# irearg - Saturday 24 November, 2012
Donnacha Ryan picked up the official man of the match award for an excellent outing at lock.
Did anybody see a 46-24 win coming? Time to work out how to replicate it.
Craig Gilroy provided the backline spark for the Irish as the Pumas were blown away.
We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Ireland hoped to kick-start the international season as the Pumas ended theirs.
The out-half has declared himself fully fit and ready to visit another Aviva defeat on the Pumas.
Argentina have no trouble scoring tries these days after stepping up to meet improved opposition.
# irearg - Friday 23 November, 2012
Pumas’ flanker Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe will captain the side at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.
The two sides have identical results over their past 10 games and are separated by a solitary ranking point.
“We know that we failed against France.” says the back row hoping to atone this weekend.
The Argies are in town, Chelsea v Man City and plenty more besides. Who needs friends?
Even if the rugby hasn’t always been top drawer, these battles are never anything short of fascinating.
The Irish captain may be on to something here.
# irearg - Thursday 22 November, 2012
‘Annoying, frustrating counter-ruckers’. Are you sure you’ve never played Argentina before Mike?
There won’t be any surprises for Argentina this weekend.
Don’t worry, Ireland. They got this.
The Leicester prop is confident that a decent Argentinian performance this week, will bring a first ever win in Dublin.
# irearg - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.
After seven years in France, the second row has had to pack his bags to continue playing for the Pumas.
The Leinster prop proved he was human against South Africa. He will be hoping to lift expectations when he faces Argentina.
All you need to know this morning including how to execute bad sportsmanship.
# irearg - Tuesday 20 November, 2012
Replacing the world-class Brian O’Driscoll may prove impossible but a starring role against Argentina won’t go astray.
The Irish out-half may not train until Thursday morning.
Declan Kidney ran the rule over his side at the team’s base in Carton House, Co Kildare earlier.