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I was really tempted to start off 2019 with a load of rugby predictions. Was I not the first one, after all, to predict this time last year that Ireland would win the Grand Slam in Twickenham — something we had never done before in our history?

And of course, for anyone passionate about the game of rugby, 2019 is really the biggest year of all.

But I’m not going to burden our rugby team with my amateur expertise this year.

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