Joe Schmidt rugby player
Joe Schmidt rugby player

Joe Schmidt

1st Jan 1970 1.75m/75kg Coach

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

Injuries force a reshuffle of Saturday's All Blacks squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for this week’s Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland.     Injuries...

All Blacks named to play Australia in Melbourne

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for this week’s Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.  Captain...

All Blacks announce 33-man squad for Championship Test in Melbourne

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced a squad of 33 players that will travel to Melbourne for the Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies.     Loose...

Beauden Barrett & Brodie Retallick return for second Los Pumas clash

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for the second Test against Argentina at FMG Stadium in Hamilton.     The run-on side is again unchanged,...

Ian Foster sticks to winning formula for Los Pumas test, Blues playmaker to debut

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for the Rugby Championship Test against Argentina at Orangetheory Stadium in Christchurch.   One...

NZ Rugby CEO admits to making mistakes before backing Foster

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mark Robinson accepts New Zealand Rugby made mistakes with the way they handled uncertainty over All Blacks head coach Ian Foster's future.   The NZ Rugby board on Wednesday gave Foster their "full...

Foster to remain in charge of All Blacks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The saga surrounding Ian Foster appears to finally be at an end as New Zealand Rugby have announced that he will remain in his post as Head Coach of the All Blacks, seeing out his contract through to the...

RANKED: Current Tier 1 coaches' win ratios

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2022 Rugby Championship, we look at the win ratios for the current tier 1 test head coaches.     Argentina and South Africa secured Series victories in July, while...

Foster confident he has backing of All Blacks stars after New Zealand coaching shake-up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster is confident he has full backing from the New Zealand squad, despite two of his assistant coaches losing their jobs after a poor run of form.   All Blacks management announced...