Episode 808: Ireland End On A High, Sexton Stands Out, Conlan Sparkles On Debut
So where are we after a tumultuous Six Nations campaign? We ended on an indisputable high, with victory over Grand slam and world record chasing England on Saturday. But there remains a world of regret over those defeats away to Scotland and Wales, and a championship that might have been there to win.
Shane Horgan and Gerry Thornley give us their verdicts on the last 7 weeks.
‘Potentially a great player’?! He gets hit because he has the liathróidí (balls in Irish) to take the ball to the line creating space. pic.twitter.com/70k1kL5a9h
— Brian O’Driscoll (@BrianODriscoll) March 20, 2017
We also catch up with Michael Conlan after his professional debut in Madison Square Garden on Saint Paddy’s Day, which included an early stoppage, a capacity crowd… and Conor McGregor.
Plus there’s Murph’s lions test team, Stephen Jones black-hole of logic and Apollo Creed.
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— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) March 17, 2017