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Honorary Degree Conferred Upon Ireland Rugby Head Coach, Joe Schmidt.

: 10/11/2018 - 17:42

Ireland rugby head coach Joe Schmidt has been conferred with an honorary degree from the National University of Ireland this afternoon for his exceptional achievements in the game.

Schmidt took charge of the Irish national team in 2013 and has helped guide them to three Six Nations titles, including one Grand Slam triumph.

Before taking the reigns of Ireland, the New Zealand native lifted the European Cup with Leinster twice.

The others to be honoured today include writer & activist Winne M. Li, plastic surgeon Professor Michael Earley, and Professor of English Vera Kreilkamp.

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