New Zealand completed their 2016 rout of the Southern Hemisphere today, and in doing so broke the record for the most consecutive test wins. Ireland are next up for the all-conquering All Blacks, in two weeks’ time in Chicago.
While the manner in which Steve Hansen’s side have powered through 2016 so far is a cause for concern, many are confident about an Irish victory.
The only team that came close to beat this All Blacks team was Ireland. I think Ireland can give them a run at the Aviva #NZLvAUS
— Phil (@philobbas) October 22, 2016
@AllBlacks well done getting to 18 but it won’t be 19 in chicago. Come on Ireland
— Stephen mullins (@Piusul) October 22, 2016
— Will Greenwood (@WillGreenwood) October 22, 2016
@WillGreenwood at 15-10 foley kick was a huge turning point. Ireland to beat all blacks in November
— Paul Hanley (@phanley55) October 22, 2016
However, there were many others who are far more pragmatic, and they fear the worst.
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Genuinely fear for Ireland having to face to All Blacks twice in the Autumn Internationals.
— Jonny McCormick (@jonny_mccormick) October 22, 2016
— Turli McCarry (@The_Thrill13) October 22, 2016
we’ll be lucky to sneak one win against the All Blacks, but Ireland have little to fear from this Australia side #NZLvAUS
— Vimes (@feckinwater) October 22, 2016
— Danny Dowling (@dannydowling) October 22, 2016
Not sure im looking forward to Ireland playing All Blacks twice this Autumn.
— Chloe Doyle (@ImChloeD) October 22, 2016
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