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#All Blacks

# all-blacks - Sunday 6 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland's day comes as stunning display ends 111 years of Kiwi dominance Basic Best

Ireland's day comes as stunning display ends 111 years of Kiwi dominance

It was an unforgettable occasion at Soldier Field in Chicago.

From The42 New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display All Class

New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display

“We haven’t got any excuses. We got beaten by the better side on the day.”

# all-blacks - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks Sweet Home Chicago

Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks

At the 29th time of asking, Ireland have beaten the world champions.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, November International Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, November International

Relive Ireland’s historic victory over the might All Blacks.

From The42 'We certainly don't want to be the first New Zealand team to lose to Ireland' Record Breakers

'We certainly don't want to be the first New Zealand team to lose to Ireland'

All Blacks captain Kieran Read reckons Ireland will bring a ‘structured’ approach.

From The42 Memories of first All Black glimpse in '89 strong, but mystique lifted for Best Mental Block

Memories of first All Black glimpse in '89 strong, but mystique lifted for Best

“It’s just a question of whether mentally we can stay in the game. Physically we are more than able to do it.”

# all-blacks - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The42 'It shouldn't just be for the elite' - Irishman Brennan's work with Kiwi mental skills Facing History

'It shouldn't just be for the elite' - Irishman Brennan's work with Kiwi mental skills

The Dublin native spent the last two and a half years working with the Hurricanes in Wellington.

From The42 Schmidt has no time for omens as Ireland line up All Blacks in Chicago Go Cubs Go

Schmidt has no time for omens as Ireland line up All Blacks in Chicago

‘They are second to none in their ability to add scores very quickly.’

# all-blacks - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From The42 '80 minutes of hard work and smashing' Kiwis ahead for Ireland's back row The Usual

'80 minutes of hard work and smashing' Kiwis ahead for Ireland's back row

CJ Stander is ready to put in a big, big shift in Chicago.

From The42 New kids off the bench and more talking points from Joe Schmidt's first XV of the season Stateside

New kids off the bench and more talking points from Joe Schmidt's first XV of the season

Ireland have chosen the veterans to go after New Zealand’s second row.

From The42 'We have to play close to our perfect game' - O'Connell believes All Blacks are 'beatable' Facing History This post contains videos

'We have to play close to our perfect game' - O'Connell believes All Blacks are 'beatable'

Ireland have yet to get the better of New Zealand in 28 attempts.

From The42 'Natural footballer' Carbery ready to step up whenever he's called upon -- Murray One Giant Leap

'Natural footballer' Carbery ready to step up whenever he's called upon -- Murray

Ireland’s scrum-half is confident the young 10 will be fit to hold his own against the best team in the world.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

From The42 Rugby firmly in the back seat as Cubs fans slowly turn hope to belief Letter From Chicago

Rugby firmly in the back seat as Cubs fans slowly turn hope to belief

It’s an exciting time to be a sportsfan in Chicago.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland's 2013 tormentor Crotty looking forward to clash with old pal Jared Payne Midfield Clash

Ireland's 2013 tormentor Crotty looking forward to clash with old pal Jared Payne

The All Black centre says he’s been apologising to Irish supporters everywhere since denying Joe Schmidt’s men victory in Dublin.

From The42 'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance November Tests

'We have to be perfect': Attack the only way to keep All Blacks off balance

Gordon D’Arcy feel he has been on the precipice of beating New Zealand three times only to fall short.

From The42 All Blacks 'proud' to see New Zealand native Jared Payne in Ireland's green Old Mates

All Blacks 'proud' to see New Zealand native Jared Payne in Ireland's green

Back row Jerome Kaino worked with the “very well prepared” Joe Schmidt at the Blues.

# all-blacks - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The42 Jerome Kaino surprised 'spearhead' Sean O'Brien not involved with Ireland Notorious Sob

Jerome Kaino surprised 'spearhead' Sean O'Brien not involved with Ireland

The Tullow Tank’s reputation precedes him.

From The42 What do Ireland need to do to beat the All Blacks? Facing History

What do Ireland need to do to beat the All Blacks?

Attempt number 29 is this Saturday.

# all-blacks - Sunday 30 October, 2016

The world record-holding rugby team that didn't even get a chance to qualify for the World Cup

A lot is made about New Zealand’s 18 games unbeaten, but Cyprus hit 24 wins in Europe.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

From The42 Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster Future Stars

Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster

The province welcome the tourists to Thomond Park on 11 November.

