It’s been seven years since Ireland marched to the Grand Slam beating Wales in dramatic fashion through a late drop goal by O’Gara and largely because of a Stephen Jones’ penalty that dropped short in the dying moments. 1,061 more words
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One of the only bright lights in France’s shoddy opening victory over Italy was the performance of Fijian born Virimi Vakatawa. His pace, power, agility and finishing ability were all on display at the Stade de France, in what was a remarkable try scoring debut for the 23 year old (a particular highlight must be his pass under severe pressure to Maxime Medard in the opening half) made all the more remarkable considering he had not played a match of fifteen a side rugby since 2013. 385 more words
Full Time: Ireland 16 – 16 Wales
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In what was a highly anticipated clash given the build-up, the so called favourites versus the champions that have fallen from grace since the World Cup defeat at the hands of a well-coached Argentinian team and what I believe was a poor decision from the same referee in the match today. 821 more words