Wales can look to the World Cup with genuine ambition after sealing a third Six Nations Grand Slam for head coach Warren Gatland, while England and Ireland step away to lick several wounds.
Joe Schmidt has insisted Ireland will be at their best for this year’s Rugby World Cup after his men were comprehensively beaten by Grand Slam winners Wales.
Joe Schmidt has hinted Wales broke protocol in asking Six Nations bosses to close the Principality Stadium roof in Saturday’s tournament decider in Cardiff.
Joe Schmidt believes Ireland reasserted their World Cup credentials in a punishing 26-14 Guinness Six Nations win over France in Dublin.
Defending champions Ireland are still clawing their way back to form after a patchy Guinness Six Nations start.
Joe Schmidt has conceded Ireland have struggled to cope with the pressure of their stellar 2018.
Joe Schmidt has admitted Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray are angry and grumpy with their personal Guinness Six Nations form for Ireland.
Joe Schmidt has backed Sean Cronin to put pressure on rested captain Rory Best when the 32-year-old hooker makes his full Guinness Six Nations debut on his 68th cap.
Jack Conan has revealed Ireland spent their first Six Nations down week getting back to basics in a bid to recapture the edge that underpinned their stellar 2018.
Andy Farrell has branded following Joe Schmidt as Ireland head coach the biggest challenge of his career.
Joe Schmidt hopes Johnny Sexton will shake off a head injury in time for Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations trip to Italy.
Ireland will be itching to hit back to winning ways when taking on Scotland at Murrayfield in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash.
The Guinness Six Nations moves into its second round of action this weekend in Edinburgh, Rome and London.
Joe Schmidt has hit back at critics of his tactics by insisting Ireland boast a “very varied game” despite their comprehensive Guinness Six Nations loss to England.
Joe Schmidt has warned Ireland to heed the World Cup “reality check” of Saturday’s comprehensive 32-20 Guinness Six Nations defeat to England.
Rory Best insists Ireland are fully insulated from Eddie Jones’ verbal jousting ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations opener against England in Dublin.
Joe Schmidt has pledged Ireland will provide “edge of the seat” entertainment in Saturday’s Six Nations opener, dismissing England’s boring jibes as irrelevant.
Joe Schmidt insists selecting Robbie Henshaw for just his second-ever Test at full-back is a calculated gamble worth taking for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against England.
The 2019 Guinness Six Nations takes on greater importance with this autumn’s World Cup rapidly approaching.
Robbie Henshaw could make a surprise switch to full-back for Ireland’s Six Nations opener against England on Saturday.
Simon Easterby insists Ireland have precious little interest in England’s verbal assaults ahead of their Guinness Six Nations opener in Dublin on Saturday.
Joe Schmidt has admitted he relishes Eddie Jones’ verbal “grenades” ahead of Ireland launching their Six Nations defence against England.