Rugby: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says winner of Dublin test would be 'best in the world' Rugby: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says winner of Dublin test would be 'best in the world'

Playing in front of 80,000 fans at Twickenham was big. This is bigger, says ABs coach.

Ireland need Best to step up or face being shipped out

Back in 2013, Ireland warmed up for their first meeting with New Zealand under Joe Schmidt with one of the worst performances of his time in charge - the second-heaviest defeat of his t

Injury setback for Sean O’Brien has opened door for Dan Leavy

Just as in the Stade de France nine months ago, fortune seems to have come knocking for Dan Leavy at an opportune time.The flanker came into Saturday’s game against Argentina with just over four hours of rugby under his belt this season, yet he now finds himself in pole position to start when Steven

Hansen: "Rugby Is Complicated, They Seem To Be Making It Very Simple"

Any lingering doubts over the All-Blacks underestimating Ireland ahead of their clash at the Aviva Stadium this week were firmly put to bed by Steve Hansen

"I Just Think He'll Play, I'm Not Saying That To Stir Trouble Or Anything"

Steve Hansen has explained that he believes Conor Murray will start Ireland's upcoming clash with the All Blacks despite his recent injury troubles

Neil Francis: 'I haven't seen Ireland play this badly in a long time'

On the way to the Aviva Stadium yesterday I noticed that the national knitting and crochet event was on in the RDS. Maybe Ireland might pop down there tomorrow, because the ability to k

Ireland head coach Schmidt ‘still bleeding’ from last-gasp 2013 All Blacks loss

Headline Ireland head coach Schmidt ‘still bleeding’ from last-gasp 2013 All Blacks loss

Ireland coach to approach star halfback about an early return from injury to face the All Blacks in Dublin.

Bernard Jackman: 'Strong scrum not enough to beat All Blacks'

Job done. It wasn't pretty but a 10th home win on the trot is not to be trifled with - even if for a long time yesterday Ireland really struggled to impose themselves on Argentina.

Ireland Set New Home Record With Solid Victory Over Pumas

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Analysis: Why James Ryan is already one of the first names on Ireland's team sheet

The 22-year-old second row delivered another superb performance against Argentina.

Ireland focus now fully on All Black beast

The All Blacks came very close to losing out to England ahead of their crunch tie with Joe Schmidt's Ireland charges.