Johnny Sexton fit to face Wales despite sore back, says Rory Best

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards would welcome head coaching offers

"They got some turnover stuff and some kick returns and stuff, which put us under pressure, but when they played with ball in hand, we didn't feel like we were under a huge amount of pressure". Scotland also had a record turnout the same weekend and it shows how healthy the women's game is at the moment - it's an exciting time for women's rugby.

Wales, in particular, look very risky. But I can guarantee there's not one Blues fan who is one bit surprised with the way Josh has been playing because he's done that week in week out for the Blues.

Gareth Anscombe started and had a decent game at 15 and 10, where he switched in the second half after Patchell was taken off.

I think it would be insane to underestimate this game and underestimate Scotland at home in Glasgow. Gatland is about physicality and intensity, but has overseen a shake-up in Wales' approach over the past four months as they look to be more creative in attack. Justin Tipuric has been on the bench but you can't drop Navidi.

"You want to have some experience around inexperienced players, because when you are out there, and things are happening as fast as they tend to in a Test match, you can get spooked".

With the likes of Williams, Biggar and Leigh Halfpenny - who missed the 12-6 defeat to England with a foot injury - all returning to face unbeaten Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Wales' starting line-up is at its strongest since last autumn's opening Test against Australia.

"Over the a year ago and a half with what he's had to take in his stride, changing sides on the scrum and how he's developed that part of his game, it's more exciting than nervous to see what he's going to provide".

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards would welcome head coaching offers
Irish skipper: We don't care what Gatland thinks

"Rory Best is going to grab Andrew Porter for the first scrum and make sure Andrew is ready to go". As is frequently the case in modern Test match rugby, the team which succeeds at the breakdown will win the spoils. - They are talking about Grand slams, and going to Twickenham. If it's dry, we have to score tries. "They've done it before and can definitely do it again".

"Gatland was asked whether Ireland, as many say, have been the most impressive team this tournament and replied "no" and Schmidt for his part has brushed aside Gatland's achievements", said the former wing.

The Munster man is adamant Warren Gatland will do everything in his power to inspire motivation throughout his travelling squad.

"What is great about him as a coach, though, is he keeps the players interested when he talks to you and when you succeed in doing that you get good performances and success".

Having Dan Biggar back at fly-half is also a big plus for Gatland.

29 August 2015; Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt speaks with Wales head coach Warren Gatland ahead of the game.

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