Changes can’t knock Ireland off their stride as their set-piece does a job on the Italians
Ireland’s James Lowe, Caelan Doris, and Jamison Gibson-Park after their Six Nations victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Perhaps, as a parting gift to Irish rugby, performance director David Nucifora should enter the national team into the Rugby Championship to give Andy Farrell’s team a real test.
They are coasting through this Six Nations, a class above the opposition. They didn’t even have to muster up much of a performance to beat Italy to nil at the Aviva Stadium.