Category: Finn Russell

A Job Half-Done

  Stage Fright When Ireland played Scotland in the penultimate round of the Six Nations in 2009, they looked nowhere near ready to go out and beat Wales the following week. They were hesitant and error-prone for the majority of that Test, only taking control when Jamie Heaslip scored off the back of a Peter … Continue reading A Job Half-Done

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Ireland v Scotland: Match Preview

  The words ‘banana peel’ have been used to describe this weekend's clash with Scotland in certain quarters of the Irish media since before this tournament kicked off. It’s a bad mindset for any Irish supporter, player or coach to be in, because Ireland have been guilty of not showing Scotland enough respect in years … Continue reading Ireland v Scotland: Match Preview