It was the late Garrett Fitzgerald who made Munster one of the world’s best rugby clubs and instilled the values that forged lifelong bonds between former Munster players, according to Ronan O’Gara.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
Seven tries to one. A 27-point differential. This Pool 1 Heineken Champions Cup encounter turned into a rout but Leinster were just three points to the good when Jonathan Sexton went down in the tackle four minutes after half-time.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
If JJ Hanrahan is looking for anyone to cuddle him up and tell him a bedtime story, he’s kidding himself. The Munster ten should have dropped that goal to secure an unlikely win against Racing 92 last Saturday (pictured below), but you know what? Daybreak broke on Sunday morning, and again Monday.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Stephen Larkham has been labelled a “signature signing” for Munster and one that can help the province’s talented backline to click and the team to reconnect with a style that delivered a pair of Heineken Cups.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018
Fergus McFadden believes Leinster’s current strength-in-depth is such that it trumps even the 2009-2012 era, when the province dominated the European club scene and claimed three Heineken Cups in just four seasons.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
So, sports fans are outraged that Jermaine Defoe is missing from the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award shortlist? (According to click king Mr Google Analytics). Wait til they see this evening what the chainsaw gang in Montrose have done to the array of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moments in the 2000s, writes
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
o they’re supposed to give up now. Just like any sensible group of Irish sportspeople should. They failed so they’re failures and would be better of failing to even try again, the nation’s sages in their self-appointed wisdom chortling Cleese that haven’t you forgotten, it’s the hope, not the despair, that kills you, old boy.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
News that Joe Schmidt is to extend his stint as Ireland coach until June 2017 received a predictably positive response yesterday, but the addition of just one year onto the Kiwi’s current deal raises as many questions as it provides answers.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
The province may have three Heineken Cups under their belt, but if they were to overcome Toulon in the Stade Velodrome on Sunday, Leinster winger Luke Fitzgerald believes it would be their biggest ever win in European competition.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015