Joe Schmidt rugby player
Joe Schmidt rugby player

Joe Schmidt

1st Jan 1970 1.75m/75kg Coach

Joe Schmidt sticks his hand up for Ireland's RWC quarter-final exit

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Outgoing Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has taken responsibility for Ireland's failed Rugby World Cup as they failed to surpass the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals in Japan.     Schmidt has...

Steve Hansen the next Lions coach?

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having helped the All Blacks to back to back World Cup titles, one as the assistant coach and one as the head coach,  Steve Hansen will finish his remarkable stint with the team after the World Cup...

Best backs Schmidt to lead Lions in 2021

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt will step away from coaching after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, but Ireland's Rory Best thinks he could return for the Lions.               Rory...

Hansen offered All Blacks coaching extension - reports

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reports from New Zealand suggest that All Black coach Steve Hansen has been offered a two-year extension for after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.           NZME said it...

IRFU CEO lauds departing Schmidt

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Joe Schmidt confirmed he will step down at the end of the 2019 RWC, IRFU CEO Philip Browne lauded the impact of the coach.         Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU)...

2018 Test Win Ratios

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With all the tests done and dusted for 2018 we take a look at how the Top 10 sides have done this year in terms of their win ratio.       1. New Zealand   Despite the two...

Schmidt hints at Ireland departure after World Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt will make an imminent announcement on his Ireland future, with the head coach expected to depart after the Rugby World Cup.   Joe Schmidt suggested that he will announce his departure...

The next All Black coach?

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen is set to make a decision on his involvement with the All Blacks at the end of November.    Hansen was Graham Henry's assistant during the All Blacks...

Schmidt's Ireland future to be revealed after USA clash

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

As links to the All Blacks continue to linger, Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will oversee the Test against the USA before confirming his future.   Joe Schmidt will announce his post-World Cup plans...

Watch: Rory Best & Joe Schmidt's Post-Match Reaction

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

      Ireland Coach Joe Schmidt and captain Rory Best hold a post-match press conference after beating the All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.