You have heard what Declan Kidney and his players thought of last weekend’s win over France. Now it is the turn of team manager Paul McNaughton and backs coach Alan Gaffney, who took time out from their busy schedule to reflect on that Croke Park classic and look forward to Sunday’s encounter with Italy.
Ireland team manager Paul McNaughton and backs coach Alan Gaffney chat about the RBS 6 Nations win over France, the competition for places in the squad, defensive allignments, the fortunes of the Italian team and the improvements made by Ireland since the November Tests.
In the second part of their interview, McNaughton and Gaffney continue to reflect on aspects of the victory over France, admitting that ‘there is still a lot of improvement to be made’ and they also discuss the injury situation, Gordon D’Arcy’s return and dealing with expectation levels.
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