Wales last reached second spot during the last Rugby World Cup after stunning England during the pool play.
Schmidt revealed that some Irish players spent part of the week in isolation after they were hit by a stomach bug, which disrupted their preparations during a six-day turnaround before the match in Cardiff, but conceded that his team had been out-played by a Welsh side that were buoyed by their hunt for a Grand Slam title.
It's been a Six Nations to forget for Ireland but Schmidt says the current crop will be "gracious in defeat" and take today's defeat "on the chin".
Gatland's final Six Nations game - he leaves Wales after the World Cup later this year - saw him become the first coach in Five or Six Nations history to win three Grand Slams.
And the team gave coach Warren Gatland, who will step down after the Rugby World Cup later this year, a flawless Six Nations sendoff.
Ruthless Wales sealed a record third Grand Slam under departing head coach Warren Gatland with an emphatic 25-7 victory over lacklustre Ireland at a raucous Principality Stadium.
"I am proud of the players it is not about me it is about the players they were playing for themselves their families and Wales", said Gatland. "We didn't look too exhausted did we", grinned Gatland referring to England counterpart Eddie Jones' dig that they would be worn out for the game.
Later in the day, it emerged that he used five guns in Friday's attack, including two shotguns and two semi-automatic weapons. Questions have been raised about why Tarrant had not appeared on a watchlist of New Zealand or Australian security agencies.
Felix took to social media today to tweet: 'Just heard the news of the devastating reports from New Zealand Christchurch. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the gunman responsible for shootings was an Australian-born citizen.
He has also promised an investigation into Guaido for "alleged involvement in the sabotage of the Venezuelan electricity system". Pompeo explained the presence of diplomats in Venezuela at this time has put constraints on USA policy.
Brown, 25, played four years for the Patriots after being selected No. 32 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft out of Texas. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first reported the signing, and Nick Underhill of the Advocate confirmed it.
Police say they are still investigating whether Cali's murder was a mob hit or whether he was killed for some other motive. This photo made available by the Italian Police in 2008 shows Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali.
Tensions between Israel and Gaza have been boiling ever since Palestinians began violent protests near Israel's border fence. Witnesses said powerful explosions from the air strikes rocked buildings in Gaza and lit the skies over targeted sites.
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Hexo rose 6.63 percent and 5.81 percent in NY and Toronto, to finish with a closing price of US$5.92 and C$7.83. This morning, Hexo Corp HEXO released Q2 2019 numbers and shares are now soaring 6% in pre-market trading.
Condemning the terror strike, Ardern had described it as a "terror attack" and said it "appears to have been well planned". The video footage showed a man driving to the mosque, entering it and shooting randomly at people present inside.
Steam's review and rating system is a key part in many gamers' decision-making when they are on the hunt for a new title to play. A team at the company built a tool which identifies "anomalous review activity" as close to real-time as possible.
Johnny Manziel reportedly signs deal to join AAF
On Saturday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the former Browns QB has signed with the up-start Alliance of American Football League. Teams with the worst records in the league will get the chance to pick him up, according to ESPN.
Jaguar Land Rover to recall 44,000 cars over CO2
The excessive Carbon dioxide emissions were discovered by the British vehicle certification agency, who then reported it to JLR . Concerned motorists can contact Jaguar Land Rover customers services if they are concerned using the numbers below.
Human Rights Lawyer sentenced to 38 years in prison
In 2010, Sotoudeh was arrested on charges of spreading propaganda against the state and for conspiring to harm state security. Several Members of Parliament in Norway are also alarmed and strongly oppose her imprisonment and especially any lashes.
Raonic ends lucky loser's run at Indian Wells
Andy Bettles, Svitolina's coach, told his player "She's dying physically" during the break after the fifth game of the set. Little known at the time, Osaka used her Indian Wells victory as a launching pad to beating Serena Williams for the U.S.
Nigel Farage begins 200 mile 'Brexit betrayal' march
One counter-protester, Frank Hindle, said he was there "to point out that not everybody agrees with this crowd". One set off blue and yellow flares, the colours of the European Union , as protesters chanted "exit Brexit ".
Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, Captured in Satellite Imagery
Moderate flooding is expected along the Tittabawassee River in Midland County when it crests around 27 feet on Saturday morning. Flooding is also common if somewhat less widespread in parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and South Dakota in particular.
Errol Spence vs Mikey Garcia Weigh In Video
Not only is Spence used to the heavier division, the 29-year-old southpaw is about three inches taller and has a longer reach. The 2012 Olympian will headline a pay-per-view card for the first time since he turned pro six years ago. "I got one job".
Xi summit will not happen in March - Mnuchin
Trump said he would boost tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from the current 10%.Those 90 days ended March 1. In fact, no trade talks between Jinping and Trump's team has been set for more than two weeks already, CNBC reported.