Tag Archives: Munster

Support The Green or Get Out?

Posted by Colm on January 28, 2014

With the Six Nations fast approaching there has been calls from two high-profile internationals,  Paul O’Connell and Rob Kearney to revive the old Landsdowne spirit.

But following todays announcement of a Leinster dominated squad can the Irish rugby fans put provincial bias behind them for the good of the National team? The 34 man squad consists of 18 Leinster, 8 Ulster, 5 Munster, 1 Connacht, 1 Racing Metro and 1 Cardiff Blue which has already left some with a bitter taste in their mouth.

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The Week in Rugby

Posted by Niall on October 15, 2013

This week in rugby saw the return of the Heineken cup! Will it be the last one ever staged? That argument has been played out so much over the last few weeks we are not even going to touch it here! All that matters for the moment is Its back!

Leinster: Our Boys in Blue traveled to Swansea this week with the stinging hangover that only a loss to Munster can serve up. Many thought they couldn’t get the job done against a strong Ospreys team – Many were Wrong! It wasn’t a classic but the 9-19 score line means that the home side were denied even a loosing bonus point. COYBIB! Up next Week is Castres at home in the RDS. Expect a few nonsensical tweets from us over on Twitter throughout the afternoon, as we’re sure the “excitement” will get to us.

Sean O’Brian: The Tullow tank gave a performance this week that was on parallel with the kind he dished out in 2011, when he took home the European player of the year award. SEAN! Keep it up! The Carlow bovine enthusiast also became an internet hit when an image of his massive hand off on Dan Biggar started doing the rounds.


Munster: It’s hard for a site with an ethos such as ours to devote an entire paragraph to our bitter rivals so we will keep it short: They lost to Edinburgh…. This made us Jovial for some time.

Berryman: Try of the week comes from the clash of Toulouse and Zebre. Toulouse ran out an easy victory and the game was done and dusted by the time the try was scored but if you haven’t seen it yet, give the video below a quick watch. Seeing this we wouldn’t be surprised if Dion Berryman became a household name in the WWE! Only time will tell. You can have a look at all the contenders for Try of the week over at the ERC Website

That’s all for this week folks, check back next week for more abridged rugby news, opinion and banter.

Heineken Cup Round 1 – The Tale of Four Provinces

Posted by Kev on October 11, 2013

So here we are, back again for another fantastic week of rugby. The Rugby Championship may be done and dusted, but at last we have the Heineken (or H, depending where you’re visiting us from) Cup to keep us company through the cold winter months ahead.

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The Week In Rugby

Posted by Niall on October 8, 2013

There was a lot of news this week in the Rugby world. Between local derbies and championship deciders it was a busy one to keep up with. Our top news stories from the last few days are rounded up below.
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Rabo Pro 12 Round 5 Predicitions

Posted by Kev on October 3, 2013

Well here we are, back again for another week of Down The Laighin predictions. After a successful week 4 for the Down The Laighin team, we are hoping to reproduce the great teamwork and guesswork to lead our fans to another great week. So far we have had mixed results, going 5/6, 5/6, 2/6 and 6/6 in the opening four weekends. With the first true Irish derby of the year between Leinster and Munster, this is where many fans truly believe the season begins for our Boys in Blue.

We’ll take a quick look at each of the matches and give our collective verdict at the end.
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