Ireland v France preview and Ireland's Six Nations chances on The Hard Yards 4 months ago

Ireland v France preview and Ireland's Six Nations chances on The Hard Yards

For the week that's in it, we've brought you a fantastic show...

We talk Ireland v France, what the hell is going on with French rugby, upheaval, French debutant 19-year-old Matthieu Jalibert, Ireland expecting to win and a whole lot more on The Hard Yards.

In a packed show, host Andy McGeady and SportsJOE reporter Pat McCarry are joined by James Downey and Mike Prendergast and there's also words from Will Greenwood and Garry Ringrose.


2.20 - Les Kiss
5.20 - Difference in coaching and Director of Rugby
6.15 - What the hell is going on in French rugby?
7.50 - Bonnaire's first coaching gig and some bizarre appointments
9.40 - Jacques Brunel not a hands on coach, with inexperienced coaches
10.40 - 19-year-old French fly-half Matthieu Jalibert
12.30 - No expectations which is why they're dangerous
13.30 - What we can expect from Jalibert
14.10 - Joe Schmidt's plan and how Ireland will target Jalibert
15.00 - Playing France in Paris
17.25 - Irish form
18.00 - Ireland in a great place, the tournament is set up for them
24.00 - Will Greenwood on Ireland's chances
25.30 - Greenwood on Bundee Aki
27.40 - Who he's looking forward to seeing in the Six Nations
31.20 - Garry Ringrose interview
43.00 - The last of the match preview competitions
44.40 - The cleverness of Ruan Pienaar
48.00 - Throwing young players in at the deep end
50.30 - Young players to look out for
53/40 - Andy's uncommon love for Huw Jones


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