Episode 1061: Irish Provinces In Control In Europe, Doper Grobler Makes Munster Debut, GAA’s First Free-Kick Shoot-Out
Munster might be kicking themselves after losing narrowly in Paris to Racing 92, but going into the last weekend of the European Rugby Champions Cup pool stages our 3 provinces all lead their pools.
A win that got away for Munster. Try chances and kicks left behind but at least bonus point keeps them top and they have better head to head v Racing on tries. Beat Castres and they’re through.
— Gerry Thornley (@gerrythornley) January 14, 2018
Gordon D’Arcy and Shane Horgan look back over another positive weekend of results, and talk about what we can learn from the Gerbrandt Grobler controversy, as the South African lock previously banned for 2 years for PED use made his Munster ‘A’ debut.
Criticising the timing of Grobler doping story deflects from the issue at hand. Today’s column.https://t.co/TlUN3rILYu
— Malachy Clerkin (@MalachyClerkin) January 15, 2018
And as Meath emerge victorious in the GAA’s first free-kick shoot-out in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final yesterday, we get the reaction of Longford superstar Michael Quinn to the latest in-game innovation, and we all ask the same question – why not penalties?
Meath v Longford free-taking competition results:
Meath win 2-1
Sean Tobin X
Mark McCabe ?
Cillian O’Sullivan ?
Joey Wallace X
James McEntee X
Robbie Smyth X
Sean McCormack ?
Paddy Collum X
Barry Gilleran X
Conor Healy X
— hoganstand.com (@hoganstandgaa) January 14, 2018
Ken has his own answer to that, plus we evaluate the free-taking ability of Chris Rock, Dean Rock and Kid Rock.
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