The Ireland Rugby Ream have jetted off to Spain for a five day warm weather training before the start of the Six Nations tournament, according to reports. Coach Joe Schmidt is preparing the team ahead of the tournament but not at the usual venue: the Carton House. Schmidt decided to take the team abroad following the conclusion of the pool stage of the Champions Cup.
The Irish side is slated to meet France on Saturday February 3 in their first game. The team will train at Oliva Nova in south Spain and then return home to conclude preparations on Friday before flying out to Paris. Continue reading IRELAND IN SPAIN FOR SIX NATIONS PREP