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#November Tests

# november-tests - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Brace brings Earls outright second spot on Ireland's all-time try-scoring list
# Finisher
# Finisher

Brace brings Earls outright second spot on Ireland's all-time try-scoring list

Dec 5th 2020, 8:28 PM 10,292 Views 10 Comments

The Limerick man shared second spot for almost two years with Tommy Bowe, but moved two closer to Brian O’Driscoll today.

Sexton hopes Ireland can take place at 'top table' after falling short of England and France
# Kick On
# Kick On

Sexton hopes Ireland can take place at 'top table' after falling short of England and France

Dec 5th 2020, 6:34 PM 5,093 Views 18 Comments

‘We’re happy with the way we’re improving,’ says the Ireland captain while pointing out a ‘difference of opinion’ with the media.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup

Dec 5th 2020, 1:19 PM 44,854 Views 51 Comments

Third place was at stake as Gregor Townsend’s side came to the Aviva, we went minute-by-minute.

# november-tests - Friday 4 December, 2020

'Something I've always had in my locker': Stockdale glad to let passing skill shine through
# November Tests
# November Tests

'Something I've always had in my locker': Stockdale glad to let passing skill shine through

Dec 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 5,163 Views 23 Comments

The wing-turned-fullback put his passing range on display against Georgia.

# november-tests - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Chances sustain confidence in Cian Healy's 'favourite' Ireland dressing room
# November Tests
# November Tests

Chances sustain confidence in Cian Healy's 'favourite' Ireland dressing room

Dec 3rd 2020, 6:51 AM 13,384 Views 12 Comments

The veteran prop feels the mood in the current camp is the best he has experienced.

# november-tests - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Details remain for Farrell's Ireland, but intense focus has shifted elsewhere
# November Tests
# November Tests

Details remain for Farrell's Ireland, but intense focus has shifted elsewhere

Dec 1st 2020, 4:03 PM 9,429 Views 10 Comments

‘Sometimes we’re seeing it and not executing and sometimes we’re not seeing it and running into brick walls.’

Sexton: 'Have we gone backwards? Not compared to 2019'
# Progress
# Progress

Sexton: 'Have we gone backwards? Not compared to 2019'

Dec 1st 2020, 1:52 PM 7,132 Views 28 Comments

The Ireland captain insists the current Ireland side has made progress that they have just been unable to reproduce in competitive action.

# november-tests - Sunday 29 November, 2020

'Like riding a bike': Porter not counting himself out of Ireland's loosehead conversation
# November Tests
# November Tests

'Like riding a bike': Porter not counting himself out of Ireland's loosehead conversation

Nov 29th 2020, 8:21 PM 8,966 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, Shane Daly will be one of the few who take fond memories away from today’s win over Georgia.

Ryan laments Ireland easing 'off the pedal' against Georgia
# November Tests
# November Tests

Ryan laments Ireland easing 'off the pedal' against Georgia

Nov 29th 2020, 6:20 PM 9,162 Views 17 Comments

The young skipper was in no mood to accentuate positives of an unconvincing win..

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup

Nov 29th 2020, 1:17 PM 36,273 Views 69 Comments

It’s the third of four matches in the stop-gap series and we’re going minute-by-minute.

# november-tests - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Farrell puts faith in new combinations to flip the script against England
# November Tests
# November Tests

Farrell puts faith in new combinations to flip the script against England

Nov 18th 2020, 2:32 PM 12,033 Views 14 Comments

Whether through injury or a coach’s call, this week’s starting XV has just five names in common with the February defeat.

# november-tests - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

'Huge honour' as 24-year-old Ryan takes Ireland captaincy for England Test
# The Natural
# The Natural

'Huge honour' as 24-year-old Ryan takes Ireland captaincy for England Test

Nov 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 32,505 Views 26 Comments

The Leinster lock signalled he will lean on experienced heads like Peter O’Mahony and Keith Earls.

# november-tests - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Gibson-Park ready to get 'proper taste' of Test rugby as a starter
# JGP
# JGP

Gibson-Park ready to get 'proper taste' of Test rugby as a starter

Nov 12th 2020, 6:51 AM 7,280 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster 9 says he’s privileged to play alongside Johnny Sexton for club and country.

