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#Jono Gibbes

# jono-gibbes - This year 2022

Jared Payne appointed new defence coach at Top 14 giants Clermont Auvergne
# French Evolution
From The42
# French Evolution

Jared Payne appointed new defence coach at Top 14 giants Clermont Auvergne

Apr 13th 2022, 5:50 PM 7,131 Views 3 Comments

Payne will take up a two-year deal in France when he leaves Ulster at the end of the season.

# jono-gibbes - Last year 2021

'There was a stage where I was thinking I was not going to be coming back'
# Locked In
From The42
# Locked In

'There was a stage where I was thinking I was not going to be coming back'

Apr 30th 2021, 6:45 AM 6,595 Views 4 Comments

Devin Toner thought his time at Leinster was coming to an end before he agreed a new contract.

'Leo always had a capacity to stay calm and make good logical assessments'
# Fond Memories
From The42
# Fond Memories

'Leo always had a capacity to stay calm and make good logical assessments'

Apr 29th 2021, 8:40 AM 21,658 Views 14 Comments

Jono Gibbes was Cullen’s forwards coach in Leinster for six happy years.

# jono-gibbes - All time

La Rochelle announce departure of backs coach amid O'Gara links
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

La Rochelle announce departure of backs coach amid O'Gara links

May 13th 2019, 4:50 PM 9,145 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland out-half could be set for a position on Jono Gibbes’ coaching ticket.

Connacht signing Sevu Reece scores hat-trick in win for Gibbes' Waikato
# Finisher
From The42
# Finisher

Connacht signing Sevu Reece scores hat-trick in win for Gibbes' Waikato

Sep 5th 2018, 12:21 PM 7,861 Views 23 Comments

The 21-year-old Fijian helped Waikato to a win over Wellington.

Ex-Ulster boss Gibbes to join French side La Rochelle in November
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

Ex-Ulster boss Gibbes to join French side La Rochelle in November

Jun 14th 2018, 8:15 AM 7,256 Views 29 Comments

Gibbes previously worked in France with Clermont Auvergne as forwards coach.

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth
# Exit Poll
From The42
# Exit Poll

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth

May 21st 2018, 1:10 AM 10,199 Views 23 Comments

The Kiwi traveled to speak with the Top14 club on Thursday and insists his absence didn’t impact preparations for the 35-17 Champions Cup play-off win.

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster
# From Way Back
From The42
# From Way Back

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster

Apr 27th 2018, 8:02 AM 5,509 Views 10 Comments

‘We had no margin of error and we managed to fight and scratch our way through and get ourselves in a position to put pressure on Edinburgh.’

'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'
# Basket Case
From The42
# Basket Case

'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'

Apr 25th 2018, 11:30 AM 80,545 Views 50 Comments

The Ireland legend said that Ulster are a “basket case” of a province.

Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh

Apr 9th 2018, 4:14 PM 5,946 Views 4 Comments

Jono Gibbes’ men scored three first-half tries from lineout platforms against Edinburgh.

'It felt a lot worse than the scoreboard suggested' - Gibbes disgruntled with Cardiff defeat
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

'It felt a lot worse than the scoreboard suggested' - Gibbes disgruntled with Cardiff defeat

Mar 25th 2018, 10:59 AM 8,165 Views 10 Comments

Ulster suffered a bruising 35-17 away defeat to Cardiff at the Arms Park last night.

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose
# Jono Gibbes
From The42
# Jono Gibbes

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose

Mar 21st 2018, 3:19 PM 37,605 Views 21 Comments

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes believes the All Blacks will be looking anxiously over their shoulders.

Jono Gibbes to take up new head coach role with New Zealand club at the end of the season
# New Beginnings
From The42
# New Beginnings

Jono Gibbes to take up new head coach role with New Zealand club at the end of the season

Mar 5th 2018, 9:36 AM 7,806 Views 15 Comments

Gibbes will take charge of Waikato for the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup.

Jono Gibbes will return to southern hemisphere after one season with Ulster
# Gonzo
From The42
# Gonzo

Jono Gibbes will return to southern hemisphere after one season with Ulster

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:58 AM 9,714 Views 105 Comments

The New Zealander has spent a decade in Europe since moving to work under Michael Cheika in Leinster.

