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#Guinness Series

# guinness-series - Saturday 25 November, 2017

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

# guinness-series - Friday 10 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 10th 2017, 9:17 AM 10,960 Views 44 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 4th 2014, 7:50 AM 3,641 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.

# guinness-series - Friday 6 December, 2013

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

Springboks, Wallabies confirmed as Ireland's next November opposition

Dec 6th 2013, 10:56 AM 3,732 Views 1 Comment

And probably Georgia in between.

# guinness-series - Saturday 9 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 9th 2013, 8:50 PM 2,924 Views 1 Comment

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

# guinness-series - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

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

# guinness-series - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

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

Form of New Zealand and McCaw has Schmidt nervous already

Aug 21st 2013, 4:19 PM 4,085 Views 4 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Monday 26 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 26th 2012, 8:15 AM 7,607 Views 43 Comments

Declan Kidney will have big decisions to make next February.

# guinness-series - Saturday 24 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 24th 2012, 6:01 PM 18,416 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
# IreArg
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# IreArg

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

Nov 24th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,369 Views 1 Comment

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

# guinness-series - Friday 23 November, 2012

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 809 Views 0 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Thursday 22 November, 2012

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

# guinness-series - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

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

November tests: The only way is up for Foley

Nov 21st 2012, 6:15 PM 4,573 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 3,365 Views 11 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 20th 2012, 4:31 PM 3,715 Views 0 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Monday 19 November, 2012

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms
# Bright Sparks
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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 5,977 Views 12 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Sunday 18 November, 2012

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

# guinness-series - Saturday 17 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 17th 2012, 8:25 PM 10,196 Views 13 Comments

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

As it happened: Ireland v Fiji, November internationals From The42
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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
# Right On
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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 482 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?
# Thomond Teachings
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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?

# guinness-series - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 14th 2012, 5:29 PM 1,471 Views 0 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

'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 10,319 Views 23 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Monday 12 November, 2012

O'Connell, Ferris both ruled out of Argentina test
# November Tests
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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 - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Guinness Series: De Villiers highlights 14-man defensive effort as key to beating Ireland
# Comeback
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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 935 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
# My Bad
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# My Bad

Heaslip holds hands up over yellow card that cost Ireland dearly

Nov 11th 2012, 9:55 AM 10,492 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.

# guinness-series - Saturday 10 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 10th 2012, 7:52 PM 3,740 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
# Losing Streak
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# Losing Streak

Match report: Ireland v South Africa

Nov 10th 2012, 7:26 PM 12,083 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
# IRESAF
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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
# Injury Update
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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?
# Guinness Series
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# Guinness Series

Open Thread: How will Ireland fare against South Africa?

Nov 10th 2012, 11:37 AM 3,576 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
# Guinness Series
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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 4,654 Views 14 Comments

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

# guinness-series - Friday 9 November, 2012

Caption time: what's new Ireland skipper Jamie Heaslip saying here then?
# Raffle
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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
# Zzzebo
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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 8,999 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
# Throwback
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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
# Cordial
From The42
# 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
# Guinness Series
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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 1,357 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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