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Against the HeadRTÉ Two, Monday, 8.00pm

Monday, 18 February 2008

18 February 2008

  • For copyright reasons, Against The Head is only available to watch for users on the Island of Ireland

  • Joanne Cantwell is joined in studio by Sunday Times Rugby Correspondent Peter O'Reilly and former Ireland hooker Shane Byrne to review last weekend's Magners League action and to look ahead to the third weekend of the RBS 6 Nations. First up is a look back at the Magners League wins for Munster, Ulster and Leinster and Connacht's defeat [reports from Darragh Maloney and George Hamilton]

  • Hook & Pope - The two boys discuss some of the poor decisions made by match officials, and query what they see as the over-use of the TMO [followed by panel discussion on the issue]

  • Darren Frehill reports on how the new-look Ireland Club side are preparing for their clash with Scotland at Donnybrook on Friday night

  • AIB League Division 1 - Cork Con top the league after a fine away win at Clontarf, while Garryowen and Shannon also secured valuable victories [Reports by Darragh Maloney and George Hamilton]

  • Hook & Pope - Skills levels are another bugbear of the dynamic duo [followed by panel discussion on the issue]