Episode 1109: Ireland Chase Grand Slam, Schmidt Wins 3 In 5 Years, Eddie Jones Unravels – Grand Slam Week Starts Here
It’s our fifth birthday, and it’s celebrations all-round as we begin a massive week for the Irish rugby rugby team this Monday afternoon.
???? Congratulations @IrishRugby, 2018 #NatWest6Nations champions! ????
A shot at the Grand Slam awaits… pic.twitter.com/Jo0QXg3hXB
— NatWest 6 Nations (@SixNationsRugby) March 10, 2018
Ireland are 4 wins from 4 games, scoring 17 tries in the process, and are now just a win in Twickenham away from a third Grand Slam in our history – so why are there still a few lingering questions surrounding our style?
Williams finds it “boring”. Is he right? https://t.co/HmCg6WZMhK
— Balls.ie (@ballsdotie) March 10, 2018
We talk to Shane Horgan and Gerry Thornley about the room for improvement still in this Irish team, the difference between peace-time rugby and war-time rugby, and why 3 Championships in 5 years might be more satisfying than a one-off Grand Slam.
Whatever about the lingering issues in Irish minds, the English team appear to be unravelling in a cycle of negativity, tiredness on the field, and excuses off it – is the Eddie Jones honeymoon well and truly over?
England have unravelled and their direction under Eddie Jones is less clear than ever before, writes @owenslothttps://t.co/5to9k7KVnZ
— Times Sport (@TimesSport) March 12, 2018
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