Joe Schmidt wins Phillips Manager of the Year Award for the second time

Joe Schmidt wins Phillips Manager of the Year Award for the second time
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Joe Schmidt has won the 2018 Phillips Manager of the Year Award.

The Ireland head coach was given the award for a second time, after guiding Ireland to arguably their best ever 12-month span.

They won just a third Six Nations Grand Slam title in March, before a test series win against Australia.

His side capped a memorable year by securing Ireland's first-ever win on home soil against the All Blacks.

Schmidt also won the annual award in 2014.

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