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Watch: When Did In-Game Interviews Become So Interesting?

Watch: When Did In-Game Interviews Become So Interesting?

Munster took a huge step towards a European cup quarter-final today after a 25-16 win away in Leicester. In a game that was incredibly intense, Munster kept their nerve to secure their first win at Welford Road since 2006.

In-game interviews are often boring. The person being interviewed is occupied with the game and rarely divulges anything of interest. Generally, it's a series of banalities and cliches that fill some out-of-play time.

Today was different. First up was Jerry Flannery, who delivered a fascinating breakdown of how Munster conceded their try while also justifying their approach to kicking the ball:

In the second half, Geordan Murphy took the mic. Murphy delivered a questionable critique of the referee after they conceded 11 penalties in the first half alone. Nevertheless, it was an intriguing interview that stimulated a lot of debate:

 

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On behalf of every viewer who has listened to meaningless monologues about 'fronting up' and 'playing in the right areas', more of this.

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Maurice Brosnan

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