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

James Ryan, acting captain of the Irish rugby squad, has spoken to the media ahead of next weekend's clash with Georgia in their final group game of the Autumn Nations Cup. Video: VOTN

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.

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