It is unbelievably early in this Six Nations to encounter a match which neither side can afford to lose, but at the Principality Stadium (up until recently, the Dragons’s Heart Healthcare facility) we have for the losers, according to analysts from both camps, the beginning and completion of the road.

Taking a look at the teams, you do wonder if the match was chosen a years ago, with attention to the foundations for the future. It is now over a years considering that Greg Feek, by no suggests the best scrummager in his career as an All Black however one of the best scrum coaches, was charged by the Irish Rugby Union with turning out a mighty pool of scrummaging props who might also play around the field.