'We put a hell of a lot of effort into that game - the sheer amount of defence we did cost us'
# Deflating
From The42
# Deflating

'We put a hell of a lot of effort into that game - the sheer amount of defence we did cost us'

Feb 17th 2018, 10:35 AM 7,824 Views 1 Comment

Ulster fell to a late 17-16 Pro14 defeat to Edinburgh on Friday night at Kingspan Stadium.

Concern for Ulster as Cheika's Wallabies look to lure Gibbes away
# Worries
From The42
# Worries

Concern for Ulster as Cheika's Wallabies look to lure Gibbes away

Feb 13th 2018, 8:21 AM 9,272 Views 19 Comments

The former All Blacks back row could link up with his old boss in Australia.

'The scoreboard looks good but there was a hell of a lot of effort that went into getting that'
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

'The scoreboard looks good but there was a hell of a lot of effort that went into getting that'

Feb 10th 2018, 9:09 AM 6,352 Views 5 Comments

Interim Ulster boss Jono Gibbes got off to a winning start with a comprehensive defeat of the Southern Kings on Friday night.

Gilroy hat-trick crowns Ulster demolition job on Kings to begin Gibbes reign
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

Gilroy hat-trick crowns Ulster demolition job on Kings to begin Gibbes reign

Feb 9th 2018, 9:43 PM 8,734 Views 15 Comments

The bonus point win was tempered for Gibbes as Charles Piutau, Sean Reidy and Rob Lyttle all picked up injuries.

Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over

Jan 31st 2018, 5:38 PM 21,473 Views 42 Comments

The former Ireland defence coach is leaving his position as director of rugby.

'The game was 80 minutes wasn’t it?' Gibbes focusing on positives after Ulster's unconvincing win
# Narrow Margins
From The42
# Narrow Margins

'The game was 80 minutes wasn’t it?' Gibbes focusing on positives after Ulster's unconvincing win

Nov 25th 2017, 9:48 AM 6,270 Views 14 Comments

Ulster snatched a victory from the death against Benetton Treviso on Friday night.

October brings fresh start for Ulster but focus set on derby clash rather than Europe
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

October brings fresh start for Ulster but focus set on derby clash rather than Europe

Oct 4th 2017, 7:49 AM 2,802 Views 5 Comments

Jono Gibbes’ side face Connacht on Friday night.

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre
# Bravo Brads
From The42
# Bravo Brads

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre

Sep 30th 2017, 4:46 PM 11,703 Views 24 Comments

A late intercept try sealed the northern province’s fate, but the writing was on the wall long before that.

Ulster score eight tries on way to victory over Bernard Jackman's Dragons
# Dragonslayers
From The42
# Dragonslayers

Ulster score eight tries on way to victory over Bernard Jackman's Dragons

Sep 22nd 2017, 10:04 PM 7,731 Views 11 Comments

Nick Timoney was man-of-the-match with two tries to his name.

"I'm not sure it was about selling it': Why Jono Gibbes left the French champions for Ulster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

"I'm not sure it was about selling it': Why Jono Gibbes left the French champions for Ulster

Sep 6th 2017, 10:22 AM 6,672 Views 15 Comments

Jono Gibbes is ready to mould Ulster into a force to be reckoned with.

France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again
# Jouez
From The42
# Jouez

France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:00 AM 17,248 Views 18 Comments

Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.

Ulster flanker Coetzee scheduled to return for start of next season
# Start Over
From The42
# Start Over

Ulster flanker Coetzee scheduled to return for start of next season

Mar 23rd 2017, 10:40 AM 3,928 Views 8 Comments

The worst was feared for the Springbok, but exploratory surgery yesterday showed only cartilage damage and he faces a four-month recovery.

Ex-Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes to take charge at Ulster
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Ex-Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes to take charge at Ulster

Feb 13th 2017, 9:52 AM 19,488 Views 37 Comments

The 40-year-old also guided Clermont to the Top 14 and Champions Cup finals in his debut season.

