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Don’t let the scoreline fool you – Ireland need to be better than this

Peter Bills


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Josh van der Flier was one of Ireland's most impressive players against Wales (Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Josh van der Flier was one of Ireland's most impressive players against Wales (Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

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Josh van der Flier was one of Ireland's most impressive players against Wales (Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

So, 29 points against New Zealand and 53 against Argentina last autumn. And now another 29, against 6 Nations Champions Wales.

How good is this Ireland side? Well, don’t be fooled by the figures. It was Impossible to tell on yesterday’s evidence.


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