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“…They Have Too Many Average Players…” – Shane Horgan Dissects Munster Exit

The inquest into Munster’s 22-27 defeat at the hands of Racing 92 in Sunday’s Champions Cup semi-final is well underway and there are no shortage of talking points regarding the men in red’s shortcomings. The heat, Munster’s two-week stint in South Africa, a lack of physicality, a one-dimensional game-plan and the chronic injury list which the southern province are currently …

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“I Can’t Remember Really What He Said Because I Was In A Fog Myself” – Keith Earls

You can’t help but feel sympathy for Keith Earls. Sunday’s Champions Cup semi-final against Racing 92 was a milestone game for the 30-year-old as he made his 150th appearance for Munster. The heart-breaking defeat wasn’t even 24 hours old as Earls provided an interview opportunity in Dublin on Monday morning to help launch the nominees for the Irish Rugby Player …

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Munster Can’t Handle The Racing Heat As They Falter In Bordeaux

Munster 22 – 27 Racing 92   A first-half blitz from a spectacular Racing 92 side paved the way for a one-sided victory which sees the Parisian powerhouse face Leinster in the Champions Cup final in three weeks time. Dreams of a Leinster-Munster final were dashed soon into this game as Teddy Thomas ran amock as he ran in for two first-half …

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Sexton Recalls How He Had To Have A Word With Jordan Larmour During Emphatic Win

Jordan Larmour continued his upward career trajectory yesterday with an excellent 40-minute performance which helped Leinster to an emphatic victory over Scarlets in the Champions Cup semi-final. The 20-year-old came on as a half-time substitute for Fergus McFadden who picked up an injury when he went over for a crucial try in the corner just before the break. Unfortunately for …

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“To Be Honest I Don’t Really Care” – Tadhg Beirne Not Impressed With Question About Munster

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium.  Tadhg Beirne cut a forlorn figure as he faced the media in the aftermath of Scarlets’ 38-16 loss to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon. The towering lock, known for his exceptional breakdown work had an uncharacteristic quiet day at the office as Leinster’s pack completely dominated proceedings at the breakdown. This …

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An Absolute Masterclass Sees Leinster Into The Champions Cup Final

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium. Leinster saved their performance of the season for this afternoon’s clash with Scarlets in the Champions Cup semi-final to absolutely obliterate their opponents on a scoreline of 38-16 at a sun-kissed Aviva Stadium. The accuracy at the breakdown, the speed at which they ran the ball, the aerial game – every aspect of …

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