Ireland were made to work hard for their 17-3 victory over Argentina at Croke Park on Saturday, a result which confirms them as the eighth-ranked team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup pool allocation draw on December 1.
Ireland coach Declan Kidney and team captain Brian O’Driscoll reflect on the 17-3 GUINNESS Series win over Argentina at Croke Park, covering questions on David Wallace’s injury, the physicality of the game, on the match having been ‘like a game of chess’, the off-the-ball incidents and the kicking duel.
Click here to listen to part 1 of the Ireland post-match press conference.
Speaking after the 14-point win over Argentina, Declan Kidney, Brian O’Driscoll and forwards coach Gert Smal discuss the three-match autumn series, securing a victory over a higher-ranked team and the performance of the pack against the Pumas, amongst other topics.
Click here to listen to part 2 of the Ireland post-match press conference.
Argentina coach Santiago Phelan and team captain Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe speak at the post-match press conference about the Pumas’ overall performance at Croke Park, the loss of Juan Martin Hernandez, the forwards battle and the referee’s interpretation and also the aspects of their play that pleased them.
Click here to listen to the Argentina post-match press conference.