# november-tests - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

'It's only a couple of games ago that everyone was saying Jacob is the answer'
# November Tests
# November Tests

'It's only a couple of games ago that everyone was saying Jacob is the answer'

Nov 10th 2020, 2:19 PM 10,811 Views 33 Comments

Andy Farrell is excited to field his newly-qualified players from the start and hopes to see Jacob Stockdale show his best form at 15.

# november-tests - Monday 9 November, 2020

Henderson: Ireland taking confidence from their new beginnings
# Fresh
# Fresh

Henderson: Ireland taking confidence from their new beginnings

Nov 9th 2020, 5:59 PM 6,722 Views 3 Comments

Ireland feel they are right at the beginning of their ‘journey’.

Sexton keen to move on and see Ireland improve consistency
# November Tests
# November Tests

Sexton keen to move on and see Ireland improve consistency

Nov 9th 2020, 3:25 PM 6,102 Views 27 Comments

‘We don’t want to go with a massive performance then massive dip.’

# november-tests - Sunday 8 November, 2020

New faces through squad, but familiar old foe looms in Ireland's autumn
# November Tests
# November Tests

New faces through squad, but familiar old foe looms in Ireland's autumn

Nov 8th 2020, 7:13 AM 7,399 Views 3 Comments

The feelgood factor in Andy Farrell’s squad will be tested severely by another clash with England.

# november-tests - Monday 14 September, 2020

ACL to keep Springbok 10 Pollard out beyond Rugby Championship
# November Tests
# November Tests

ACL to keep Springbok 10 Pollard out beyond Rugby Championship

Sep 14th 2020, 1:49 PM 4,197 Views 1 Comment

The out-half suffered the knee injury in Friday’s loss to Racing.

# november-tests - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Scottish Rugby makes pay cuts amidst 'uncertainty' over November Tests
# On Hold
# On Hold

Scottish Rugby makes pay cuts amidst 'uncertainty' over November Tests

Apr 14th 2020, 2:52 PM 3,345 Views 10 Comments

Argentina, New Zealand and Japan are due to visit Murrayfield later this year.

# november-tests - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Farrell's Ireland to host Japan, Springboks and Wallabies in November 2020
# Revenge
# Revenge

Farrell's Ireland to host Japan, Springboks and Wallabies in November 2020

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:57 AM 15,336 Views 17 Comments

The Brave Blossoms shocked Ireland at their home World Cup.

# november-tests - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Grace Miller among 10 uncapped women in Ireland training squad
# November Tests
# November Tests

Grace Miller among 10 uncapped women in Ireland training squad

Sep 26th 2019, 10:54 AM 3,468 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s training camps will take on a greater importance in the weeks ahead with only one Test match scheduled for November.

# november-tests - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'
# International Rugby
# International Rugby

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'

Sep 19th 2019, 12:33 PM 8,048 Views 0 Comments

The 15-a-side team will take on Wales on 10 November in UCD.

# november-tests - Friday 30 November, 2018

Cooney, Murphy and McCloskey back in Ulster starting line-up for Cardiff clash
# Pro14
# Pro14

Cooney, Murphy and McCloskey back in Ulster starting line-up for Cardiff clash

Nov 30th 2018, 12:05 PM 4,529 Views 6 Comments

The northern province will have six internationals back after their November exploits.

# november-tests - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

November Report Card: How the world's top 10 are shaping up for Japan 2019
# Test Review
# Test Review

November Report Card: How the world's top 10 are shaping up for Japan 2019

Nov 27th 2018, 5:09 PM 29,597 Views 8 Comments

We take a closer look at how the runners and riders fared 10 months out from the World Cup.

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

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

Nov 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,182 Views 10 Comments

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

# november-tests - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Six Nations and RWC loom large as Schmidt sees flexibility and confidence built in November
# Depth Chart
# Depth Chart

Six Nations and RWC loom large as Schmidt sees flexibility and confidence built in November

Nov 25th 2018, 1:56 AM 9,185 Views 12 Comments

Ross Byrne has complicated the tussle for the back-up 10 slot and that suits the head coach just fine.

