What’s that coming over the hill?

WTView: Observations of a Munster Rugby Supporter

header “Is it a monster? Is it a monster?” It’s definitely not the evergreen Donncha O’Callaghan showing any signs of being over the hill!  Captain for the night Donncha may not be as fresh-faced as he was in the program below from 2003 but he showed he still has a lot to contribute.  Also seen coming over the hill were more of the next generation of Munster players, not least Rory Scannell making his first senior start at 12 and Ronan O’Mahony who made a good impact from the bench along with Johnny Holland whose conversion was crucial.  It was also a huge test for John Ryan propping against former Lion Adam Jones.  The experience gained by those players in the recent British and Irish Cup games stood to them.

A youthful Donncha on the program scanned in by Sean Ryan https://www.flickr.com/photos/tippryan/15676345302/ A youthful Donncha on the program scanned in by Sean Ryan.  See the full program at the link above

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