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#Ireland

# ireland - Monday 19 November, 2018

As it happened: Denmark vs Ireland, Uefa Nations League

We went minute-by-mintue as Ireland made the trip to Aarhus to face Denmark in the Nations League.

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.

Another All Black win a 'reassurance' for Ireland team undaunted by expectation

There was a festive feel about Carton House, but Iain Henderson and Ireland are intent on steadily improving.

Just a dead leg for O'Mahony after magnificent performance against New Zealand

The IRFU revealed that a neck strain kept Dan Leavy from facing the All Blacks.

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.

# ireland - 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.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins and Shane Ross fly out with congrats for Ireland's win over All Blacks Rugby Triumph

Michael D Higgins and Shane Ross fly out with congrats for Ireland's win over All Blacks

Ireland beat New Zealand in a thrilling encounter at the Aviva Stadium.

Analysis: The Jacob Stockdale try that downed the All Blacks in Dublin

Ireland had employed the clever reverse play before under Joe Schmidt.

'I just couldn't believe he came out with the ball': O'Mahony try-saver made all the difference

New Zealand were within an inch of taking a massive chunk out of Ireland’s lead.

Haka response from Ireland a statement that they refused to take a backward step

‘We wanted to go after them, not step away, not accept being bullied by them.’

# ireland - 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.

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.

How did you rate Ireland in their magnificent win over the All Blacks?

It was night for hard men and cool heads at the Aviva.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'He fought to maintain his sanity': Posters go up near Mountjoy raising awareness of prisoner healthcare Prisoners

'He fought to maintain his sanity': Posters go up near Mountjoy raising awareness of prisoner healthcare

The posters use archive photographs and historical information about Irish prisons.

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, November Tests Liveblog This post contains a poll

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a Snapshot: The dreamlike landscape of the northern coastline Opinion

Ireland in a Snapshot: The dreamlike landscape of the northern coastline

The northern coastline of Antrim is beyond beautiful and everything in between is worth investigating, writes Donal Moloney.

Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks

A thriller awaits at the Aviva Stadium this evening at 7pm.

Toner ready to reach out and grab 'special' win for Ireland

Ireland’s leading lock is braced for another Titanic battle with the world’s best second row pairing.

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match? Showtime This post contains a poll

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

Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?

# ireland - Friday 16 November, 2018

42-year-old breaks Irish stopper's record to become oldest European international goalkeeper

Bulgarian Georgi Petkov made a landmark appearance against Cyprus tonight.

Jimmy Dunne and United youngster O'Connor drafted into Ireland's squad to face Denmark

Ireland will be without the suspended James McClean in Aarhus.

'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.

Van der Flier to start for Ireland against All Blacks as Dan Leavy ruled out

Joe Schmidt has been forced into a late change to his team, with Jordi Murphy coming onto the bench.

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve' Winless This post contains videos

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'

‘You can see the foundations are there for us if we were a professional side,’ Isobel Joyce said after a third loss to India.

Kerr slams Ireland's 'abysmal' record as downward spiral under O'Neill continues Tv View This post contains videos

Kerr slams Ireland's 'abysmal' record as downward spiral under O'Neill continues

‘Three wins in 18 games…. that was a dreadful performance.’

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match From The Stands This post contains videos

Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland played at the Aviva Stadium last night.

Locks and LOLs for record-breaking New Zealand stalwarts

Whitelock and Retallick are a serious combination on the field, not so much on press duty.

Scars of 2016 remain for Schmidt as he prepares for 'spiky and physical' All Blacks clash

Joe Schmidt will demand that his charges give as good as they get in the physical stakes.

# ireland - Thursday 15 November, 2018

O'Gara-influenced Goodhue at the head of New Zealand's queue for centre slot

Steve Hansen says he has been reluctant to field this midfield partnership, because they are already familiar with one another.

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland welcomed Michael O’Neill’s men to the Aviva Stadium.

Hansen's All Blacks intent on doing 'a wee bit of suffocating ourselves'

The All Blacks won’t be in a rush to kick possession Ireland’s way.