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#November Tests

# november-tests - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Schmidt watches on as clinical Black Ferns have too much class for Ireland

Ireland couldn’t cope with the searing counter attack of the Kiwi visitors.

Cubs to impact subs: It's The42's big November Tests awards bash Suit Up This post contains videos

Cubs to impact subs: It's The42's big November Tests awards bash

We’re dishing out the awards that matter after a long, hard month of rugby.

'You can't wallow in self pity and panic': Best's Ireland show steel to steady ship

Best’s calm words and Simon Zebo’s ferocious tackle helped turn a gushing tide of Green and Gold momentum.

Emotional day for Best as 100-cap captain claims another big scalp

The 34-year-old was proud of Ireland’s performance on a special day for him.

# november-tests - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Barrett caps stellar year with try and All Black victory in Paris

Only Ireland managed to beat the world champions this year.

Tadhg Furlong 'embarrassed' by Lions link as he nit-picks another huge performance in green

The 24-year-old with just two European Cup starts cemented his place as Ireland’s premier tighthead this month.

Schmidt hails players' character on 'one of the proudest days' for Ireland

The Kiwi head coach was understandably proud of his squad’s effort in victory.

Cheika angered by Garcès' refereeing in Wallabies' defeat to Ireland

‘That’s the edict we’ve given, that we can’t say anything about it.’

Promising young stars, a Rory Best performance and November success

Joe Schmidt’s side suffered injuries, but they dug in superbly.

Ireland end brilliant November series with nerve-wracking win over Wallabies

Joe Schmidt’s men were decimated by injuries once again.

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute from the Aviva Stadium as Ireland looked to end the month on a high against Michael Cheika’s Wallabies.

JVDF steps in again with Sean O'Brien officially ruled out of Wallabies Test

The Wicklow man has played a lot of rugby this month despite not being named on a single starting line-up.

'It was a great time and I've some great memories': Cooper recalls schoolboy trip to Dublin

The Australian playmaker is enjoying his time in Ireland ahead of today’s Test match.

'We don’t want to be a side that comes close to the world’s best'

Ireland are motivated to make another statement against the Wallabies in Dublin today.

Toner becoming a giant of the Irish pack, even if he's still a little unsung

The 30-year-old lock has worked hard on his lineout calling and physicality.

Moore's mind far from Munster as he leads Wallabies against Ireland

The Wallaby captain was very close to agreeing terms with Munster last year.

Farrell backs Ireland captain Best as a contender for Lions leadership

The 34-year-old has guided Ireland to wins over South Africa and New Zealand this year.

# november-tests - Friday 25 November, 2016

Australia captain demands 'best game of the tour' against land of his father

Stephen Moore has had a busy week catching up with his long lost cousins.

Best making no fuss as he joins BOD, POC, ROG and Hayes in 100-cap club

The 34-year-old is happy with his form as he becomes Ireland’s fifth centurion.

'It’s not unusual' - Concerns as O'Brien and Payne sit out Ireland's captain's run

Peter O’Mahony and Rory Scannell are standing by as possible injury cover for the Wallabies clash.

'I’ve taken rugby in a completely different way because of Axel’s death'

Keith Earls felt like he was cheated of the chance to pay tribute to Anthony Foley against Glasgow.

Beat the Wallabies and Ireland can say 'we’re building something that will endure'

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt feels a win over the Australians ‘would be historic.’

History on the line but Cheika's Wallabies focused on performance rather than result

A victory in Dublin would set Australia up for a first tilt at a Grand Slam of the Home Nations since 1984.

'I can always come back on holidays': Strictly business for Cheika on return to Dublin

The former Leinster coach is focused on the task in hand.

# november-tests - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'If you're confident enough, you don't need experience': Payne on new 12 Ringrose

If you’re good enough, you’re old enough.

Fresh faces, Ringrose earns 12 shirt and a barnstorming Ireland back row

Joe Schmidt’s XV features four changes from the team that lost to the All Blacks last weekend.

Mumm's presence gives Australia a lineout lift in bid to nullify Ireland's 'dangerous threat'

Michael Cheika opts to reshuffle his back row to include the experience and quality of the 32-year-old.

'It's another opportunity to invest in Garry Ringrose': Schmidt signals long-term faith in young centre

The Leinster tyro will start his first senior match in the 12 jersey against the Wallabies.

Earls, Ringrose and Henderson start as Schmidt names XV for Wallabies clash

CJ Stander and Rob Kearney have been passed fit to play on Saturday.

Australia coach Cheika brings back his big guns for Aviva showdown with Ireland

The Wallabies make seven changes for Saturday.

Conor O'Shea: South Africa win has changed people's belief and perceptions

The head coach hopes it will be the catalyst for further success.

Ex-Leinster skills coach 'Mick the Kick' back in ancestral home with Wallabies

The former Australia Rules player has major experience in rugby coaching.

Ireland captain Rory Best set to join the exclusive 100-cap club

The 34-year-old Ulster hooker has grown into his leadership role.

# november-tests - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Schmidt likely to go for continuity as Jackson gets set to steer the ship

Joe Schmidt is definitely missing Johnny Sexton and Robbie Henshaw for the final November Test.

Analysis: O'Brien's ruck return another reminder of what Ireland have missed

Devin Toner set a new benchmark with a huge 47 ruck contributions last weekend.

Van der Flier a bright spark for Ireland but wants to be more than a workhorse

The 23-year-old has been superb off the bench against the All Blacks in recent weeks.

Snapchat mates and baby-making: Douglas' Dublin links are strong

The 27-year-old lock is back in Ireland with the Wallabies.

Big call for Ireland in midfield as Wallabies look to spoil November series

Joe Schmidt’s side felt their attack wasn’t far away against the All Blacks last weekend.