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World Cup will be different for Ireland - Barnes

Former England and British & Irish Lion Stuart Barnes has urged caution, especially among Irish supporters, after their historic 16-9 win over the All Blacks at the weekend.
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International review: Italy lack clinical finish v Wallabies

Italy will only look back with disappointment at a misfiring lineout and allowing several chances to go begging in the 26-7 defeat to Australia in Padova.
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Hansen decision on future by Christmas

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has set a Christmas deadline for disclosing his plans after next year's Rugby World Cup.
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All Blacks have to look and learn quickly

Absorbing the lessons from their 9-16 loss to Ireland and finishing strongly against Italy in Rome on Sunday (NZT) would be on the All Blacks minds this week.
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Media reaction savours Ireland's win

It's been 113 years in the making but Ireland's 16-9 win over the All Blacks, their first on home soil, occupied the rugby space in British newspapers.
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Ireland were better team on the day - Read

Beaten All Blacks captain Kieran Read paid full credit to Ireland and their play in achieving an historic first home win over New Zealand with their 16-9 victory in Dublin on Sunday (NZT).
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Ireland beat All Blacks for famous Dublin win

Denying the All Blacks space to breathe and play their game, Ireland achieved a famous victory with the first home win, 16-9 over tryless New Zealand ending 113 years of anguish at Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Sunday (NZT).
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All Blacks need best effort of the year - Read

All Blacks captain Kieran Read was in no doubt about what would be required by his team to hold off the expected challenge from Ireland when the sides meet at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Sunday (NZT).
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'New Zealand will edge it' - Gallagher

Former All Blacks fullback John Gallagher, who had three grandparents who were Irish, admits his thoughts are with his former New Zealand connections for Sunday's (NZT) Test at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
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Zinzan Brooke: RWC final dress rehearsal?

We had better sign off on what happened at Twickenham last weekend before we look at what is going to be another massive Test match in Dublin.
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PREVIEW: All Blacks vs Ireland

The rugby world will turn its eyes to Aviva Stadium in Dublin as the world’s number one and number two ranked sides meet in a blockbuster clash on Sunday morning (NZT).
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Securing high ball could provide chances

Expecting plenty of high kicks from Ireland in Dublin on Sunday (NZT) the All Blacks would be looking to secure the ball and look for opportunities.
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Record-breaking locks have more goals

Time locking the All Blacks scrum together had given Sam Whitelock and Brodie Retallick an instinctive understanding of each other, something they will be hoping bears more fruit in their 50th Test together, this time against Ireland in Dublin on Sunday (NZT).
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Ireland will be final assessment of All Blacks build-up

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said in Dublin on Thursday that the side were in a similar position to where they were a year out from the 2015 Rugby World Cup and Sunday's (NZT) Test with Ireland would be a final assessment of how they were tracking for the 2019 event in Japan.
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