Match day is always special. This is what all the work is for, this is what everything has been leading to.
Day 7 - Match Day
The non-playing squad members head off for an early gym session with strength & conditioning coach Jason Cowman.
There is a lot of food to be eaten by the players before they leave for the game as they need to store up the fuel levels ahead of the Test.
Bagman Willie Bennett leaves a few hours before the lads to set up the changing room and make sure everything is ready for them. Hanging up the jerseys is a special moment.
The coaches and players arrive and everyone is focused. Before you know it, the game has kicked off in the atmospheric Estadio Centenario.
A tough first Test ends in a win for Ireland but with plenty to work on for the coaches and players. This is the first time Ireland have won a fully capped international game in Argentina.
Afterwards there is dinner for the two sides, speeches, new caps to be presented and even a song from Paul O'Connell to mark his 100th Test match!
Then it is back to the team hotel where supporters from the IRFU Charitable Trust Walk and various tour parties greet the players.
Meanwhile, the analysis team of Mervyn Murphy and Vinny Hammond are hard at work until the small hours of the morning getting all the video work done so that Joe (Schmidt) and the squad can review the game and start all over again for next weekend.
Irish Rugby TV went behind the scenes at the launch of the RBS 6 Nations in the Hurlingham Club in London. It was a case of 'lights, camera, action' as Joe Schmidt and Paul O'Connell spoke to the assembled media to preview rugby's greatest Championship.
Ulster youngster Iain Henderson talks about his return from injury after seven months on the sidelines. He will play for Ireland Wolfhounds on Friday, as competition increases for Six Nations selection.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt speaks about player injuries ahead of the start of the RBS 6 Nations, his side's title defence, the challenge of facing Italy away first up and mentions some of the players who might feature for the Ireland Wolfhounds on Friday.
Newly-appointed Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs chats to Russell Hargreaves at the launch of the RBS 6 Nations Championship. She talks about her captaincy role, the uncapped players who have come on board and the mood in camp ahead of next week's opener away to Italy.
Speaking at the 2015 RBS 6 Nations launch, Ireland captain Paul O'Connell comments on matters both provincial and national as he looks forward to leading his country for the defence of their Championship crown.
Ireland Under-20 head coach Nigel Carolan looks forward to the 2015 campaign and discusses the objectives for his squad this season. There is a strong emphasis on player development at this level which Carolan believes is important in bringing young talent through to the professional game.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's clash with Australia, Ireland flanker Rhys Ruddock said: "We need to bring the defensive physicality we had against South Africa, as Australia have threats all over the park. We need to be at the top of our game."
As the countdown continues to Ireland's GUINNESS Series showdown with Australia, number 8 Jamie Heaslip talks about the Georgia game and what it will be like to face an 'old friend' in Michael Cheika this Saturday.