Author: rucktackleandmaul


  Coast To Coast Ireland’s back play took a lot of flak following their narrow win in Paris, with over-reliance on Johnny Sexton’s playmaking abilities and a lack of incision out wide from players like Bundee Aki, Robbie Henshaw and Rob Kearney being cited as reasons for their inability to score tries against an inexperienced … Continue reading 7/10


Ireland v Italy: Match Preview

  Repeat Dose The main reason Ireland beat Italy by such a large margin last year was the way they went about their business in the first 20 minutes. They held on to the ball for multiple phases and repeatedly hammered at the Italian defence close to the ruck through CJ Stander, Seán O'Brien and … Continue reading Ireland v Italy: Match Preview