Belfast Telegraph

It's Kidney failure time

Brian O’Driscoll last night admitted Ireland blew it after losing 23-21 to a virtual South African second string.

Ireland boss Declan Kidney watched his team flop on their debut at the new Aviva Stadium, slipping to a fourth straight Test defeat after Ronan O’Gara missed a conversion in the dying minutes.

“Individuals will have to look at some of the uncharacteristic knock-ons they made,” said O’Driscoll.

“The ball was like a bar of soap. We tried to play a bit and to try things out. Maybe that wasn't the smartest thing to do in those conditions.”

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