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Everyone Was In Awe Of Chris Farrell After Thunderous Start To Wales Clash

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 3, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/2/2018 Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Chris Farrell is tackled by Alun Wyn Jones of Wales Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Ireland lead Wales 15-13 at half-time in the Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium, and despite some spurned opportunities, one huge positive for Joe Schmidt and Ireland thus far has been the showing of Chris Farrell. The giant Munster centre was brought into the side following injury to Robbie Henshaw, and justified his inclusion straight from the off.

The former Ulster and Grenoble star made a statement hit on Leigh Halfpenny in the opening exchanges, before going up to claim a Johnny Sexton restart cleanly.

Pretty much everyone was impressed with his showing.

Ireland will be hoping that he continues these performance levels in the second half.

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.