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# wellington - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'I'm not worried about his goal-kicking at all' - Hansen backing Barrett

Steve Hansen was gracious in defeat in Wellington on Saturday night.

A great day for Gatland as he finally gets elusive victory over All Blacks

The Lions boss said criticism of his team has actually helped galvanise them.

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan collapses ahead of second Test in Wellington

The 70-year-old is said to be in a ‘moderate’ condition.

Letter from New Zealand: Welcoming Wellington hits the spot

The locals in the capital city have been warm towards the visiting Lions fans.

# wellington - Friday 30 June, 2017

Analysis: The key areas for the Lions if they are to win in Wellington

We’ve looked at the areas where Warren Gatland’s side need to be better against the All Blacks.

# wellington - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I'd love to go back to Munster but not at this moment' - Holland

The Hurricanes assistant coach has happy memories of Ireland but is learning in New Zealand.

# wellington - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Henderson frustrated by 'stupid' yellow after putting himself in Test frame

The 25-year-old Ulsterman was outstanding before being sent to the sin bin.

Iain Henderson makes huge Lions statement in second Test audition

Rory Best and CJ Stander were strong too, but Robbie Henshaw was injured in the first half.

Gatland unwilling to use bench as Lions surrender winning position in Wellington

The Hurricanes mounted a second-half comeback at the Cake Tin.

# wellington - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Huge uphill task for the Lions with All Blacks ready to move up a gear

Warren Gatland’s men missed their chance to really put doubt in the Kiwis’ minds.

# wellington - Friday 4 November, 2016

'It shouldn't just be for the elite' - Irishman Brennan's work with Kiwi mental skills

The Dublin native spent the last two and a half years working with the Hurricanes in Wellington.

# wellington - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Devastating All Blacks complete series victory over plucky Wales

The sides were level at the break.

# wellington - Friday 18 September, 2015

There was a thrilling 14-point turnaround in the last 3 minutes of this ITM Cup match New Zealand This post contains videos

There was a thrilling 14-point turnaround in the last 3 minutes of this ITM Cup match

Wellington had been the form team in NZ, but have now lost two in a row.

# wellington - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Well, this is surprising… Pic Of The Day

Well, this is surprising…

No Comment.

# wellington - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests Don't Give A Rats

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests

Students in Wellington, NZ can trade in their unwelcome houseguests for a cold one.

# wellington - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Check out the Kiwi wonderkid who has switched to league

Nelson Asofa-Solomona is being hyped as the next Sonny Bill Williams in New Zealand.

# wellington - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Cameraman pushed off Segway during New Zealand cup final

Meanwhile, Canterbury ousted Wellington to keep up an impressive winning streak.

# wellington - Saturday 7 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world? Dáil Bar

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?

TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?

# wellington - Friday 16 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake sends New Zealand office workers scrambling Earthquake

Earthquake sends New Zealand office workers scrambling

No tsunami warning has been issued after a 6.5 magnitude temblor hit the country’s South Island.

# wellington - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Strong 6.5 quake shakes New Zealand Earthquake

Strong 6.5 quake shakes New Zealand

The quake hit 57 kilometres south-southwest of Wellington.

# wellington - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Tearful All Black winger Julian Savea admits domestic assault charge

The New Zealander, who tormented Ireland last summer, will appear in court next Monday.

# wellington - Sunday 25 November, 2012

VIDEO: All Blacks sweat over Hore suspension after forearm smash on Davies

New Zealand won their encounter against Wales and they bossed a few scraps while they were at it.

# wellington - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

All Black legend Jock Hobbs dies RIP

All Black legend Jock Hobbs dies

Player-turned-administrator played major part in bringing the World Cup to New Zealand before he was diagnosed with leukaemia.

# wellington - Friday 4 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand toddler lives on leftovers for two days after mother dies Tragic

New Zealand toddler lives on leftovers for two days after mother dies

Three-year-old Shylah Silbery managed to open the fridge to feed herself after she was unable to wake her mother at their Wellington home.

# wellington - Monday 24 October, 2011

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win Champione This post contains images

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s here.

# wellington - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Shane Jennings’ World Cup diary: the final chapter

“There wasn’t much to say in the dressing room and in the team room afterwards. Deccie didn’t even say that much. What could you say?” Jenno checks in with the final installment of his World Cup diary.

# wellington - Sunday 9 October, 2011

As it happened: South Africa v Australia

If you couldn’t drag yourself out of bed, here’s the minute-by-minute coverage of this morning’s quarter-final between South Africa and Australia.

# wellington - Saturday 8 October, 2011

The (Un)Happy Camper: Bye, bye, bye Delilah End Of The Road This post contains videos

The (Un)Happy Camper: Bye, bye, bye Delilah

“Before leaving Dublin we asked only one thing of this Irish team; a whole-hearted performance. And, by God, they delivered that in every second of every game.”

In pictures: Wales end Irish World Cup dream Heartbreak This post contains images

In pictures: Wales end Irish World Cup dream

Ireland’s Webb Ellis hopes ended in Wellington earlier this morning. Here’s how.

# wellington - Friday 7 October, 2011

The Happy Camper: watch out Wellington, here comes the cavalry

The greening of Wellington is almost complete. But half the Irish in town have tickets to the wrong quarter-final.

# wellington - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Fergus McFadden’s World Cup diary: week 4

“I actually thought Sean’s little talk was pretty good on Monday but the lads weren’t happy and the bus driver was told to pull over and he was kicked off and made to find his own way to the hotel.”

8 things you (probably) didn't know about Craig Joubert

Ahead of Saturday’s showdown, we take a look at the man who will be calling the shots.

Injury concern Best confirmed as good to go for quarter-final

The Ulster man was a doubt for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final because of bruised AC shoulder joint which he picked up in the impressive win over Italy last weekend in Dunedin.

# wellington - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars hit the weights Spot Me This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars hit the weights

The countdown is on to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final shoot-out with Wales. And Declan Kidney’s men are ready for the gun show.

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: welcome to the capital of cool

There’s a coffee shop every 50 yards, the locals walk and talk a little faster than your average New Zealander and there is a sense of a town with very little time on its hands.

# wellington - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: enter the Dragon

It doesn’t matter how many times they’ve been spanked, how long they’ve been in a rut, or how many other nations write them off; the good times are always just around the corner.

# wellington - Monday 3 October, 2011

Poll: how far do you think Ireland will now go at the Rugby World Cup? Knockout This post contains a poll

Poll: how far do you think Ireland will now go at the Rugby World Cup?

Yesterday’s victory over Italy in Dunedin means Ireland march on as group winners. How optimistic are you feeling now?

In pictures: Irish players hit the pool for recovery session Hey Ladies... This post contains images

In pictures: Irish players hit the pool for recovery session

No sooner had they checked in at their new hotel and the players were pulling the togs out of the suitcases.

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