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Kevin McLaughlin: “Leinster Are Going To Absolutely Rip Out Of The Blocks”

Leinster are the second Irish side aiming to secure victory on the opening weekend of the Champions Cup after Ulster got the ball rolling last night with a 19-9 victory over last season’s Premiership finalists, Wasps, at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.  It’s French opposition for Leinster this time, however, as the welcome a powerful Montpellier outfit to the RDS …

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Jacob Stockdale And Charles Piutau Light Up The Kingspan As Ulster Overcome Wasps

Ulster have recorded a 19-9 victory over last season’s Premiership finalists Wasps in the opening match of the 2017/2018 Champions Cup.   The opening 40 minutes were forgettable, to say the least. Handling errors and chronic indiscipline ruined the first half as a spectacle. No tries were scored in the first half and to be honest, neither side came very close …

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Marcus Horan: “Every Day I’d Think Of Him And I Still Can’t Believe That He’s Gone”

As we made our way out of the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon, we counted ourselves lucky not to have bumped into Peter O’Mahony. Having heard his interview in the aftermath of Munster’s defeat at the hands of Leinster, it wouldn’t have needed much extra-sensory perception to imagine what was going on in the Cork man’s mind. The intensity of …

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