Episode 2858: Ireland Spank Les Bleus, Beirne’s Brains, Slam Chat, Finn Says It Like It Is, Derry Have The Stuff
It’s not supposed to be this easy! Ireland’s previous biggest win away to France was by 7 points, way back in 1948. In the wake of a record win in Marseille, we let a mix of emotions – joy, awe, confusion, expectation – wash over us.
We chat to Shane Horgan about the unbridled optimism of our running game, our rejuvenated lineout, Jack Crowley’s mental resets, Beirne’s brains, a defanged Shaun Edwards and what’s up with France?
Ireland are now strong favourites to win a slam, but who is our main challenger as the Scots win but lose, as Finn Russell ticks off his teammates, as England learn on the job and as Wales somehow build belief from nothing.
And after watching Derry outplay Tyrone Murph tells us who is going to win the All-Ireland.
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