Schmidt the schoolmaster who taught Irish rugby how to win

2019-03-17 13:44

Joe Schmidt may have bowed out of the Six Nations with a 25-7 thumping by Wales but his legacy makes the task of his successor an unenviable one.

Farrell in 'biggest ever challenge' to succeed Schmidt

2019-02-15 20:35

Andy Farrell has insisted he had "no doubts whatsoever" when asked to succeed Joe Schmidt as head coach of Ireland.

England defeat a reality check for Ireland, Schmidt admits

2019-02-03 15:02

Ireland suffered a reality check in the 32-20 defeat by England which ended hopes of back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams.

Brutality is the norm in Test rugby - Earls

2019-01-29 13:24

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt's warning his Six Nations titleholders can expect a brutal clash with England in their opening game of the tournament comes as no surprise to Keith Earls.

Joe Schmidt rules himself out of All Black job

2019-01-24 08:29

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has ruled himself out of the running to be the next coach of the All Blacks.

REVEALED: Ireland coach turned down All Blacks role

2018-12-13 14:13

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt reportedly turned down an offer to work under his New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen last year.

Ireland coach Schmidt to step down after World Cup

2018-11-26 11:30

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says he will 'finish coaching' following the completion of next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.

New Zealanders praise Schmidt for outsmarting All Blacks

2018-11-18 16:43

New Zealanders have been quick to find a way to celebrate Ireland's historic Test win in Dublin, highlighting that the All Blacks loss was at least masterminded by a Kiwi.

Schmidt's Irish eye more history against All Blacks

2018-11-16 12:01

Six Nations Grand Slam winners Ireland host world champions New Zealand in what could be termed an unofficial global final less than a year from the real thing.

Irish are a car in need of fine-tuning - Schmidt

2018-11-12 12:36

Joe Schmidt compared Six Nations Grand Slam champions Ireland to a car which required a tune-up ahead of the mouth-watering clash with NZ.


We got the job done, says Ireland coach

2019-03-11 10:03

Joe Schmidt said it was mission accomplished with regard to Ireland securing the bonus point win over France.

Irish need to roll their sleeves - Schmidt

2019-02-04 07:45

Ireland have to pull themselves together after the defeat by England, head coach Joe Schmidt has said.

Schmidt, Jones bid to teach each other Six Nations lesson

2019-02-01 06:01

Joe Schmidt and Eddie Jones have followed similar career paths from teaching to becoming two of the most highly-regarded coaches in world rugby.

Six Nations a 'love-hate relationship' for Schmidt

2019-01-24 11:21

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt admits he has a love-hate relationship with the Six Nations despite engineering three titles and a Grand Slam last season.

4 contenders to become new All Blacks coach

2018-12-14 06:36

New Zealand rugby has no shortage of coaching talent to replace Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach.

Joe Schmidt's son's health the reason for his coaching break?

2018-11-27 16:20

It's thought that the health of his son Luke is behind Joe Schmidt's decision to take a break from coaching.

Family will decide my future - Schmidt

2018-11-19 09:27

Joe Schmidt says whether he stays on as Ireland coach after next year's Rugby World Cup or moves on, with the likely destination NZ, will be decided by his family.

Irish best in the world? Schmidt laughs off Hansen claim

2018-11-18 13:16

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen's claim that Ireland are now number one in the world and favourites for the World Cup has been dismissed as "banter" by Joe Schmidt.

Schmidt's Irish eye making more history against All Blacks

2018-11-15 20:21

Six Nations Grand Slam winners Ireland host world champions New Zealand in what could be termed an unofficial global final less than a year from the real thing.

Schmidt has changed face of Irish rugby - Best

2018-11-09 16:29

Joe Schmidt has delivered silverware aplenty but his biggest legacy has been to successfully change the face of Irish rugby, Rory Best said.

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