Munster had a lucky escape on Sunday after beating Bourgoin away by three points. The defending champions were made to work by the French underdogs who have lost their last four games as they put on a impressive performance. But Bourgoins efforts were not good enough to beat an experienced Munster side who are looking to defend their title and once again life the Heineken Cup trophy.
Monthly Archives: January 2007
Well 2 out of three ain't bad. This weekend saw Ulster and Leinster win their matches while Munster could not overcome the Welsh dragons.
Leinster 45 -22 Ospreys
Leinster showed their dominance in the years Magner's league by racking up 45 points in convincing win. Kearney and O'Driscoll both showed silky skills with two tries each, Contepomi added to the score line by kicking over all six conversions.
Dragons 19 – 16 Munster
Munster lost away on Friday night to a determined dragons team who came back from being 12-6 down at half time. Munster looked good in the first half thanks to two Lifeimi Mafi tries and a Jeremy manning conversion. However things soon turned for Munster as Dragons back line pulled of some impressive moves with Sweeny racking up the points.