HENSHAW STARS FOR IRELAND IN WIN OVER SCOTLAND
ROBBIE HENSHAW was outstanding in Ireland’s 27-24 Guinness Six Nations championship victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday. Henshaw sent Ireland on their way to an away win that was closer than it should have been.
The Athlonian made a terrific chase to tap back a Garryowen and then he was alert and astute in continuing to follow up play where he swooped after Keith Earls tangled with a duo of Scots defenders to ground the ball for a smartly taken try.
Henshaw consistently made breaks and tackles, leading by example from start to finish. He is definitely Ireland’s most consistent performer this season and surely a very strong Lions contender. How the Buccaneers player did not win the Man of the Match award his immense contribution warranted is beyond this observer? Nevertheless I hear his mum Audrey said his performance was the perfect Mother’s Day gift for her …. and that’s good enough for me!
Now let’s hope Robbie and Ireland build on this display when England arrive at the Aviva Stadium next weekend.