Sport Rugby

Sunday 25 February 2018


"C'est bon"

-- Dave Pearson dabbles in a little Francais.

"Leo, don't scream for decisions at me"

-- Pearson scolds Leinster captain Leo Cullen.

"Illegal entry into the tackle, cynical play"

-- Pearson explains his yellow card to Brian O'Driscoll.

"We will take the three points"

-- Toulouse skipper Jean Bouilhou tells Pearson he has full faith in Nicolas Bezy for a 48-metre penalty.

"You must make a genuine attempt to score"

-- Pearson tells Jonny Sexton he couldn't just kick the final penalty dead. He nailed it.

Irish Independent

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