European Rugby Champions Cup: Irish Province Review

  The pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup are done and dusted for another season. Munster and Leinster advance to the quarter finals as second and fourth seeds while Connacht and Ulster reflect on what might have being. 24-24 draw in France would be considered quite a good result but when your opponents … More European Rugby Champions Cup: Irish Province Review

European Rugby Champions Cup: Munster 22 – 10 Racing Metro 92

Munster advanced to the last eight of the European Rugby Champions Cup as second seeds with a hard earned 22-10 win over a gutsy and determined Racing Metro 92 at a sold out Thomond Park. The predictions of some pundits that Racing Metro 92 would roll over and ship a heavy defeat were well off … More European Rugby Champions Cup: Munster 22 – 10 Racing Metro 92

European Rugby Champions Cup: Irish Province Review

Leinster turn on the afterburners to destroy Montpelier Make no mistake about this, Leinster were well on top before Francois Steyn decided to do his Triple H WWE close line on Sexton in the opening period. The red card was well merited; dangerous and reckless. Steyn eyeballed the referee with his action to see if … More European Rugby Champions Cup: Irish Province Review

European Rugby Champions Cup: Glasgow vs. Munster Reflections

As brutal and physical an encounter seen this season, Munster absorbed all that Glasgow could throw and won this match with a superb try from Francis Sailli. There was still time for Glasgow to squander a clear dropped goal attempt when Finn Russell decided to attack the Munster defensive line rather than take the responsibility … More European Rugby Champions Cup: Glasgow vs. Munster Reflections