Joe Schmidt Coach Schmidt has appendix surgery

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has his appendix removed hours after masterminding his team's thrilling win over Australia.

Rory Best is about to tackle Australia's Michael Hooper in Saturday's game in Dublin Ailing Schmidt's words rallied Irish

Rory Best says Ireland's players had no idea of Joe Schmidt's illness during Saturday's thrilling win over Australia.

Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Australia's Michael Hooper and Matt Toomua in Saturday's Test in Dublin O'Driscoll advice benefiting Henshaw

Brian O'Driscoll is mentoring Robbie Henshaw through his attempt to lay claim to Ireland's number 13 jersey.

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