France remain winless in the 2013 RBS 6 Nations as their visit to Dublin resulted in a draw. On a wet, grey day in the Irish capital, the hosts were the ones who initially looked to be gritting their teeth, and were rewarded on the scoreboard in the first half, earning a 13-3 lead by half-time. Ireland came out of the changing room full of confidence at the start of the second half, only to lose their way in the third quarter of the game.
Posts Tagged ‘Keith Earls’
Posted 9 months ago
Posted 10 months ago
SOMETIMES THE stats do lie.
If you didn’t know the score at Murrayfield on Sunday and were just handed the match data afterwards, everything would suggest that Ireland had beaten Scotland and consequently joined Wales and England at having a shot at the Championship title. But as everyone knows by now, against the odds, it’s Scotland who earned that right.
Posted 1 year ago
IRELAND PRODUCED an incredible performance last week, one that few saw coming, but it seems New Zealand have finally learnt how set up a drop goal and so Brian O’Driscoll & Co were condemned to another defeat. The wait for that first Irish victory over the All Blacks goes on – so can they do it this weekend?
Posted 2 years ago
KEITH EARLS returns to the Ireland team for their Six Nations game against France on Saturday night in Paris.
The Munster centre was originally picked in the team to play Wales last weekend, but had to pull out because his baby daughter had been admitted to hospital. He is now back in the starting XV, replacing Fergus McFadden in the No…
Posted 2 years ago
MUNSTER’S Keith Earls will fill Brian O’Driscoll’s famous No 13 shirt for Ireland against Wales on Sunday afternoon.
Ireland’s legendary skipper O’Driscoll is ruled out for the entire RBS 6 Nations campaign and Earls, who has more often played on the wing for Ireland, has been handed the responsibility of filling those talismanic shoes. He beat off the challenges of Fergus…