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tightened over the warmup,” he said. “We’re hope­ful he’ll be OK

– but we have to just wait and see.”

It was a largely dis­jointed con­test ahead of Satur­day’s mon­u­men­tal clash with the All Blacks.

Ire­land cap­tain Rory Best (left) said: “We’ll be bet­ter for tonight. We al­ways look to im­prove and get bet­ter.

There were ar­eas we were very happy with and ar­eas we need to work on.”

Look­ing ahead to the All Blacks, who beat Eng­land 16-15 at Twick­en­ham, Sch­midt said: “They are com­fort­able in their own skin and we all know they’re a heck of a team.”

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