# missed chances

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# Second best
England are a better team than Ireland and more work is needed to close the gap
Andy Farrell and his coaches must remedy the lineout and breakdown issues that hurt them yesterday.
# Analysis
Analysis: Lowe shows quality but Ireland's attack misses too many chances
Mike Catt’s attack delivered some real smarts off set-piece but they blew some big opportunities.
# frustrations
Ireland have 'a few more steps to go to become a champion side' - Sexton
The captain hopes to be fit for the trip to Twickenham to take on England next weekend.
# missed chances
Munster left with regrets after coming up short away to Saracens
Saracens boss Mark McCall praised the visiting team’s defence at Allianz Park
# missed chances
Analysis: Scottish trick play lowlights a bad day for Ireland's lineout and maul
Simon Easterby’s pack missed some big opportunities at key points in the game.
# fine margins
Analysis: Ireland leave their best try-scoring chance untaken in Port Elizabeth
A four-on-two in the second half simply had to be converted into a try.
# missed chances
Missed penalty, disallowed goal the lowlights on a bad night for Ronaldo and Portugal
The Real Madrid attacker had a night to forget.
# Dodged a bullet
Wales survive nervy second half to see off the ever-entertaining Fiji
A bonus point was out of reach for Warren Gatland’s side.
# missed chances
A lack of accuracy in attack cost Connacht dearly at the RDS last night
Connacht made plenty of breaks, but struggled to turn their attacks into points.
# Long story
Trap delves into the archives to offer reprieve for ‘young’ Long
The Ireland boss is confident the the chances created in Wales are a positive sign ahead of next month’s clash with Sweden.
# missed chances
6 Nations: 'Miserable' Kearney calls for fighting spirit against France
“We’ve got to be honest with ourselves”, said the mis-firing fullbackas he searched for positives from the defeat to Scotland.