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Saturday, May 24, 2008

Munster are the new champions of Europe

Munster are the new champions of Europe

Munster landed their second European title in three seasons to give rugby director Declan Kidney a dream send-off with a 16-13 win over Toulouse.

Kidney, who becomes Ireland head coach later this summer, masterminded a memorable Millennium Stadium victory against three-time Heineken Cup winners Toulouse.

It was hard graft for Munster during the early exchanges, but they gradually grew into the contest through their forwards' collective effort.

They were too streetwise when the pressure really came on, closing down the game in impressive fashion. It finishing with the men from Ireland in territorial control, as they were able to go through phase after phase and wind the clock down, making it virtually impossible for the French champions to peg them back, thus ending Toulouse's hopes by staying in charge and confirming their place as European top dogs.


Time: 08:52

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