Gordon D’Arcy: Ireland’s old issue of lack of strength in depth rears its head again
Andy Farrell deserves time and help from the provinces in remodelling international team
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton leaves the pitch after being replaced in the Six Nations game against France at the Stade de France. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho
Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray will see brighter days soon enough, and those lining up behind them still need to prove themselves in big European club matches. The problem for Harry Byrne and Craig Casey is these European experiences will come behind Sexton and Murray.