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#November internationals

# november-internationals - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Irish defensive problems easily rectified, says captain O'Connell

The skipper bemoaned the defence of the maul, vulnerability out wide and a lack of intensity.

# november-internationals - Saturday 16 November, 2013

McKenzie: We had our homework done on Ireland

The Wallabies coach saw us coming.

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute on Lansdowne Road as Joe Schmidt tried to win his second game in charge.

Ireland out to 'maintain the rage' against Australia

Of Joe Schmidt’s three fixtures this month, this is the one he needs to win the most.

# november-internationals - Friday 15 November, 2013

Ireland v Australia: 3 key battles to make November a success for Schmidt

Youth, experience and returning number 10s. This game better start soon.

'Everybody's all grown up' as Quade Cooper returns to familiar territory

The Wallabies out-half has retraced his steps.

# november-internationals - Thursday 14 November, 2013

McKenzie highlights scrum 'irony' before taking on axis of Healy, Best and Ross

The Wallaby boss says penalties are awarded on reputation, and his team are ‘starting from a low base’.

LIVESTREAM: Watch Ireland manager Joe Schmidt's pre-Australia press conference

The Ireland chief will name his side for the second November International.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Gone fishin': John Plumtree puts Ireland forwards through their paces with a big net

While Keano checks out the pitch in Malahide, the rugby lads crack out the telescopic nets at Carton house.

# november-internationals - Monday 11 November, 2013

5 thing we learned from this weekend's international rugby

Anyone else need an ice bath after all that?

# november-internationals - Saturday 9 November, 2013

All Blacks stay perfect in Paris as ‘Boks bully Wales

Here’s how this evening’s other big games went.

'Samoa the appetiser, there's a double main course to come' -- Schmidt

The new Ireland coach is already moving on to Australia and New Zealand.

GIF: O'Driscoll genius opens up Samoan defence

Up until this moment, we only had a rolling maul to crow about.

Schmidt off to a winner as moments of magic see off Samoa

After a slow start, Ireland ran out 40 – 9 winners over the Pacific islanders.

Great expectations not impacting group focus -- Heaslip

Today’s captain has no time to show sympathy for Joe Schmidt’s run of success.

RTE's Ireland v Samoa promo sets November up nicely

Put all that bad rugby news behind you, it’s time to count down to 2015.

# november-internationals - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ireland will stick to tried and trusted playbook -- Kearney

The fullback says that Ireland’s backs will stick to what they know under the new coach.

Here's all the international rugby you have to choose from tomorrow

Get some snacks and supplies in and batten down the hatches for a jam-packed day of rugby.

# november-internationals - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Simon Hick column: Changes at top make for exciting times at Lansdowne

Saturday is day zero for new regimes in Irish rugby and soccer, writes Simon Hick.

# november-internationals - Saturday 2 November, 2013

In pictures: Brian O'Driscoll honoured at black-tie Convention Centre testimonial BOD

In pictures: Brian O'Driscoll honoured at black-tie Convention Centre testimonial

The Ireland rugby icon was the toast of Dublin last night.

# november-internationals - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Power rankings: The most important players to Ireland's cause this November

It’s been a long hard week at Carton House, here’s who has been moving and shaking.

'A steely mind can get over tired lungs' -- BOD will be fit to face Samoa

However, Paul O’Connell is struggling to be fit for Schmidt’s self-imposed Tuesday cut-off.

England prefer Dickson to Lion Youngs for Australia Test

Rugby League convert Joel Tomkins will form the centre partnership with Billy Twelvetrees this Saturday.

Rob Kearney urges patience for 'unforgiving' Schmidt

The fullback knows his international coach well, and knows it will take time for Ireland to reach their peak.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Boss hoping to give Murray the elbow for November Series

Ireland may be without the services of the Munster scumhalf after he was cited for elbowing while on club duty.

# november-internationals - Monday 28 October, 2013

Zane Kirchner set for first Leinster start despite Springboks call-up

Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar has also been selected by South Africa for their November internationals.

# november-internationals - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Simon Hick column: Still no clear plan for life after BOD

Outside centre is a difficult position to fill at the best of times, but following Ireland’s best ever player will be

# november-internationals - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Ireland’s call just reward for Kearney’s fresh start

The Leinster wing was included in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad today, but appeared to find out the same time as the rest of us.

The 6 winners and 8 losers from Joe Schmidt's squad announcement

The new coach’s tough decisions started today.

Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain? Skipper This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?

Here are the leading candidates to lead Ireland out for the November tests against Samoa, Australia and the All Blacks.

'He'll be a better player for it' - Penney on Kilcoyne's Ireland exclusion

The Munster loose head was omitted from Joe Schmidt’s 34-man Ireland squad today.

Tumble dryers, eh? Sean O'Brien needs a new scrum cap for the November Tests

‘It wouldn’t fit a baby’. Well, perhaps not a child of yours, Seanie.

Strained ligaments leaves Munster and Ireland without Ryan for 10 weeks

The province have been dealt a double injury blow with the news that Denis Hurley will miss the next five weeks.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Tickets sold out for All Blacks test in November

The IRFU has announced that the Aviva Stadium is a sell-out for the visit of New Zealand.

# november-internationals - Monday 21 October, 2013

November internationals: We rank the most important players to Ireland's cause

Yep, it’s that time of year again.

# november-internationals - Friday 11 October, 2013

Here's the Wallabies squad that will take on Ireland in November

Ewan McKenzie has named a 32-man squad for Australia’s tour of Europe and next week’s Bledisloe Cup game.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

IRB appoints referees for Ireland's November internationals

Here are the men who will officiate our meetings with Samoa, Australia and New Zealand.

# november-internationals - Friday 27 September, 2013

9 things Ireland can learn from the Rugby Championship

Here are some of the important lessons the new Ireland management can take from the Southern Hemisphere tournament.

# november-internationals - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

'I've been impressed with the standard': Ireland forwards coach John Plumtree

The New Zealander is excited about the challenge ahead, saying we have “world-class” players.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

'Schmidt doesn't cut any corners, he expects the same from us' -- Best

‘You can see why the Leinster boys speak so highly of him,’ says the Ulster hooker.