Monday 14 October 2019

The Left Wing November tests preview: Should Bundee Aki start and what happened to Sean Cronin?

Sean Cronin (left) and Bundee Aki (right).
Sean Cronin (left) and Bundee Aki (right). Newsdesk Newsdesk

On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery is joined by Irish Independent rugby columnist Tony Ward, Irish Independent rugby correspondent Ruaidhri O'Connor and Des Berry of The Herald to preview Ireland's upcoming November series.

The panel debate the key selections issues facing Joe Schmidt, including whether centre Bundee Aki will make his debut, and look ahead to the challenge posed by South Africa this Saturday.

Tony Ward also weighs in on Sean Cronin's surprise omission from the Ireland squad and the lads discuss Warren Gatland's poor record with Wales against southern hemisphere opposition.

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