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#Joe Schmidt

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Schmidt looks forward to family time but not ruling out coaching return

‘Never say never,’ the 53-year-old said.

Joe Schmidt named Philips Sports Manager of the Year for the second time

The Ireland head coach was presented with his award at a gala lunch in Dublin this afternoon.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Joe is the coach who has picked me over my career. I wouldn’t be here without him'

Devin Toner has been one of Joe Schmidt’s most reliable performers in his eight years in Irish rugby.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Master and apprentice: Payne hails Schmidt's influence on his playing and coaching career

The former Ireland centre was part of Schmidt’s coaching staff on the summer tour to Australia.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Woodward 'almost filled with despair' that England have lost Farrell to Ireland

Clive Woodward is at a loss as to why Andy Farrell was discarded after England’s abysmal 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Outstanding November tees Ireland up superbly for Schmidt's final year

Wins over Italy, Argentina, the All Blacks and USA leave this Irish squad in an exciting place.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Joe will want to leave this Irish team in a better place than he found it'

Rob Kearney has hailed the influence of Joe Schmidt on Irish rugby after the 53-year-old confirmed his decision to end his reign.

From Cardiff to Chicago, 7 of Irish rugby's best moments under Joe Schmidt

There have been many memorable days down through the Schmidt years.

'His job is not done' - Schmidt motivated for the final chapters with Ireland

The 2019 World Cup will be Schmidt’s final hurrah as the national team head coach.

'In Schmidereens', 'a great of Irish rugby' - Tributes paid as Schmidt's exit confirmed

‘Let’s savour every moment of his last 11 months in charge of Ireland.’

Joe Schmidt to leave Ireland post-World Cup, Andy Farrell to take over

The 53-year-old New Zealander is set to step away from coaching altogether.

'I tend to be a little bit of a workaholic' - Schmidt putting family first

The Ireland head coach is set to confirm his departure after next year’s World Cup.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Ireland named 2018 World Rugby Team of the Year while Schmidt takes top coach gong On Top Of The World This post contains videos

'We are what we repeatedly do' - Joe Schmidt has transformed Irish rugby

The Ireland head coach is set to confirm the big decision on his future tomorrow.

Six Nations and RWC loom large as Schmidt sees flexibility and confidence built in November

Ross Byrne has complicated the tussle for the back-up 10 slot and that suits the head coach just fine.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 23 November, 2018

Ruddock credits 'incredible' Schmidt before Ireland boss' big announcement

Ruddock credits 'incredible' Schmidt before Ireland boss' big announcement

The 53-year-old is set to confirm his decision early next week.

Emotional Schmidt prepares to make decision on Ireland future with his family

‘It is tough for me, to be honest. I cannot believe the support we have had here as a family.’

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'I've beaten myself up enough': Schmidt coy on future plans as he plans for Sunday decision

‘I know I can’t continue to just go backwards and forwards,’ says the Kiwi.

Ringrose retained as Schmidt makes wholesale changes for final November Test

A number of players have a chance to stake their claim in Saturday’s clash against USA.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Bib-wearers a key part of Ireland's drive to be the best team in the world

Jack Conan explains how the players outside Ireland’s XV have been bringing intensity to training.

Schmidt to give Ireland's wider squad opportunities against the USA

There will be plenty of hungry players eager to make an impression this weekend in Dublin.

'We'll see how it all filters out': Cullen hopes Leinster can keep hold of Lancaster

The Englishman has been touted as a potential replacement for Joe Schmidt should he leave the Ireland job.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 19 November, 2018

'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013'

Joe Schmidt was keen to deflect praise elsewhere after Ireland beat the All Blacks in Dublin.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Analysis: The Jacob Stockdale try that downed the All Blacks in Dublin

Ireland had employed the clever reverse play before under Joe Schmidt.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'They're the number one team in the world now' - All Blacks boss on Ireland

Steve Hansen labelled Joe Schmidt’s team as favourites for the World Cup.

How did you rate Ireland in their magnificent win over the All Blacks?

It was night for hard men and cool heads at the Aviva.

Stunning Stockdale score sees Schmidt's Ireland down the All Blacks again

A sublime defensive effort from Peter O’Mahony and his team-mates was key.

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match? Showtime This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match?

Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?

# joe-schmidt - Friday 16 November, 2018

Scars of 2016 remain for Schmidt as he prepares for 'spiky and physical' All Blacks clash

Joe Schmidt will demand that his charges give as good as they get in the physical stakes.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Schmidt's late decisions, Toner restored and more Ireland team talking points

The head coach has reverted to the tried and trusted for the All Blacks clash.

Kearney and Ringrose return, Toner starts as Schmidt names team for All Blacks

The Ireland head coach has made four changes for Saturday’s much anticipated meeting with the world champions.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Thank you very much': Farrell sidesteps suggestion he will succeed Schmidt

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne said the current Ireland defence coach would be ‘more than capable’ of stepping up to the top job.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 12 November, 2018

'You can't lie about it and say it's just another game': Sexton eyes more history

The out-half knows what it takes to beat the All Blacks, and wants this Ireland team to seize their moment on Saturday.

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Steve Hansen expects Conor Murray to play against the All Blacks

The New Zealand boss said the Munster man is ‘a real competitor’.

'I'm still bleeding from that game in 2013... Chicago was a full bandage'

Joe Schmidt and Ireland turn their attention to the All Blacks after overcoming Argentina.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Schmidt provides update on injuries to Henshaw, Marmion and Aki

The Ireland head coach is confident all three will be fit and available for selection next week.

'It will be Conor's call': Schmidt not ruling Murray out of All Blacks return

The scrum-half could yet make a miraculous comeback against the world champions.

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin

Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-Argentina match? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-Argentina match?

The sides meet at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

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