Ireland already confirmed the team that will be measured with All blacks next Saturday from 12 at Aviva Stadium in Dublin and live on Star +. Among the 15 headlines stand out 3 players of New Zealand origin who today wear the green shirt and the coach of those in black, Ian Foster, he referred to his compatriots: “there are three people who they made a decision”.
Jamison Gibson-Park, James Lowe and Bundee Aki, are three of the fifteen names in the starting team of those ofl cloverl. All of New Zealand origin, they migrated with the oval under their arms and fate took them to Ireland. There they stood out and with the residence time that the regulation marks, they achieved a call to the local team.
The Irish coach, Andy Farrell, takes them into account today and puts them from the start for the big game with New Zealand. From the All Blacks bunker, the one who referred to the three players was Ian Foster when he announced the Kiwi team, who, when asked by journalists, said that “i guess they are kiwis in a sensebut now they are Irish. “
“There are three people who They made a decision, they play for Ireland and what will be and what could have been today is irrelevant “, added the coach and added that” today, the rules are the rules and the three of them, like many other players, made a decision, the decision to be Irish ” .
“It doesn’t make much sense to speculate on whether they would have been good enough to succeed in New Zealand or not, “Foster said to avoid speculation, adding that” I really don’t want to spend time on that.
Aki, 31, has made 32 appearances in Ireland since 2017 and toured with Warren Gatland’s Lions. Scrum half Gibson-Park and wing Lowe, both 29, joined Ireland last year and played 11 and 7 games respectively.