Gordon D'Arcy: Mental strength of provinces bodes well for Ireland

Refusal to give in and ability to win small battles will be key against All Blacks

 Leinster’s Garry Ringrose in acton against Montpellier. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose in acton against Montpellier. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Harnessing emotion into an accurate performance has long been a fundamental pillar of any successful Irish rugby side. Even in the modern game it still has to be about who we are and where we come from.

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