Wednesday 19 December 2018

The Left Wing: The Andy Farrell era, Leinster’s backlog and Joey Carbery’s development

16 November 2018; Defence coach Andy Farrell during the Ireland Rugby Captain's Run at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile
16 November 2018; Defence coach Andy Farrell during the Ireland Rugby Captain's Run at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile
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On this week’s episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined in studio by Irish Independent rugby correspondent Cian Tracey to discuss all the latest rugby news.

The lads start with their belated reaction to the news that Andy Farrell will replace Joe Schmidt as Ireland head coach after the World Cup, with Luke saying that it’s a natural time to move on after a brilliant tenure.

Talk moves to Leinster’s strength in depth after their big win over the Dragons, with Will asking how the province is able to hold onto so much young talent.

Joey Carbery’s continued development at out-half, Ulster’s progress under Dan McFarland and Connacht’s good form are also up for debate.

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