Munster defeated Cardiff blues by 31 points to 27 last night at Thomond Park Stadium in the Rainbow Cup a vital win if Munster hope to win the competition. After the game they gave a passionate rendition of Stand Up and Fight to big farewell to Munster players Tommy O’Donnell, CJ Stander and James Cronin as the three move on to their next chapters.
FT: Munster 31-27 Cardiff Blues.
An emotional chorus of "Stand Up and Fight' as the Munster team say goodbye to CJ Stander, Tommy O'Donnell and James Cronin on their last appearance at Thomond Park.#MUNvCBL #GuinnessPRO14RainbowCup pic.twitter.com/ikblxPBNN0
— eir Sport (@eirSport) May 28, 2021
A lot of people would question letting Munster prop James Cronin leave the province his been a fine player and still has a lot to give at only 30 years of age. Where to next for the Cork man? CJ Stander has chosen to hang up the boots and return to his native South African and Tipperary man Tommy O’Donnell is set to retire and get into coaching. A sad day for those three as they have been great servants to the province of Munster.