Gara gets the nod for 4-try mission to Murrayfield
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

O'Gara gets the nod for 4-try mission to Murrayfield

Jan 11th 2013, 12:31 PM 6,193 Views 14 Comments

Munster coach Rob Penney has named a strong team for the Sunday clash with Edinburgh.

# coach - Monday 7 January, 2013

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens

Jan 7th 2013, 5:46 PM 1,922 Views 0 Comments

The Harlequins director or rugby believes Quins’ referee on Sunday was out of his depth.

Elwood claims Connacht are 'back on the horse' after thumping win over Dragons
# London Calling
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# London Calling

Elwood claims Connacht are 'back on the horse' after thumping win over Dragons

Jan 7th 2013, 11:21 AM 931 Views 0 Comments

Try-scoring forward George Naoupu is expected to be fit for the Harlequins match after he was taken off on 31 minutes.

# coach - Saturday 5 January, 2013

'It is critical that Paul O'Connell can lead a normal life' - Rob Penney
# Good Prognosis
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# Good Prognosis

'It is critical that Paul O'Connell can lead a normal life' - Rob Penney

Jan 5th 2013, 1:01 PM 18,353 Views 12 Comments

The Munster coach wants a win against Cardiff today and hopes to have the inspirational lock back in April.

# coach - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Team news: Ruan Pienaar back to partner Paddy Jackson in table-toppers clash
# Pro12
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# Pro12

Team news: Ruan Pienaar back to partner Paddy Jackson in table-toppers clash

Jan 3rd 2013, 12:35 PM 819 Views 0 Comments

The South African starts at scrum-half for the Friday visit of Scarlets to Ravenhill.

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack
# Green And Gold
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# Green And Gold

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:51 AM 490 Views 0 Comments

The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.

# coach - Friday 28 December, 2012

Leinster risk losing 4 in a row as they rest big names for Connacht clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Leinster risk losing 4 in a row as they rest big names for Connacht clash

Dec 28th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,312 Views 7 Comments

Shane Jennings leads the blues for the inter-pro fixture but a host of senior players will sit out the action.

# coach - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Leinster have been bullied in their last 3 games - Keith Wood
# Bully Boy
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# Bully Boy

Leinster have been bullied in their last 3 games - Keith Wood

Dec 23rd 2012, 5:53 PM 1,688 Views 4 Comments

The former Ireland and Munster captain believes the European champions are lost without Brian O’Driscoll.

# coach - Friday 21 December, 2012

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil

Dec 21st 2012, 1:21 PM 653 Views 0 Comments

Never thought I’d type that sentence.

# coach - Thursday 13 December, 2012

'If I was a few years younger, I might get a chance' - Girvan Dempsey on Leinster's injuries
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

'If I was a few years younger, I might get a chance' - Girvan Dempsey on Leinster's injuries

Dec 13th 2012, 4:50 PM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland and Blues full-back has backed makeshift 15 Ian Madigan to withstand Clermont’s physicality.

# coach - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: Biarritz suspend coaches ahead of Connacht rematch
# Happy Holidays
From The42
# Happy Holidays

Heineken Cup: Biarritz suspend coaches ahead of Connacht rematch

Dec 11th 2012, 1:36 PM 1,977 Views 0 Comments

Jack Isaac and Serge Milhas have been put on a month’s leave by club president Serge Blanco.

# coach - Monday 10 December, 2012

Exiles: McCall backs Saracens to right the wrongs of Thomond showdown
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Exiles: McCall backs Saracens to right the wrongs of Thomond showdown

Dec 10th 2012, 4:45 PM 810 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster coach is confident his side can progress to the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.

Back surgery looms for O'Connell as Schmidt misses the Lions boat
# Crocked Lock
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# Crocked Lock

Back surgery looms for O'Connell as Schmidt misses the Lions boat

Dec 10th 2012, 9:39 AM 9,302 Views 17 Comments

The Munster second-row is not likely to return to action until mid January at the earliest.

# coach - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France

Dec 9th 2012, 5:36 PM 15,154 Views 11 Comments

‘We let it slip’ admitted Jamie Heaslip as the Heineken Cup champions were edged out by Clermont.

James Coughlan is good enough to play for Ireland - Rob Penney
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

James Coughlan is good enough to play for Ireland - Rob Penney

Dec 9th 2012, 12:24 PM 1,632 Views 3 Comments

Somebody get down to Bear and tell Jamie Heaslip.

Inside out: D’Arcy hoping to relive glory days against Clermont
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Inside out: D’Arcy hoping to relive glory days against Clermont

Dec 9th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,079 Views 0 Comments

It will be Rougerie and Fofana up against the untested Goodman-D’Arcy axis.

# coach - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'

Dec 8th 2012, 9:35 PM 17,126 Views 49 Comments

Rob Penney brought out some old-school superlatives to praise his victorious side.

# coach - Friday 7 December, 2012

The drinks are on Elwood as Connacht stun Biarritz
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

The drinks are on Elwood as Connacht stun Biarritz

Dec 7th 2012, 11:11 PM 13,996 Views 22 Comments

Dan Parks and Fetu’u Vainikolo scored the points but the 23-man squad can all be proud of their effort.

# coach - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Rejigs and highlight reels for depleted Leinster backline
# Clermont Next
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# Clermont Next

Rejigs and highlight reels for depleted Leinster backline

Dec 2nd 2012, 12:31 PM 1,180 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt, though, reserved much of his praise for Kevin McLaughlin and Isaac Boss.

# coach - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Schmidt dismisses injury worries over O'Brien and Sexton after Zebre win
# Clean Bill
From The42
# Clean Bill

Schmidt dismisses injury worries over O'Brien and Sexton after Zebre win

Dec 1st 2012, 9:40 PM 8,358 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster coach was delighted with the bonus point victory and the lack of post-match casulaties.

