Category: John Cooney

Brick Wall

  Yesterday was a classic example of Murphy’s Law for Ireland. Everything that could have gone wrong did go wrong; their pack were battered, their half-packs underperformed, their attack was limited (partly by aggressive defensive line speed and partly by their midfield personnel), their backfield cover was dreadful, and across the board, their error count … Continue reading Brick Wall

Knife Edge

  Andy Farrell's Ireland era started not with a bang, but with a whimper, on Saturday, and although Irish supporters would have taken any sort of a win to get confidence back after being annihilated by New Zealand in their last outing, the manner of their victory didn't exactly inspire hope in a Six Nations … Continue reading Knife Edge