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#November internationals

# november-internationals - Saturday 24 November, 2012

3 things we learned from Ireland's trouncing of Argentina

Did anybody see a 46-24 win coming? Time to work out how to replicate it.

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Ireland hoped to kick-start the international season as the Pumas ended theirs.

Devil in the detail: Ireland up against new look Pumas this afternoon

Argentina have no trouble scoring tries these days after stepping up to meet improved opposition.

# november-internationals - Friday 23 November, 2012

‘I don’t feel it’: Leguizamon driven by Puma pride, not green eyes

“We know that we failed against France.” says the back row hoping to atone this weekend.

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

The Argies are in town, Chelsea v Man City and plenty more besides. Who needs friends?

Old friends: 5 games that define Ireland's rivalry with Argentina Bad Blood This post contains videos

Old friends: 5 games that define Ireland's rivalry with Argentina

Even if the rugby hasn’t always been top drawer, these battles are never anything short of fascinating.

# november-internationals - Thursday 22 November, 2012

November tests: McCarthy plans to replicate Bok-bashing form

‘Annoying, frustrating counter-ruckers’. Are you sure you’ve never played Argentina before Mike?

Computer says yes: Declan Kidney reckons Pumas will check out new guy Gilroy online

There won’t be any surprises for Argentina this weekend.

Ayerza hoping to end landmark year on high

The Leicester prop is confident that a decent Argentinian performance this week, will bring a first ever win in Dublin.

# november-internationals - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

November tests: The only way is up for Foley

The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.

Due south: Carizza happy to wander for 'club' Argentina

After seven years in France, the second row has had to pack his bags to continue playing for the Pumas.

Mike Ross eager to atone for scrum slip-up against Springboks

The Leinster prop proved he was human against South Africa. He will be hoping to lift expectations when he faces Argentina.

The Morning Score: Wednesday

All you need to know this morning including how to execute bad sportsmanship.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

In pictures: Ireland's rugby squad train ahead of Argentina clash IreArg This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's rugby squad train ahead of Argentina clash

Declan Kidney ran the rule over his side at the team’s base in Carton House, Co Kildare earlier.

November tests: Gatland rings changes as Welsh regroup

The Welsh are aiming to bounce back from home losses to Samoa and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium.

# november-internationals - Monday 19 November, 2012

November Tests: Here's your international Team of the Week First XV This post contains images

November Tests: Here's your international Team of the Week

No places for Ireland players this week, but Samoa were more than happy to fill the void.

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms

‘It certainly makes going to work easier on Monday when you’ve got a win,’ remarked the Irish coach.

# november-internationals - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Phelan wields the axe ahead of Lansdowne showdown

Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino and Juan Figallo have been omitted from the Pumas squad on its way to Dublin.

Fergus McFadden hopes two-try performance will earn starting role against Pumas

The Leinster player will be pushing hard for the left wing spot when Argentina come to town.

'They did the jersey proud' - Heaslip praises emerging Irish stars

The captain expressed his satisfaction at shutting down the Fijians in the 53-0 win.

VIDEO: Here’s how France romped to victory over Argentina last night Know Your Enemy This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here’s how France romped to victory over Argentina last night

It was another impressive performance showing from Les Bleus.

November tests: Lobbe eyes Irish scalp as Pumas seek to end year on a high

The Argentina captain reveals that coaching tips doled out by Graham Henry have motivated his teammates.

# november-internationals - Saturday 17 November, 2012

#IreFIJ: How Ireland’s new-look team rated this evening

There are plenty of reasons to be cheerful after the 53-0 win over Fiji in Limerick.

Pommy bashing: Australia show some spirit to take Twickenham win

The Wallabies also managed to end a long drought without a try.

Strauss double ensures another Springbok win

South Africa took another celtic scalp on their November tour, a 21-10 victory over Scotland in Murrayfield.

November internationals: All Blacks backline muscle too much for Italy in Rome

New Zealand broke the Italian resistance with surging second-half tries from Ma’a Nonu, Cory Jane and a Julian Savea double.

November tests: Elder statesman Hurley eyes Test spot as he prepares for Fiji challenge

He may be only 28-years-old but the Munster fullback is the experienced head in the Irish backline today.

VIDEO: In case you missed Samoa beating Wales last night, here are the highlights Manu Samoa This post contains videos

VIDEO: In case you missed Samoa beating Wales last night, here are the highlights

It includes an incredible George Pisi try.

Open Thread: What do you expect to learn from Ireland against Fiji tonight?

Will it be more interesting than entertaining?

# november-internationals - Friday 16 November, 2012

Encore une fois! Saint-Andre demands repeat performance from France

The former Toulon coach is only too aware that France are capable of producing awful after awesome.

Smashing: Pisi leads the charge as Samoa upset Wales

The Pacific Islanders inflicted a fifth consecutive defeat on the Grand Slam winners.

Proving ground: 3 things Ireland must show against Fiji

Declan Kidney has given the young lads an opportunity to shine in Limerick. Here’s how they can maximise their chances.

We’re all about Fiji, says Jamie Heaslip, as Argentina await

The stand-in skipper says he only ‘glanced’ at the Pumas’ defeat of Wales last weekend.

# november-internationals - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Do they do good sushi in Limerick? Here's your international rugby lunch of the day

Here’s how you become big and strong, kids…

Declan Kidney names much-changed side for Fiji game in Limerick

Declan Kidney has this afternoon named his starting XV for the game at Thomond Park on Saturday.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Be like Mike: Tuohy ready to follow the lead of magnificent McCarthy

The Ulster lock is grateful to be preparing for a game against a side outside the world’s top two.

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

# november-internationals - Monday 12 November, 2012

In pics: Your November Tests Team of the Week First XV This post contains images

In pics: Your November Tests Team of the Week

Here’s the best group of players the rugby world could offer this week.

Chris Henry: The bodies are sore, but it hurts more inside

The Ulster flanker is sick of learning from defeat.