Category: Ireland

The Return Of The King

Warren Gatland’s re-appointment as head coach of Wales’ national side was a surprising one, not so much because of Wayne Pivac’s dismissal, but because bringing back someone who held the position previously is a pretty unusual move in the professional era. It was a harsh call on Pivac who, despite getting Wales to play with … Continue reading The Return Of The King

The Hard Way

Ireland’s punishing clash with Australia last night has drawn criticism from all quarters for it’s perceived low entertainment quotient, and while it was certainly a low-scoring game for two sides that aren’t normally short on tries, it was still a gripping Test match of the highest intensity. The injuries sustained by both teams during it … Continue reading The Hard Way