Match Reaction #2: Leinster vs Cardiff

The Cardiff Blues brought a knife to a gunfight at Lansdowne Road, and were absolutely hockeyed off the pitch in the first half. They saved some pride with a hard-fought if uninspiring performance in the second forty, but were ultimately held scoreless for 78 minutes, having opened the game with a Leigh Halfpenny penalty.  Continue reading

The Team That Never Travelled: Part Three, The Backrow

In the words of New York Jets coach Rex Ryan: “Oh. OH.” This morning’s underperformance by Zoolander Spies and Ben McCalman make Part 3 of The Team That Never Travelled particularly relevant. Continue reading