Category: Champions Cup

Racing 92 v Munster: Match Preview

  One of the quirks of the condensed nature of the Champions Cup is that the odds of meeting a pool rival in the knockout stages are greater. Munster already having played Racing 92 twice this season (as well as twice last season) is good and bad at the same time; it has given them … Continue reading Racing 92 v Munster: Match Preview

Leinster v Scarlets: Match Preview

  Tomorrow will be the Scarlets’ second appearance in the last four of Europe, and there’s no question that they have gotten there on merit. The Welsh region progressed from the pool stages by playing with skill and invention, and while they don’t have the same rich history in this competition as Leinster, the Aviva … Continue reading Leinster v Scarlets: Match Preview

Fortunate Sons

  There was an element of nostalgia to Munster getting themselves out of jail on Saturday afternoon. Maybe it had something to do with their opposition being an unlikeable team who have bullied their way to European success, but seeing the home side win a game that they had no right whatsoever to win against … Continue reading Fortunate Sons