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# ireland - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Score 27 tough and intense pics from the International Rules down through the years Aussie Battles

27 tough and intense pics from the International Rules down through the years

Ireland face Australia in Perth tomorrow in the latest test. We’ve taken a look back at the games down through the years.

# ireland - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The Score Best is back with D’Arcy named inside centre for Ireland’s clash with Australia Wallaby Wallopers

Best is back with D’Arcy named inside centre for Ireland’s clash with Australia

The veteran will partner Robbie Henshaw in Ireland’s midfield.

From The Score Win over Australia can prove that Schmidt’s Ireland are a consistent force Backing Up

Win over Australia can prove that Schmidt’s Ireland are a consistent force

Ireland international wing Fergus McFadden is in no doubt that Schmidt has already achieved that goal.

‘Revenge porn’ may not be punishable through Irish law

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

From The Score Toomua and Speight to start as Australia make four changes for Ireland Test Wallabies

Toomua and Speight to start as Australia make four changes for Ireland Test

Quade Cooper, Will Genia and Kurtley Beale are among a provisional 11 replacements named by Michael Cheika.

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From The Score The maul continues to grow in importance as Ireland lead the way Set-piece

The maul continues to grow in importance as Ireland lead the way

Simon Easterby’s pack has picked up where they left off under John Plumtree last season.

From The Score ‘Just because you’re injured doesn’t mean you’ve got no involvement’ Unseen Work

‘Just because you’re injured doesn’t mean you’ve got no involvement’

Leinster and Ireland wing Fergus McFadden explains how the rehab club remain central to the province.

# ireland - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Score Irish International Rules team hit the bright lights of Perth before Saturday’s test Life Down Under

Irish International Rules team hit the bright lights of Perth before Saturday’s test

The test match against Australia takes place next Saturday for Paul Earley’s side.

From The Score Ireland more concerned about performance than November clean sweep Momentum

Ireland more concerned about performance than November clean sweep

‘If the processes are right and you have good systems in place then the result comes out the back of that.’

From The Score Welsh rugby moves closer to Irish system with 12 dual contract offers House In Order

Welsh rugby moves closer to Irish system with 12 dual contract offers

Dan Lydiate is among the Welsh players currently considering one of the new national deals.

There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government’s response is ranked pretty well)

We rank second last on a global index of the prevalence of modern slavery.

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one

Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.

# ireland - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Score Open Thread: Pick your Ireland line-up to face the Wallabies You're The Boss

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland line-up to face the Wallabies

The centre pairing is again the big call in the starting XV.

From The Score Dunphy: Keane ‘circus’ is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results The Roy Keane Show

Dunphy: Keane ‘circus’ is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results

“Unless Martin O’Neill gets a grip of it then it’s going to get worse.”

From The Score Heaslip: You couldn’t repeat some of the stuff Cheika says in the sheds Old Friends

Heaslip: You couldn’t repeat some of the stuff Cheika says in the sheds

Ireland have been praising the Wallabies head coach, but also stress that they are focusing on their own display.

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

From The Score D’Arcy’s defensive chat and 12 more pictures from Ireland’s training session today Through A Lens
From The Score Foot injury rules Payne out of Ireland’s clash with Wallabies Payne-less

Foot injury rules Payne out of Ireland’s clash with Wallabies

The outside centre has returned to Ulster and Mike McCarthy to Leinster.

From The Score Analysis: Schmidt’s players making life easier for their teammates Details

Analysis: Schmidt’s players making life easier for their teammates

We break down the important supporting contributions for five of the Irish tries against Georgia.

# ireland - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Score Everybody’s happy to have Kurtley Beale back in the squad — Quade Cooper Here Comes Trouble

Everybody’s happy to have Kurtley Beale back in the squad — Quade Cooper

The utility back was a late call-up before the Wallabies’ meeting with Ireland after a controversial summer.

From The Score O’Donnell’s defence, Gilroy gains and more vital statistics from Ireland’s win over Georgia Numbers Game

O’Donnell’s defence, Gilroy gains and more vital statistics from Ireland’s win over Georgia

Here’s the numbers behind the six-try, 49 – 7 victory.

