Tuesday 26 September 2017

Allez les verts! 10 reasons we trump France...starting with breakfast

A videograb of Thierry Henry's handball
A videograb of Thierry Henry's handball
Kim Bielenberg

Kim Bielenberg

On the eve of our crucial match against France in the Rugby World Cup, I've had a look at the merits of our two countries and have come to the definitive conclusion that the Irish are superior to the French. Here are just 10 reasons why.

1. Breakfast

Our boys start the day with black pudding, white pudding, sausages, eggs, and God knows what else washed down with mugs of strong tea. No wonder their lads start to flag towards the end when their idea of a slap-up breakfast is... a croissant.

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