Episode 992: Munster Grind It Out, Leinster Look Lethal, Refereeing Misadventures In Louth
The European Rugby Champions Cup weekend saw vital wins for Leinster and Munster, a dispiriting loss in France for Ulster, and Gerry Thornley and Eoin Reddan are on hand to talk us through the highlights.
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The @Munsterrugby man charges down a clearance before sprinting away to the try line ? pic.twitter.com/cgPfkoZ4Oa
— BT Sport Rugby (@btsportrugby) October 21, 2017
Ian Keatley and Cian Healy have both had their struggles in recent years, but as Eoin says, there is no new Ian, or new Cian – they’re the product of their recent struggles as much as their own natural ability.
#Legacy protest would turn into a movement with support from male pro players: https://t.co/PVGYvu00x5 via @IrishTimesSport
— Gavin Cummiskey (@Cumoski) October 22, 2017
And as Leinster’s form graph continues upward, there are grounds to hope – not to expect, but to hope – of an Irish success in this competition, which is reason enough to celebrate.
No win here since November 2012…we leave with a bonus point win! Brilliant lads! pic.twitter.com/y3uM7v5ouy
— Leinster Rugby (@leinsterrugby) October 21, 2017
We also discuss the Leinster Intermediate championship game which ended with 10 players getting their marching orders, Ronald Koeman’s exit from Everton, and the ‘Second Captains Listener Copenhagen Travel Guide’ (Copenhagen = clean, will charge money for food, drink, services).
TEN RED CARDS…………. https://t.co/iYBO6N7eoX
— Democrat Sport (@DemocratSport) October 21, 2017
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