From The Score Here we go: The French media have got the ‘Paulie to France’ rumour mill rolling Non!

Here we go: The French media have got the ‘Paulie to France’ rumour mill rolling

They don’t care that our 35-year-old captain is contracted to 2016, they reckon he’d love it in Pau.

From The Score Ian Madigan’s display pleases Schmidt as new Ireland caps impress Maddog

Ian Madigan’s display pleases Schmidt as new Ireland caps impress

The Kiwi head coach has strong belief in the playmaker, despite his lack of games at 10 for Leinster.

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From The Score Ireland’s attention turns swiftly to visit of Michael Cheika’s Wallabies November Finale

Ireland’s attention turns swiftly to visit of Michael Cheika’s Wallabies

Joe Schmidt and his men are looking to make it three wins out of three this month.

From The Score Discipline and ‘pokerfacing’ the opposition vital part of Schmidt culture Clear Eyes Full Hearts

Discipline and ‘pokerfacing’ the opposition vital part of Schmidt culture

Dominic Ryan was perfectly calm despite getting the closest of close-up views of a Georgian boot.

# ireland - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From The Score Another strong finish will stand to Ireland, says try-scoring Dave Kilcoyne Killer Instinct

Another strong finish will stand to Ireland, says try-scoring Dave Kilcoyne

The prop is making a habit of getting himself on the score-sheet, but today’s try was extra special.

From The Score Ireland refuse to criticise Georgian flanker for foot on Ryan’s face Dangerous Ground

Ireland refuse to criticise Georgian flanker for foot on Ryan’s face

Viktor Kolelishvili’s boot made contact with the eye of Ireland’s debutant back row.

From The Score Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash Top Three

Ireland jump to third in IRB world rankings ahead of Wallabies clash

Defeats for Australia and England, as well as Ireland’s win, mean a change in the official ladder.

From The Score Schmidt: First-half efforts laid foundation for Ireland’s second-half tries Joe Knows

Schmidt: First-half efforts laid foundation for Ireland’s second-half tries

The Kiwi coach was pleased with his players’ performance before the break.

From The Score How Ireland rated in the eventual rout of Georgia On Your Marks!

How Ireland rated in the eventual rout of Georgia

It was tough viewing at times, but Joe Schmidt’s men eventually ran out convincing winners.

From The Score Ireland take their time putting Georgia to the sword Match Report

Ireland take their time putting Georgia to the sword

A frustrating first half was followed by Ireland scoring six second half tries.

From The Score Ireland warm up for Australia International Rules test with 73 point win over VFL outfit In Control
From The Score ‘It’s like waking up on Christmas morning’: Ireland’s debutants collect precious first international caps Chapeau

‘It’s like waking up on Christmas morning’: Ireland’s debutants collect precious first international caps

After Jared Payne made his bow last week, Joe Schmidt handed out three more new caps today.

# ireland - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish girl freaks out after dad travels to Canada for surprise visit Hi Dad
From The Score POC’s influence remains as McCarthy and Foley fill Ireland’s second row Locks

POC’s influence remains as McCarthy and Foley fill Ireland’s second row

Leinster’s McCarthy says Georgia have been getting the same respect South Africa got last weekend.

# ireland - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Score Heavy queues outside Celtic Park meant lots of fans missed the kick-off tonight Delays

Heavy queues outside Celtic Park meant lots of fans missed the kick-off tonight

Supporters took to social media to vent their frustration.

From The Score Joe Schmidt and the Ireland team visited Temple Street Children’s Hospital In Pics

Joe Schmidt and the Ireland team visited Temple Street Children’s Hospital

The Kiwi coach and a group of his players met some of the kids this evening.

From The Daily Edge Lovely video features Dubliners reminiscing about the capital’s old cinemas Going To The Pictures
From The Score Georgia name team featuring several Top 14 forwards to face Ireland Lelos

Georgia name team featuring several Top 14 forwards to face Ireland

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has indicated the amount of experience within the Georgian group.