Gareth Thomas had to stop and gather himself more than once today. His voice faltered. It choked with emotion. Who knows how many times his nerves were betrayed by an subconscious impulse to tug at his right ear?
Thu, 23 May, 2019
The message from the Munster camp this week in anticipation of today’s Heineken Cup quarter-final may have been delivered in a variety of tones but it all boiled down to the same thing: It will take their best performance of the season to give them any hope of beating Toulouse this afternoon.
Sat, 05 Apr, 2014
IN the days before last year’s Heineken Cup quarter-final for Munster against Harlequins, I was asked about retirement by the press. I said at the time if anyone was enjoying their career as much as I was, why would they want to walk away from it?
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
Concrete updates on Stephen Ferris’ ankle injury were thin on the ground in Belfast yesterday but all the indications are that the Ireland flanker will be named in the Ulster team to face Munster in Sunday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
Ireland and Ulster winger Andrew Trimble believes he and his teammates can upset the Thomond Park faithful when they take on Munster in the Heineken Cup quarter-final on Sunday but admits they will need to be firing on all cylinders.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012