Lets get political – Fine Gael have been ”Bailey’d ”

To paraphrase an early 80’s hit by Olivia Newton John, ‘I wanna get political, political’ today on TCP. There is really only one story in the media, online and in the old fashioned dead tree papers. And no it isn’t the housing crisis, the homeless crisis, the crisis of daily rate contracts for workers or … More Lets get political – Fine Gael have been ”Bailey’d ”

A season that was, that is and that continues. Leinster take the Pro 14 title.

So as we sit here at 9:17am on the Monday after the final game of the club rugby season I am 50% delighted and 50% not so delighted. I am delighted that we got to see a slug fest of a final between Glasgow and Leinster, but I am sad that the season is over. … More A season that was, that is and that continues. Leinster take the Pro 14 title.

Stats and Psychology, my 2 favorite ‘S’ words – a preview of the Guinness Pro 14 Final

So we approach the end of the club season. The champion’s cup has been and gone and we are left with the final of the Guinness Pro 14 between Leinster and Glasgow. Much like the Heineken cup, the best 2 teams in the league are left to battle it out for the trophy, which is … More Stats and Psychology, my 2 favorite ‘S’ words – a preview of the Guinness Pro 14 Final

Leinster come up short against the big red machine, but it’s not all negative!

It is 9:10am on Monday the 13th May. I didn’t want to write this, I just wanted to let the weekend lie there in the ruins of a title challenge. Knowing that the ‘banter’ from other provinces would be taken up a notch, I avoided rugby forums but I just couldn’t ignore that final. As … More Leinster come up short against the big red machine, but it’s not all negative!

Leinster chasing the 5th star against another red powerhouse – a preview

It is 12:01 on Friday the 10th of May. The Leinster team has been named for the biggest game in a very long time. Would the coaching ticket be able to keep everyone fit and healthy enough to have a full selection to choose from? How would the foreign players rule fit into their plans … More Leinster chasing the 5th star against another red powerhouse – a preview