Event Details


All Blacks v Ireland


6:30 AM


All Blacks' thoughts turn to home after 'quake

With several team members having been involved in the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, there was an understanding of the situation back in New Zealand for the All Blacks when they heard the news in Italy on Sunday.
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All Blacks, Ireland face different pressures in Dublin

Pressure in Test rugby was a constant and the All Blacks and Ireland each had their own pressures building for Sunday's (NZT) return Test in Dublin.
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Ireland look to strengthen defence

Attention to defence will be occupying Irish coaching minds ahead of the weekend Test between Ireland and the All Blacks in Dublin.
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'Nice nervousness' in All Blacks' build-up

'A nice nervousness' was how All Blacks assistant-coach Ian Foster described the mood in his camp ahead of Sunday's (NZT) return Test with Ireland in Dublin.
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Kaino expects more of the same, with an edge

All Blacks flanker Jerome Kaino has his own reasons for wanting to be part of a side that turns around their Chicago defeat by Ireland when the sides meet again in Dublin on Sunday (NZT).
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All Blacks get the message after earthquake

It's a response that only New Zealanders would understand after the earthquakes of recent times, but it was a sharp reminder to the All Blacks ahead of their Test with Ireland on Sunday (NZT).
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Hurt All Blacks have the motivation - Hansen

Motivation would not be a problem for the All Blacks in their return game with Ireland in Dublin on Sunday (NZT), according to coach Steve Hansen.
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Ireland strengthened by self-belief - Coles

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles said it was Ireland's ability to play the 80 minutes and to keep coming at New Zealand that was behind their 40-29 win in Chicago and the belief from that would be a factor in the re-match in Dublin on Sunday (NZT).
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Ireland will have to be better than ever - Best

It doesn't get any easier for Ireland as they prepare to face the All Blacks in Dublin, two weeks after achieving their first victory over them in 111 years.
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All Blacks committed to plan - Read

Losing to Ireland in Chicago had not rocked the All Blacks' attacking attitude and they would be looking to demonstrate that in Sunday's (NZT) return game in Dublin.
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