Friday September 18, 2020

Yes, we can

Last weekend’s unforgettable win over the All Blacks proved that Ireland are now the team to beat. But it’s been a long, hard journey to this point

25th November, 2018
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The Ireland team huddle before facing the All Blacks at the Aviva: the result confirmed them as strong contenders for the 2019 World Cup Picture: INPHO/Gary Carr

Two minutes to go last Saturday at the Aviva, and New Zealand are slowly and ominously crossing into Irish territory. The huge hits are going in, but the black tide rolls on. One minute to go. The Athenry chorus swells imploringly to the heavens. Full-time on the clock and the All Blacks are nearly on the 22. The emotion is pumping up the stadium like a tyre, throats are closing, eyes glistening.

And then a huge...

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