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“The Scoreline Flattered Us In The End” – Andy Farrell On Ireland Defeat

Andy Farrell

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell didn’t pull any punches when he spoke after his side’s one-sided 24-12 loss to England at Twickenham on Sunday afternoon.  Farrell, speaking to Virgin Media’s Sinéad Kissane after the game, admitted that the 12-point margin of victory for England flattered Ireland. “We compounded a few errors, didn’t we in the first half? The second half …

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O’Gara Suggests Ireland Adapt Japan Attacking Style After Dismal Loss

Ireland O'Gara

The post-mortem on Ireland’s troubling 24-12 loss to England in Twickenham this afternoon has already started and will continue for a long time to come.  The finishing scoreline flattered Andy Farrell’s side following a last-minute try from Andrew Porter but there can be no papering over the cracks that this game exposed. England dominated Ireland in every aspect of the …

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England v Ireland: Combined Six Nations XV As Chosen By You

England Ireland

Ireland travel to Twickenham today to face their old foes England in the hope of continuing their Grand Slam hunt while collecting the Triple Crown en route.  Andy Farrell’s side have enjoyed a positive start to their Guinness Six Nations campaign, overcoming Scotland before producing a convincing performance to beat Wales. However, his first away test may prove to be …

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England v Ireland: Choose Combined XV From Starting Line-Ups

England Ireland

Former England coach Andy Farrell will make his return to Twickenham on Sunday, though this time as the head coach of their fierce rivals, Ireland. Ireland currently lie second in the Six Nations table, behind France on points difference, and will have an opportunity to collect their first silverware since 2018 should they overcome Eddie Jones’ men and collect the …

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“You See The Boys Gravitating Towards Him” – Farrell On O’Connell Impact

Paul O'Connell

Andy Farrell has drawn on the experience of Munster and Ireland legend Paul O’Connell as his side prepares for the eagerly-anticipated clash with England at Twickenham on Sunday. In O’Connell’s distinguished career, the Limerick man came up against England on 13 occasions, winning eight times and coming out on the wrong side of the result five times. Six of those …

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Andy Farrell Names Ireland Team For England Clash On Sunday

Ireland team England

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named his team to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday in round three of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.  Farrell has opted for continuity as he has named the same XV which started the win over Wales at the Aviva Stadium last time out. This sees Cian Healy, Rob Herring and Tadhg Furlong …

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Andy Farrell Outlines His Admiration For Eddie Jones

Andy Farrell Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones has been coaching at the highest level for over 20 years.  In that time, the Australian would have witnessed the transformation of rugby union – the game looks completely different now from what it did in the late 1990s. Yet, the coach has been successful in the majority of the roles has taken throughout his coaching career. A …

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“Now That Was Tough, I Was Back To Being A Parent Again”

Andy Farrell Owen Farrell

This isn’t exactly new territory for Andy Farrell.  The Ireland head coach has been involved in the national setup on these shores since 2016 when he performed the role of defence coach under Joe Schmidt. In that time, he has coached against his son, Owen, on four occasions as Ireland defence coach. Two wins in 2017 and 2018 followed by …

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Caelan Doris Set For Return As Andy Farrell Gives Squad Update

Andy Farrell

Andy Farrell has confirmed that there are no fresh injury worries for Ireland ahead of their trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.  The Ireland head coach was speaking in Cork City this afternoon after the Irish team took part in a three-day training camp. A number of players were released for provincial duty this weekend and Farrell …

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Ireland v Wales: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

Ireland Wales

Ireland welcome Wales to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday for their battle in the second round of the Guinness Six Nations.  During last year’s championship, Wales dished out a humiliating 25-7 defeat of Ireland in Cardiff to secure the Grand Slam win. Hadleigh Parkes and Jordan Larmour were the try-scorers on the day. Two changes to the Ireland …

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Andy Farrell Names Ireland Team For Wales Clash

Ireland team Wales

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named the team which will take on Wales in the second round of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations on Saturday. Farrell has been forced into a number of changes in his squad from the opening weekend win over Scotland. In the backline, Robbie Henshaw comes straight into the starting side for the injured Garry …

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Andy Farrell Provides Injury Update After Bruising Win Over Scotland

Ireland injury update

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell provided an injury update in the aftermath of his side’s narrow 19-12 win over Scotland in the opening round of the 2020 Six Nations.  The incredibly physical encounter led to a few injury worries from an Ireland perspective. Caelan Doris and Dave Kilcoyne both departed the field for Head Injury Assessments (HIA). Doris only last …

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