Category Archives: Leinster Rugby

Leinster and Munster Bow out of Europe

Munster fought a valiant battle on Saturday to lose to a dominant Saracens. Munster were overplayed and over coached.
Then on Sunday, Leinster went behind 15-3 and it was too little too late for a comeback against Clermont.

A disappointing two matches for the two Irish powerhouses in what looked like a promising weekend.

Saracens look to repeat as European Champs – Highlights of both matches follow;

ASM Clermont Auvergne v Leinster Rugby

Munster V Saracens

A thrilling encounter between Stade Francais and Bath was a great back and forth battle in the Challenge Cup..

 

 

Leinster and Munster advance to Qtr finals

Leinster and Munster have decisive wins to move on in the European Champions Cup.

Leinster V Wasps report – A game that had experienced S African Willie Le Roux drop an easy score while trying to make a photo op.

21 yr old Joey Carbury was man of the match.

Munster booked a 12th semi-final appearance after initially being pushed hard for a 41-16 victory over Toulouse at a nervy Thomond Park. Report Here.

 

European Cup, Round 3

A talented Leinster beat up on Northampton 37-10. Match report here at The Irish Herald.

Match highlights below. The game was marred by a red card on English captain and known thug, Dylan Hartley. A blatant swinging arm on Sean O’Brien saw Harley ejected after only 6 minutes on the field. See the attach here;

Highlights.

Also highlights of┬áMunster’s 38 – 0 thrashing of Leicester Tigers.

Ulster Rugby 39, ASM Clermont Auvergne 32