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#November Tests

From The42 'I'm still bleeding from that game in 2013... Chicago was a full bandage' Main Event

'I'm still bleeding from that game in 2013... Chicago was a full bandage'

Joe Schmidt and Ireland turn their attention to the All Blacks after overcoming Argentina.

From The42 'It's difficult for them to be bad two games in a row': Ledesma's word of warning Mario

'It's difficult for them to be bad two games in a row': Ledesma's word of warning

The Argentina head coach was in good form at his post-match press conference.

From The42 Schmidt provides update on injuries to Henshaw, Marmion and Aki Injury Report

Schmidt provides update on injuries to Henshaw, Marmion and Aki

The Ireland head coach is confident all three will be fit and available for selection next week.

From The42 'I was thinking 'here we go, déjà vu...':  Gatland thrilled to turn tables on Australia November Tests

'I was thinking 'here we go, déjà vu...': Gatland thrilled to turn tables on Australia

Wales are in red hot form as this marks their seventh straight win.

From The42 Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory The Rassie-lution

Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory

Hooker Mbongeni Mbonami scored at the death to cap an enthralling closing act.

From The42 How we rated Joe Schmidt's Ireland in the 11-point victory over Argentina Out Of 10

How we rated Joe Schmidt's Ireland in the 11-point victory over Argentina

James Ryan, Bundee Aki, Peter O’Mahony and Dan Leavy were the standout performers at the Aviva.

From The42 Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin Battle

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin

Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s Ireland take the field in Dublin.

From The42 Rare Barrett drop-goal helps New Zealand scrape comeback win over England November Tests

Rare Barrett drop-goal helps New Zealand scrape comeback win over England

The world champs battled back from 15 points down, but will be breathing a sigh of relief to escape Twickenham with victory.

From The42 Italy silence cull call with four-try win over Georgia Grudge Match

Italy silence cull call with four-try win over Georgia

Conor O’Shea’s men bounced back from last week’s drubbing against Ireland to beat their closest-ranked rivals.

From The42 'Years ago everything was done through fear of losing': Earls admires healthy confidence of new breed Mental Skills

'Years ago everything was done through fear of losing': Earls admires healthy confidence of new breed

The Ireland wing has developed a quiet confidence through the years and an ability to stop himself from doing unnecessary damage to his body.

From The42 'Johnny doesn't play bad games, his 7/10 is a poor game' Nominee

'Johnny doesn't play bad games, his 7/10 is a poor game'

Brian O’Driscoll is in no doubt as to who he is voting for for the World Player of the Year award.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-Argentina match? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-Argentina match?

The sides meet at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

Read invites England to 'do what they like' after Eddie Jones' Spice Girls jibe

The England head coach hopes that the cultural challenge doesn’t hold much significance that close to kick-off.

From The42 'I'm scarred by them from 1999 and 2007. They're still a bogey team for us' Los Pumas

'I'm scarred by them from 1999 and 2007. They're still a bogey team for us'

Brian O’Driscoll doesn’t have happy memories of coming up against Argentina.

From The42 Sean O'Brien and his 'contagious confidence' back to boost Ireland Magnificent 7

Sean O'Brien and his 'contagious confidence' back to boost Ireland

O’Brien’s stubborn streak was key in his return to fitness, says Joe Schmidt.

From The42 Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina Blackout Zone

Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina

‘One of the dangers that they understand fully is any look that far ahead (and) they compromise what they deliver this weekend.’

From The42 'Are we currently comfortable with where we're at? We're never comfortable' Work In Progress

'Are we currently comfortable with where we're at? We're never comfortable'

While Joe Schmidt says he has good depth in certain positions, there is still much work to do.

From The42 Stander straining at the leash after a rare weekend off Cj

Stander straining at the leash after a rare weekend off

The number eight watched Ireland and Munster at home last week, but returns to a familiar-looking back row for Argentina.

From The42 'He's been through a tough time, but it's great to see him back out there' Seánie

'He's been through a tough time, but it's great to see him back out there'

Seán O’Brien is back and ready to win his 52nd cap for Ireland this weekend, 12 months after his last.

