Category: Gregor Townsend

The Bare Minimum

  Strong performances should be the objective of any player or coach in any sport (as they lead to results), but there’s no substitute for the confidence that comes from finishing the game on the right of the scoreboard, and on Saturday, Ireland had to fight tooth and nail to earn a win that they … Continue reading The Bare Minimum

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Scotland v Ireland: Match Preview

  When it comes to playing teams who hold on to the ball for long periods and make good use of it (Leinster, Clermont, the Exeter Chiefs, the All Blacks), there’s a maxim that always gets rolled out by spectators and commentators: "just don’t give them the ball". The theory behind it is sound; if … Continue reading Scotland v Ireland: Match Preview