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#November internationals

# november-internationals - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Open thread: Who would you pick as Ireland's starting XV

A back row of Diack, Ryan and O’Donnell? If you say so.

# november-internationals - Monday 13 October, 2014

Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland's November internationals

Leinster coach Leo Cullen today said the tighthead prop would miss 12 weeks through injury.

# november-internationals - Friday 6 December, 2013

Springboks, Wallabies confirmed as Ireland's next November opposition

And probably Georgia in between.

# november-internationals - Monday 25 November, 2013

Report card: Joe Schmidt's opening Tests as Ireland coach

We got the red marker out for Ireland’s favourite former headmaster.

5 telling stats from an unbelievable clash with the All Blacks

Heaslip’s Trojan effort, O’Connell’s awesomeness and the All Blacks efficiency in exploiting gaps.

# november-internationals - Sunday 24 November, 2013

If you can bear to watch: Highlights of Ireland's 22 - 24 loss to New Zealand

Maybe if we don’t watch more than 67 seconds we can pretend we won.

Player ratings: How Ireland fared in today's clash with New Zealand

Can we just give them all 10 anyway?

VIDEO: Ireland face the haka on Lansdowne Road

The All Blacks brought out the traditional Ka Mate version of their pre-match cry.

No expectation, only hope as Ireland host flawless New Zealand

Brace yourselves, Ireland. This isn’t going to be easy.

All Blacks not better, more fluid than World Cup winners — Kieran Read

The number eight is blessed with an endless array of skills. How do Ireland stop him?

# november-internationals - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Snapshot: Cousins Cooper and Maitland trade international jerseys

Tokoroa has a lot to answer for.

End of season fatigue? Richie McCaw says he's just getting started

The Kiwi captain expects energy and fire from the hosts at Lansdowne Road tomorrow.

3 key battles Ireland must win to make history against New Zealand

It’s a tough task in store for Ireland tomorrow, but if they can the upper hand in these areas then maybe, just maybe…

'We're up for it': Ireland in steely mood before toughest Test

Les Kiss is looking for a massive improvement after last week’s defensive horror show.

Luke Romano not concerned about facing Paul O’Connell

On his return to fitness, the Canterbury lock is fully focused on his own game.

# november-internationals - Friday 22 November, 2013

LIVESTREAM: Watch Ireland manager Joe Schmidt's pre-All Blacks press conference

The head coach names his team to take on New Zealand this afternoon.

Abiding All Black rule number 1 key to joining exclusive club

Jeremy Thrush is hoping to make up for lost time at international level.

# november-internationals - Thursday 21 November, 2013

No cigar: 7 times Ireland got within a mile of beating the All Blacks

Apart from these, New Zealand has been the land of the long, heavy defeat for Ireland.

I'm not stepping into Dan Carter's shoes, I wear my own -- Aaron Cruden

With half of his 28 All Black caps coming from the start, the Chiefs number 10 won’t be considered a back up option any more.

'Schmidt is more than capable of setting things right in a week'

Former Ireland coach Ronnie Dawson says Ireland can match the All Blacks — if they get the basics right.

No Carter, no problem for NZ with George Morgan on board

Skills to pay the bills.

McCaw leading All Black search for satisfying perfection 7

McCaw leading All Black search for satisfying perfection

Richie McCaw is at the centre of New Zealand’s never-ending drive to improve.

# november-internationals - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Kieran Read maintaining his pokerface on cusp of clean sweep

The world’s best number eight is one game away from making history, but his feet are firmly on the ground.

O'Driscoll: No one will give Ireland a chance, that's fine by us

The patched up centre is itching to take on rugby’s biggest challenge one last time.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

McFadden ruled out as BOD joins Kearney and Sexton on doubtful list

The in-form winger fractured a metacarpal in his hand and will miss Leinster’s December Heineken Cup outings.

# november-internationals - Sunday 17 November, 2013

'We undid ourselves' laments Schmidt as best laid plans torn asunder

‘You want to see a progression week to week, but that wasn’t evident on the field.’

Irish defensive problems easily rectified, says captain O'Connell

The skipper bemoaned the defence of the maul, vulnerability out wide and a lack of intensity.

# november-internationals - Saturday 16 November, 2013

McKenzie: We had our homework done on Ireland

The Wallabies coach saw us coming.

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute on Lansdowne Road as Joe Schmidt tried to win his second game in charge.

Ireland out to 'maintain the rage' against Australia

Of Joe Schmidt’s three fixtures this month, this is the one he needs to win the most.

# november-internationals - Friday 15 November, 2013

Ireland v Australia: 3 key battles to make November a success for Schmidt

Youth, experience and returning number 10s. This game better start soon.

'Everybody's all grown up' as Quade Cooper returns to familiar territory

The Wallabies out-half has retraced his steps.

# november-internationals - Thursday 14 November, 2013

McKenzie highlights scrum 'irony' before taking on axis of Healy, Best and Ross

The Wallaby boss says penalties are awarded on reputation, and his team are ‘starting from a low base’.

LIVESTREAM: Watch Ireland manager Joe Schmidt's pre-Australia press conference

The Ireland chief will name his side for the second November International.

# november-internationals - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Gone fishin': John Plumtree puts Ireland forwards through their paces with a big net

While Keano checks out the pitch in Malahide, the rugby lads crack out the telescopic nets at Carton house.

# november-internationals - Monday 11 November, 2013

5 thing we learned from this weekend's international rugby

Anyone else need an ice bath after all that?

# november-internationals - Saturday 9 November, 2013

All Blacks stay perfect in Paris as ‘Boks bully Wales

Here’s how this evening’s other big games went.

'Samoa the appetiser, there's a double main course to come' -- Schmidt

The new Ireland coach is already moving on to Australia and New Zealand.

GIF: O'Driscoll genius opens up Samoan defence

Up until this moment, we only had a rolling maul to crow about.

Schmidt off to a winner as moments of magic see off Samoa

After a slow start, Ireland ran out 40 – 9 winners over the Pacific islanders.