# november-tests - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Conan an injury concern after 'jolt' to the shoulder in win over USA
# Walking Wounded
# Walking Wounded

Conan an injury concern after 'jolt' to the shoulder in win over USA

Nov 24th 2018, 10:50 PM 9,626 Views 1 Comment

Darren Sweetnam’s back and Will Addison’s HIA are also causes for concern as players return to their provinces.

Brilliant scenes in Paris as sublime Fiji earn historic win over France
# Magnifique
# Magnifique

Brilliant scenes in Paris as sublime Fiji earn historic win over France

Nov 24th 2018, 10:33 PM 33,749 Views 45 Comments

The Stade de France was left stunned.

Joe Schmidt strongly hints that he's leaving Ireland after the 2019 World Cup
# Future
# Future

Joe Schmidt strongly hints that he's leaving Ireland after the 2019 World Cup

Nov 24th 2018, 9:33 PM 26,105 Views 35 Comments

The 53-year-old is out of contract after next year’s World Cup in Japan.

How did you rate Ireland in their big November win over the USA?
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

How did you rate Ireland in their big November win over the USA?

Nov 24th 2018, 8:39 PM 19,454 Views 45 Comments

Who impressed you at the Aviva Stadium today?

Conway hat-trick helps Ireland to make it four wins from four this November
# Job Done
# Job Done

Conway hat-trick helps Ireland to make it four wins from four this November

Nov 24th 2018, 8:25 PM 35,597 Views 107 Comments

The US Eagles were competitive for 40 minutes but Joe Schmidt’s side finished strongly.

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Jenkins guides Wales past Springboks to extend winning streak

Nov 24th 2018, 7:53 PM 8,825 Views 3 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side completed a November clean-sweep in Cardiff.

Spirited Ireland test England but run out of steam at Twickenham
# Report
# Report

Spirited Ireland test England but run out of steam at Twickenham

Nov 24th 2018, 7:48 PM 7,393 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side scored three tries but suffered a 37-15 defeat in their second November international.

Eddie Jones' England end the year on a high with win over Wallabies
# November Tests
# November Tests

Eddie Jones' England end the year on a high with win over Wallabies

Nov 24th 2018, 5:32 PM 12,578 Views 20 Comments

Owen Farrell scored 22 points at Twickenham.

As it happened: Ireland v USA, November Tests
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v USA, November Tests

Nov 24th 2018, 5:30 PM 90,045 Views 44 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side were bidding to end a momentous year with one final victory.

Laidlaw's boot and Maitland try help Scotland to season-ending Pumas win
# November Tests
# November Tests

Laidlaw's boot and Maitland try help Scotland to season-ending Pumas win

Nov 24th 2018, 4:39 PM 6,641 Views 6 Comments

It was one for the purists at a wet Murrayfield.

10-try All Blacks rebound from Dublin defeat by cutting loose against Italy
# Route 66
# Route 66

10-try All Blacks rebound from Dublin defeat by cutting loose against Italy

Nov 24th 2018, 4:12 PM 14,675 Views 6 Comments

The world champions hammered Conor O’Shea’s Azzurri in Rome, with Jordie Barrett scoring four tries.

# november-tests - Friday 23 November, 2018

Van der Merwe strikes twice to seal final World Cup place for Canada
# JAPAN 2019
# JAPAN 2019

Van der Merwe strikes twice to seal final World Cup place for Canada

Nov 23rd 2018, 9:59 PM 10,926 Views 5 Comments

The Canucks will face New Zealand and South Africa in Japan.

'I was carrying all this excess weight and was quite lethargic in stuff I was doing'
# Back In The Mix
# Back In The Mix

'I was carrying all this excess weight and was quite lethargic in stuff I was doing'

Nov 23rd 2018, 8:25 AM 53,945 Views 16 Comments

After falling out of Joe Schmidt’s plans, Finlay Bealham had a hard look at himself in the mirror and has returned fitter and leaner.

Emotional Schmidt prepares to make decision on Ireland future with his family
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

Emotional Schmidt prepares to make decision on Ireland future with his family

Nov 23rd 2018, 1:01 AM 17,685 Views 45 Comments

‘It is tough for me, to be honest. I cannot believe the support we have had here as a family.’

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