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# joe-schmidt - Today’s News

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Who are you backing for the RTÉ Manager of the Year prize?

The 10 nominees include Joe Schmidt, Brian Cody and Peter Taylor.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Everyone relax, Joe Schmidt won’t be leaving for the All Blacks until at least 2017

Current coach Steve Hansen has signed a two-year extension with New Zealand.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 13 December, 2014

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Joe Schmidt wins Philips Manager of the Year award

The rugby coach beat the likes of Paul McGinley and Aidan O’Brien to the prize today.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here are the nominees for the RTÉ Sports Person & Manager of the Year awards

The success of female athletes over the last twelve months has been rewarded with nominations in both categories.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Joe Schmidt’s appendix, Football Manager memories and the rest of the week’s best comments

Joe Schmidt also has mythical powers when it comes to animals mating… apparently.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 27 November, 2014

There are 14 places for backs in Ireland’s World Cup squad, but who’ll get them?

The centre and wing positions look to have the most for Joe Schmidt to think about.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

T Minus 400 to the Rugby World Cup, time to look at the likely squad

Put on the kettle, roll out the biscuits and help us pick the 17 forwards Joe Schmidt should take to the World Cup.

‘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?’

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Simon Hick column: Schmidt’s Ireland aren’t playing beautifully but they might never need to

Ireland have been beating the world’s top teams with a strong kicking game and sound fundamentals.

You’re the boss: Pick your first-choice Ireland 23 for the World Cup

Our rugby writers have selected the matchday squads they think Joe Schmidt will rely on in 10 months’ time.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s first-quarter blitz lays foundation for win over Wallabies

We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.

Joe Schmidt had his appendix removed after Ireland’s win over Australia

Ireland head coach “recovering well” following surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital.

‘I never thought we’d pull away at 17-0′: O’Connell pleased with Irish resilience

The captain did get a sense of satisfaction from Ireland’s second half performance.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 22 November, 2014

5 talking points after Ireland’s rollercoaster ride against Australia

Including Paul O’Connell’s ability to age like fine wine.

Ireland complete November clean sweep with victory over the Wallabies

Chieka’s men fought hard but tries from Zebo and Bowe, as well as Sexton’s kicking, saw Schmidt’s side on top.

There’s no doubt Schmidt is one of the best in the business – O’Connell

Ireland’s captain says there has been little talk of a win, but more focus on improving against the Wallabies.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 21 November, 2014

O’Connell: Ireland better prepared to face ‘super power’ Australia than last year

The Ireland captain says last year’s defeat to the Australia was ‘probably the toughest day since Joe has been in charge’.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland’s set-pieces

Ireland’s forwards get limited time on the pitch to work on their scrums and mauls.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Analysis: Schmidt’s players making life easier for their teammates

We break down the important supporting contributions for five of the Irish tries against Georgia.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 17 November, 2014

5 talking points after Ireland run six tries past Georgia in Dublin

Sloppy first-half, floodgates opening, Madigan’s display and the less experienced faces.

Ian Madigan’s display pleases Schmidt as new Ireland caps impress

The Kiwi head coach has strong belief in the playmaker, despite his lack of games at 10 for Leinster.

Ireland’s attention turns swiftly to visit of Michael Cheika’s Wallabies

Joe Schmidt and his men are looking to make it three wins out of three this month.

Discipline and ‘pokerfacing’ the opposition vital part of Schmidt culture

Dominic Ryan was perfectly calm despite getting the closest of close-up views of a Georgian boot.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Ireland refuse to criticise Georgian flanker for foot on Ryan’s face

Viktor Kolelishvili’s boot made contact with the eye of Ireland’s debutant back row.

Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash

Defeats for Australia and England, as well as Ireland’s win, mean a change in the official ladder.

Schmidt: First-half efforts laid foundation for Ireland’s second-half tries

The Kiwi coach was pleased with his players’ performance before the break.

Ireland take their time putting Georgia to the sword

A frustrating first half was followed by Ireland scoring six second half tries.

As It Happened: Ireland v Georgia, November Tests

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side made it two wins from two this month.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 14 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Joe names his team, a Tyrone legend retires and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, Robbie Keane was left out of the Ireland team to face Scotland.

Joe Schmidt and the Ireland team visited Temple Street Children’s Hospital

The Kiwi coach and a group of his players met some of the kids this evening.

New caps Foley and Ryan enthusiastic about opportunity to impress Schmidt

The Ireland head coach may give Robin Copeland his international debut off the bench.

5 talking points from Joe Schmidt’s Ireland selection to face Georgia

Foley’s debut, Madigan back at 10, Cave in from the cold, Ross’ importance and chances to shine.

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Madigan at 10 as Schmidt selects Foley and Ryan for first Ireland caps

There are a total of 13 changes to Ireland’s starting team following last weekend’s win over South Africa.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Dave Foley set for Ireland debut as Schmidt looks to shuffle the deck

Darren Cave is set for a recall in the centre alongside Gordon D’Arcy.

Former Connacht coach Bradley driving Georgian development

The 40-times capped ex-Ireland and Munster scrum-half is in charge of ‘the Lelos’ attack and back play.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

‘I suppose it’s a bit of a fresh start’ – Gilroy relishing chance to resume Ireland career

The wing hasn’t lined out for the national team since a 6 Nations defeat to Italy in 2013.

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