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Here's how we rated Ireland's players as they dominated Argentina at the Aviva
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# Argie Bargy

Here's how we rated Ireland's players as they dominated Argentina at the Aviva

Nov 25th 2017, 7:43 PM 25,535 Views 30 Comments

Jacob Stockdale dotted down twice while Rob Kearney also stood out for the hosts.

It's time for sport to call time on alcohol sponsorship
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It's time for sport to call time on alcohol sponsorship

Nov 10th 2017, 9:17 AM 10,984 Views 44 Comments

Tommy Martin argues that alcohol sponsorship has no place in sports.

Schmidt needs a good second season bounce in the cold November rain
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# Opinion

Schmidt needs a good second season bounce in the cold November rain

Nov 4th 2014, 7:50 AM 3,644 Views 23 Comments

Here’s Whiff of Cordite’s take on the lay of the land as a depleted Ireland face up to Tests against South Africa and Australia.

Springboks, Wallabies confirmed as Ireland's next November opposition
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# Fixture List

Springboks, Wallabies confirmed as Ireland's next November opposition

Dec 6th 2013, 10:56 AM 3,733 Views 1 Comment

And probably Georgia in between.

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

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

Nov 9th 2013, 8:50 PM 2,925 Views 1 Comment

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

'Tried and trusted' Schmidt looking after the little details first -- O'Connell
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# Big P

'Tried and trusted' Schmidt looking after the little details first -- O'Connell

Sep 24th 2013, 6:00 AM 2,148 Views 1 Comment

The lock and his Ireland team-mates have been given homework to do before the November internationals.

Form of New Zealand and McCaw has Schmidt nervous already
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# Forward Thinking

Form of New Zealand and McCaw has Schmidt nervous already

Aug 21st 2013, 4:19 PM 4,087 Views 4 Comments

The new Ireland coach will face Samoa in his first match in charge, followed by Australia and New Zealand.

Open thread: What Ireland side should start the 6 Nations?
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# Your Call

Open thread: What Ireland side should start the 6 Nations?

Nov 26th 2012, 8:15 AM 7,609 Views 43 Comments

Declan Kidney will have big decisions to make next February.

#IreARG: How Ireland's match-winners rated today
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# Out Of 10

#IreARG: How Ireland's match-winners rated today

Nov 24th 2012, 6:01 PM 18,421 Views 41 Comments

A host of Irish players put in fantastic shifts at Lansdowne Road as Declan Kidney’s side won 46-24.

November tests: Sexton backs 'terrifying' winger Gilroy to jolt Argentina
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# IreArg

November tests: Sexton backs 'terrifying' winger Gilroy to jolt Argentina

Nov 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,372 Views 1 Comment

The out-half has declared himself fully fit and ready to visit another Aviva defeat on the Pumas.

Argentina make 4 changes to starting XV ahead of Ireland clash
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Argentina make 4 changes to starting XV ahead of Ireland clash

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:34 PM 812 Views 0 Comments

Pumas’ flanker Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will captain the side at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.

November tests: McCarthy plans to replicate Bok-bashing form
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# IreArg

November tests: McCarthy plans to replicate Bok-bashing form

Nov 22nd 2012, 5:23 PM 1,289 Views 2 Comments

‘Annoying, frustrating counter-ruckers’. Are you sure you’ve never played Argentina before Mike?

November tests: The only way is up for Foley
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# IreArg

November tests: The only way is up for Foley

Nov 21st 2012, 6:15 PM 4,575 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.

Mike Ross eager to atone for scrum slip-up against Springboks
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Mike Ross eager to atone for scrum slip-up against Springboks

Nov 21st 2012, 9:41 AM 3,367 Views 11 Comments

The Leinster prop proved he was human against South Africa. He will be hoping to lift expectations when he faces Argentina.

'I'm sure we're going to hop off each other at the weekend' - Keith Earls
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# Grudge Match

'I'm sure we're going to hop off each other at the weekend' - Keith Earls

Nov 20th 2012, 6:45 PM 7,367 Views 14 Comments

Replacing the world-class Brian O’Driscoll may prove impossible but a starring role against Argentina won’t go astray.

November tests: Sexton misses training but back row set to stay intact
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# IreArg

November tests: Sexton misses training but back row set to stay intact

Nov 20th 2012, 4:31 PM 3,720 Views 0 Comments

The Irish out-half may not train until Thursday morning.

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms
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# Bright Sparks

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms

Nov 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,980 Views 12 Comments

‘It certainly makes going to work easier on Monday when you’ve got a win,’ remarked the Irish coach.

Fergus McFadden hopes two-try performance will earn starting role against Pumas
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# Try Outs

Fergus McFadden hopes two-try performance will earn starting role against Pumas

Nov 18th 2012, 3:55 PM 947 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster player will be pushing hard for the left wing spot when Argentina come to town.

'They did the jersey proud' - Heaslip praises emerging Irish stars
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# Captain Marvels

'They did the jersey proud' - Heaslip praises emerging Irish stars

Nov 18th 2012, 2:02 PM 6,500 Views 11 Comments

The captain expressed his satisfaction at shutting down the Fijians in the 53-0 win.

November tests: Lobbe eyes Irish scalp as Pumas seek to end year on a high
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# Inspirational

November tests: Lobbe eyes Irish scalp as Pumas seek to end year on a high

Nov 18th 2012, 11:30 AM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina captain reveals that coaching tips doled out by Graham Henry have motivated his teammates.

