I won’t lie. I’m always ridiculously pleased to get something in the Irish Examiner.
This time, they asked for a health check on the five French clubs playing the four Irish provinces in the Champions Cup pool phase.
I cannot confirm or deny whether I did a little dance when this went online.
The Irish provincial video analysts will be busily plugging into footage of the French Top 14 ahead of this season’s European Champions Cup. All four representatives have been handed French assignments over the next three months – with Connacht getting a double helping…