# clermont - Monday 15 December, 2014
The Canadian had a little help, but it was still a monstrous hit.
The Irish province left several scoring opportunities behind them in defeat to Clermont last night.
‘Infinitely seductive’ and more of what the French papers are saying about Munster’s defeat in Clermont
Clermont have underlined their status as potential Champions Cup winners, according to the French media.
The 22-year-old was lively at Stade Marcel-Michelin, bringing his teammates into the game with clever passing.
# clermont - Sunday 14 December, 2014
The Munster head coach did rue missed opportunities in attack in the first-half.
The home team’s attacking quality, a more varied Munster, that losing bonus point and kick chase problems.
‘We’ve got to fight for our lives’: O’Mahony ready to dig deep after silver lining in Clermont defeat
Munster will throw everything at Sale and Saracens in the New Year.
Anthony Foley’s men were improved from last weekend, but Clermont had too much attacking quality.
Munster supporters got involved as the Yellow Army led a march to Stade Marcel-Michelin.
Munster’s chances of winning are being talked up by certain quarters of the French media.
JJ Hanrahan, attacking variety, winning the gainline, line-out platform and Nigel Owens will all be key.
# clermont - Saturday 13 December, 2014
Clermont’s supporters are among the most passionate, loyal and welcoming in the world.
Munster’s head coach says Pool 1 was always likely to go down to rounds five and six.
# clermont - Friday 12 December, 2014
Having won three Heineken Cups in Ireland, the Kiwi is now forwards coach at the Top 14 club.
The Cork man feels his side need improvements in lots of areas, rather than a reinvention of the wheel.
# clermont - Thursday 11 December, 2014
The Munster tighthead found himself in a spot of bother at the scrum against Clermont last weekend.
Injuries at loosehead prop and on the wing mean Anthony Foley may have to alter his starting XV.
The Ireland scrum-half expects Clermont to operate with more ambition in attack at Stade Marcel Michelin.
# clermont - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
Gerhard van den Heever has already been ruled out of the trip to France.
# clermont - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
Paul O’Connell and his pack were outsmarted at the line-out and maul in Thomond Park.
# clermont - Monday 8 December, 2014
Take the positives where you can.
# clermont - Sunday 7 December, 2014
The 27-year-old kicked three penalties and felt that Munster lost out on the ‘little tiny margins’.
# clermont - Saturday 6 December, 2014
The Clermont captain picked off Munster’s final throw from touch to secure the win at Thomond Park.
The southern province’s head coach bemoaned his side’s poor first-half effort and high error count.
Probably best for all concerned that he didn’t connect here.
# clermont - Friday 5 December, 2014
Kicking is an important part of Munster’s gameplan, and Jones says it’s generally ‘massive within Ireland.’
# clermont - Thursday 4 December, 2014
Munster lock Dave Foley won his first Ireland caps last month and has just signed a new IRFU contract.
Captain Peter O’Mahony says Saturday’s meeting will be nearly ‘on a par with an international game.’
# clermont - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
First-choice outside centre Andrew Smith is carrying a knee injury ahead of Saturday’s clash at Thomond Park.
Joe Schmidt’s coaching and expectation levels will lift the standards in the southern province.
# clermont - Thursday 23 October, 2014
The replacement clashed with the Saracens number eight twice during their defeat in England.
# clermont - Friday 17 October, 2014
The three Irish provinces have Top 14 opposition to deal with in the pool stages.
# clermont - Saturday 30 August, 2014
Suddenly, the Auvergne-based club don’t look so dangerous at the Stade Marcel-Michelin.
# clermont - Monday 4 August, 2014
Diacre takes her Clermont side on the road for the first time tonight.
# clermont - Saturday 28 June, 2014
A statement on the club’s website announced that Corinne Diacre “has committed herself for the next two seasons”
# clermont - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
Munster’s new head coach believes Saracens, Clermont and Sale would have preferred to avoid his side.
# clermont - Thursday 15 May, 2014
The Kiwi forwards coach believes in Leo Cullen’s ability to replace him at the province next season.
# clermont - Saturday 10 May, 2014
Vern Cotter’s reign at the Auvergne club finished with defeat in the Top 14 semi-finals.
# clermont - Monday 21 April, 2014
Toulon or Munster, Clermont or Saracens. Where’s your money going?
# clermont - Sunday 23 February, 2014
The Clermont scrum-half was sent off for a headbutt on Montpellier’s Rene Ranger in the Top 14 yesterday.