Category: Wales

A Dish Best Served Cold

  The most pleasing aspect of Ireland’s win over Wales on Saturday was probably the fact that they outscored Wales on the try count, and in doing so, forced Warren Gatland to eat his words. It was a revenge mission 12 months in the making, and Ireland’s ruthlessness was epitomised in the final play of … Continue reading A Dish Best Served Cold

Breaking The Red Hoodoo

  Inaccurate lineout work and blown try-scoring chances have been recurring themes of Ireland’s recent games against Wales, with last year’s Test between the two a prime example. Although Ireland capitulated towards the end of that clash (one of the rare occasions they have done so under Joe Schmidt), they had plenty of opportunities to go … Continue reading Breaking The Red Hoodoo