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Barrett Soaks Up Special Atmosphere After Tough Week For Family

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With one try, one assist and 21 carries to his name, Beuaden Barrett was named man-of-the-match following New Zealand’s humbling of Ireland in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash in Tokyo. The eldest of the three Barrett brothers was in scintillating form at full-back as the All Blacks swatted aside the Irish challenge. The 46-14 win now sets up a …

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Eddie Jones Wants New Zealand In World Cup Semi-Final

England are the first side through to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals following their 40-16 win over Australia at Oita Stadium. Australia started well but England were full value for their win. Jonny May went over in the first-half for two tries in quick succession before Kyle Sinkler and Anthony Watson rounded off the win in the second half. England …

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O’Gara On Why He Thinks Ireland Can Beat New Zealand In Dublin

The All Blacks will visit the Aviva Stadium in November for what’s sure to be a terrific contest. Ireland finally ended a 111-year wait for a victory over New Zealand at Soldier Field, Chicago in 2016, and though they lost the return leg 21-9 in Dublin, Irish legend Ronan O’Gara believes that his country won’t have to wait another century …

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Watch: Vodafone Releases Epic Trailer For Documentary On Ireland’s Historic Win Over The All Blacks

When Ireland defeated New Zealand in Chicago’s Solider Field on November 4 last, there ended a 111-year record of heartbreak for the Irish and began a new chapter in their long standing rivalry. Joe Schmidt’s men, fuelled by the emotions of the recent passing of their friend, colleague and coach to some Anthony Foley, put on a performance that they …

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Ireland Vice-Captain’s Comments Put The Contentious All Blacks Physicality Questions To Bed

Ireland’s 21-9 loss to New Zealand on Saturday was overshadowed by accusations of excessive and reckless physicality by the All Blacks as well as questionable officiating at key moments in the game. All mud slinging aside, the second Guinness Series test between the mighty New Zealand and Ireland gave fans one of the best games of rugby this year. Skilful, …

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Shocking Statistic Suggests The All Blacks Are Treated Differently Regarding Yellow Cards

The fallout from Ireland’s bruising loss to New Zealand at the weekend continues and now a shocking statistic has surfaced which suggests the All Blacks may be given favourable treatment by match officials. Following their loss to Ireland in Chicago’s Soldier Field back on November 5th, the expected backlash from New Zealand was swift and brutal. Scoring a try in …

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VIDEO – Irish Fan’s Aghast Reaction To Malakai Fekitoa High Tackle

Irish fans are emotional people. They sing joyously, they rally behind their team, and they’re often awarded with the Best Supporters award at most of the major sporting tournaments they attend. But they also have no problem in rising out of their seats and giving a sailor’s analysis of a situation that they feel aggrieved by. New Zealand centre Malakai Fekitoa’s high …

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Analysis: New Zealand – Fair Or Foul?

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 09: Head Coach Steve Hansen talks to the media during a New Zealand All Blacks media conference at The Heritage on June 9, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

Some say you should never let facts ruin a good story. Never let concrete evidence change your views, you’ll only end up disappointed. As expected, there wasn’t a lot of facts used in the aftermath of New Zealand’s thrilling 21-9 win over Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. New Zealand scored three tries with just 33% possession and kept Ireland from crossing their line, …

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Winners And Losers – Ireland v New Zealand

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New Zealand bounced back from their 40-29 upset loss in Chicago a fortnight ago with a grueling 21-9 victory over Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Tries from Beauden Barrett and a double either side of halftime from Malakai Fekitoa was enough to secure the All Blacks a hard-fought win at the Aviva Stadium, but naturally, a contest of …

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The Rise, Fall And Resurgence Of Israel Dagg

“I’ve been disappointed, you always want to be in the World Cup All Blacks squad, but what’s happened has happened,” said Israel Dagg after he was omitted from New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup squad last year. “You never know, I could be over there in a couple of weeks, I’ve got to play like I’m still going to be involved.” …

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