Ireland v Italy: Six Nations – live!

The Ireland head coach, Andy Farrell, speaks to Gabriel Clarke of ITV: “We shipped a few points last week. First things first, this is a proper Test match, we expect to be at our best. We know Italy are an ambitious side that want to play a nice brand of rugby … it’s the old adage of what international rugby’s all about. You’ve got to get your fundamentals right.”

Italy coach Kieran Crowley also has a chat: “It doesn’t matter what they do, you’ve got to get it up front first … our front eight has to really front against a very, very good Ireland team that plays very good attacking rugby.”

Continue reading…Updates from the Aviva Stadium in DublinDebutant Lowry ‘a nightmare’ to play against, says FarrellGet in touch! Email Luke or tweet him with your thoughtsThe Ireland head coach, Andy Farrell, speaks to Gabriel Clarke of ITV: “We shipped a few points last week. First things first, this is a proper Test match, we expect to be at our best. We know Italy are an ambitious side that want to play a nice brand of rugby … it’s the old adage of what international rugby’s all about. You’ve got to get your fundamentals right.”Italy coach Kieran Crowley also has a chat: “It doesn’t matter what they do, you’ve got to get it up front first … our front eight has to really front against a very, very good Ireland team that plays very good attacking rugby.” Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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