Peter O’Mahony sat back and admired the way Leinster found a way to win their fourth European title but Munster’s captain believes his side have to emulate Racing 92’s attempts to shut down Leo Cullen’s side to cause an upset this weekend.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
The fact that Leinster were made fight much harder than had been anticipated to prevail in a pulsating Champions Cup final that went right down to the last kick off the game will, you feel, stand to their exciting young squad in the years to come.
Mon, 14 May, 2018
Christchurch feels very safe and secure. And the Ireland in me had forgotten how much you savour those things. The contrast from Paris is huge. There is no anger in this world. On the RER in Paris, every nationality in the world is around you.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
So much for the French unpredictability. The world and its mother knew Racing 92 would take a scalpel to the side that earned a losing bonus point away to Toulon in last week’s domestic fixture and the reigning Top 14 champions duly performed significant surgery.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
A tournament that has already captivated, thanks largely to Japan’s heroics, will hope to plug into the ultimate feelgood sporting event in modern English history when France and Romania meet in the Olympic Stadium’s first pool match this evening.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
London’s Indian summer came to an abrupt end yesterday, but the slate skies and soft rain did little to dampen the sense of conviviality that permeated the mood around the French camp ahead of their second outing in Ireland’s Pool D tomorrow night.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015