Munster hold on to win Heineken Cup
May 20, 2006
I just listened to Ian Robertson's blistering live commentary on BBC Live Five's Sports Extra. Munster are crowned kings of Eurpoean club rugby. Sounded like a real nailbiter and congrats to all the crazed fans in Limerick.
Via Rugby Planet:
Munster bid to win the Heineken Cup at their third attempt met with success at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. The Irish side needed to stain every sinew to dispose of Biarritz Olympique and they duly delivered, recording an epic 23-19 victory that will go down in history as one of rugby's finest team performances.
Full story here.
Super Final history
May 24, 2006
Rugby Planet has an excellent historical overview of the Super 14 championship from the inaugural South Pacific Championship in 1986 right up to the current format. Give it a read!