Monday 1 May 2017

Eugene McGee: Ireland's 'dual' heroes key to dominance down under

Sports people often get into fierce debates after big games when trying to analyse how a match was won and lost. These arguments are the very essence of sporting life.

Well, after watching the first Test between Ireland and Australia, there was little need for a post-mortem and you can be sure that there were very few heated discussions around the pubs of Melbourne following the 80-36 hammering inflicted by Ireland on the host country.

The reason for the one-sided outcome is simple: Ireland played Gaelic football at its modern-day best.

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