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Open thread: What does Declan Kidney need to change for France game?

Ireland’s rugby stars are waking up this morning facing an up-hill challenge… and a trip to Paris. What should the management do to get the campaign back on track?

Ireland's Donnacha Ryan with a blood injury.
Ireland's Donnacha Ryan with a blood injury.
Image: NPHO/James Crombie

SO WHERE DO we go from here?

Yesterday, Ireland began their Six Nations campaign with a hugely disappointing 23-21 defeat to Wales at Lansdowne Rd.

Afterwards, skipper Paul O’Connell said the squad would pick themselves up this Monday morning, ‘because we have to’.

Head coach Declan Kidney promised that ‘lessons would learned’ from the dramatic defeat to Warren Gatland’s outfit in Dublin, meanwhile.

Ireland face into a huge game against an in-form France in Paris on Saturday night.

So what, in your opinion, should the management change to get the campaign back on track? Let us know in the comments below.

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