A Thinkhouse infgographic.
Thanks Gavin Coffey
For the evening that is in it.
He’s no Tom McGurk.
“Dewy-eyed nostalgia has been replaced with faith for the here and now”.
It’s got potential though.
Previously: A Game Like No Other
For the weekend that’s nearly in it.
March 19, 2000.
Ireland is gorging on foreign direct investment, near full employment and mounds of cocaine flown in by private jet.
A nation turned its lonely, puffy eyes to Paris.
Where a stocky tyke in a loose-fitting Irish jersey and tinted highlights entered the hairy cauldron of the Stade de France.
He was a very modest 21.
“I won’t say the French played poorly. We just hung in with them and emerged the better team on the day,”
To top off a great weekend Geri Halliwell’s ‘Bag it Up’ hit number one in the Irish charts.
(BOD pic: AP/Ticket pic: Rugby Relics)
The Ireland rugby team who played England in Lansdowne Road, February 5, 1977.
We lost 0-4.
Good, hairy times.
More at Brand New Retro
Indeed and he can.
jammy backheel flick leading to Cian Healy’s try against Wales in Cardiff this afternoon.
He’s from Cork.
We’ll literally never hear the end of it.
Final score: Wales 22, Ireland 30.
It’s going to be one of those Fridays.
Thanks Michael Brett
Is it just me or does Paul O’Connell look terrified of the lion?