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#The Team That Joe Built

# the-team-that-joe-built - Thursday 22 August, 2019

The 'kid from Manawatu' who shook up Mullingar in 1991

Joe Schmidt got a taste of Ireland long before Leinster recruited him from Clermont.

# the-team-that-joe-built - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'His impact here is still spoken about': Schmidt's Clermont years

Former second row Jamie Cudmore and team manager Neil McIlroy on Joe Schmidt’s influence on the Clermont Auvergne dressing room.

'It's almost like he's a voice in my head': Schmidt and Sexton, the hand in glove

The out-half acts as the head coach’s on-field eyes and ears and has been the key element of Schmidt’s success.

# the-team-that-joe-built - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'I would consider it an absolute privilege. I've never come across anybody like Joe'

Mick Kearney was an integral part of Joe Schmidt’s management team for three years.

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

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

# the-team-that-joe-built - Monday 19 August, 2019

'I don't know if he totally rated us': How Schmidt arrived and thrived in Leinster

Leinster were keen to evolve their game after Michael Cheika delivered a revolution.

The team that Joe built: Putting together a 2019 World Cup squad

We examine how Ireland’s head coach has developed a group of players to compete in Japan.