Ireland’s Unstoppable Rugby Team Threatens Six Nations History

Ireland’s rugby team is undoubtedly going through a great success in the current Six Nations championship. According to the last World Cup disappointment, they have delivered win with France, Italy and Wales. Currently, they are eyeing the historic repeat of the Grand Slam with the only country that may stop their way – England or Scotland.The current Ireland captain, Sam Warburton who is a past Wales captain, described the team as ‘fantastic’ He thinks they can’t be beaten at all and that their work rate, precision and game unity are marvelous.


Warburton not only calls them the best in the world but also explains the “invincibility cloak” wearing by the team due to its unbelievable and un-stoppable performance.

The reason for this achievement is not only their tries but also their rock-solid defense, too. The coach Simon Easterby had built a very strong and hard wall, which they have conceded very few points in this year’s Six Nations. Stats area one of the key elements showing their defensive position, since they can intercept passes, prevent line breaks and stop tries.

John Barclay, ex Scotland captain, also says he thinks Ireland will keep on being one of the most powerful teams in the near future and foresees it to be the same for a while. Irish national team, taking into account the departure of Johnny Sexton, can still hope to achieve great things thanks to immense individual skills and steadfast national ethos. For Barclay it will be to win against Ireland a team that is currently dominating European rugby, thus will be the most difficult.

Shrabani Sarkar

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