Category: Eddie Jones

Leaving It Late

It's strange to be able to say that winning by a big margin in Twickenham and notching a bonus point in the process was less than satisfactory for an Ireland team, but there’s no question that they have a lot to review in the aftermath of their remarkable clash with England yesterday. Despite being a … Continue reading Leaving It Late

Old Foe, New Tricks

This Saturday’s game is an important one for Ireland for a couple of reasons. They haven’t yet knocked over the Red Rose on their turf in this World Cup cycle, and after the defeat to France, they need to prove that they can beat the better teams in the Six Nations away from home. There … Continue reading Old Foe, New Tricks

Born Again

Aside from a few bright sparks, it’s fair to say that Ireland have looked out of sorts since getting beaten out the gate by England in the 2019 Six Nations. Plenty of underlying causes have been theorised, but whether it came down to injury/loss of form to key players, a game plan/style of play that … Continue reading Born Again

Glass Ceiling

Had Ireland not conceded a red card against Wales and then played Eddie Jones’ side when they were finding their footing, this fixture probably wouldn’t instil the same sense of foreboding for Ireland, but unfortunately for Andy Farrell’s team, they have to go toe-to-toe with England right when they have rediscovered their best form. The … Continue reading Glass Ceiling