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Comments of the Week: Ryan, O'Mahony and Stander star in Lord of the Rings

Here’s the pick of our readers’ contributions from the past seven days.

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Final - Bayern Munich v Chelsea - Allianz Arena Source: EMPICS Sport

Wonder did he write it in his team kit!?

– Even as he bids farewell to Chelsea, Tomas isn’t allowing John Terry to forget about that night in Munich.

Cavan players Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

I was doing a journalism course in college about 20 years ago when much the same thing happened – Cavan decided to re-enter the National Hurling League after a few years’ absence.
I thought it might make a good story, got a phone number for their manager, and rang him for an interview. I finished up by asking him ‘realistically, what are your hopes for the campaign?’.
I thought he might say something like ‘hopefully we’ll pick up a win or two here or there’, but instead, he said something I’ve never forgotten.
‘Realistically,’ he said, ‘I’ll be happy if we get 15 players for every match!’

– So you’re saying there’s a chance, Jumperoo?

Duncan Williams and Conor Murray Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Any chance James Hart could fly in a few games early! Hopefully Williams can stand up to it again.

Enda S sums up the feelings of every rugby supporter in Munster this week.

Peter O'Mahony Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Stander O’Mahony and Ryan v Kruis Itoje and Vunipola is going to be like the lord of the rings filmed on Omaha beach.

MunsterFan is hoping for a happy ending to this one.

Teruto Ishihara in action with Artem Lobov Source: Presseye/Matt Mackey/INPHO

 Only if he stays flowy.

– Artem Lobov gets a reminder of the gameplan for tonight’s fight against Cub Swanson from Gary.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City - White Hart Lane Source: PA Archive/PA Images

Looks like another spell in England for Nico Krancjar

Gary Sheehan has got the remedy for an ailing football club in Birmingham.

British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement - Hilton London Syon Park Source: Adam Davy

38 Welshmen

Rudiger McMonihan was sceptical as Warren Gatland prepared to name his Lions squad.

British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement - Hilton London Syon Park Source: Adam Davy

yes Sherlock?

– The investigation into Ross Moriarty’s inclusion peaked when Joe Bloggs entered the fray.

Scotland v Italy - RBS Six Nations - BT Murrayfield Source: PA Wire/PA Images

Fun fact the lions have more New Zealander’s representing them than Scottish players

Jamie had some sympathy for the Scots.

Betfred Snooker World Championships 2017 - Day Five - Crucible Theatre Source: Nigel French

Russians surely rigged Trumps result!?!?

Fake news! from Nigel O’Neill.

Will next season see English clubs finally stop being the Champions League’s novelty act?

Borussia Dortmund bus bomber ‘wanted to profit from a drop in the team’s share price’

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