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

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

Ground Zero

  “There’s two kinds of pain in this world. Pain that hurts. Pain that alters.” Robert McCall, The Equalizer 2 (2018)   You would think that Irish supporters would be used to World Cup quarter-final defeats by now, but every time that they happen, the wound cuts just as deep. In fact, this one is … Continue reading Ground Zero