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#Paulie

# paulie - Friday 4 March, 2022

'One of the big things I’ve noticed about Irish players, they’re so conscientious about getting better'
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'One of the big things I’ve noticed about Irish players, they’re so conscientious about getting better'

Mar 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,758 Views 3 Comments

Ireland forwards coach Paul O’Connell is currently helping the squad prepare for a 12 March date with England at Twickenham.

# paulie - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Paul O'Connell's influence continues to grow as Ireland's pack dominates
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Paul O'Connell's influence continues to grow as Ireland's pack dominates

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 33,167 Views 11 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland lock has made a big impact since joining in January.

# paulie - Friday 2 April, 2021

Ulster determined to 'take step forward' insists Rob Herring
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Ulster determined to 'take step forward' insists Rob Herring

Apr 2nd 2021, 8:43 AM 2,876 Views 9 Comments

Ulster face Quins at The Stoop on Sunday.

# paulie - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check
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'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 15,237 Views 3 Comments

Iain Henderson says the Ireland squad have benefitted from having a fresh pair of eyes in the coaching team.

# paulie - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'We have to be hard to beat, we can’t give things away and give teams a leg up'
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'We have to be hard to beat, we can’t give things away and give teams a leg up'

Mar 9th 2021, 3:17 PM 5,434 Views 1 Comment

Paul O’Connell admits it has been a challenge to hold back some detail from Ireland players.

# paulie - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland
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'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland

Jan 27th 2021, 1:38 PM 3,659 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell says Paul O’Connell has been brought on board ‘to be himself’.

# paulie - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change
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Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

Oct 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 39,991 Views 5 Comments

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

# paulie - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Quiz: How's your knowledge of Paul O'Connell-related trivia?
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Quiz: How's your knowledge of Paul O'Connell-related trivia?

Updated Apr 25th 2020, 6:44 PM 49,583 Views 23 Comments

Knowledge of Limerick, Munster and other teams with a prominent ‘M’ is essential.

# paulie - Friday 21 February, 2020

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
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'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,652 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.

# paulie - Thursday 20 February, 2020

'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'
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'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'

Feb 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,147 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have welcomed Paul O’Connell and former team manager Mick Kearney back into their set-up.

# paulie - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong
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'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong

Oct 19th 2019, 2:21 PM 12,854 Views 45 Comments

‘Look at what he’s done for Ireland over the past six or seven years,’ says Brian O’Driscoll.

# paulie - Friday 22 March, 2019

O'Connell set to end stint as forwards coach with Stade Francais
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O'Connell set to end stint as forwards coach with Stade Francais

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 14,652 Views 23 Comments

Reports in France say both O’Connell and Mike Prendergast will move from Heyneke Meyer’s backroom team.

# paulie - Friday 4 January, 2019

'I was a technical and quite an emotional player as well, and I'd like to be the same as a coach'
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'I was a technical and quite an emotional player as well, and I'd like to be the same as a coach'

Jan 4th 2019, 10:05 AM 10,532 Views 6 Comments

Paul O’Connell on finding his way in coaching at Stade Francais.

# paulie - Friday 3 August, 2018

Paul O'Connell takes up coaching role with Top 14 side Stade Français
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Paul O'Connell takes up coaching role with Top 14 side Stade Français

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:18 PM 29,541 Views 34 Comments

The Munster and Ireland legend will link up with close friend Mike Prendergast in Paris.

# paulie - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions
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O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions

Mar 6th 2018, 6:45 AM 5,488 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland assistant coach says there is so much detail in the modern game that it can often muddle a young player’s thinking.

# paulie - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell
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Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell

Jan 21st 2018, 10:10 AM 48,563 Views 19 Comments

It’s about more than manic aggression.

# paulie - Friday 22 December, 2017

'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell
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'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:30 AM 5,967 Views 5 Comments

Van Graan and Paulie sat down last week to discuss the Ireland legend’s coaching ambitions.

# paulie - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park
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Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park

Dec 29th 2016, 7:27 PM 24,904 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland captain watched on as a Munster Development XV ran in five tries this afternoon.

