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The defeat spelt the end of Ireland’s Triple Crown and title aspirations but with England coming to Dublin on Saturday in search of their first Grand Slam in eight years, Kidney says they have to put the controversy to the back of their minds.
"Our job is to prepare for the next game,” said Kidney who maintains they should have won the game with or without Phillips’ try.
“It's as simple and brutal as that. If we keep looking at the past we'll never get anywhere. If there's an hour or two of that, let's do it.
"But then we have to get on with it and then get ourselves ready for the next game. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger – that's the test.
“This tests the team. I don't think it will be hard to get this calibre of player ready for England.
"There's no doubt it was a real momentum-swinger that got their tails up. It was a big change in everyone's mindset.
"Everyone has seen the footage and it speaks for itself. But we feel we had enough chances before and after the dubious decision that it shouldn't really have mattered.”