# November Internationals 2013

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Wales relieve Gatland pressure with South Africa win
Four Leigh Halfpenny penalties were enough in Cardiff.
Wales go hunting for overdue win over Springboks without George North
South Africa named a side showing eight changes from the win over Italy.
England axe Farrell for Australia clash, Cheika makes three changes
‘Sorry, son. We’re going with George and Billy Twelvetrees’.
'I never thought we'd pull away at 17-0': O'Connell pleased with Irish resilience
The captain did get a sense of satisfaction from Ireland’s second half performance.
5 talking points after Ireland's rollercoaster ride against Australia
Including Paul O’Connell’s ability to age like fine wine.
Ireland look to forward power to make the difference against Australia this time around
It’s the one we’ve all been waiting for, but can Ireland exact some revenge for last year’s no-show?
You get the impression some southern hemisphere players don't know your name -- Mike Ross
The prop says things will be different with Michael Cheika in charge.
'We'll have to show Cheika something he hasn't seen before' -- Jonathan Sexton
Ireland’s out-half also looked back on a painful day the last time he faced his former coach.
Best is back with D'Arcy named inside centre for Ireland's clash with Australia
The veteran will partner Robbie Henshaw in Ireland’s midfield.
All Blacks trust in Barrett against Wales while magnificent 7 makes 100th appearance as captain
Oh, and Sonny Bill Williams partners Conrad Smith in the centre.
Toomua and Speight to start as Australia make four changes for Ireland Test
Quade Cooper, Will Genia and Kurtley Beale are among a provisional 11 replacements named by Michael Cheika.
Open Thread: Pick your Ireland line-up to face the Wallabies
The centre pairing is again the big call in the starting XV.
D'Arcy's defensive chat and 12 more pictures from Ireland's training session today
Pat Lam was there too.
Quade Cooper happy just 'holding pads' as swagger is lost with his starting jersey
The out-half sounded strangely withdrawn as he said he’s striving to be a better person under Michael Cheika’s guidance.
Quade Cooper: Cheika hammering focus and 'mental edge' home for Wallabies
It’s been a wild month for the Wallabies.
Everybody's happy to have Kurtley Beale back in the squad -- Quade Cooper
The utility back was a late call-up before the Wallabies’ meeting with Ireland after a controversial summer.
Kurtley Beale seeks redemption in Dublin after late tour call-up
“There was some dark days and obviously that did cross my mind.”
Like Ireland, Scotland have never beaten the All Blacks... can they make history this weekend?
It’s the Boys in Green in Glasgow for Scotland, and then the All Blacks tomorrow in Edinburgh.
Analysis: Ireland's intelligent maul defence frustrates the Boks
Simon Easterby and Paul O’Connell came up with a smart way to stop the South Africans.
Cronin eager for 'massive opportunity' as key ball-carrier against the Boks
The 28-year-old has started only six of his 35 caps in Ireland colours so far.
'Realist' Joe Schmidt remains Ireland's trump card ahead of Boks clash
The Kiwi head coach is likely to have a well-prepared and intelligent game plan ready for tomorrow.
'They're big lads' - Kearney excited to play off Henshaw and Payne pairing
The Ireland fullback points to the importance of the kick chase this weekend against South Africa.
5 talking points from Joe Schmidt's first Ireland selection of the season
The Kiwi head coach has gone for an interesting midfield combination.
Henshaw and Payne both start in midfield for Ireland's clash with the Boks
Mike Ross is fit to take his place at tighthead prop, as Simon Zebo gets the nod on the left wing.
So what do the Aussies think of Ireland ahead of the November Internationals?
We got the view from down under.
Open Thread: What Irish team would you pick to face South Africa on Saturday
Joe Schmidt has fewer and fewer players to choose from, but there are still big calls to be made.
Fog, white togs and ROG ROG ROG: Ireland's 5 most recent clashes with South Africa
The last 10 years have been our most successful period against the Southern Hemisphere giants.
Brutish Duane Vermeulen a major threat to Ireland's hopes against the Boks
The South Africa No. 8 is in the best form of his international career.
Analysis: What's so different about South Africa's attack to before?
We take a look at the new strands in the Springboks’ play book, with Willie le Roux a central figure.
Springboks XV to face Ireland unchanged from win over All Blacks
Head coach Heyneke Meyer has the luxury of retaining all 15 men who started against the Kiwis.
Kilcoyne picks the brains of BJ Botha ahead of powerful Boks test
The loosehead prop made his Ireland debut against South Africa two years ago.
'Boks stay bashful about scrum chances while trusting Pollard to fire up the back-line
South Africa are in rude health, while Joe Schmidt could conceivably have to make do without his entire first-choice front row.
Ireland's Bowe enthusiastic to take on 'intelligent' threat of Bryan Habana
The 30-year-old Ulster wing admits it has been tough watching Ireland’s success in the last year.
November is a big, big month for these 5 Irish rugby players
A raft of injury worries mean there are places up for grabs. These guys have a lot to gain.
Ireland still uncertain over Rory Best as Springboks rule out Pienaar
The Ulster hooker has been struggling with a calf problem, while his provincial teammate is out of Saturday’s Test.
Wales bump George North in to the centre for Australia Test
With Jonathan Davies injured, North will run from 13 outside of Jamie Roberts.
O'Connell 'the best I've played against in my career' - Victor Matfield
The 37-year-old has come out of retirement to win a World Cup and thinks it’s ‘funny’ that BOD hasn’t done the same.
Schmidt needs a good second season bounce in the cold November rain
Here’s Whiff of Cordite’s take on the lay of the land as a depleted Ireland face up to Tests against South Africa and Australia.
'We've come an awful long way': Sexton partnership still improving, says Murray
The scrum-half is happy to take on a relatively smaller portion of the responsibility wit Ireland, but the pressure is still on.
Sexton injury 'nothing of concern' for Ireland, but Best joins Ross as a front row doubt
Ireland had an agreement with Racing Metro to limit the number 10′s game time on Saturday.