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# schmidt - Friday 18 October, 2019

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

# schmidt - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Jack of all trades Carbery covering scrum-half for Ireland against Russia

The 23-year-old Munster man will be wearing the number 21 shirt tomorrow in Kobe.

'Robbie is a big player for us' - Ireland feel Henshaw is worth the World Cup wait

The Leinster centre hasn’t featured in Japan yet due to a hamstring injury.

# schmidt - Monday 30 September, 2019

'Joe is an excellent coach and we have full belief in him' - Sexton

The Ireland head coach has always had his critics.

# schmidt - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'We got a 12-3 lead and we stopped playing to a degree': Schmidt laments penalty calls after shock in Shizuoka

Ireland conceded nine penalties, and Schmidt complained about four ‘tough’ offside calls.

# schmidt - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Schmidt keen to jump Japan hurdle before turning to 'heavyweight' Boks

The Ireland boss was pleased with how his side built a lead against Scotland, then kept it.

# schmidt - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Larmour set for aerial test from Scotland in Ireland's World Cup opener

The 22-year-old starts at fullback in the absence of Rob Kearney.

# schmidt - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Earls and Kearney remain doubts for Scotland despite training in Japan

Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour could be in line to get starting opportunities.

# schmidt - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'It’s been a privilege' - Schmidt set to bid farewell in final home game

With Wales in town, the Ireland head coach is hoping for a happy last hurrah.

# schmidt - Monday 2 September, 2019

Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises

The Ireland head coach has named an athletic squad for the tests ahead in Japan.

# schmidt - Friday 23 August, 2019

Imposing England and their 'kamikaze kids' loom large in front of Ireland

Ross Byrne will look to bring his usual level of calm to Ireland’s number 10 shirt.

# schmidt - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'I'm not leaving this place until I win something. I need to win something'

33-year-old Billy Holland has shown resilience over the course his lifelong love affair with Munster.

# schmidt - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Ireland survive first-half scare in Rome to notch bonus-point win over Italy

Joe Schmidt’s men still remain some way off their best despite the victory at Stadio Olimpico.

# schmidt - Monday 18 February, 2019

Munster pair Farrell and Beirne link up with Ireland squad ahead of Italy trip

Munster pair Farrell and Beirne link up with Ireland squad ahead of Italy trip

Andrew Conway, John Ryan and Niall Scannell have also joined Joe Schmidt’s squad.

# schmidt - Friday 22 June, 2018

Big opportunity for Conan as Schmidt resists temptation to make change at 9

Conor Murray will be at scrum-half against the Wallabies tomorrow.

# schmidt - Saturday 16 June, 2018

First win on Aussie soil since 1979 sends Ireland into series decider in Sydney

Joe Schmidt’s men were much improved as they drew level after a thrilling game in Melbourne.

# schmidt - Friday 8 June, 2018

Wallabies battle to win hearts as Schmidt worries about their lethal attack

Michael Cheika bumped into some Munster fans during Ireland’s Grand Slam-securing game against England.

# schmidt - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Feek joins Japanese club as Farrell, Easterby and Murphy extend Ireland deals

The scrum coach will, however, continue his role with Ireland until after the 2019 World Cup.

# schmidt - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Schmidt's Ireland quietly confident as they move 'in the right direction'

The Ireland boss is delighted his side have claimed nine points in their opening two Six Nations games.

# schmidt - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Schmidt hails players' character on 'one of the proudest days' for Ireland

The Kiwi head coach was understandably proud of his squad’s effort in victory.

# schmidt - Saturday 15 August, 2015

'He gave the players around him a real confidence' - Schmidt on Zebo

The Ireland head coach was similarly pleased with Ian Madigan’s display at out-half.

# schmidt - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Schmidt avoids Ireland cuts but World Cup squad crunch time comes soon

‘Instead of whittling down, we’ll be counting upwards to 31,’ says the Kiwi head coach.

# schmidt - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Schmidt challenges Wolfhounds to force his hand for Six Nations opener

Ireland management insist players can put their hands up to face Italy in tomorrow night’s clash with the Saxons.

# schmidt - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

'You never want to take that away from a player' - The risk of the offload

We take a look at the issue of offloading and ask ‘when is the right time to offload?’

# schmidt - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself 13

Henshaw learning from BOD but standing up for Ireland by himself

The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.

# schmidt - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Europe struck wrong balance on 'right to be forgotten' ruling, says Google boss Collision

Europe struck wrong balance on 'right to be forgotten' ruling, says Google boss

The company’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said the ECJ had struck the wrong balance, causing what he describes as a “collision between a right to be forgotten and a right to know.”