Try-scoring hooker Rory Best, whose 70th Ireland cap was cut short by a fractured forearm, gave a very honest and insightful interview to BBC Northern Ireland's Stephen Watson as he reflected on the heartbreaking loss to New Zealand.
Ireland fell agonisingly short of a first ever win over New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium yesterday, as a late converted try from replacement Ryan Crotty gave the All Blacks a 24-22 comeback victory. Check out some photos of the action provided by Inpho Photography.
Watch the post-match press conference from the Aviva Stadium as Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt and captain Paul O'Connell reflect on the gut-wrenching 24-22 defeat to New Zealand in the GUINNESS Series. There is also reaction from the New Zealand camp.
Ireland take on New Zealand in the final game of the GUINNESS Series at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon (kick-off 2pm). You can keep up-to-date with the big clash via our live blog right here on IrishRugby.ie.
The GUINNESS Series comes to a close in Dublin with both Ireland and New Zealand chasing an historic win - Joe Schmidt's men will bid to become the first Irish team to beat New Zealand, while the All Blacks are chasing a record 14th straight victory in the calendar year.
The Ireland squad trained on team announcement day at Carton House with injury concerns Rob Kearney, Brian O'Driscoll and Jonathan Sexton all proving their fitness ahead of Sunday's GUINNESS Series encounter with New Zealand.