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Rugby - 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.

France claim first win in nine months by beating Argentina in Lille

Teddy Thomas crossed twice as the hosts secured an important victory.


'It's a big piece of history for us and one we wanted to tick off'

Man of the match Peter O’Mahony led Ireland’s tireless defensive effort on a historic night.

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.

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

The 24-year-old kicked 13 points and notched a try during Saturday’s game.

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.

Eddie Jones glad as 'seduced' England recover to beat Japan

Jones’ side trailed 15-10 at the break but managed to turn things around after the restart.

'When we play like that and we are not rewarded, I'm angry': O'Shea fumes at disallowed Italy try

Tito Tebaldi’s first-half try was ruled out as Italy came up short against Australia.

Canada close in on final World Cup place after win over Germany

They need just one point from their final game against Hong Kong.

Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan

England were 15-10 down at half-time and a shock looked to be on the cards.

Wales score 50 unanswered second-half points to put Tonga to the sword

That’s now eight straight wins for Warren Gatland’s side.

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Koroibete's double downs Italy as Wallabies get back to winning ways

Conor O’Shea’s Italy struggled to contain the visitors in Padova.

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'Hopefully we can get girls into clubs and playing from a younger age'

Ireland Women scrum-half Ailsa Hughes is looking to take her game to the next level.

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.

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

Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?

Rugby - Friday 16 November, 2018

'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team'

Former All Black Tana Umaga says Saturday’s game against Ireland is seen as the perfect litmus test for Steven Hansen’s side.

'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.

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Mathewson extends stay with Munster as Farrell returns to full training

However, Jean Kleyn looks set to miss the European clashes with Castres after undergoing surgery on his thumb.

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.

'It's not as if there's a list of top-5 ways to beat the All Blacks'

Andy Dunne, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey put their heads together on Heineken Rugby Weekly ahead of the Ireland-New Zealand showdown.

'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning''

Nick Popplewell tasted victory against the All Blacks but had more tough days after facing the haka.

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.

'I love the lineouts... it's nice to have that added challenge of calling'

Ireland second row Aoife McDermott is looking to build on her first Six Nations campaign this year.

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.

'I know he can’t wait to get out there and have a shot at these guys'

Kieran Marmion knows his room-mate and Connacht team-mate Bundee Aki will relish the challenge of the All Blacks on Saturday.

Rugby - 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.

Carbery ready and waiting in the wings

The out-half is prepared to slot in and execute his job against the All Blacks whatever the situation demands.

Schmidt strongly defends Bundee Aki's right to play for Ireland

The New Zealand-born centre comes up against the country of his birth this weekend.

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.