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#All Blacks

# all-blacks - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Sam Weber: How the brother of an All Black ended up playing rugby in Dundalk

Sam Weber talks about playing Leinster League rugby, cutting grass and this year’s World Cup

# all-blacks - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Hunters? Hunted? Schmidt's Ireland not interested in Hansen's perception

Joe Schmidt and his coaches have had some ‘very tough’ selection meetings ahead of the France game.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Hunted' Ireland struggling with expectation of being top dogs - Hansen

‘It’s different when you’re sitting at the top of the tree. Not many teams cope with it that well,’ said the Kiwi.

All Blacks skipper Read to leave New Zealand for Japan after World Cup

The 2013 World Rugby Player of the Year will call time on an 11-year All Blacks career.

# all-blacks - Monday 18 February, 2019

Ireland and England 'have New Zealand's number' at World Cup, says ex-All Blacks captain

The reigning champions are seeking a third successive crown at the World Cup later this year.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'It's in everyone's minds' - Former All Black Nonu dreaming of World Cup comeback

The 36-year-old says he needs to prove himself with the Auckland Blues first.

# all-blacks - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'Accidental coach' Schmidt 'not really' interested in the All Blacks jobs

The Ireland head coach says he’s been lucky in his career.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'I don't spend a lot of time at home already, so it's probably high time I did'

The Ireland boss didn’t rule out the possibility of taking on the 2021 Lions.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Read looks forward to 'new experience' overseas after World Cup

The All Blacks captain will seek a move to Europe or Japan next year.

# all-blacks - Monday 24 December, 2018

All Blacks stumble with eye on 2019 World Cup

Steve Hansen’s team suffered a major bump on their run-in to the competition.

# all-blacks - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Steven Hansen to step down from All Blacks job after 2019 World Cup

‘I do feel it’s right for the team for me to stand down,’ he said.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

World Cup winner Smith confirms All Blacks departure at end of 2019 as France move on the cards

The 32-year-old has signed a contract with French club Pau.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Crusaders coach Robertson would 'take a good look' at All Blacks job

The 44-year-old has guided the Christchurch side to back-to-back Super Rugby titles and is a highly-regarded young coach.

Outstanding November tees Ireland up superbly for Schmidt's final year

Wins over Italy, Argentina, the All Blacks and USA leave this Irish squad in an exciting place.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Bib-wearers a key part of Ireland's drive to be the best team in the world

Jack Conan explains how the players outside Ireland’s XV have been bringing intensity to training.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

World Player of the Year prize would be fitting reward for Sexton's incredible 2018

‘Where he stands out above a lot of the other players is his ability to see things on the pitch and pick the right options.’

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

'That's where the bar is': Ireland players strive to emulate standards set against All Blacks

Niall Scannell was unfortunate to miss out on the big Test in this window, but he is determined to put his own marker down against the USA.

All Black victory 'another rung on the ladder' for Ireland side full of leaders

Iain Henderson can see traits worth following throughout the squad.

Mixed feelings for Lowe as he watched Ireland defeat former team-mates

The Leinster winger was at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday with his parents.

# all-blacks - Monday 19 November, 2018

Analysis: Joe Schmidt's Ireland beat the All Blacks at their own game

The Ireland forwards showed off their handling skills to go along with the physicality.

From TheJournal.ie One million people watched Ireland beat New Zealand Making History

One million people watched Ireland beat New Zealand

It was the first time the country claimed a victory over the All Blacks on home soil.

Relentless JVDF celebrates 'incredible' night 9 months on from knee nightmare

The Leinster openside and Jordi Murphy were on duty in Chicago and key again in a second win over New Zealand.

All Blacks depart Dublin after being 'manipulated' by clever Ireland

‘We’re still stuck between the old way and the new way.’

Prolific Stockdale stays in the moment to produce sublime chip kick

The 22-year-old bounced back from nearly giving up a try to producing Ireland’s winning score.

'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013'

Joe Schmidt was keen to deflect praise elsewhere after Ireland beat the All Blacks in Dublin.

# all-blacks - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Hansen to decide on future next month as Ireland hope to hang onto Schmidt

The All Blacks boss says Ireland will find out how it feels to be the best side in the world.

# all-blacks - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Best 'physically exhausted, mentally ecstatic' after leading second Irish win over All Blacks

‘It’s another little bit of history that this squad has managed to etch out for itself.’

In Pics: Joyous scenes in Dublin as Ireland make history against All Blacks

Ireland produced an inspirational display to defeat New Zealand on home soil.

'They're the number one team in the world now' - All Blacks boss on Ireland

Steve Hansen labelled Joe Schmidt’s team as favourites for the World Cup.

'It's a big piece of history for us and one we wanted to tick off'

Man of the match Peter O’Mahony led Ireland’s tireless defensive effort on a historic night.

Relive the superb Stockdale try that helped Ireland to victory over the All Blacks Inspirational Score This post contains videos

Relive the superb Stockdale try that helped Ireland to victory over the All Blacks

The Ulster winger’s score was crucial as Ireland held on for a first home win over New Zealand.

Stunning Stockdale score sees Schmidt's Ireland down the All Blacks again

A sublime defensive effort from Peter O’Mahony and his team-mates was key.

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As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s Ireland bid to record a famous first home win over the All Blacks.

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Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match?

Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?

# all-blacks - Friday 16 November, 2018

'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team'

Former All Black Tana Umaga says Saturday’s game against Ireland is seen as the perfect litmus test for Steven Hansen’s side.

'You don't want to give that guy too much space': Goodhue wary of Ringrose threat

The less experienced of the All Black centres will pose quite a few problems for Ireland’s midfield axis.

'We’re going to need the best performance of our season' - Read

The All Blacks captain stressed the importance of physicality against Ireland.

How the All Blacks' haka is the ultimate 'ON' switch

The pre-match Māori dance is the perfect way to fire up the central nervous system.

'Josh has been unbelievably physical. He will fit in seamlessly'

Dan Leavy’s injury means his Leinster team-mate comes into the team at openside.

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