LISTEN: The Sports JOE guys deliver their verdict on Ireland’s loss
Ireland suffered a 27-22 defeat to Scotland in their Six Nations opener with Joe Schmidt’s side made to pay for missed opportunities at Murrayfield.
The hosts had taken a 21-8 lead going into the break before Ireland rallied to lead by one point thanks to tries from Iain Henderson and Paddy Jackson.
However, the Scots eventually came out on top to gain some crucial early momentum in this year’s competition.
So, how did that defeat go down in the Emerald Isle?
Each week throughout the Six Nations we’ll be catching up with the guys from Sports JOE to get the final verdict on Ireland’s performances, brought to you by Ladbrokes.
In Episode 1 of The Hard Yards podcast, Donncha O’Callaghan, Kevin McLaughlin and Pat McCarry joined host Andy McGeady to chew the fat.
Our very own Hayley O’Connor was also on hand to give the betting reaction to a thrilling first round of matches.
Here’s what they all had to say…
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