Henry's heart adds to woes

Chris Henry has had an operation to repair a defect on his heart wall after a temporary blockage was discovered in a small blood vessel in his brain.

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BaaBaas accept Irish challenge

Ireland will played the Barbarians at Thomond Park, Limerick on Thursday, May 28, next year.

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Schmidt's nervy appendix

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt underwent an operation to have his appendix removed on Saturday night just hours after victory over Australia.

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Ireland can't guarantee WC success

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell insists that their first double over South Africa and Australia does not guarantee a successful World Cup.

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Player ratings: Clean sweep

Ireland have defeated two Southern Hemisphere giants in their year-end tour with a tight 26-23 victory over the Wallabies.
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Player ratings: Throwing it around

An exciting match has seen the Australians entertain, but not win as they went down by the smallest margin against Ireland 26-23.
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Ireland hang on to sink Wallabies

Ireland did just enough to secure a tense 26-23 victory over Australia in an entertaining clash in Dublin on Saturday.

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Consistency key for Wallabies

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper wants his side to pick up were they left off against Wales two weeks ago against Ireland on Saturday.

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Irish itching for Wallaby scalp

A victory over Australia on Saturday would give Six Nations champions Ireland their first clean sweep in the November Tests since 2006.

Cheika: I'm not Beale's social worker

Michael Cheika says he does not know if he is the best person to put Kurtley Beale on the right path but he is certainly not his social worker.

Preview: Ireland v Australia

There will be two different reason for these two power-houses to attempt to defeat each other on Saturday - retribution and progress

Bad boy Beale is back

Australia bad boy, Kurtley Beale has been included in the Wallabies' 23-man match day squad for their match against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

Ireland turn to experience

Six Nations champions, Ireland have made two changes to their starting line-up for their match against Australia at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

Speight to finally make Aus debut

NEWS: Wing Henry Speight will finally make his Test debut for Australia, against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

Heaslip ready to face 'old friend'

Jamie Heaslip says he is ready to face his old coach Michael Cheika when the Leinster man, and the Irish, face off against Australia.

Aussie bad boys reunite

Australian badboy Kurtley Beale is a welcome late addition, and not a distraction, to the Wallabies squad claims Quade Cooper.

Henry suffers brain injury

Ireland's Chris Henry missed the recent win over South Africa with a brain injury, rather than a migraine.

Ireland fear Wallaby backlash

Six Nations champions Ireland's hopes of completing a clean sweep of the November tests faces a very tough challenge in the shape of Australia.