Category: June Internationals

Sounding The Claxon

  The phrase ‘go to the well’ is used to describe a team who have to dig deep to produce a brilliant, one-off performance to seal a famous win. It usually applies to a display that is out of the ordinary, and it has been thrown around a fair bit since Ireland beat Australia on … Continue reading Sounding The Claxon

All Square

  “We felt the lightning, And we waited on the thunder, Waited on the thunder, I awoke last night to the sound of thunder, How far off I sat and wondered” -Bob Seger - Night Moves (1976)   When Ireland lost to Australia in Brisbane, they looked a pale imitation of the team that dominated … Continue reading All Square