# paulie - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony
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It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony

Oct 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 12,849 Views 10 Comments

“It wasn’t a bad way to go out,” says the legendary lock now that his hamstring injury has healed.

# paulie - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe
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Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

Sep 27th 2016, 5:00 PM 33,860 Views 19 Comments

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

# paulie - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'
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'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'

Sep 10th 2016, 8:52 AM 17,183 Views 35 Comments

Paul O’Connell feels a top-four finish would be a fine season for the province.

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs
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'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs

Sep 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,343 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland captain believes Schmidt can stay ahead of the game.

# paulie - Monday 11 July, 2016

O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role
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O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role

Jul 11th 2016, 10:45 AM 10,750 Views 17 Comments

The former Irish captain joins the province in a part-time role.

# paulie - Friday 3 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble
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Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:09 AM 10,691 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

# paulie - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future
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Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

Jun 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 16,154 Views 23 Comments

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# paulie - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon
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Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon

Mar 29th 2016, 4:48 PM 25,271 Views 30 Comments

He wasted little time in getting down to business on the training paddock.

# paulie - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Paulie retires, Seanie returns and all today's sport
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We'll Leave It There So: Paulie retires, Seanie returns and all today's sport

Feb 9th 2016, 8:10 PM 13,191 Views 5 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald, Rafael Dos Anjos and Jamie Carragher were all in the news as well.

True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell
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True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell

Feb 9th 2016, 4:30 PM 8,299 Views 12 Comments

The Munster and Irish rugby great has hung up his boots.

Paul O'Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas
# Good Luck With The Book
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Paul O'Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas

Feb 9th 2016, 12:52 PM 8,005 Views 21 Comments

Alan English is working with former Ireland star.

Was a dream farewell too much to ask for 'Gladiator' Paul O'Connell?
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Was a dream farewell too much to ask for 'Gladiator' Paul O'Connell?

Feb 9th 2016, 12:47 PM 7,357 Views 9 Comments

What he did in his career, will echo in Irish Rugby eternity.

# paulie - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story
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Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story

Feb 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 30,991 Views 13 Comments

Saunders reign as Ireland captain was short-lived but eventful

# paulie - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Why Paul O'Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year
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Why Paul O'Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Dec 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,940 Views 23 Comments

Until the veteran lock tore the hamstring off the bone for his country, Ireland was having an incredibly good 2015.

# paulie - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell has been unveiled as a Toulon player
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Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell has been unveiled as a Toulon player

Dec 16th 2015, 3:42 PM 29,243 Views 49 Comments

The 36-year-old is currently at his first RCT press conference.

# paulie - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Paul O’Connell dreaming of a Christmas that's anything but light
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Paul O’Connell dreaming of a Christmas that's anything but light

Nov 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 31,050 Views 4 Comments

The lock will be free of the pressure of imminent games, but hopes to be fully immersed in his rehab programme.

# paulie - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

'There's a lot of similarities between Munster and Toulon' - Paulie looking forward to French journey
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'There's a lot of similarities between Munster and Toulon' - Paulie looking forward to French journey

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 15,930 Views 14 Comments

The former Ireland skipper is anxious but excited about his family’s big move.

# paulie - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today
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Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today

Oct 18th 2015, 12:23 AM 16,091 Views 40 Comments

What do you think of the idea? We may have helped it along.

# paulie - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'
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Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'

Oct 14th 2015, 8:35 PM 7,751 Views 6 Comments

The likes of Devin Toner and Donnacha Ryan will be asked to compensate for the loss.

# paulie - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell
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Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell

Oct 13th 2015, 11:59 AM 11,118 Views 19 Comments

There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.

# paulie - Monday 12 October, 2015

Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie
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Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie

Oct 12th 2015, 5:00 PM 35,128 Views 22 Comments

Our World Cup columnist looks back on one of Ireland’s greatest World Cup performances ever.

# paulie - Sunday 11 October, 2015

France captain Dusautoir salutes 'warrior' O'Connell after serious injury
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France captain Dusautoir salutes 'warrior' O'Connell after serious injury

Oct 11th 2015, 9:19 PM 24,572 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland skipper suffered an horrific hamstring injury against the French.

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