The furnishings in Pairc Ui Rinn won’t rival Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano for comfort anytime soon, but no-one was forced to the edge of their seats Saturday night in Cork as the hosts romped to a 21-point Munster SFC semi final victory over Limerick.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2019
INJURIES and international duties will deprive Leinster of seven front-line players at the Sportsground this evening but Michael Cheika has still been able to name a hugely experienced first 15 for the Magners League tie against Connacht (kick-off 7.30).
Fri, 29 Feb, 2008
STARTING places for Tommy Bowe on the right wing and Mick O’Driscoll in the second row, and a spot on the bench for Paul O’Connell, were the main talking points from the Irish selection to face Scotland in Saturday’s RBS Six Nations game at Croke Park.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2008
EXORCISING their Murrayfield ghosts may be Leinster’s primary goal for the visit of Magners League basement boys, Ulster, to the RDS on St Stephen’s Day, but under pressure Blues coach Michael Cheika may also have a point to prove to his detractors.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
IF there was one obvious downside to Leinster’s defeat of Munster last Friday evening it was the sight of Brian O’Driscoll hobbling off the pitch after half an hour but it seems the Irish captain is recovering and on track to return for Friday’s Heineken Cup encounter with Edinburgh.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2007