A good fly-half should keep the opposition, especially the opposition back row guessing. That is exactly what the great Welsh fly-halves did to such good effect. As one prominent Scottish back row forward said of Andrew: 'There is no point in even trying to tackle him, because you know he will have got rid of the ball before you can get anywhere near him. You don't have to worry about leaving a gap either as you know, even if you do, he won't go for it; you can concentrate elsewhere.'
When England last scored a try, against Scotland last year, Barnes was having one of his rare games in an England shirt. Rob Andrew's strength is that he is utterly reliable, solid in defence and kicks supremely well. He also knows his strengths and weaknesses and plays his game accordingly. The trouble is he is the wrong player for this England team.
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