Jack Goodhue

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  Ireland’s players form a guard of honour for New Zealand at the end of the match. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Warning to offshore Kiwis: return home predicting a New Zealand loss at your peril. Definitely don’t do it on national television. The grief! Before(...)

 Jonathan Sexton celebrates as New Zealand’s Ben Smith is forced into touch late on at the Aviva.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpoh

Ireland 16 New Zealand 9 So much for having to score at least four tries to beat the New Zealand. In beating the back-to-back world champions for a (...)

 New Zealand head  coach Steve Hansen gives  a press conference at   the Crowne Plaza hotel in  Blanchardstown on Sunday. Photograph:  Phil Walter/Getty Images

No insider information, not a mention of the “Irish trick” but New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen fully expects Conor Murray to start for Ireland nex(...)

Seán O’Brien speaks with James Ryan, Dan Leavy, Rory Best and Kieran Marmion at the Ireland rugby squad training in Carton  House, Co Kildare on Thursday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

After the Chicago jaunt, different gravy all right. In renewing their rivalry at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 6.30pm), no less than Argenti(...)

Sonny Bill Williams of the All Blacks during training at The Lensbury ahead of their meeting with England at Twickenham. Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images

International Test: England v New Zealand Kick off: 3pm. Venue: Twickenham. On TV: Live on Sky Sports Action. New Zealand have picked their stronges(...)

Ben Whitehouse was in the eye of the storm during Saturday’s Guinness Pro14   clash between Leinster and Munster at Aviva Stadium.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ben Whitehouse, an appreciation Irish referees would leap into a Las Vegas octagon over Leinster versus Munster but it’s a rite of passage. The Welsh(...)

 Kieran Read is back in the New Zealand team to face South Africa. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Captain Kieran Read returns to the New Zealand team as coach Steve Hansen on Thursday named his strongest available side for their last Test in the Ru(...)

Australia’s  David Pocock  checks on the injured Ryan Crotty of New Zealand  during the Rugby Championship  match at  at ANZ Stadium  in Sydney. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Australia 13 New Zealand 38 The All Blacks return to New Zealand triumphant after another Rugby Championship demolition of the Wallabies but with con(...)

 Toulon’s  Malakai Fekitoa celebrates after scoring a try during the 49-0 win over Clermont in the  French Top 14 clash at  The Mayol Stadium in Toulon. Photograph: Bertrand Langlois/AFP

Never tell an All Black that an Irish player is better than another All Black. Never suggest a New Zealand rugby player should deny his culture of ‘se(...)

It was Warren Gatland’s weekend in Wellington. Photograph: David Davies/PA

We’re all square. Saturday morning’s 24-21 victory in Wellington means the Lions head into next weekend’s final Test match against the All Blacks at (...)

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