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Warren Gatland Has Blunt Response When Asked If Ireland Are The Best Team In Six Nations

Warren Gatland didn’t mince his words…

Wales head for Dublin this weekend to take on Ireland in the third round of the Six Nations. The Welsh have exceeded expectations thus far in the championship given the injury crisis, as they hammered Scotland and can justifiably feel aggrieved after being denied victory in Twickenham.

Given their impressive recent record against Ireland, Warren Gatland’s side can be quietly confident of scoring an upset at the Aviva Stadium.

Meanwhile, Ireland are two wins from two, and should they triumph in their remaining home games, they will head for London on St Patrick’s Day on the hunt for a Grand Slam. Joe Schmidt’s side have now won nine consecutive tests, as momentum builds. With relatively few injuries, many feel that they are well set up for a tilt at the title.

In the build-up to Saturday’s game, Gatland was quizzed about whether he thinks Ireland have been the best team in the Six Nations so far. The Kiwi didn’t mince his words…

Gatland’s history with Ireland means that there’s always an extra edge when these two teams meet, but he was in no mood to build up Saturday’s opponents. Roll on Saturday…

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