On the day that the last live Heineken Cup match was screened free-to-air on RTE – the 2006 Heineken Cup pool match between Munster and Sale Sharks – George Hook sat in the television commentary box in Thomond Park wearing a black armband.
“The European Rugby Cup has sold Ireland’s rugby heritage to people who can afford to pay for it. Only those who can afford to pay can now watch this,” he told RTE’s viewers....
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