As it happened: Ireland v Samoa, November Tests

Patrick McCarry
As it happened: Ireland v Samoa, November Tests

The joe schmidt era began at Lansdowne Road with Samoa the eager visitors. Jamie Heaslip captained Ireland with Paul O’Connell ready to lead the team off the bench and in the upcoming Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

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