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Vincent Hogan: Best intentions stray off target

Hooker blames himself for line-out meltdown

Published 22/03/2010 | 05:00

Ireland flanker David Wallace skips by the challenge of Scotland's Max Evans during Saturday's Croke Park clash
Ireland flanker David Wallace skips by the challenge of Scotland's Max Evans during Saturday's Croke Park clash

When they come to dismantle Rory Best's calamitous farewell to Croke Park, they needn't bother sending out a posse to track him down.

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Because he's right here in front of us all this morning, sitting on this page, opening the blinds on a whole store-room of regret.

Imagine. When so much around is a shabby carnival of denial -- banks, church, state -- Best stepped before us on Saturday evening, all but volunteering for penance. Didn't anyone tell him about due process?

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