Preparing to face New Zealand tends to keep defence coaches up all night. Since the last World Cup, the holders have scored 267 tries in 49 Tests, armed with attacking invention only Japan are able to
New Zealand vs Ireland, Rugby World Cup 2019: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?
New Zealand face Ireland in the second quarter-final of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand topped Pool B beating South Africa, Canada and Namibia before their final game was cancelled against Italy.
In 2011, Ireland kicked off their World Cup campaign in New Plymouth with a stuttering 22-10 win over the USA. It was a scrappy win that offered little by way of optimism to an Irish team who had been