Kidney happy with selection headache after stunning displays by McFadden and Gilroy
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# IreFij

Kidney happy with selection headache after stunning displays by McFadden and Gilroy

Nov 17th 2012, 8:25 PM 10,198 Views 13 Comments

The Ulster winger ran in three tries while his wing colleague chipped in with a double.

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As it happened: Ireland v Fiji, November internationals

Waiting on the wings: McFadden happy to take his Irish chances where they come
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# Right On

Waiting on the wings: McFadden happy to take his Irish chances where they come

Nov 17th 2012, 10:10 AM 487 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare native wants a spot in the Irish centre but will settle for a starring role out right against Fiji.

Open Thread: What do you expect to learn from Ireland against Fiji tonight?
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# Thomond Teachings

Open Thread: What do you expect to learn from Ireland against Fiji tonight?

Nov 17th 2012, 9:25 AM 2,693 Views 15 Comments

Will it be more interesting than entertaining?

November tests: Cave wants to be centre of attention against Fiji
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# Cave Dwelling

November tests: Cave wants to be centre of attention against Fiji

Nov 14th 2012, 5:29 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

The Ulsterman’s sights are also on the number 13 jersey for the crucial tie against Argentina next weekend.

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss
# November Tests
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# November Tests

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Nov 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 10,323 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

O'Connell, Ferris both ruled out of Argentina test
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# November Tests

O'Connell, Ferris both ruled out of Argentina test

Nov 12th 2012, 2:06 PM 3,342 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Eoin Reddan is a doubt for Saturday’s Irish Wolfhounds clash against Fiji at Thomond Park.

Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland
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# Comeback

Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland

Nov 11th 2012, 1:04 PM 936 Views 0 Comments

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer revealed that a harsh exchange of words in the dressing room at half-time sparked a fightback.

Heaslip holds hands up over yellow card that cost Ireland dearly
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# My Bad

Heaslip holds hands up over yellow card that cost Ireland dearly

Nov 11th 2012, 9:55 AM 10,495 Views 25 Comments

The newly-appointed captain admitted that he would have served his team better by staying on the field at a crucial stage.

#IreSAF: How Ireland's new-look team rated this evening
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# Out Of 10

#IreSAF: How Ireland's new-look team rated this evening

Nov 10th 2012, 7:52 PM 3,741 Views 18 Comments

The Irish bossed the first half but woke a slumbering giant and can have few complaints with the result.

Match report: Ireland v South Africa
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# Losing Streak

Match report: Ireland v South Africa

Nov 10th 2012, 7:26 PM 12,084 Views 18 Comments

Declan Kidney’s men contrived to lose their fifth match in succession as the Springboks fought back from nine points down to win.

Guinness Series: Murray knows the drill - if in doubt, kick it out
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# IRESAF

Guinness Series: Murray knows the drill - if in doubt, kick it out

Nov 10th 2012, 2:48 PM 1,050 Views 0 Comments

The Munster scrum-half teams up with Jonny Sexton and swears he has learned a tough lesson from a shocker in Paris.

Late change: 'The Beast' ruled out of Ireland v South Africa
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# Injury Update

Late change: 'The Beast' ruled out of Ireland v South Africa

Nov 10th 2012, 1:57 PM 5,951 Views 7 Comments

The loose-head prop had been admitted to hospital as a precaution after he suffered mild heart palpitations this morning.

Open Thread: How will Ireland fare against South Africa?
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# Guinness Series

Open Thread: How will Ireland fare against South Africa?

Nov 10th 2012, 11:37 AM 3,577 Views 19 Comments

The Springboks come to Dublin this evening, with both sides missing a number of key players. We want to know how you think the match will go for Declan Kidney’s men?

They’re big, strong and they want to run over you – captain Heaslip on the Springbok science
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# Guinness Series

They’re big, strong and they want to run over you – captain Heaslip on the Springbok science

Nov 10th 2012, 10:10 AM 4,658 Views 14 Comments

He’s more concerned about post-match speeches than decoding the South Africans’ gameplan.

Caption time: what's new Ireland skipper Jamie Heaslip saying here then?
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# Raffle

Caption time: what's new Ireland skipper Jamie Heaslip saying here then?

Nov 9th 2012, 4:15 PM 1,725 Views 8 Comments

It’s Friday, it’s almost quittin’ time… it’s time for a good, old-fashioned caption competition.

'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss
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# Zzzebo

'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss

Nov 9th 2012, 3:22 PM 9,001 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s backs coach was relaxed enough to joke about the Andrew Trimble, David Skrela mix-up before tomorrow’s trench warfare.

Preview: New faces in both camps, but Ireland meeting old school Springboks
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# Throwback

Preview: New faces in both camps, but Ireland meeting old school Springboks

Nov 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 1,145 Views 0 Comments

There’s no danger of paralysis by analysis in this one, Declan Kidney’s men face a side in transition and with half an eye on the World Cup.

VIDEO: 3 venues, 3 recent South African visits
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# Cordial

VIDEO: 3 venues, 3 recent South African visits

Nov 9th 2012, 10:26 AM 803 Views 0 Comments

It’s never easy, but we tend to have our fair share of joy at home to South Africa.

Up against it: 5 key battles Ireland must win to overcome South Africa
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# Guinness Series

Up against it: 5 key battles Ireland must win to overcome South Africa

Nov 9th 2012, 8:13 AM 1,358 Views 4 Comments

It’s not going to be easy at Lansdowne Road, but here’s where Ireland must thrive to arrest their losing run.

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