To win, it helps to have a gameplan

To win, it helps to have a gameplan

The current form of the national rugby team and the national football team couldn’t be more different. The IRFU has a long-term, big picture strategy. But what of the FAI?

What can we learn from the respective national coaching careers of Joe Schmidt and Martin O’Neill?

The 2000/01 annual accounts for the Irish Rugby Football Union records an income of just shy of €22 million. Within five years, this had more than doubled to €46.5 million. When the New Zealander’s reign as Ireland’s rugby coach began in 2013, the IRFU’s annual revenue had almost broken the €70 million mark. In its last published accounts...

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