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The42 Rugby Show from Chicago: how Ireland can make history today

Murray Kinsella was joined by Eddie O’Sullivan ahead of the clash with the All Blacks.


TODAY, IN CHICAGO, Ireland face the haka and their own history once again.

At 8pm Irish time, Joe Schmidt’s side will try to earn a first victory over the All Blacks at Soldier Field.

The world champions are in record-breaking form. So how can the northern hemisphere side at last make that breakthrough against New Zealand?

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joined The42‘s Murray Kinsella at the top of Trump Tower yesterday, as the Chicago Cubs’ victory parade snailed through the downtown streets below, to preview a mouth-watering clash.

Joe Schmidt also sat down with Murray to talk about the challenge of facing his own country, for eir Sport, who have exclusive rights to the game. They’ll have Neil Francis, Gordon Darcy and Pat Lam in studio.

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