Category: George Ford

Heavy Lies The Crown

  History tells us that being favourites doesn't suit Ireland, and even though this hasn't been as much of a problem for Joe Schmidt as it was for his predecessors, there's still a sense of discomfort that goes with knowing that they are short odds to win their next Test. As first-up games in the … Continue reading Heavy Lies The Crown

Storming The Fortress

  This weekend is a daunting trip for Ireland, not only because of what is at stake, but because their record in Twickenham doesn’t make for pleasant reading. Ireland haven’t beaten England in their home ground since 2010, or to put it another way, Ireland haven’t won in Twickenham since England hit rock-bottom under Martin … Continue reading Storming The Fortress