Two fancied ex-All Blacks out of the running for Connacht job
# Hot Seat
From The42
# Hot Seat

Two fancied ex-All Blacks out of the running for Connacht job

Jan 18th 2017, 8:03 AM 22,149 Views 20 Comments

Tony Brown has ruled himself out, while Jono Gibbes will be staying in France.

Ex-Leinster coach Gibbes emerges as contender to succeed Lam at Connacht
# Familiar Face
From The42
# Familiar Face

Ex-Leinster coach Gibbes emerges as contender to succeed Lam at Connacht

Dec 8th 2016, 12:00 PM 20,007 Views 20 Comments

The New Zealander is currently working as an assistant coach at Top 14 club Clermont.

Classy Clermont fans to pay tribute to Anthony Foley tomorrow
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

Classy Clermont fans to pay tribute to Anthony Foley tomorrow

Oct 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 17,289 Views 6 Comments

Clermont forwards coach Jono Gibbes said people in France were shocked by Foley’s death.

The right-hand men: 5 of the best rugby assistant coaches who deserve a top job From The42

The right-hand men: 5 of the best rugby assistant coaches who deserve a top job

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 14,369 Views 8 Comments

Which club will take a punt on one of these guys?

Leinster surprised by lack of high-profile interest in head coaching position
# Cullen's Crew
From The42
# Cullen's Crew

Leinster surprised by lack of high-profile interest in head coaching position

Jun 18th 2015, 4:20 PM 14,834 Views 21 Comments

It’s looking increasingly likely that Leo Cullen will lead the province into the 2015/16 season.

Clermont announce signing of All Blacks wing Gear after Top 14 failure
# Firepower
From The42
# Firepower

Clermont announce signing of All Blacks wing Gear after Top 14 failure

Jun 15th 2015, 12:59 PM 5,289 Views 3 Comments

The Auvergne club lost finals in the Top 14 and Champions Cup during the season just ended.

Clermont 'sick of losing finals' as they size up Stade for Top14 decider
# La Vie En Rose
From The42
# La Vie En Rose

Clermont 'sick of losing finals' as they size up Stade for Top14 decider

Jun 12th 2015, 3:19 PM 4,294 Views 2 Comments

Stade meanwhile, are summoning the spirit of 2007 in their bid to paint their home town pink.

Gibbes extends Clermont contract to end Leinster head coach speculation
# New Deal
From The42
# New Deal

Gibbes extends Clermont contract to end Leinster head coach speculation

Jun 4th 2015, 9:27 AM 4,821 Views 26 Comments

The former Leinster forwards coach has signed a new deal that runs until 2018.

Leinster make indirect contact but Robbie Deans says 'it won't be me'
# Job Search
From The42
# Job Search

Leinster make indirect contact but Robbie Deans says 'it won't be me'

May 26th 2015, 9:54 AM 7,487 Views 9 Comments

Leinster job is very attractive, admitted Deans, but he claims to be happy in Japan.

Former All Black Deans emerges as early front-runner for Leinster job
# Candidate
From The42
# Candidate

Former All Black Deans emerges as early front-runner for Leinster job

May 21st 2015, 6:42 PM 7,134 Views 10 Comments

The ex-Australia coach is understood to be interested in relocating to Europe.

A three-time European Cup winner with Leinster could join a very exclusive club this weekend
# Pedigree
From The42
# Pedigree

A three-time European Cup winner with Leinster could join a very exclusive club this weekend

Apr 27th 2015, 5:48 PM 9,015 Views 7 Comments

Only two men have won four European Cups. There could be a third soon enough.

Gibbes lies in wait for former club Leinster in Champions Cup final
# Old Boy
From The42
# Old Boy

Gibbes lies in wait for former club Leinster in Champions Cup final

Apr 18th 2015, 7:03 PM 5,454 Views 1 Comment

The ex-Leinster forwards coach has guided Clermont into their second European final.

Gibbes keen for titles with Clermont after earning legend status in Leinster
# Expert
From The42
# Expert

Gibbes keen for titles with Clermont after earning legend status in Leinster

Dec 12th 2014, 7:38 PM 4,627 Views 2 Comments

Having won three Heineken Cups in Ireland, the Kiwi is now forwards coach at the Top 14 club.

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