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#November Tests

# november-tests - Thursday 8 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 1:53 PM 36,166 Views 130 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 1:10 PM 9,505 Views 10 Comments

Mario Ledesma has unveiled his team.

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

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

Nov 8th 2018, 9:30 AM 12,707 Views 19 Comments

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

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale
# Bright Young Things
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# Bright Young Things

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale

Nov 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,883 Views 7 Comments

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

# november-tests - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 7th 2018, 8:01 PM 30,939 Views 12 Comments

Come relive some Puma pain with us.

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin
# Submerged In The Bowl
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# Submerged In The Bowl

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin

Nov 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,369 Views 14 Comments

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.

# november-tests - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 8:23 PM 21,482 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 2:56 PM 5,889 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland

Nov 6th 2018, 11:42 AM 5,791 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,119 Views 14 Comments

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

# november-tests - Monday 5 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 11:26 AM 3,018 Views 0 Comments

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

# november-tests - Sunday 4 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 4th 2018, 6:31 PM 12,539 Views 41 Comments

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

# november-tests - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 10:10 PM 22,248 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Davies scores on return as Wales beat sloppy Scotland in Cardiff

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 7,190 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:21 PM 22,419 Views 58 Comments

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

# november-tests - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 1:12 PM 7,775 Views 7 Comments

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

# november-tests - Thursday 1 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 1st 2018, 5:06 PM 14,736 Views 10 Comments

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

Farrell starts at out-half as Jones names England team for Springboks
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Farrell starts at out-half as Jones names England team for Springboks

Nov 1st 2018, 12:03 PM 9,997 Views 30 Comments

The Saracens 10 will co-captain the side with Dylan Hartley.

After weeks of appeals and counter appeals, Saracens centre Lozowski banned for All Blacks Test
# November Tests
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# November Tests

After weeks of appeals and counter appeals, Saracens centre Lozowski banned for All Blacks Test

Nov 1st 2018, 10:06 AM 5,101 Views 0 Comments

The England international has been handed a four-week suspension, back-dated a fortnight.

# november-tests - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'You can’t see how his first game will be the All Blacks but if it is, all the better'
# Race To Be Fit
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# Race To Be Fit

'You can’t see how his first game will be the All Blacks but if it is, all the better'

Oct 31st 2018, 5:15 PM 8,805 Views 11 Comments

Ronan O’Gara says the most important thing for Conor Murray is to return when he feels right, and not ahead of time.

'His skill-set was always above his age-grade': Test rugby always a matter of 'when' not 'if' for Ross Byrne
# November Tests
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# November Tests

'His skill-set was always above his age-grade': Test rugby always a matter of 'when' not 'if' for Ross Byrne

Oct 31st 2018, 6:15 AM 7,871 Views 5 Comments

Rory O’Loughlin has watched the uncapped out-half grow up and has continually seen him impress.

# november-tests - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Ireland injury concerns ease ahead of Schmidt's delayed arrival in Chicago
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

Ireland injury concerns ease ahead of Schmidt's delayed arrival in Chicago

Oct 30th 2018, 8:01 PM 25,722 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland head coach has remained in Ireland to work with his senior players in the early part of this week.

Rob Kearney being monitored for shoulder issue as McFadden ruled out until March
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Rob Kearney being monitored for shoulder issue as McFadden ruled out until March

Oct 30th 2018, 1:11 PM 7,637 Views 49 Comments

McFadden went under the knife at the weekend after suffering a serious knee injury.

# november-tests - Friday 26 October, 2018

Sexton on swapping jerseys with Beauden Barrett and the ultimate test against the All Blacks
# Back To Black
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# Back To Black

Sexton on swapping jerseys with Beauden Barrett and the ultimate test against the All Blacks

Oct 26th 2018, 12:00 PM 28,223 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland out-half looks back on his experience against New Zealand, from vomiting at half-time to their ‘refusal’ to trade jerseys over the years.

'We all know the standards': Sexton backs Ireland to progress even if Schmidt turns for home
# Legacy
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# Legacy

'We all know the standards': Sexton backs Ireland to progress even if Schmidt turns for home

Oct 26th 2018, 6:31 AM 13,173 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland head coach is in demand and has just over a year remaining on his contract.

