Episode 1718: Ireland’s Six Nations Fate Still Bizarrely In Our Own Hands, But Will This Tournament Ever End? Alun Wyn Jones, Joe Marler, Red Cards, French Meltdown
France blew their chance of a Grand Slam yesterday as they capitulated to ill-discipline against Scotland, and this now means that two bonus-point wins for Ireland in our last two games will see us crowned (rather unlikely) Six Nations champions.
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When these games will be played, and if they get played at all, is another matter entirely, of course. As the coronavirus looks set to wreak havoc on all sports over the coming weeks, we speak to Gerry Thornley and Tom English about red cards, Scotland’s revival and the likelihood of finishing this tournament in 2020.
Plus – the permutation king makes a come-back… and then makes a bold, anti-Italian suggestion, Alun Wyn Jones gets his balls grabbed in his place of work, Joe Marler’s previous banter bona fides, and Scotland earn our respect.
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Come take a walk down memory lane: the year is 2005, and budding broadcaster Eoin McDevitt sits down for a chat with Big Jack
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Mick McCarthy and Jose have had real cuts off Troy Parrott this week.
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