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McGurk: Ireland face draining day against Wales

To slay the red dragons would be a fairytale ending

7th February, 2016
Joe Schmidt's team will face a tough game today Pic: Getty

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland face an enormous task this afternoon at the Aviva as the Six Nations champions attempt something no team has ever before achieved: three consecutive titles.

They meet a supremely confident Wales – Warren Gatland named his side days before even seeing the Irish one – who are coming off an outstanding World Cup performance. Wales beat England at Twickenham in the World Cup group of death, and were unlucky not...

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