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
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.
This was seen in all its wonderful splendour at Thomond Park. But also in Montpellier, Parma and up in Belfast.