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Impressive Irish stars dominate English newspaper's November tests Team of the Weekend

11 November 2017; From left, Bundee Aki, Andrew Conway and Sean O'Brien congratulate Jacob Stockdale of Ireland after scoring his side's fourth try during the Guinness Series International match between Ireland and South Africa at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile
11 November 2017; From left, Bundee Aki, Andrew Conway and Sean O'Brien congratulate Jacob Stockdale of Ireland after scoring his side's fourth try during the Guinness Series International match between Ireland and South Africa at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile
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After a record win over the Springboks on Saturday evening, Irish players have dominated The Telegraph's November tests Team of the Weekend.

Joe Schmidt's side have six players selected following the comprehensive victory, with new cap Bundee Aki making the cut at number 12.

Aki is joined by Jacob Stockdale, Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson, Peter O'Mahony and CJ Stander, with no other team getting more than two selections.

Ireland routed South Africa 38-3 to get their November series off to a perfect start, with Fiji and Argentina still to come at the Aviva Stadium over the next two weekends.

Elsewhere, England saw off Argentina 21-8, Australia continued their dominance over Wales with a 29-21 victory in Cardiff while the All Blacks claimed a comfortable 38-18 win over France in Paris.

Here is The Telegraph's Team of the Weekend in full:

15. Soso Matiashvili (Georgia)

14. Waisake Naholo (New Zealand)

13. Huw Jones (Scotland)

12. Bundee Aki (Ireland)

11. Jacob Stockdale (Ireland)

10. Beauden Barrett (New Zealand)

9. Antoine Dupont (France)

1. Mako Vunipola (England)

2. Stuart McInally (Scotland)

3. Tadhg Furlong (Ireland)

4. Iain Henderson (Ireland)

5. Adam Coleman (Australia)

6. Peter O’Mahony (Ireland)

7. Michael Hooper (Australia)

8. CJ Stander (Ireland)

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