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Pre-Match Audio: Declan Kidney, Stephen Ferris And Geordan Murphy

Pre-Match Audio: Declan Kidney, Stephen Ferris And Geordan Murphy

IrishRugby.ie caught up with Ireland coach Declan Kidney and Stephen Ferris and Geordan Murphy, two of the players recalled to the starting line-up for the Argentina Test, to get their thoughts on the third and final game of the GUINNESS Series 2008.

Speaking at the team announcement press conference, Ireland coach Declan Kidney discusses the lessons learned from the All Blacks defeat, the reasons for the changes for this weekend’s clash with Argentina, the injury worries in the camp, the ranking scenario and the all-round approach to the Pumas game.

Click here to listen to Declan’s interview.

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Stephen Ferris has been parachuted back into the Ireland team for Saturday’s crucial Test match against Argentina. Here, the blindside flanker talks about getting another start under new coach Declan Kidney, the physical challenge the Argentinians will pose and his own approach to the game.

Click here to listen to Stephen’s interview.

Looking forward to his first involvement in a Declan Kidney-coached Ireland side, full-back Geordan Murphy talks about his return to the starting line-up, the strengths of Argentina’s play, the pride he felt watching Munster play the All Blacks and the threat Juan Martin Hernandez poses for the Pumas.

Click here to listen to Geordan’s interview.