As the French captain (who plays for my team, Stade Toulousain) admitted afterwards, it may not have been the match of the year, but a win is a win, never easy against the current
What an excellent sporting day and even if the French managed only one try (scored by Maxime Medard, another
And what a year in prospect... more Six Nations matches, then up to
as we watch the continuation of the battle for the top place in the Top 14 here. Toulouse
Cardiff in May, hoping of course that will make it through to the Heineken Cup final. If not, I have the promise of a Leinster jersey from a pal in Toulouse who is convinced his team will be there. Then, after a leisurely summer here, the Rugby World Cup from New Zealand and the promise of much middle of the night feasting, as we watch the games from the far side of the world. Dublin
Not a bad old life?