Episode 1385: Ireland’s Out-Fought And Out-Thought By England In Crushing 6 Nations Defeat – What’s The Next Step?
Ireland had an extraordinary 2018, but in their first game of the 2019 6 Nations, their back-to-back Grand Slam dream came crashing down around them. They were out-fought out-thought and out-kicked by a brilliant England team.
Is it time to press the panic button? No, says Eoin Reddan – and there’s a chance we learn quite a bit from this humbling experience. Gerry Thornley of the Irish Times, Simon and Murph all try and make sense of it.
Plus there’s proud Preston, unreasonable expectations, widespread navel gazing, and looking ahead to Scotland.
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