Thomond braced for per­fect storm

Irish Examiner - Sport - - CHAMPIONS CUP - Si­mon Lewis

The clubs met in the pool stage last sea­son with Mun­ster win­ning both matches. Over­all the Ir­ish prov­ince has won three of their four meet­ings, with Rac­ing win­ning the first game in 2012/13. Rac­ing 92 have lost their last four away games, their worst run on the road in Europe. Rac­ing are search­ing for back-to-back pool stage wins for the first time since Jan­uary 2016. Mun­ster were one of three sides to score a try (Dave Kil­coyne) af­ter a tap penalty in Round 1. Le­ices­ter Tigers and Ospreys were the other two. Leone Nakarawa made twice as many off­loads (10) as any other player in Round 1. To­day: Thowoyd Park, 5.l0pw

Ref­eree: JP Doyle

TV: Sky Sports

Bet: Mnys­ter 2/9

Raciyg 7/2 Draw 20/1

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