Wednesday 18 January 2017

Video: Barbarians prepare for Ireland clash by training blindfolded

Published 28/05/2015 | 15:56

Jimmy Gopperth lines up his effort
Jimmy Gopperth lines up his effort

In a recent column in the Sunday Independent, Joe Brolly revealed that he used to kick point while blindfolded to help hone his skill and the notion is clearly spreading.

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During their captain's run at Thomond Park this morning, the Barbarians tried their hand at some blindfolded place-kicking with varying degrees of success.

Look away now Zane Kirchner, watch below:

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