Category: Michael Cheika

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

Picking Over The Bones

  Joe Schmidt gambled with the matchday squad he chose for Saturday’s clash between Australia and Ireland, and in agonising fashion, the players he picked ultimately didn’t get the job done. The Ireland head coach made the right call by choosing several non-frontline players because 1) it allowed the ones who were involved in the … Continue reading Picking Over The Bones