# coach - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Schmidt plans Heineken Cup comebacks for O'Driscoll and Kearney
# On Track
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# On Track

Schmidt plans Heineken Cup comebacks for O'Driscoll and Kearney

Nov 27th 2012, 1:14 PM 3,596 Views 0 Comments

The duo are on course for January returns and crucial matches against Scarlets and Exeter.

# coach - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Pep would leap at the chance to coach Brazil, reveals loose-lipped confidant
# On Leave
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# On Leave

Pep would leap at the chance to coach Brazil, reveals loose-lipped confidant

Nov 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 991 Views 1 Comment

For goodness’ sake, the man just wants to relax with his family in New York.

# coach - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Declan Kidney hails 'great day' for Ireland after Argentina blow-out
# Happy Chappie
From The42
# Happy Chappie

Declan Kidney hails 'great day' for Ireland after Argentina blow-out

Nov 24th 2012, 5:02 PM 8,239 Views 18 Comments

The Irish coach was delighted with the effort of his pack and international newcomers Simon Zebo and Craig Gilroy.

# coach - Friday 23 November, 2012

Argentina make 4 changes to starting XV ahead of Ireland clash
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Argentina make 4 changes to starting XV ahead of Ireland clash

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:34 PM 828 Views 0 Comments

Pumas’ flanker Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will captain the side at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.

Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost
# IreArg
From The42
# IreArg

Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:45 AM 3,786 Views 16 Comments

The two sides have identical results over their past 10 games and are separated by a solitary ranking point.

# coach - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

November tests: The only way is up for Foley
# IreArg
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# IreArg

November tests: The only way is up for Foley

Nov 21st 2012, 6:15 PM 4,595 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.

# coach - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

November tests: Sexton misses training but back row set to stay intact
# IreArg
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# IreArg

November tests: Sexton misses training but back row set to stay intact

Nov 20th 2012, 4:31 PM 3,740 Views 0 Comments

The Irish out-half may not train until Thursday morning.

# coach - Monday 19 November, 2012

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms
# Bright Sparks
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# Bright Sparks

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms

Nov 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,999 Views 12 Comments

‘It certainly makes going to work easier on Monday when you’ve got a win,’ remarked the Irish coach.

# coach - Sunday 18 November, 2012

‘George Hook called me a rhinoceros on dope’ – Conor O’Shea
# Curious George
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# Curious George

‘George Hook called me a rhinoceros on dope’ – Conor O’Shea

Nov 18th 2012, 9:20 AM 3,867 Views 0 Comments

The Harlequins director of rugby has been the voice of reason on the RTÉ rugby panel for a decade.

# coach - Saturday 17 November, 2012

The heart has been ripped out of the Irish team - Conor O'Shea
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

The heart has been ripped out of the Irish team - Conor O'Shea

Nov 17th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,834 Views 8 Comments

The former Irish fullback spoke to Patrick McCarry about “ferocious” injuries, coaching abroad and Declan Kidney’s job.

# coach - Friday 16 November, 2012

Green pastures: Conor O'Shea believes in Harlequin's triple threat
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Green pastures: Conor O'Shea believes in Harlequin's triple threat

Nov 16th 2012, 4:06 PM 1,053 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland international has tipped Chris Robshaw for British and Irish Lions captaincy.

# coach - Monday 12 November, 2012

Andriy Shevchenko offered Ukraine head coach job
# Sheva
From The42
# Sheva

Andriy Shevchenko offered Ukraine head coach job

Nov 12th 2012, 4:22 PM 1,147 Views 0 Comments

The Milan and Dynamo Kiev legend recently failed in his bid to enter the world of politics.

# coach - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland

Nov 11th 2012, 1:04 PM 954 Views 0 Comments

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer revealed that a harsh exchange of words in the dressing room at half-time sparked a fightback.

# coach - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Kidney energised after throwing the selectorial dice
# IRESAF
From The42
# IRESAF

Guinness Series: Kidney energised after throwing the selectorial dice

Nov 8th 2012, 6:53 PM 6,736 Views 18 Comments

“If you are going to play the best you want them to be at their strongest,” insisted the Irish coach.

New direction: Faith shown in Heaslip as the man to lead Ireland forward
# Guinness Series
From The42
# Guinness Series

New direction: Faith shown in Heaslip as the man to lead Ireland forward

Nov 8th 2012, 2:24 PM 6,101 Views 15 Comments

The Leinster man held off stiff competition from Jonny Sexton to land the role of captaining Ireland against the Springboks.

November internationals: England name strong side for Fiji clash
# Manu Up
From The42
# Manu Up

November internationals: England name strong side for Fiji clash

Nov 8th 2012, 11:35 AM 526 Views 0 Comments

Tom Youngs of Leicester Tigers will make his debut while Brad Barritt and Manu Tuilagi form an inter-continental centre partnership.

# coach - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

O'Connell set to assume Irish captaincy as he clears another fitness hurdle
# Captain's Run
From The42
# Captain's Run

O'Connell set to assume Irish captaincy as he clears another fitness hurdle

Nov 6th 2012, 3:24 PM 4,800 Views 13 Comments

Declan Fitzpatrick is back in Belfast, meaning Michael Bent is in line for matchday 23 inclusion.

# coach - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Pro12: Connacht expect international quartet to feature against Treviso
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Pro12: Connacht expect international quartet to feature against Treviso

Oct 31st 2012, 5:38 PM 703 Views 0 Comments

The western province are also hoping to have captain Gavin Duffy back for the visit of the Italians.