Owen Doyle: Weekend Tests show that referees should reach for their cards sooner

Owen Doyle: Weekend Tests show that referees should reach for their cards sooner

November has been a momentous month for Ireland.

In a year which started so badly, the team has wrapped it up quite brilliantly. Patiently and confidently, they destroyed Argentina, crossing for no less than seven tries – all scored by the forwards, which must be some sort of record. Added to the scalp of New Zealand last week, it’s very hard to find anything to criticise in any aspect of these two performances, although Saturday’s opposition was tired and weak.

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