Saturday 24 August 2019

Video: Barbarians prepare for Ireland clash by training blindfolded

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.

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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