By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer
In a nutshell
Shane Williams said farewell to professional rugby with a trademark 78th minute try to win the RaboDirect Pro12 Final. The Ospreys had trailed Leinster for most of the game, but the pocket rocket crossed the line twice during in his final game for the region to reward his loyal following one last time.…
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THEY MAY have been the first team to seal a semi-final spot, but Munster provide only one player in the Magners League Dream Team – fly-half Ronan O’Gara, writes Rob Cole.
Munster’s Irish rivals Leinster on the other hand provide a third of this season’s team, which is chosen by a panel of 19 journalists from the four participating nations.
Posted 820 days ago
THE LEINSTER team to face Benetton Treviso in Friday night’s Magners League clash at the RDS (KO: 7.10pm) has been named.
Isa Nacewa captains the side for the first time and is included in a backline which welcomes back David Kearney for the visit of the Italian side. In the pack Stan Wright is named in the starting line up for the first…
Posted 1259 days ago
By Rugby World editor, Paul Morgan
LEINSTER blew Llanelli away at Parc y Scarlets (32-7), but the game proved (if it needed proving) that the worries about rugby’s laws are confined to England as we were treated to an entertaining game, with both sides intent on playing attacking rugby.
Leinster’s dominance meant they had the majority of the ball, but when the…