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The Ireland and New Zealand encounters define the Joe Schmidt era.

Joe Schmidt’s decade in Ireland has yielded unprecedented success ever since Johnny Sexton orchestrated Leinster’s miracle revival against Northampton(...)

Ireland captain Willie Anderson faces up to New Zealand captain Wayne Shelford as the All Blacks preform the Haka at Lansdowne Road in 1989. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 6 New Zealand 23 – Lansdowne Road, November 18th, 1989 It was the last big rugby international of the decade. In early December, Scotland wou(...)

Ireland outhalf Johnny Sexton tries to prevent New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett grounding the ball for a try during Saturday’s Test at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Strickland/Inpho

Ireland 9 New Zealand 21 When the final whistle went, the All Blacks had completed their revenge mission over the course of a brutally tough test mat(...)

Antrim’s Kevin McGourty is tackled by Conor Gillespie of London during the league clash in Toome. Photograph: Inpho.

Antrim 1-12 London 1-8 Antrim remain in the promotion hunt after this win over London at Toome. The ball was in the Antrim net after only 45 s(...)