Wednesday 7 December 2016

The battle was lost even before kick-off

Published 16/02/2010 | 05:00

To be a true supporter of Irish rugby, then you must call a performance as you see it.

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The two qualities missing from Ireland in Paris were courage and mental strength.

Ireland lacked the courage to physically take control of the primed and patriotic Frenchmen who took to the field.

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