# november-tests - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It'd be hard to see me playing anywhere else': Keith Earls extends contract to 2021
# Can't Beat Keith
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# Can't Beat Keith

'It'd be hard to see me playing anywhere else': Keith Earls extends contract to 2021

Oct 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 17,743 Views 50 Comments

The 31-year-old has three years ahead to chase more records at provincial and Test level.

Kearney hopes IRFU can keep 'one of the best coaches in the world'
# Talk To Joe
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# Talk To Joe

Kearney hopes IRFU can keep 'one of the best coaches in the world'

Oct 25th 2018, 1:30 PM 6,902 Views 15 Comments

Joe Schmidt is set to decide on his future as Ireland head coach before the end of the year.

'I want to chase any opportunity I can to get more Ireland caps'
# Fight For Places
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# Fight For Places

'I want to chase any opportunity I can to get more Ireland caps'

Oct 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,294 Views 7 Comments

The competition for places in Ireland’s midfield is indicative of the depth Joe Schmidt has built throughout his whole squad.

# november-tests - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Murray absent, new caps and more Ireland squad talking points
# Selection Issues
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# Selection Issues

Murray absent, new caps and more Ireland squad talking points

Oct 24th 2018, 4:16 PM 13,811 Views 13 Comments

Will Addison, Sammy Arnold and Ross Byrne are in line for first caps, as Schmidt rewards early-season form.

McKinley on the bench as O'Shea names Italy team for Ireland clash
# Forward Planning
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# Forward Planning

McKinley on the bench as O'Shea names Italy team for Ireland clash

Oct 24th 2018, 4:14 PM 9,125 Views 2 Comments

The sides meet in Chicago on 3 November.

Schmidt includes uncapped Addison as Murray misses out on Ireland squad
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Schmidt includes uncapped Addison as Murray misses out on Ireland squad

Oct 24th 2018, 3:34 PM 29,535 Views 63 Comments

Sam Arnold and Leinster out-half Ross Byrne will also hope to win their first cap next month.

# november-tests - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

England's Lozowski to miss Springbok Test after EPCR extend ban
# Unavailable
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# Unavailable

England's Lozowski to miss Springbok Test after EPCR extend ban

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:53 PM 6,235 Views 1 Comment

The Saracens centre was originally handed a two-week suspension, but will now be unavailable for England’s opening November Test.

Tight squeeze despite injuries as Schmidt prepares to unveil November squad
# Rude Health
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# Rude Health

Tight squeeze despite injuries as Schmidt prepares to unveil November squad

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:12 PM 12,903 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland head coach has terrific strength in depth to give him headaches throughout next month.

# november-tests - Monday 22 October, 2018

Ireland's Chicago clash against Italy to be shown live on eir Sport
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

Ireland's Chicago clash against Italy to be shown live on eir Sport

Oct 22nd 2018, 4:21 PM 8,189 Views 8 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side open their Autumn campaign against the Azzurri at Soldier Field next month.

JVG hopeful Niall Scannell will play for Ireland next month, but ankle injury 'will take time to settle'
# November Tests
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# November Tests

JVG hopeful Niall Scannell will play for Ireland next month, but ankle injury 'will take time to settle'

Oct 22nd 2018, 5:55 AM 5,840 Views 3 Comments

The hooker missed out on the Gloucester win after sustaining a training ground knock.

# november-tests - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Danny Cipriani's England exile continues as Jones names squad for November internationals
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Danny Cipriani's England exile continues as Jones names squad for November internationals

Oct 18th 2018, 10:23 AM 6,367 Views 10 Comments

Eddie Jones on Thursday named his 36-man squad for next month’s Tests against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia.

# november-tests - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Ex-England and New Zealand youth internationals included in Scotland squad
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Ex-England and New Zealand youth internationals included in Scotland squad

Oct 17th 2018, 2:49 PM 5,132 Views 11 Comments

Gregor Townsend has named three uncapped players in a 40-strong list ahead of Tests with Fiji, South Africa and Argentina.

# november-tests - Monday 15 October, 2018

Billy Vunipola to miss England's date with All Blacks due to fractured arm
# Luckless
From The42
# Luckless

Billy Vunipola to miss England's date with All Blacks due to fractured arm

Oct 15th 2018, 4:44 PM 6,513 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, Leinster are assessing issues for Cian Healy, Rob Kearney and Dan Leavy.

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe
# November Tests
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# November Tests

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

Oct 15th 2018, 10:59 AM 8,731 Views 5 Comments

World champions New Zealand travel to Asia before meetings with England, Ireland and Italy next month.