Joe Schmidt is to step down as director of rugby and high performance at World Rugby at the end of the year after just over a year in the post, the sport’s governing body announced on Friday.
Departing coach Joe Schmidt says that Ireland’s failure to make the All Blacks work for their points was his side’s undoing following their 46-14 quarter-final defeat in Tokyo.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says his team cannot afford to go into the World Cup quarter-final against the All Blacks on Saturday with an underdog mentality.
Brodie Retallick’s inclusion in the starting lineup to face Ireland after his recent return from injury shows how much the All Blacks value the star lock.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named 12 members of the starting side which defeated New Zealand 16-9 in November to again front the All Blacks in Saturday’s quarter-final.
Joe Schmidt says that England and New Zealand have an advantage ahead of the quarter-finals after their final pool games were cancelled due to Typhhon Hagibis.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says World Rugby has confirmed that there were three incorrect offsides calls in their shock loss to Japan.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named a strong starting lineup that includes Jonathan Sexton for their World Cup warm-up against Wales in Dublin.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has announced his 31-man squad for the upcoming World Cup in Japan, which includes Munster lock Jean Kleyn.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has described finalising his World Cup squad as the worst couple of days of his career.