Monthly Archives: December 2011

RUGBY REVIEW 2011

Well, it’s certainly been an eventful year for rugby in Ireland, and around the world.   We saw Leinster winning the Heineken Cup, in one of the most thrilling finals, ever, and New Zealand finally won another Rugby World Cup, … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN ROUND 4

Well, 2011 ends with 3 Irish provinces topping their Heineken European Cup pools. Connacht haven’t been great, unfortunately. They had another close game but were unable to end their run of bad luck.   Leinster put in a cracking performance … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN ROUND 3

Well, it was another great weekend of Heineken rugby, especially for the Irish provinces. Both Leinster and Munster now top their pools after hard-fought victories; Ulster putting in a dominant performance; and Connacht almost winning their game, and still getting … Continue reading

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SHANE WILLIAMS AND LIONS 2013

Rugby said goodbye to one of its most exciting players, when Welsh winger, Shane Williams, retired last Saturday. In a fitting end to his career, he scored in the dying moments, against Australia. Unfortunately, the score came to late to … Continue reading

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RABO 12 RESULTS

Well, the last 2 weeks have seen some cracking games in the Rabo12. Leinster have managed to top the table, with an amazing performance against Cardiff.   Firstly, LEINSTER put in a brilliant performance against Cardiff, to win the game, … Continue reading

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HEINEKEN ROUND 2 AND RFU IN CRISIS

A mixed bag for the provinces during the Heineken Cup, this weekend. CONNACHT welcomed Heineken giants Toulouse to the Galway Sportsground for the first ever Heineken match to be played there. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the dream start they were hoping … Continue reading

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