Category: Wayne Pivac


A resounding win over Wales would normally send Ireland fans into overdrive, but their victory last night was actually quite underwhelming. That was largely down to the form of the current Welsh team; it was their sixth loss on the bounce, and if the rumours of the discontent from the players being the reason behind … Continue reading Short-Changed

Round 2

Wales’ performances in the Six Nations (the Italy trouncing aside) reminded me a lot of Ireland’s hammering at the hands of Australia in November of 2013. The error count and lack of intensity from Ireland that day were symptomatic of a team who were trying to process a high volume of information from their new … Continue reading Round 2

Bogey Team

  Warren Gatland's exit from the position of Wales head coach after RWC 2019 was the most significant of the Six Nations sides. He had been in the job for over 10 years, and had moulded his team into a resilient, grizzled unit that, while not necessarily gifted, were good enough to win Grand Slams … Continue reading Bogey Team