Michael Cheika described it at the time as the biggest result in his four years at Leinster. Jamie Heaslip, one of the few survivors from that momentous afternoon who plays tomorrow, labelled it only two days ago as a major turning point for the province.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
We’ve forgotten about it while they laugh about it now but back when Conor O’Shea was playing, an unimpressed George Hook publicly touted the theory that O’Shea must have been the subject of a frontal lobotomy, such was the poverty of his vision and decision-making.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
EVEN at this early juncture there is a clarity of purpose about the French in Europe this season that suggests they mean business. Biarritz, Toulouse and Stade Francais are unbeaten at the summit of their respective pools while Clermont Auvergne and Perpignan are well positioned to make up ground when the tournament resumes in December. Brive, with two losses, are the only Gallic side out of the mix.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2009