Munster’s visit to Welford Road was always going to prove the most challenging of the reverse fixtures against a clearly hurting trio of Aviva Premiership clubs after their Champions Cup whitewash by the Irish provinces last weekend, writes
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
THERE can be no equivocating or refusal to face facts after this near horror for Irish rugby at the Stade Chaban Delmas last night. Ireland were awful, and deeply embarrassed by a Namibian side ranked 24th in the world and who were in no way flattered by running their vaunted opponents to a margin of 15 points when many good judges believed it would be three or four times that amount.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2007
MY momma told me there’d be days like this and, boy, how appropriate are the words when applied to a frenzied Thomond Park on Saturday night.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2006
ANDY ROBINSON and scrummaging guru Phil Keith-Roach attended a pre-Test meeting with referee Joel Jutge to ensure the Frenchman is fully briefed on the ‘tricks’ England expect Australia’s forwards to employ in today’s clash at Twickenham.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2005