Damp Squib

  Ireland's final November International ended in an anti-climactic 28-19 victory over the Pumas. The ponderous nature of Mathieu Raynal's refereeing didn't help in terms of making the contest a spectacle, and neither did the freezing cold conditions, but when you look back at how the last clash between these sides produced one of the … Continue reading Damp Squib

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Ireland v Argentina: Match Preview

  Evolution Argentina’s addition to the Tri-Nations in 2012 has been a significant turning point in their development. The need for a brand of rugby that would allow them to compete with The Big Three, not to mention Graham Henry’s involvement in their coaching ticket from 2012 to 2013, has led to a game plan … Continue reading Ireland v Argentina: Match Preview