Sunday 18 February 2018

Super diversion a real own goal

David Kelly

David Kelly

THE Magners League are not unused to creating spectacular own goals but their latest wheeze could be the best one yet.

The ML are lining up a 'Super Sunday' on Sunday week, May 9, to complete the series of matches with simultaneous kick-offs -- Blues v Munster, Ospreys v Dragons, Scarlets v Glasgow and Leinster v Edinburgh -- which affect the play-offs.

Leinster, Glasgow and the Ospreys are already guaranteed play-off spots, but will be looking for wins in order to secure home semi-finals with a top-two finish.

The remaining top-four place is being contested by Munster, Blues and Edinburgh, with the Dragons now out of the equation.

It's standard practice to ensure fair play on the final day of a league -- the all-consuming English soccer Premier League will do the same ... on the same day ... at the same time. D'oh! DK

Irish Independent

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