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# all-blacks - Monday 19 November, 2018

From The42 Prolific Stockdale stays in the moment to produce sublime chip kick Stockchip

Prolific Stockdale stays in the moment to produce sublime chip kick

The 22-year-old bounced back from nearly giving up a try to producing Ireland’s winning score.

From The42 'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013' First Time

'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013'

Joe Schmidt was keen to deflect praise elsewhere after Ireland beat the All Blacks in Dublin.

# all-blacks - Sunday 18 November, 2018

From The42 Hansen to decide on future next month as Ireland hope to hang onto Schmidt Coach Shuffle

Hansen to decide on future next month as Ireland hope to hang onto Schmidt

The All Blacks boss says Ireland will find out how it feels to be the best side in the world.

# all-blacks - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 Best 'physically exhausted, mentally ecstatic' after leading second Irish win over All Blacks History Repeated

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.’

From The42 In Pics: Joyous scenes in Dublin as Ireland make history against All Blacks Picture This

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.

From The42 'They're the number one team in the world now' - All Blacks boss on Ireland Big Win

'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.

From The42 'It's a big piece of history for us and one we wanted to tick off' 23 Heroes

'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.

From The42 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.

From The42 Stunning Stockdale score sees Schmidt's Ireland down the All Blacks again History

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.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, November Tests Liveblog This post contains a poll

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.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win tonight's Ireland-New Zealand Test match? Showtime This post contains a poll

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

Can Ireland repeat their heroics from 2016?

# all-blacks - Friday 16 November, 2018

From The42 'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team' One Versus Two

'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.

From The42 'You don't want to give that guy too much space': Goodhue wary of Ringrose threat Bright Young Things

'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.

From The42 'We’re going to need the best performance of our season' - Read 1 V 2

'We’re going to need the best performance of our season' - Read

The All Blacks captain stressed the importance of physicality against Ireland.

From The42 How the All Blacks' haka is the ultimate 'ON' switch NERVES

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.

From The42 'Josh has been unbelievably physical. He will fit in seamlessly' Depth

'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.

From The42 Van der Flier to start for Ireland against All Blacks as Dan Leavy ruled out LATE CHANGE

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.

From The42 'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning'' History Boys

'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.

# all-blacks - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From The42 O'Gara-influenced Goodhue at the head of New Zealand's queue for centre slot November Tests

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.

From The42 Carbery ready and waiting in the wings No Ordinary Joey

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.

From The42 'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night 1st V 2nd

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night

The Irish rugby legend spoke openly on a series of topics at Liberty Hall in Dublin.

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.

Number one v number two: All Blacks name their side for Ireland showdown

New Zealand have made one change from their win over England.

From The42 'There’s nothing extraordinary here, just a humble farmer from Wexford' Prop Life

'There’s nothing extraordinary here, just a humble farmer from Wexford'

26-year-old Tadhg Furlong feels the best is still ahead of him.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From The42 'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it' Building Blocks

'There was a Lego set so I said I'd give it a try and I became obsessed with it'

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has discovered the perfect way to take his mind off the game.

From The42 'I'd be lucky to be tying my laces at 36': Dynamic Taylor's admiration for stalwart Rory Best Clash Of Styles

'I'd be lucky to be tying my laces at 36': Dynamic Taylor's admiration for stalwart Rory Best

‘Saturday is going to be a bloody physical battle,’ says Codie Taylor, a hooker cut from very different cloth to his opposite number.

From The42 Farrell faces up to the toughest test for a defence coach in rugby Faz

Farrell faces up to the toughest test for a defence coach in rugby

The All Blacks have scored 68 tries in their 12 Tests so far this year.

From The42 'He's not afraid of pulling the trigger': Barrett sees a lot of familiar traits in Sexton Perfect 10s

'He's not afraid of pulling the trigger': Barrett sees a lot of familiar traits in Sexton

The world player of the year nominees will go head-to-head on Saturday.

From The42 'If you are too emotional, you'll miss a beat and against these guys it's seven points' Focused On The Job

'If you are too emotional, you'll miss a beat and against these guys it's seven points'

Peter O’Mahony is awaiting his first win over the All Blacks, but a personal agenda is not driving the Munster captain this week.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

From The42 No 2016 grudging, just respect as All Blacks pitch up in Dublin Here And Now

No 2016 grudging, just respect as All Blacks pitch up in Dublin

‘You don’t need to dip into the past to find a desire to play and play well.’

From The42 All Blacks braced for Ireland 'trying to suffocate us with possession' Relentless

All Blacks braced for Ireland 'trying to suffocate us with possession'

New Zealand assistant coach Ian Foster hopes to see his side meet Ireland head on and in the air.

From The42 Beauden Barrett happily adapting to get 'excited about chasing kicks' Northern Exposure

Beauden Barrett happily adapting to get 'excited about chasing kicks'

The All Black number 10 is keen to embrace the varied conditions that the northern hemisphere offers

From The42 Connacht's Tom Farrell links up with Ireland squad ahead of All Blacks clash Offload King

Connacht's Tom Farrell links up with Ireland squad ahead of All Blacks clash

Leinster wing Adam Byrne also joined the training camp at Carton House in recent days.

From The42 'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled' Bury The Hatchet

'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled'

13 years on from the infamous spear tackle incident, Brian O’Driscoll and Tana Umaga are reunited in Dublin.

# all-blacks - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 Join The42 for a special Ireland v All Blacks preview event with Ronan O'Gara 42 Plus 10

Join The42 for a special Ireland v All Blacks preview event with Ronan O'Gara

The New Zealand-based coach will join Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey, in association with Aldi.

From The42 Win tickets to our special Ireland v All Blacks event with Ronan O'Gara ROG

Win tickets to our special Ireland v All Blacks event with Ronan O'Gara

In partnership with Aldi, one of rugby’s greats will preview the game at Liberty Hall in Dublin on Wednesday.

From The42 Powerful centre Laumape joins All Blacks squad ahead of Ireland clash Midfield

Powerful centre Laumape joins All Blacks squad ahead of Ireland clash

Sonny Bill Williams will miss the game in Dublin on Saturday.

From The42 Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin The Big One

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

From The42 Kearney and Ringrose back in the mix as Schmidt considers changes Pick Your XV

Kearney and Ringrose back in the mix as Schmidt considers changes

The Ireland head coach has some big calls to make ahead of the All Blacks clash.