So, that’s that then. It’s 10 months since Jonathan Sexton left the throne vacant with his departure for France, but it was only yesterday with his appearance on Leinster’s team-sheet for tonight did Ian Madigan bend his knee to take possession of the crown.
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
We’ve been spoilt over the years with the frequency of Munster and Leinster being paired with Toulouse and Clermont Auvergne in either the pool or knockout stages of the Heineken Cup. At its best, French club rugby is irresistible and in those two outstanding sides, we have been exposed to the very best it has to offer.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013
French Top 14 club Racing Metro continue to distance themselves from strong indications in Ireland that a deal has been agreed with Leinster fly-half Jonny Sexton, with club president Jacky Lorenzetti suggesting yesterday he was negotiating with another international fly-half.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013
THIS was meant to be the game that topped the bill this weekend: a revitalised Ulster side against one of the French powerhouses with both sides gunning for the win required to take them through to the next round and leave the other scratching for a slot in the Amlin Challenge.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012