Ireland’s trip down under, the winners, the losers and the outcome

Remember to check out The Couch Pundit for more. And so we reach the end of the most important summer series in recent memory. Ireland ventured down under hoping to show squad strength and take a scalp of a southern hemisphere super power. Ireland came into test three battered, bruised and knowing that Australia would be at … Continue reading Ireland’s trip down under, the winners, the losers and the outcome

Ireland v Australia, half time in the series.

The Couch Pundit What a difference a week makes. Ireland looked half a second slow last week against a galvanised and smooth Australia side and the score line fairly reflected the game. This week however, Ireland played hungry, bossed the game, strangled Australia and…….the scoreboard didn’t reflect that at all. Again the referees where in … Continue reading Ireland v Australia, half time in the series.

Ireland v Australia 2, this time it’s personal

  So it is Thursday before the second test. All wounds have been licked all frustrations have been dealt with and we move to Melbourne with a changing team selection and all hope restored? The teams have been named and Ireland comes in with more changes. Sexton is back in, Andrew Conway in for Stockdale, … Continue reading Ireland v Australia 2, this time it’s personal

Ireland v Australia – a review

Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast (Facebook) ITunes Stitcher Spotify And here we go, Monday morning after a disappointing weekend in green. The pre match positivity began to wane as the game unfolded in front of us on Saturday morning. Firstly, Saturday morning at 11am is a tough time to be combative. While I know it was … Continue reading Ireland v Australia – a review

Ireland v Australia, great expectations and new 10’s

Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast  Spotify ITunes Stitcher So here we go, the blue jersey has had the tears of victory washed off it and has been neatly put in the cupboard to rest for a few months and the green jersey is ready to be worn over the next 3 weeks. 11 am starts make … Continue reading Ireland v Australia, great expectations and new 10’s

Leinster v Scarlets, tired bodies and history

Brought to you by The Couch Pundit Podcast - facebook  ITunes Stitcher Spotify It is a massive day in Ireland here so to take a break from the seriousness of the 8th amendment vote, let’s have a look at the big sporting event of the weekend. NOT the champions league round ball, but a real game. A perfect mixture … Continue reading Leinster v Scarlets, tired bodies and history