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Three Irish Stars From Fiji Win That Should Be In Joe Schmidt’s Plans For Argentina Clash

Ireland was made to work for their second victory of their November Test series on Saturday, with a spirited and physical Fiji side running the much-changed home side close at the Aviva Stadium. With both sides scoring three tries apiece, Joe Schmidt’s men emerged 23 – 20 victors thanks to a brace of penalties from fly-half substitute Ian Keatley late in …

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Joe Kernan Slams “Diabolical” Refereeing In International Rules After Loss To Australia

Ireland failed to retain the Cormac McAnallen trophy with a loss to Australia in this morning’s International Rules Series second test.  Coming into the this morning’s tie, the Boys In Green were chasing a ten-point deficit from the first test last week in Adelaide. If for some reason any Irish player or supporter had not been pumped before throw-in, this …

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Tadhg Furlong Dismisses Lions Talk

Ireland prop Tadhg Furlong has dismissed suggestions that he’s in contention for a place on the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand next year after Ireland’s 27-24 win over Australia in Dublin on Saturday. Furlong has enjoyed a stellar November series with standout performances against Australia and New Zealand, which has thrusted his name into Lions contention for …

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Winners And Losers – Ireland Vs Australia

As a writer you’re always looking for the narrative. No matter what the game is, how big or how small, you’re always looking for the story.  Some games are so meaningless it’s like trying to draw blood from a stone when you’re looking for a takeaway, while others naturally lend themselves to analysis and dissection. Ireland versus Australia was one of …

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Opinion: After The Autumn, Are Ireland Now Six Nations Favourites?

Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 26/11/2016 Ireland vs Australia Ireland's Peter O'Mahony celebrates at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Ireland hit another high with victory over Australia on Saturday. But do their autumn successes make them Six Nations favourites ahead of England? What a difference a year makes. In 2015 an under-strength Ireland were dispatched by Argentina at the World Cup. Fast forward to 2016, and another weakened Ireland defeat Argentina 27-24. Ireland are without doubt playing their best …

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The 100 Club – Rory Best’s Journey To A Century Of Test Caps

Ireland captain Rory Best will make his 100th international appearance on Saturday when he takes to the field to face a Wallabies side that will be gunning for their first grand slam of the northern hemisphere since 1984. Best will become just the fifth Irish player in international rugby history to reach the century mark of test matches following in the …

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Keith Earls Speaks On Anthony Foley’s Passing And Why He Won’t Apologise To Glasgow’s Fraser Brown

Irish rugby has been caught up in quite a whirlwind off late. The last 6 weeks has seen tumultuous event follow tumultuous event, encompassing Ireland’s first ever victory over the All Blacks in addition to Munster wins against the Maori and Glasgow, all of which have taken place in the shadow of Anthony Foley’s tragic passing. His loss has begun to fade from mainstream …

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