The New Zealand coach was impressed by several aspects of Ireland’s display.
The 29-year-old’s arrival had been anticipated after his Burnley contract expired earlier this week.
Ireland’s bid to become the first team to beat New Zealand at Eden Park since 1994 ended in defeat tonight.
The Wallabies ended an eight-match losing streak in the first Test against England.
His provincial team-mate James Hume suffered an injury against the Māori All Blacks.
Goram was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer earlier this year.
The captain was forced off in the first half of today’s first Test.
The 25-year-old Manchester United goalkeeper made just three appearances for the club last season.
Ireland were beaten 42-19 by New Zealand in the first test of their three match series in Auckland this morning.
The sides were level at 13-13 at half-time.
The Kilkenny boss won four senior All-Irelands during a glittering playing career.
Dave Hannigan’s new book, ‘Muhammad Ali: Fifteen Rounds in the Wilderness’, offers a fascinating insight into the strangest period of an incredible life.
‘It’s a really difficult one to call, but the team that wins it will absolutely deserve to.’
Meanwhile, Samoa overcame Australia A in the other Pacific Nations Cup clash.
Peter Duggan and Shane O’Donnell have been major additions to the Clare attack since returning this year.
Refugees Tareq Altorok and Inza Bamba, who both represented Ireland at the Unity Cup this week, chat to The42.
Niamh Hetherton says Dublin are determined to learn from last year’s All-Ireland final loss to neighbours Meath.
Former Leinster player Michael Bent has answered an SOS call to help the team warm-up after replacement prop Ed Byrne’s flight to New Zealand was delayed.
Jorge Campillo tops the leaderboard at the midway point.
Kelly’s one-game suspension has been overturned tonight.
Vera Pauw also alleged she suffered two other sexual assaults during her career.
They sealed a 3-0 win over UCD.
Billy King, Eoin Doyle, and Mark Doyle hit the net for the Dublin side.
The win enabled the Candystripes to keep pace with Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk at the top.
Brian Lohan has named an unchanged Clare team.
Henry Shefflin and John Kiely have named their teams for Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final.
The All Blacks have a habit of settling scores. Revenge could be a dish served cold in Auckland tomorrow.
It was a thrilling finish for the Offaly man at Mount Juliet.
‘I am convinced we are turning the corner after our recent turmoil, as evident from a financial perspective at the very least,’ said chairperson Roy Barrett.
The Belgian will wear the overall leader’s jersey tomorrow.
Van Rijthoven’s rapid rise this summer continued, as he beat Nikoloz Basilashvili to the sound of ‘come on Tim’ at Wimbledon.
Spain’s Jorge Campillo is the leader on 11-under.
The two-time Olympic gold medallist is facing up to 10 years in prison for large-scale transportation of drugs.
Leading figures in Formula One at the British Grand Prix said they were ‘appalled’ and ‘disgusted’.
The Blues are thought to be ready to include either Christian Pulisic or Timo Werner in their bid package.