When Eddie Jones starts trying to unsettle you with mind games in the build-up to a pivotal 6 Nations test match, the chances are that you’re doing something right.
In the wake of last weekend’s Six Nations fixtures, Italy’s controversial showing at Twickenham shared back-page headlines with the stellar performances of Ireland’s half-backs. The supremely composed Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton were worthy of the admiration heaped upon them against the French, and there were few arguments when both were named in the Championship’s official Team of the Week.
Hello again, everyone! In this series of posts, which I’ve rather unimaginatively called ‘How it was Scored’, I’m going to be taking a really close look at how great tries are, well… scored. I’ll be picking apart how certain moves are planned, engineered and executed, hoping to give you an insight into how they function.