Andy Farrell liked what he saw from Johnny Sexton against England (Peter Morrison/AP)Head coach Farrell was “immensely proud” of the achievement of his entire squad and singled out influential skipper Sexton for special praise. Asked to sum up his emotions, Andy Farrell replied: “I don’t know whether to laugh, cry, feel a bit sad. Ireland head coach Andy Farrell poses with the trophy after the win in Dublin (PA)“It’s a special occasion, especially with the weekend that’s been outside of our hotel. “We’ve won a Grand Slam, it’s pinch yourself stuff,” said the fly-half, who claimed his second career Grand Slam but first as skipper. Ireland’s Dan Sheehan (right) crossed twice (Brian Lawless/PA)“I always wanted to captain Ireland and this fella (Farrell) asked me to do it.
Source: The Herald March 18, 2023 23:06 UTC