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Ben Smith expecting plenty of Irish fire in Chicago

All Blacks fullback Ben Smith has no problems remembering the last time they played Ireland, the injury-time win at Dublin in 2013.
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Ireland have to believe - Lancaster

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster, who is now coaching Leinster in Ireland, believes the Ireland Test side is capable of beating the All Blacks.
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Schmidt names six new caps in Chicago squad

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has rung the changes in naming a 34-man squad for Ireland's Test against the All Blacks in Chicago on November 6 (NZT).
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Black Ferns complete clean sweep

The Black Ferns have warmed up for their Northern Tour with a 29-3 win over the Wallaroos in Albany to complete a two-nil series victory and retain the Laurie O’Reilly trophy.
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'If anyone can Ireland can' - Blackadder

Former All Blacks captain and Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder believes if any team can beat New Zealand it is likely to be Ireland.
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Ireland have issues ahead of team naming

Ireland's squad to travel to Chicago to play the All Blacks on November 5 is due to be announced on Wednesday evening (NZT) but there are personnel concerns that could affect the side.
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Black Ferns aim for clean sweep

Following their convincing win on Saturday night, the Black Ferns team to play their second Test match against Australia has been named.

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Ireland will need armoury, not a bullet - Brewer

Ireland won't need one bullet in their pocket when they play the All Blacks in Chicago next month, they'll need a whole armoury.
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Foley - Non-try wasn't game-changer

Australian first five-eighths Bernard Foley thought wing Henry Speight's try should have been allowed but he didn't think referee Nigel Owens' decision to rule the try out was a game changer.
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Matt Todd steps up in All Blacks' win

Flanker Matt Todd demonstrated his right to a place in the top flight of international rugby with a quality performance for the All Blacks in their 37-10 win over Australia in the Bledisloe Cup Test presented by American Express in Auckland on Saturday.
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Julian Savea acknowledges team effort

Powerful All Blacks wing Julian Savea returned to his block-busting best form in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup presented by American Express Test at Eden Park but paid tribute to the work that was done inside him while hooker Dane Coles said it had been the hardest Test of the season.
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Rieko Ioane's breakthrough year continues

He wasn't really in the 'bolter' category of some All Blacks selections in the past but Rieko Ioane continued a year to remember in 2016 with his naming in the side to tour the northern hemisphere in November.
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Injuries give locks a chance on tour

Injuries to world-class locks Brodie Retallick and Sam Whitelock could have a significant influence on the All Blacks' northern tour.
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All Blacks respect Anzac rivals - Hansen

The All Blacks respect Australia immensely, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said in response to comment by his Wallabies rival Michael Cheika, after Saturday's 37-10 win at Eden Park, that New Zealand didn't respect his side.
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