Ireland: Recent wins over All Blacks will count for nothing – Tadhg Furlong

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From Michael Morrow
BBC Sport NI in the Rugby World Cup
The Tadhg Furlong of ireland considers recent results against New Zealand will count for nothing once the sides meet in a World Cup quarter-final following Saturday.
The Leinster prop began Irelands wins at 2016 and November on the All Blacks.
When Japan conquered Scotland 28-21 to Pool A, with Ireland in 31, A eight meeting to Joe Schmidts men with all the World Cup holders was put up.
softball evolves quickly and the game moves , said Furlong.
I guess it gives us confidence that weve had consequences before but in exactly the same time it doesnt promise anything.
It does not mean they are going to stone and play the same plan as before.
Before heading on to win their team with three wins from three 38, winners of the last two World Cups, steve Hansens side, opened the 2019 tournament with success over South Africa in impressive fashion.
Their final Pool B fixture from Italy was cancelled because of Typhoon Hagibis.
In Pool A, Ireland recovered by their 19-12 defeat by Japan to secure a berth with wins over Russia and Samoa.
So far this season Schmidts side have struggled to replicate the form that saw them defeat New Zealand for the very first time on home soil last year.
They are so dangerous, you cant switch off, added Furlong
Just working extremely hard and staying switched on mentally is crucial as they can create something from nothing with some of the players that they have.
The winners of Saturdays showdown at Tokyo will meet either Australia or England at the.
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