Caelan Doris is like Ireland having heavily-armed security for a walkabout in a dodgy part of town

The night before this epic Test match, where every man, woman and child shoehorned into Lansdowne Road will treasure the memory, we were mansplaining to some Ukrainian friends the reasons behind Ireland’s current stellar rating.

ith respect to Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, Kyiv is not a stronghold of the game, but that didn’t dilute their cynicism. “Number one?” they asked. “And New Zealand …?”


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