Three Red Kings

Tom Savage: Hooker an area where Munster can find improvement going forward

By Tom Savage / April 28, 2021 /

The hooker is one of the most important players in your pack and, as a result, your team and your aims as a squad. Yet, when you try to think…

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Tom Savage: Jenkins arrival will allow others to flourish

By Tom Savage / April 7, 2021 /

Another South African second-row? The takes were hitting my timeline with the kind of vigour and venom that you’d expect whenever Munster announce a new signing. Why is this guy…

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Tom Savage: Front 5 improvement needed if Munster are to succeed at the highest level

By Tom Savage / March 31, 2021 /

Tom Savage of Three Red Kings looks at the areas where Munster are failing after another Pro 14 final loss to Leinster

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Tom Savage: South African by birth, but Munster by the grace of God – that was CJ Stander

By Tom Savage / March 26, 2021 /

Tom Savage reflects on the legacy of CJ Stander as he prepares for his final runs in a red jersey

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Tom Savage: People won’t fully appreciate the brilliance of CJ Stander until he is gone

By Tom Savage / March 17, 2021 /

Some people will only truly be appreciated when they are no longer playing and for me, CJ Stander counts as one of those players. In the debased discourse that surrounds…

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The Breakdown EP160: Munster draw Toulouse in Champions Cup, Leinster await in Pro 14 final & More

By Jack Neville / March 10, 2021 /

Raffaele, Tom and Ronan are back for this week’s Breakdown podcast to review what has been a hectic week for Munster. They begin by discussing Tuesday’s Champions Cup draw where…

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Tom Savage: Good clubs are built on the work and character of men like Billy Holland

By Tom Savage / March 4, 2021 /

In June 2007, the Apple iPhone arrived in stores for the very first time and if you were going to talk online about how it didn’t have any buttons to…

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Tom Savage: Ireland’s succession plan at out-half still unclear

By Tom Savage / February 17, 2021 /

Time is weird these days. I was walking a few days ago and trying to recall something from last year as I was doing it and I slowly realised it…

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Tom Savage: Pressure is on Andy Farrell and Ireland after opening round loss

By Jack Neville / February 10, 2021 /

Homer Simpson: Hey, Flanders, you’re the worst coach this team has ever had! Marge Simpson: He’s the only coach this team has ever had. And the season hasn’t even started…

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Tom Savage: Huge pressure on professional athletes to secure their future

By Tom Savage / February 5, 2021 /

When I was a teenager, I thought the world operated on a set of rules. You do well in the Leaving Cert and that means you can go to college.…

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