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The42 Rugby Show: Ireland hooker Sean Cronin's insight into Schmidt's demands

The injured Leinster man joined Murray Kinsella to talk about the facile win in Rome.

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IRELAND GOT THEIR Six Nations back on track with an easy win over Conor O’Shea’s Italy in Rome on Saturday.

Sean Cronin had to watch from home as he rehabs an ill-timed hamstring injury. But the Leinster and Ireland hooker joined The42‘s Murray Kinsella at Buskers On the Ball in Dublin’s Temple Bar to analyse the 63-10 victory at the Stadio Olimpico.

We dissect Joe Schmidt’s demands for details in areas like the ball carrier’s work after the tackle, forwards passing the ball and the set-piece attack.

We also touch on the poor display from Conor O’Shea’s side, talk about the quality of this year’s Six Nations as we head into a break weekend, and briefly look ahead to France in round three.

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