Good morning and welcome to Munster Haka’s early morning Rugby World Cup 2019 column ‘Tee and Toast’. Find it’s too early for in-depth analysis and forceful opinion? We’ve got you covered. With no Matt Fagerson, no Richie Gray, no Magnus Bradbury, no Josh Strauss, no Ali Price, no Bryon McGuigan, no Blair Kinghorn, no Horne … More TEE AND TOAST #3: Can We Play Scotland Every Week?
Good morning and welcome to Munster Haka’s early morning Rugby World Cup 2019 column ‘Tee and Toast’. Find it’s too early for in-depth analysis and forceful opinion? We’ve got you covered. You see, regardless of whatever happens this morning Ireland really aren’t going to win the World Cup, are we? In truth there’s probably only … More TEE AND TOAST #2: Just Give The World Cup To Cheslin Kolbe
Good morning and welcome to Munster Haka’s early morning Rugby World Cup 2019 column ‘Tee and Toast’. Find it’s too early for in-depth analysis and forceful opinion? We’ve got you covered. Little over a year on from Denis Cherychev striking absolute Diego Forlan level belters Gerry Cinnamon would be proud of, penalty shoot-out hero Igor … More TEE AND TOAST #1: Russia Aren’t Very Good
The rugby people of Ireland have had to take in a lot after that disastrous encounter with Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter finals last weekend as hundreds of thousands were left in dismay. We learned that Joe Schmidt isn’t the answer to all questions asked of the men in green and that the … More IRELAND RUGBY: Where to go from here?
SOUTH AFRICA VS WALES I predict this to be a tight fixture between the two sides who have been very unlucky with injuries in previous rounds of the competition. These two heavyweights of World Rugby are both coming out of surprising groups where Japan beat the South Africans and Wales beat hosts England who are … More Saturday Quarter Finals Preview
I write this with adrenaline and excitement coursing through my veins. I’ve just witnessed a spectacle full of courage, drama and composure from the Irish twenty three man squad. This has to be one of the most dramatic and action packed games of rugby the Irish team has been involved in and to come out … More Admin Max Column: Ireland V France in Review
01) Campese Ma’afu (Fij) Ma’afu was the leader in a hugely impressive Fijian scrum throughout the pool stages in which he proved too hot to handle for the likes of Dan Cole, Samson Lee and Sekope Kepu. The former Nottingham prop was powerful in the drive and a menace at the ruck. 02) Agustin Creevy (Arg) … More Rugby World Cup Team of the Pool Stages
ENGLAND HAVE BECOME the first ever host nation to be knocked out of the Rugby World Cup in the group stages and the rugby world has exploded with reactions, opinions and basically a whole load of slagging to the 2003 champions shortcomings. In this piece we will analyse where exactly it all went wrong and why … More Where did it all go wrong for England?
One week down in the Rugby World Cup and the competition has definitely lived up to everybody’s high expectations with an action packed few days being presented to our screens. We’ve all been delighted to watch Fiji’s fights with England and the Wallabies, along with both Argentina’s & Namibia’s attempts to restrain the All Blacks … More ANALYSIS: Why Pool A Has Just Become Even Better
The World Cup is off with a bang and there has certainly been a wide range of fantastic performances over the last three days. This is our team of the weekend: 01) Campese Ma’afu (Fiji) The Nottingham loosehead won no less than three scrums against the head when he packed down against Dan Cole on … More World Cup Team of the Opening Weekend