Ireland's Farrell Era: Something old, something new and a philosophy from the Blues
Gavin Cummiskey looks at what has changed and what remains the same ahead of the Six Nations
Andy Dunne is hardly a soothsayer. An adventurous outhalf during his nomadic career – Leinster, Harlequins, Bath, Leinster again and Connacht – he’s since carved a niche in the podcast market. Listening back to his pre-World Cup warnings Dunne can be framed as rugby’s version of Morgan Kelly, the economics professor who predicted the property crash.
The 40-year-old Dunne continually stated boom would lead to bust if Joe Schmidt’s Ireland refused to change their “restrictive” attacking strategy.