And a chat with some Irish rugby performance analysts
There's a new system in place for this season. So I wrote about that, and how we might all learn a little something from the French.
A love letter to something that, for a certain type of sports follower, had been a thing of sportswriting beauty.
Many times it's not about the mistake, it's how you deal with it.
Also some breakdown data from Ireland vs France. Paul O'Connell did not go quietly into the night...
How the IRFU use a bookmaker to mitigate the financial risk of winning the Rugby World Cup. For the Irish Times.