Gordon D'Arcy: Where Wales see a weakness, Chris Farrell must see opportunity

Munster man has all the tools to play No 13 in a major Test match

Any potential assumption by Wales that Chris Farrell and Bundee Aki are a smash and bash partnership  will play nicely into their hands. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Any potential assumption by Wales that Chris Farrell and Bundee Aki are a smash and bash partnership will play nicely into their hands. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Might Wales see a weakness in Ireland’s centre partnership? They will note six caps between Bundee Aki and Chris Farrell and a Six Nations debut for the latter.

Scott Williams and Hadleigh Parks will directly target Farrell’s defensive positioning. They will test him physically. They will heap the pressure on him and flood his outside channel.

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