Make way: Josh Van Der Flier has forced his way into the Ireland team. (Photo: Inpho)

However, we can still say the Leinster openside’s career has undergone a jet-propelled take-off. From two Guinness Pro12 starts last season to Ireland’s Six Nations team now is a steep…

Big future: Jones chats to Maro Itoje (left) who gets his first Test start this weekend. (Photo: Getty Images)

We haven’t quite worked out if Eddie Jones is putting something in the tea down at Pennyhill Park but whatever he is doing seems to be working as a succession…

Green machine: Ciaran Gaffney on his way to a try. (Photo: Inpho)

When did you start playing rugby? My dad, John, is a coach at Galwegians and I used to go to training with him every Saturday. He convinced me to join…

Top prop: Paul Hill of Northampton and now England.  (Photo: Getty Images)

We gather you were born in Germany? Yes, my mum is German and my dad is English. We lived there until I was about one. When did you take up…

Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones retained the 23-man squad who beat Italy 40-9 in the second round of the Six Nations as he prepares his team to play, what Sir Clive Woodward was…