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Ireland boss set for first Six Nations 'final' against Scotland

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Joe Schmidt was preparing himself for "five finals" ahead of his first Six Nations game in charge of Ireland, against Scotland in Dublin on Sunday.  

International rugby team captains (L-R) Wales's Sam Warburton, England's Chris Robshaw, Scotland's Kelly Brown and Ireland's Paul O'Connell pictured with the Six Nations and Triple Crown trophies in London on January 22, 2014

The New Zealand-born former Leinster boss was appointed as Declan Kidney's successor last year, and lost two of three November Tests, going down 15-32 to Australia, before agonisingly losing 22-24 to the world champion All Blacks with the last kick of an epic game.

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