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Sound from Wales, Vision from Italy, Support from Brazil in an Aussie bar in Dublin

Often when there is a soccer match on at the same time as the rugby, showing on a screen in another area of the bar, you hear an odd roar when there is a score or a groan for a near miss.   1,353 more words

Pro12 League

Tight at the top heading into derby season

After the bruising home and away European Cup games versus Clermont, the short 6 day turnaround to Glasgow combined with the injuries sustained in the first half to Johne Murphy and Sean Dougall plus an early second half substitution of Peter O’Mahony may account in part for the disappointing second half when Munster failed to score.  1,616 more words

Pro12 League

Double Judas

Irish rugby players who go abroad to earn their living generally fall into 2 buckets:

  1. Top class internationals who left at their peak
  2. Those who were not in line for a central contract and were dispensable to their provinces…
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