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Wallabies name Joe Schmidt as next coach to put Eddie Jones saga behind them

Former Ireland and All Blacks coach Joe Schmidt has been named the next Wallabies coach, finally putting the Eddie Jones saga behind Australian rugby.

The New Zealand-born Schmidt was the mastermind behind Ireland’s ascendancy to the top of the rugby world guiding the nation to World No. 1 for the first time in 2019.

In his time with Ireland, Schmidt oversaw the nation’s most successful period, winning three Six Nations titles in 2014, 2015 and a Grand Slam in 2018, its first win against South Africa in South Africa, first win over New Zealand and a series win over Australia.

Schmidt walked away from the Ireland role after the 2019 World Cup in order to spend more time with family, particularly his son Luke, who battled a brain tumour at age five and has suffered severe epilepsy from the age of four.

But since moving back to New Zealand, the 53-year-old has been an All Blacks…

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