Category: Conor Murray

No Easy Task

Ireland are no stranger to scares against (or losses to) Italy, but while encounters like the RWC 2015 pool clash or the 2019 Six Nations game were attributed to an underperformance on the part of the men in green, Saturday’s contest between the two sides was close for different reasons. Andy Farrell’s side will receive … Continue reading No Easy Task


Crushing Blow

Late in the second half of Virgin Media One’s coverage of the Wales v Ireland fixture today, Alan Quinlan stated that the game was a case of everything that could go wrong, did go wrong for Ireland. I wouldn’t fully agree with that, because the match wasn’t a total catsatrophe; they were down to 14 … Continue reading Crushing Blow