Gordon D'Arcy: I know what Joe and Cheika would do. Fix the basics
Gordon Darcy: Andy Farrell chose scrum solidity over lineout certainty but the decision backfired
Andy Farrell said he learned a lot about the players who played at Twickenham for the first time. Some of them became men, he said.
Great to hear – after watching such a naive strategic approach from Ireland – but Caelan Doris was already a proven man before this game. Same goes for James Ryan and Andrew Porter, although this pair did learn some painful lessons about leading while in reverse and scrummaging out of position.