From The42 Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out Reaction

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out

The All Blacks loom large as Joe Schmidt named his team to face Argentina.

From The42 Schmidt confident of having injured duo back fit and firing for All Blacks clash Progressing Well

Schmidt confident of having injured duo back fit and firing for All Blacks clash

Both Rob Kearney and Garry Ringrose were close to being fit for Saturday.

From The42 Kearney and Ringrose out injured as Schmidt names Ireland team for Argentina Starting XV

Kearney and Ringrose out injured as Schmidt names Ireland team for Argentina

Jordan Larmour starts at fullback as Johnny Sexton, Peter O’Mahony and Robbie Henshaw all return to the XV.

From The42 Here's the Argentina team named to start against Ireland on Saturday night Starting XV

Here's the Argentina team named to start against Ireland on Saturday night

Mario Ledesma has unveiled his team.

From The42 New Zealand deploy the big guns in bid to 'make a statement' against England Back To Black

New Zealand deploy the big guns in bid to 'make a statement' against England

A week out from their clash with Ireland in Dublin, New Zealand will be in action at Twickenham on Saturday.

From The42 Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale Bright Young Things

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale

The two young wings were opposing fullbacks in 2016, and could come face to face on a wing in the Aviva Stadium this weekend.

From The42 How well do you remember Ireland's painful World Cup exits at the hands of Argentina? Heartbreakers

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin

Argentina have bested Ireland three times out of four in World Cups, but their schedule has made winning in Dublin look increasingly unlikely in recent years.

From The42 'I always liked to be the different one in school, supporting Ireland' Will I Am

'I always liked to be the different one in school, supporting Ireland'

Will Addison has his sights on a home debut on Saturday evening after winning his first Ireland cap last weekend.

From The42 Kearney losing his fitness battle for Argentina after limited role in training Doubtful

Kearney losing his fitness battle for Argentina after limited role in training

The fullback is Joe Schmidt’s primary injury concern ahead of Saturday’s Test at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland Puma Pride

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland

‘On the day, (Argentina) can be very good. If they don’t get it (going) they can look not that good.’

From The42 'When the discussion comes, it comes': Lowe not thinking about Ireland future One Step At A Time

'When the discussion comes, it comes': Lowe not thinking about Ireland future

The Leinster winger harbours ambitions of playing international rugby, but it’s too soon to start thinking about pulling on the green jersey.

Boost for Scotland as Hogg returns from ankle injury with 6 players added to squad for November Tests

Scotland take on Fiji, South Africa and Argentina over the rest of the month.

From The42 Farrell free to face All Blacks after escaping ban for 'no-arms' tackle Off The Hook

Farrell free to face All Blacks after escaping ban for 'no-arms' tackle

The England out-half wasn’t cited by yesterday’s commissioner.

From The42 Watch: Jordan Larmour caps first international start with delicious last-minute try Hot Stepper This post contains videos

Watch: Jordan Larmour caps first international start with delicious last-minute try

The 21-year-old completed his hat-trick with the last play of the game in Chicago.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Italy, November Tests Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, November Tests

It’s Saturday night and Joe Schmidt’s boys are in Chicago to open the new season. Keep track of it all here.

From The42 Davies scores on return as Wales beat sloppy Scotland in Cardiff November Tests

Davies scores on return as Wales beat sloppy Scotland in Cardiff

Warren Gatland’s side started their November international schedule with victory over their Six Nations rivals.

From The42 Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa November Tests This post contains videos

Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa

The England 10 was fortunate to get away with his last minute hit on Esterhuizen.

From The42 Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out Splash Zone

Chris Ashton set to end four-year England exile as Tuilagi pulls out

The powerful centre has a groin complaint, but is expected to be fit for the Test against New Zealand next week.

From The42 'We always find an angle to have a go off someone but this guy has been phenomenal' The Joe Show

'We always find an angle to have a go off someone but this guy has been phenomenal'

Ronan O’Gara is full of admiration for the job Joe Schmidt has done in Ireland.