# ireland - Today’s News
There was almost a repeat of Ireland’s last-gasp defeat to New Zealand, but they showed their mental edge this time.
Several Australian journalists pointed to the kicking from Joe Schmidt’s side as a key factor in the outcome.
Ireland’s defensive concerns were alarming in the opening 40 minutes in Dublin on Saturday.
The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.
# ireland - Yesterday’s News
We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.
Was it a forward pass from Phipps? You tell us…
Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.
The Wallabies head coach was making no excuses for his side’s disappointing defeat in Dublin.
Get all the results and scorers from yesterday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A and 1B action.
The captain did get a sense of satisfaction from Ireland’s second half performance.
Captain Paul O’Connell isn’t going to forget the nightmare that followed Ireland’s last November clean sweep.
# ireland - Saturday 22 November, 2014
After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.
The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.
The New Zealand second row becomes the fourth man from his country to win the trophy.
She called for “the creation of a second Republic of Ireland.”
Ireland’s captain says there has been little talk of a win, but more focus on improving against the Wallabies.
# ireland - Friday 21 November, 2014
It’s going to be carnage.
We pick out some potential weaknesses for Joe Schmidt’s men to exploit tomorrow evening.
It’s so close we can taste the eucalyptus.
The prop says things will be different with Michael Cheika in charge.
‘They are number three in the world now, a spot that we’ve held for most of the year,’ says the Wallabies openside.
The Ireland captain says last year’s defeat to the Australia was ‘probably the toughest day since Joe has been in charge’.
The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.
How will Joe Schmidt’s side take on the Wallabies?
One child had not been visited by a social worker in more than four years.
Ireland face Australia in Perth tomorrow in the latest test. We’ve taken a look back at the games down through the years.
# ireland - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The veteran will partner Robbie Henshaw in Ireland’s midfield.
Ireland international wing Fergus McFadden is in no doubt that Schmidt has already achieved that goal.
The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.
Quade Cooper, Will Genia and Kurtley Beale are among a provisional 11 replacements named by Michael Cheika.
There are lots of brilliant moments to be had just across the water.
Simon Easterby’s pack has picked up where they left off under John Plumtree last season.
Leinster and Ireland wing Fergus McFadden explains how the rehab club remain central to the province.
# ireland - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
The test match against Australia takes place next Saturday for Paul Earley’s side.
‘If the processes are right and you have good systems in place then the result comes out the back of that.’
Dan Lydiate is among the Welsh players currently considering one of the new national deals.
We rank second last on a global index of the prevalence of modern slavery.
Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.
# ireland - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
The centre pairing is again the big call in the starting XV.
“Unless Martin O’Neill gets a grip of it then it’s going to get worse.”