Episode 2684: Under 20s On Emotional Journey To RWC Final, Limerick Adapt, Henry’s Horse, Farewell Hoggwatch
This Ireland under 20s rugby squad have achieved a lot on the field, but off it have had to deal with a series of tragedies connected to the playing group, including the sudden death of Greig Oliver, whose son Jack plays with the team.
We talk to Irish Independent rugby correspondent Ruaidhri O’Connor about the team’s ability to cope, the performances that have got them this far, and some of the stand-out stars who look destined for bigger things.
Murph was in Croker this weekend and once again found himself juggling the hurling action with cricket updates, all in the company of some esteemed guests. With Kilkenny in the final again, and Galway left behind, did Henry back the wrong horse?
Plus there’s 145kg humans, some worryingly good form shown by NZ and SA, Eddie Jones’ hatred of smart arses and Murph bids farewell to Hoggwatch.
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BREAKING NEWS (literally)
An injury picked up over the weekend has struck down our Flame-Haired-Flame-Thrower-Of-Truth and there are serious questions about his ability to make it down under for the World Cup.https://t.co/mlJfiMJITG pic.twitter.com/w5jYZ0gcDH
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