Episode 2528: Leinster Play Up The Ra, Sexton’s Cheek, Munster Win At The Death, Brentford Bring The Chaos, Ronnie’s Career
Leinster continued their unbeaten run this season with a big win over Connacht but the playing of the Wolfe Tones’ Celtic Symphony on the stadium PA was the rather bizarre takeaway after this game.
It once again brings up the issue of why this song keeps getting played, accidentally or otherwise, at Irish sporting events and if Leinster will get the same criticism as the Irish women’s team did after their win over Scotland last year when they sang it in their dressing room.
We talk to the Irish Independent’s Chief Rugby Correspondent Rúaidhrí O’Connor, who was at the game, and former Ulster and Ireland winger Andrew Trimble, about this latest gaffe and what punishment Leinster should face.
There’s also Sexton’s cheekbone injury and Munster’s clutch win at the death. Plus Ken on Brentford bringing the chaos, Liverpool’s clown car defence, dismissing Ronaldo and Arsenal Newcastle.
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