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Head coach in Ireland, Joe Schmidt, says to resign next year after the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Joe Schmidt says he will complete coaching next year after the Rugby World Cup in Japan. He is being replaced by the current defense coach of Ireland, Andy Farrell.
A few hours after he was named as the best coach of World Rugby, the New Zealander seemed to stop his career.
"I have decided to stop coaching and will give priority to family relationships after the RWC in 2019," he said on Monday.
"I feel that the Irish rugby is in good hands, the management and the players were incredible to work with and the huge support we have had, especially at home in the Aviva, but wherever we have been, is uplifting been.
"Thanks to the IRFU for their support and patience and thanks also to so many people who have adopted my family and me, making us feel part of the community here in Ireland.
"There are some inspiring challenges in the next 11 months, so there is sufficient motivation to keep working hard, together with the other managers, so that the team can be as competitive as possible."
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