Home Tag Archives: Joe Schmidt

Tag Archives: Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt Wins Phillips Sports Manager Of The Year Award

Joe Schmidt philips award

Joe Schmidt has capped off an amazing 2018 as Ireland head coach by winning the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award for the second time. Schmidt beat off some strong competition from coaches in other disciplines to win the award given to the top coach in Ireland each year. Other nominees included Graham Shaw, the head coach of the Irish women’s …

Read More »

Simon Zebo Amongst The Tries Again As Rampant Racing Down Leicester

Last season’s beaten finalists Racing92 took a big step towards the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 36-26 win over Leicester Tigers on Sunday. The ambitious French side secured a bonus point after less than 35 minutes as their backs ran riot on La Defense Arena’s artificial pitch. Among the five try scorers was former Ireland international, Simon Zebo who …

Read More »

Remembering The Time Joe Schmidt Played GAA For Mullingar

joe schmidt mullingar

Joe Schmidt will long be remembered when he packs his bags and leaves Ireland after next year’s Rugby World Cup, the New Zealander has brought an unprecedented level of success to the nation and raised the standard for all coaches across all sports. However, there is one little pocket of Ireland that Joe Schmidt holds very close to his heart; Mullingar. …

Read More »

Rory Best Backs Andy Farrell To Thrive As Ireland Head Coach

andy farrell rory best

The IRFU yesterday confirmed that Joe Schmidt will step down as Ireland head coach after the 2019 World Cup in Japan, and will be replaced by current defence coach Andy Farrell. It is seen as a smart appointment by the IRFU given that Farrell has made a huge contribution to this current Ireland squad over the last two and a half …

Read More »