Category: Jack Conan

Sounding The Claxon

  The phrase ‘go to the well’ is used to describe a team who have to dig deep to produce a brilliant, one-off performance to seal a famous win. It usually applies to a display that is out of the ordinary, and it has been thrown around a fair bit since Ireland beat Australia on … Continue reading Sounding The Claxon

Rematch

  In the build-up to Munster's Champions Cup semi-final with Racing 92 in Bordeaux last month, Johann van Graan stated that Munster's pool games with the French side this season would have no bearing on their meeting in the knockout stages. It's a sentiment that I wouldn't necessarily agree with, because any time that two … Continue reading Rematch

Ebb & Flow

  A one-point win usually indicates a close contest, and Saturday's clash between Leinster and Munster at the RDS was no different. Indeed, if the game had lasted an extra 10 minutes, Munster would probably have come away with a win, but Leinster once again displayed their champion quality by coming out on the right … Continue reading Ebb & Flow