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Joe Schmidt Heavily Linked With Ireland Exit

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 19: Joe Schmidt the head coach of Ireland watches over his team warm up prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on March 19, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt pulled off one of the country’s greatest ever results yesterday, as the Irish recorded a famous victory over South Africa. The 2014 and 2015 Six Nations champions were heavily depleted, and played the majority of the game with 14 men. However, they dug deep to record a famous six point win. While Schmidt is a …

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John Kavanagh Reveals Exactly Why Conor McGregor Opted Out Of UFC 200

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John Kavanagh has spoken out on the saga that is developing between Conor McGregor and the UFC. The Notorious ‘retired’ last week, before tweeting this morning that he will be fighting at UFC 200. However, Dana White has remained adamant that McGregor will not feature on July’s bumper card. Ariel Helwani interviewed Kavanagh on The MMA Hour, and the Irish …

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Mike Catt Rules Himself Out Of Italy Coaching Role

Italy BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Mike Catt, the England skills coach faces the media during the England media session at Pennyhill Park on September 29, 2015 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With Jacques Brunel leaving the post as Italy head coach at the end of this season, focus has turned to the potential successors. Departing Harlequins head coach Conor O’Shea has been heavily linked with the job, with reports earlier this week suggesting that the Irishman has already sat down with captain Sergio Parisse and the number 8 has agreed to delay …

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Scotland Appoint Breakdown Specialist Coach Ahead Of The Six Nations

It is widely anticipated that Scotland will be a different animal this year, with Vern Cotter’s side eager to push on from what was ultimately a disappointing 2015. The Scottish finished with the Wooden Spoon in last year’s Six Nations, before going agonisingly close to beating Australia in the World Cup quarter-final. They have been making strides under Cotter, and …

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Eddie Jones Rules Himself Out Of The Lions Head Coach Role

England coach Eddie Jones appears to have ruled himself out of the job as head coach for the Lions tour of New Zealand in 2017. The Australian takes charge of the Red Rose in an effort to bring the 2003 World Cup champions back to the summit of the game. Stuart Lancaster’s rein in charge of the side came to a disappointing …

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Eddie Jones Reveals Unexpected Coaching Inspiration

Eddie Jones is one of the most respected coaches in rugby union. The Australian led his country to the final of the World Cup in 2003, before losing to England after extra time. He went one better four years later with South Africa as assistant, and led Japan to an historic campaign last Autumn in England. He now takes over …

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Munster Coaches Are Up For Review

At the start of the Six Nations, Munster will review the position of all their coaching staff the Irish Independent reported today. For Munster fans this might come as a relief after a very dismal period. However, Munster’s bosses have indicated it is because contracts are running out. Ian Costello, Brian Walsh, Mick O’Driscoll and Jerry Flannery all have contracts …

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