Episode 1067: Munster Progress, Leinster’s Bogey Prize, Larmour’s Defensive Test, Flouting The Mick McCarthy Rule, Broken Ken
After the pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup, it’s fair to assume that, despite Ulster’s defeat, we have Irish provinces back at the business end of the competition, and are once again capable of winning the whole thing.
HIGHLIGHTS: @MunsterRugby booked a home quarter-final with this bonus point victory over @CastresRugby. #ChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/g2jhWPC85e
— Champions Cup (@ChampionsCup) January 22, 2018
Shane Horgan and Gerry Thornley of the Irish Times discuss Leinster’s almost-routine defeat of Top 14 leaders Montpellier away, Munster’s dominant win over Castres, and how they need not fear any of the remaining teams in the competition.
HIGHLIGHTS: This victory at the Altrad Stadium means that @LeinsterRugby are ranked No 1 in the quarter-finals. #ChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/ZvSvCHQJQx
— Champions Cup (@ChampionsCup) January 21, 2018
Plus there’s a scumbag of the week, we shamelessly flout the Mick McCarthy Rule, Ken talks rugby, and Richard Keyes’ audition for the Second Captains World Service.
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It's here! Ken Early v Eamon Dunphy is available now. This is an attack on football people who know the game…Go get it ???????????????????https://t.co/DD8A1HPPfb pic.twitter.com/tjYYkrSxey
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) January 18, 2018