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Kernan cries foul over ‘diabolical’ refereeing

Joe Kernan wasn’t conflating Ireland’s failure to win with what he perceived was the failure of the referees to do their jobs in Perth on Saturday. Hands up, he knew his team didn’t do enough to claim the Series, although a Test win was well within their grasp.



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Fijian flyers ensure it’s a stress test for Ireland

It is not often you hear a coach asked how difficult it will be to lift his players in the aftermath of a Test victory but the fact Joe Schmidt accepted the premise of the question underlines just how myriad were the reactions to this hard-fought win over Fiji.