Category: Leinster

Double Down

  There was an energy and a purpose to Leinster’s performance on Saturday that you don’t normally see from a team who are at the tail end of a season where they dispatched the best sides in Europe. The eight points between the sides on the scoreboard at the final whistle doesn’t fully reflect how … Continue reading Double Down


  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