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Interview - JJ Hanrahan

The life of a student often revolves around assignments. social lives and counting pennies.. When I met up with Munster star, JJ Hanrahan, a few months ago, I discovered a completely different scenario… 1,006 more words


Fifty Shades of...

Red? Black and blue? Blonde? Steam? Let’s come back to it later

Where would I rather be on Valentine’s day – at the cinema checking out the latest movie releases including the much hyped “50 shades of Grey” or in Cork on a cold misty evening checking out the up and coming Munster players as they resume their league campaign?  2,951 more words

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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

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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

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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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Third in the World & League

An amazing game of rugby on Saturday helped make up for the lack of television coverage of the Munster game on Friday night!  Ireland backed up their new world ranking of 3rd in an encounter with so many ebbs and flows you couldn’t take your eyes off it.   1,012 more words

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