The New Zealander is also counting the cost of Saturday's 28-17 victory over the Pumas with a number of key men picking up injuries

New Zealand will improve, but so will Joe’s Ireland

Headline New Zealand will improve, but so will Joe’s Ireland

Rugby-Hansen open to having chat to Schmidt about NZ job. Both coaches' contracts expire after next year's Rugby World Cup and the 53-year-old Schmidt has been touted as successor to Hansen, who has been involved with the team since 2004.

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

All Blacks coach ready for a beer and a chat should his Ireland counterpart be plotting a return to NZ.

"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

All Blacks coach Hansen certain Murray will play in number one decider All Blacks coach Hansen certain Murray will play in number one decider

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

Hansen expects Murray to start in Dublin, Schmidt leaves decision to his star

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

Ireland have only defeated New Zealand once in their history.

Murray will be ready if picked for All Blacks clash, says Henderson

Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray hasn’t played since hurting his neck during the summer tour to Australia.

The team Ireland need to select to defeat New Zealand |

This is the Ireland team we are backing to give the All Blacks a right rattle.