Category: Guy Novès

France v Ireland: Match Preview

  Heading to Paris has been a daunting proposition for Irish teams in years gone by, but with France in a state of flux at present, there is an expectation that this Saturday could be the start a successful Six Nations campaign for Joe Schmidt’s squad. France are coming off the back of a woeful … Continue reading France v Ireland: Match Preview

True Grit

The mark of a good team is the ability to win even when they are not at playing at their best, and Ireland’s hard-fought victory over France on Saturday night was a prime example. Ireland’s game plan was apparent from the opening minutes: control possession and territory, dictate the tempo, kick to the corners, and … Continue reading True Grit