The 35 years old Paul O’Connell, the captain of the Irish team, thinks that Wales Rugby Team will be a very tough team for them to beat. Whether or not the Irish team manages to defeat the Welsh team will determine whether or not the Irish team will be able to win the Grand Slam.
Ireland Rugby Team’s last Grand Slam win happened six years ago. This year the Irish team does have a chance of winning the Grand Slam. Earlier, they managed to defeat the England National Rugby Union team. For England, the defeat was a humiliating one as they were considered to be the favourite before the match. The Irish team managed to score 19 points in that match while the score of the English team stood at 9. Paul O’Connell has said that he holds the England National Rugby team in high regard and he is indeed very happy at the fact that they have been able to defeat that team. Continue reading