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 Leinster’s Jordi Murphy runs in a try against Treviso last weekend. Photograph: Elena Barbini/Inpho

Jordi Murphy will leave Leinster at the end of the season to join Ulster. The Irish Times has learned that the 26-year-old backrow will end a seven-ye(...)

Scotland’s Byron McGuigan scores a try against Australia at Murrayfield. Photograph: Craig Brough/Reuters

That sets up the Six Nations pretty nicely. For the four home countries especially, November marked a month of progress. True, in a dozen matches betw(...)

Robbie Henshaw  suffered a hamstring injury last Tuesday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Garry Ringrose and Dan Leavy are back in contention for Leinster’s trip to Italy on Saturday to face Ian McKinley’s Treviso (live on TG4). Both playe(...)

Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray in action against Argentina. “In the opening half Los Pumas didn’t engage the breakdown, affording Ireland total comfort in possession.”  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

I’m not overly focused on the detail of Ireland’s victory over Argentina, but instead the detail of the autumn series. Firstly and possibly the great(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton shares a joke at the end of the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Absent friends not missed Was Simon Zebo missed? Was Ian Madigan missed? Was Marty Moore missed? While the IRFU decision not to pick players based ou(...)

Ireland’s Rob Kearney claims a high ball ahead of  Joaquin Tuculet. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Joe Schmidt does warm, on occasion, to the old compare and contrast question. In November 2013, Schmidt’s first formal month as Ireland coach, the All(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton maks the break that led to Jacob Stockdale’s first try. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 28 Argentina 19 Job done. The final scoreline is more of a testimony to Argentina’s resilience and spirit, as well as qualities, but Ireland (...)

Argentina players celebrate beating Ireland in the 2015 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in what was the last time the two sides met. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

Ireland v Argentina Venue: Aviva Stadium Kick-off: 5.30pm On TV: RTE Two/Sky Sports Main Event, 4.30pm The South African game, á la Chicago a year ag(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton at training ahead of the Test match with Argentina. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

15 Rob Kearney (Leinster) Age: 31 Height: 6’2 Weight: 95kg (14st 13lbs) Caps: 77 Points: 67 A long time out with injury he returned against South Af(...)

James Ryan and Iain Henderson form a an interesting second row partnership for Ireland. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Can we give meaning to tomorrow’s clash of old, old adversaries? A whole new Irish team back in play after two autumn victories; eight with single f(...)

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