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# Chicago

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# Murder
Man pleads guilty to helping his cousin plan notorious Bali murder of girlfriend's mother
Sheila von Weise was beaten to death with a fruit bowl during a vacation in 2014.
# The BOD Support
'It was probably the game that re-attached me as a fan again' - BOD savoured the Chicago All Blacks win
The former Irish captain relished the victory at Soldier Field.
# Lock and key
Ireland prepared for extra dimension Retallick gives All Black attack
“We’ll have to do a bit more homework.”
# outcry
Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland
Craig Dowd feels the use of the Kapa O Pango highlighted the poor preparation done by Steve Hansen’s side.
# good skin
Wexford man Furlong feels emotion and pride after Ireland make history
‘It is just a hell of a day to be Irish, isn’t it?’
# eastbound
Retallick and Tamanivalu called up as All Blacks lick their wounds on way to Rome
Steve Hansen defended Jerome Kaino’s performance after a tough day for the second row.
# Mutual respect
'That's why New Zealand wanted to bring him home': Hansen hails Schmidt influence
That contract through the 2019 World Cup looks like better and better business every day.
# Basic Best
Ireland's day comes as stunning display ends 111 years of Kiwi dominance
It was an unforgettable occasion at Soldier Field in Chicago.
# Shoulder to Soldier Field
Forget the Cubs! Ireland's breathless win over ABs is the great Chicago story
We came here for rugby and we sure as hell got it.
# All Class
New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display
“We haven’t got any excuses. We got beaten by the better side on the day.”
# History in the making
Heroic Henshaw and more talking points from Ireland's long-awaited win over New Zealand
Ireland, baby, WE DID IT!
# sweet home chicago
Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks
At the 29th time of asking, Ireland have beaten the world champions.
# Video
These 4 tries helped Ireland to a historic win in Chicago
Joe Schmidt’s side have established a healthy lead over the All Blacks.
# figure 8
Ireland pay fitting tribute to Anthony Foley ahead of All Blacks clash
In the build up to the game, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen also paid his respects to the Munster legend.
# November Tests
The42 Rugby Show from Chicago: how Ireland can make history today
Murray Kinsella was joined by Eddie O’Sullivan ahead of the clash with the All Blacks.
# tiesto
All Blacks clash is a little different to Robbie Henshaw's first Soldier Field visit
The 23-year-old centre has been glad to have Jared Payne on his side this week.
# Silly Season
Ireland prop McGrath the victim of mistaken identity in Chicago
Yesterday’s press conferences threw up some odd moments.
# mindset
'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus'
Donnacha Ryan will be looking to lead from the front for Ireland tomorrow.
# the usual
'80 minutes of hard work and smashing' Kiwis ahead for Ireland's back row
CJ Stander is ready to put in a big, big shift in Chicago.
# in the bank
Kearney's experience swung decision to restore fullback for All Black clash -- Schmidt
Schmidt is also hopeful that the 21-year-olds on the bench don’t have to ‘chase shadows’ when they make their Test debut.
# royal roots
All Black star Beauden Barrett has fond memories of playing GAA in Meath
Apart from getting scolded for taking his shoes off.
# one giant leap
'Natural footballer' Carbery ready to step up whenever he's called upon -- Murray
Ireland’s scrum-half is confident the young 10 will be fit to hold his own against the best team in the world.
# Once in a lifetime
History! Chicago Cubs end 108-year drought in dramatic World Series Game 7
Baseball, bloody hell!
# No worries
The All Blacks are loose and laid back almost to the point of falling over
The world champions are completely comfortable in their surroundings and they’ve earned the right to be that way.
# November Tests
'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance
Gordon D’Arcy feel he has been on the precipice of beating New Zealand three times only to fall short.
# old mates
All Blacks 'proud' to see New Zealand native Jared Payne in Ireland's green
Back row Jerome Kaino worked with the “very well prepared” Joe Schmidt at the Blues.
# missed flight
O'Mahony and O'Brien among 7 left at home as trimmed Ireland squad goes to Chicago
Paddy Jackson was unable to travel for personal reasons, so Joey Carbery is in line to play some role in Soldier Field.
# Stateside
Chicago, where more than a century of hurt weighs against Ireland and the Cubs
The odds are stacked against both sides, but we may have found the perfect place to go breaking unwanted records.
# Irish Abroad
GAA across the pond: Aisling Gaels are leading the way
Just eight years since their foundation, the Chicago club are making waves across the water.
# This Is My Town
Dwayne Wade began his Bulls career in style at his Chicago homecoming last night
After moving from Miami Heat, Wade tallied 22 points against the Celtics.
# the optimist
Farrell input can help Ireland take historic win over All Blacks - Lancaster
And belief, lots of belief, says the man who beat the world champions in 2012.
# History
'They are just 15 blokes on a field' - Heaslip hungry for shot at All Blacks
The Leinster number eight has played the Kiwis seven times, with some bitter memories.
# New Frontiers
Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions
Managing director Martin Anayi is in favour of reducing the number of games in the league.
# Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor has been found safe and well
The singer had been reported missing after going for a bicycle ride yesterday morning in Wilmette, Illinois.
# best served cold
American woman sues Starbucks over the proportion of ice in their iced drinks
She is seeking damages and restitution, potentially on behalf of anyone in America who’s bought an iced drink at Starbucks since 2006.
# chi city
Irish people need to stop referring to Chicago as 'Chicargo' right now
It’s so far from being right.
# Chicago
Police investigating attempted murder filmed on smartphone
The shooting was apparently captured in real-time using Facebook Live.
# our communist friend
Donald Trump has a lot to say about the 'organised thugs' interrupting his rallies
The Republican presidential candidate is threatening to press charges against demonstrators disrupting his campaign events.
# chaotic scenes
Secret service agents jump on stage at Trump rally after scuffle
Yesterday the Republican presidential frontrunner cancelled a rally in Chicago due to a huge protest.
# chi town
Ireland will face the All Blacks in Chicago this November
The news was confirmed by the IRFU this evening.