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# smarts - Monday 17 August, 2020

'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon
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'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon

Aug 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 7,124 Views 24 Comments

The former Ireland head coach was recently linked with a role in World Rugby.

# smarts - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
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Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Aug 20th 2019, 7:05 AM 25,708 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

# smarts - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
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Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,902 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# smarts - Monday 22 July, 2019

Analysis: Springboks' clever scrum attacks echo Schmidt's plays
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Analysis: Springboks' clever scrum attacks echo Schmidt's plays

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:47 PM 23,692 Views 30 Comments

Pieter-Steph du Toit made two similar linebreaks in the Boks’ win over the Wallabies.

# smarts - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart
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Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:40 PM 33,559 Views 16 Comments

Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.

# smarts - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays
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Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

Nov 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 38,916 Views 13 Comments

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

# smarts - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Munster's Conor Murray underlines his deep rugby intelligence
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Munster's Conor Murray underlines his deep rugby intelligence

Apr 3rd 2018, 2:45 PM 56,525 Views 51 Comments

The scrum-half’s first-half try was exceptionally clever.

# smarts - Monday 12 December, 2016

Analysis: Zebo's try highlights so much that is good about Munster right now
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Analysis: Zebo's try highlights so much that is good about Munster right now

Dec 12th 2016, 5:11 PM 18,024 Views 8 Comments

The southern province produced a stunning team score against Leicester at Thomond Park.

# smarts - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are
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Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 8,385 Views 17 Comments

And you thought they just made you ignore people.

# smarts - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Two of rugby's deep thinkers will go head-to-head in the RWC final
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Two of rugby's deep thinkers will go head-to-head in the RWC final

Oct 28th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,597 Views 4 Comments

Wayne Smith’s defence will attempt to nullify and exploit Stephen Larkham’s attack.

# smarts - Saturday 28 February, 2015

The excellent story of Taylor Swift, her belly button and the paparazzi
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The excellent story of Taylor Swift, her belly button and the paparazzi

Feb 28th 2015, 4:30 PM 44,554 Views 27 Comments

Sound, clever lady.

# smarts - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Analysis: Ireland's intelligent maul defence frustrates the Boks
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Analysis: Ireland's intelligent maul defence frustrates the Boks

Nov 11th 2014, 10:50 PM 21,522 Views 33 Comments

Simon Easterby and Paul O’Connell came up with a smart way to stop the South Africans.

# smarts - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence
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'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence

Nov 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,276 Views 53 Comments

The Kiwi head coach was enthused by the excellence of Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in the halfbacks.