# all-blacks - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The42 All Blacks score 6 tries to set new Test record against Australia Unstoppable

All Blacks score 6 tries to set new Test record against Australia

New Zealand continued their stunning form with a Rugby Championship win over the Wallabies this morning.

# all-blacks - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From The42 The skills, the fitness, the pressure - All Blacks legend Mealamu on Ireland's test Facing History

The skills, the fitness, the pressure - All Blacks legend Mealamu on Ireland's test

We met the 132-times capped hooker in South Auckland to hear more about his Test career.

From The42 All Blacks to fight French bid for Cruden Stay Or Go?

All Blacks to fight French bid for Cruden

The out-half is mulling over a move to Montpellier.

# all-blacks - Saturday 15 October, 2016

From The42 'There's a special bond between the two countries. The All Blacks always respect Ireland' Friendly Foes

'There's a special bond between the two countries. The All Blacks always respect Ireland'

Ahead of back-to-back November Tests, former New Zealand captain Sean Fitzpatrick talks about his Irish roots.

From The42 'He's got a big future and, who knows, he could wear a black jersey' Facing History

'He's got a big future and, who knows, he could wear a black jersey'

Irishman Oliver Jager is part of Canterbury’s push for a Mitre 10 Cup title.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Ireland's rugby team are staying in Trump Tower for their clash with the All Blacks

It’s understood the booking was made earlier this year by the US organisers.

# all-blacks - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From The42 'I was thinking that even if Sexton put the kick over, we could still have won it' Facing History

'I was thinking that even if Sexton put the kick over, we could still have won it'

All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty recalls breaking Irish hearts in 2013.

# all-blacks - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The42 Why are the All Blacks so dominant? We travelled to New Zealand to find out Facing History

Why are the All Blacks so dominant? We travelled to New Zealand to find out

We launch a major multi-media series as Murray Kinsella journeys to the heart of a national obsession.

# all-blacks - Saturday 8 October, 2016

From The42 All Blacks thrash South Africa for record-equalling 17th consecutive win One-sided

All Blacks thrash South Africa for record-equalling 17th consecutive win

New Zealand hammered the Springboks in a 42-point victory in Durban.

# all-blacks - Thursday 6 October, 2016

From The42 Waisake Naholo back in black as New Zealand take aim at 'Boks Depth

Waisake Naholo back in black as New Zealand take aim at 'Boks

The wing has endured a torrid time with injury, but has managed to win seven Test caps since his debut last year.

# all-blacks - Monday 3 October, 2016

From The42 Inexperienced All Black centre showed the handling skills that make him anything but a weak link Silver Fern Service

Inexperienced All Black centre showed the handling skills that make him anything but a weak link

The Pumas could not contain Anton Lienert-Brown on Saturday night.

# all-blacks - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From The42 Magic Damian McKenzie in line for All Black debut in Argentina Depth Chart This post contains videos

Magic Damian McKenzie in line for All Black debut in Argentina

The Chiefs back is among the replacements for Saturday night’s clash in Buenos Aires.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

From The42 New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals Controversy

New Zealand rugby rocked by off-the-field scandals

The knives are out for NZR chief Steve Tew.

# all-blacks - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From The42 Former Leinster and All Black star Brad Thorn set for return to elite rugby Still Going Strong

Former Leinster and All Black star Brad Thorn set for return to elite rugby

The powerful lock has been named on the bench for a National Rugby Championship game this weekend.

# all-blacks - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 All Blacks crush Springboks in six-try rout Easy

All Blacks crush Springboks in six-try rout

The runaway competition leaders again banked a bonus point, their fourth in four matches.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From The42 22-year-old Savea gets first All Blacks start for Springboks clash Explosive

22-year-old Savea gets first All Blacks start for Springboks clash

The Hurricanes openside ripped up Super Rugby this year.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From The42 Lienert-Brown drops out as All Blacks make one change for visit of Argentina Rugby Championship

Lienert-Brown drops out as All Blacks make one change for visit of Argentina

Ryan Crotty returns to the midfield after an injury for Saturday’s clash with the Pumas in Hamilton.

# all-blacks - Friday 2 September, 2016

From The42 'I think you're still upset about Rotorua'- All Black legend hits back at O'Driscoll Stay Out Of It This post contains videos

'I think you're still upset about Rotorua'- All Black legend hits back at O'Driscoll

John Kirwan wasn’t impressed with Brian O’Driscoll’s calls for Owen Franks to be cited.

# all-blacks - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The42 Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington Back In Gold

Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington

Bernard Foley will start in the centre as the World Cup runners-up look to avenge their 42-8 home humbling.