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# New Era
'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'
Former Ireland coach Declan Kidney gave his first press conference as technical consultant at London Irish today.
# warren g
'If any player wants to call us, we’re happy to take that call': Gatland brushes off Brown's discontent
The Kiwi also stressed the need for the Lions to be aware of cultural differences as they tour his homeland.
# niggle
'The higher the physicality, the better for me': Henshaw unfazed by last All Black clash
After starring in the Chicago victory, Robbie Henshaw did not last long when New Zealand came to Dublin.
# Great Scot
Late call-up Laidlaw determined to seize Lions chance despite sad circumstances
The scrum-half has replaced Ben Youngs in Warren Gatland’s squad.
# Sympathy
Ben Youngs' absence leaves Lions feeling subdued on 'Messy Monday'
Warren Gatland spoke about the difficult situation that prompted the England scrum-half to withdraw from the squad.
# Reaction
'We've got to work harder' says Kiss after another early European exit
The Ulster coach felt his side played well in patches against Exeter.
# disappointing
Ulster's European ambitions all but over after defeat to Exeter
The northern province could not withstand a second-half blitz from the Premiership side.
# different animals
‘Even if that kick didn’t go over, overall, they played better than us' -- Rassie
Munster’s director of rugby had no complaints as he tasted a first defeat since Leinster.
# Champions Cup
Late long-range penalty brings Munster winning streak to an end in Welford Road
The southern province were within minutes of an eighth consecutive win, but must settle for a losing bonus point.
# End of the road
'For some lads it’s a foregone conclusion. For guys like me, it’s not'
Eoin Reddan reflects on his 15-year professional career.
# reflection
'I'd be lying if I thought that we were suddenly world beaters' - Schmidt
The Ireland head coach delivered his verdict on the three-Test tour of South Africa.
# Homeward Bound
My kind of town: Iain Henderson turns focus to shocking the All Blacks
The sides meet in Chicago and Dublin in November.
# Captain's Verdict
Best left 'bitterly' disappointed by Ireland's missed chance in South Africa
The Ireland captain believes the Boks are as physical as they ever have been.
# missed chance
'We got a couple of nice invites that we didn't turn up for' - Schmidt
The Ireland head coach refused to comment on the Wille le Roux incident.
# a step too far
Schmidt's Ireland come up short as Springboks claim series victory
The refereeing call from Glen Jackson and his TMO had a big bearing on the result.
# suftum
Ireland's Jackson confident with Ulster centres Olding and Marshall alongside
Joe Schmidt’s midfield triumvirate lacks experience but has huge potential.
# All On The Line
'We play a smart, tactical game' - Best's Ireland not buying Bok barbs
The retirement of Eoin Reddan is an additional motivation for Joe Schmidt’s men.
# faz
'I don’t think we’ve set the bar anywhere yet' - Farrell wants Ireland benchmark
The defence coach believes there is more to come from Ireland in the final game of the season.
# Decider
Schmidt focuses Irish minds for physical series finale in South Africa
The Ireland head coach says poor lineout ball didn’t allow Ireland to attack expansively.
# bolstered
'Anyone not on the pitch feels they can add something': Murphy fresh and ready to make history in Port Elizabeth
Jamie Heaslip will be joined by Jordi Murphy and CJ Stander again this weekend.
# known unknowns
'There will be something new from the Irish': Boks expect to see much more of Ireland's attacking threat
The South Africa coach is prepared for Andrew Trimble to take on more of the carrying workload.
# boks it off
Schmidt 'utterly confident' Ireland have the energy to end long season with series win
The Kiwi says his players are always motivated and won’t need reminding before Saturday’s deciding third Test.
# Team news
O'Halloran replaces injured Payne with Healy included on Ireland bench
The Connacht wing could make his debut off the bench for Ireland.
# Boks Boost
Combrinck and Whiteley start for Springboks in third Ireland Test
Uncapped pair Steven Kitshoff and Jaco Kriel are among the replacements.
# trimby
'To be taken seriously, you need to back it up and we didn’t do that'
Andrew Trimble says one final game of the season will be no problem for Ireland.
# new cap
Fullback O'Halloran eager for second Ireland cap after brief cameo debut
The 25-year-old didn’t have a chance to impact on the second Test.
# Greg Feek
Schmidt's Ireland inspired by performances of U20s in England
Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek is excited to get working with loosehead Andrew Porter.
# Frustration
'We’re not over it to be honest' - Ireland still hurting from Joburg
Devin Toner says Ireland expect more of the same from the Boks in the third Test.
# No Excuses
'We have to believe we can do it. I know we can' - Murray confident ahead of series decider
The Ireland scrum-half admits the video review sessions have been painful but insists the squad are desperate to end their season on a high.
# Let's get physical
Springbok coach preparing side for huge physical battle in deciding Test
Allister Coetzee has highlighted Ireland’s kicking game and strip-tackling as key areas for South Africa to address.
# On the Move
Henshaw flies home to see knee specialist as Ireland regroup to go 'full steam'
Joe Schmidt’s squad went for a dip in the Indian Ocean this morning as they recovered ahead of next Saturday’s big third Test.
# Changes
Schmidt looks to other options at 13 with Henshaw sidelined through injury
The Connacht man suffered knee cartilage damage in the closing minutes of Saturday’s defeat.
# positives
'I’m still incredibly proud of how hard the players worked' - Joe Schmidt
There are plenty of positives for an Ireland side that may be running on empty after a gruelling campaign.
# resilience
'Not many teams can work their way out of the hole if there's not something special in that team'
Allister Coetzee and Adriaan Strauss reflect on South Africa’s big comeback victory against Ireland yesterday.
# Reaction
Ireland wilt at 5,700 feet - but altitude is no excuse for late collapse, says Best
“We’ll hurt for a little bit, then we’ll dust ourselves down,” says Ireland captain.
# Post-mortem
Schmidt: 'It’ll take us a couple of days mentally to get over the anguish'
Robbie Henshaw a doubt for series decider after injuring his knee in Johannesburg defeat.
# disappointing
Ireland concede 29 second-half points as South Africa win second Test
There’s all to play for in the series next week.
# tour de force
"I think I've won Joe over" - Craig Gilroy ready to take chance against Boks
The Ulsterman’s in line to win his eighth cap this evening.
# outside the boks
Ireland hoping to show more attacking threat in once-a-decade chance in South Africa
Joe Schmidt’s side looked more fluid in attack last weekend before the red card forced a tactical shift.
# series on the line
'The Springboks aren’t going to hand history to us, we have to take it ourselves'
The odds are against Ireland in Johannesburg this weekend, but it didn’t stop them last time.