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#Johann van Graan

# johann-van-graan - Today’s News

'I think it’s serious' - Concern for Munster's O'Donoghue after knee injury

The Munster back row had been pushing for a place on Ireland’s summer tour of Australia.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Leinster edge thrilling clash with Munster to secure Pro14 final against Scarlets

It came down to the very death, but Leinster are still on for the double.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'I don’t need to convince them, they believe it': Munster relishing task of toppling Leinster

After the problematic performances against Racing and Edinburgh, Munster must deliver to keep their season alive until the final week.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 14 May, 2018

'If you want to be king, you have got to go and beat the king in his castle'

Munster are well-rested, but have some injury concerns ahead of the the Pro14 semi-final inter-pro.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'It would mean a huge amount to win silverware': Semi-final date sharpens Munster minds

Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan know it will take improvements across the board to beat Leinster.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class

The Munster fullback produced the most memorable moment of the 20-16 win over Edinburgh.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 30 April, 2018

Munster expect Tyler Bleyendaal to 'make a full recovery' for next season 10

Munster expect Tyler Bleyendaal to 'make a full recovery' for next season

There have been suggestions that Munster should look to lure Joey Carbery south.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'He's a great fella. He calls himself an Ardscoil legend every time I see him!'

22-year-old Stephen Fitzgerald has impressed for Munster in recent weeks.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Munster confirm 'top-quality player' Grobler will leave this summer Gg

Munster confirm 'top-quality player' Grobler will leave this summer

The second row was impressive once again in Munster’s draw with Ulster.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Van Graan admits it will be 'mentally very difficult' to get Munster up for Pro14 challenge

Munster have only lifted the league crown once following defeat in the European semis.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 23 April, 2018

'I'd never criticise my players. When we lose, it's on me' - Van Graan

The Munster head coach believes his team will bounce back from the disappointment in Bordeaux.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'It's a very tough one to take but it's rugby, it's life'

Johann van Graan rued his side’s slow start as they suffered more semi-final pain in Bordeaux.

Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing

Johann van Graan’s side scored late consolation tries but were clearly second best in Bordeaux.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out

The experienced fullback has missed out on a start for the clash with Racing 92.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'Munster's support won the hearts of South Africans, the way they follow their team'

Johann van Graan is pleased with how Munster’s tour prepared them to take on Racing 92 this weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie

The 30-year-old win will return to training with Munster tomorrow.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 16 April, 2018

Munster reset and turn their focus to Racing after a successful South African tour

Johann van Graan’s side returned to Limerick after their two-week tour to begin preparations for Racing.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Zebo returns at fullback as Munster mix things up for Cheetahs clash

Captain Peter O’Mahony is also back as Johann van Graan makes nine changes.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It was a very good contest' - Van Graan satisfied with Munster's battling bonus-point win

Munster came from behind to defeat the Southern Kings in George on Saturday to book their place in the Guinness PRO14 Final Series.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 6 April, 2018

CJ Stander will captain Munster tomorrow in his hometown of George

The 28-year-old leads a Munster team featuring 10 changes from last weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 2 April, 2018

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come

The belief in Munster’s squad has been greatly boosted by their win over Toulon at Thomond Park.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'The Munster way is to do it the difficult way' - Van Graan grateful after Munster win

The Munster boss had a flashback to the 2007 Super Rugby final yesterday in Thomond Park.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'That's a piece of individual brilliance' - Conway's moment of Munster magic

The 26-year-old sealed Munster’s semi-final place with a stunning try.

'We've got to be smart, we've got to be physical and we've got to win big moments'

A big European occasion awaits Munster at Thomond Park this afternoon, and Johann van Graan is hoping home advantage will have a big part to play.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'You want to go to war with warriors. I saw warriors this morning'

Munster boss Johann van Graan is excited for his first knock-out game in charge of the province.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 26 March, 2018

'It's not an excuse for us' - Munster face up to serious injury issues

Toulon will arrive in Limerick on the back of a 49-0 hammering of Clermont.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'I fear he is going to be out for quite a long time': Worrying update on Grand Slam winner Earls' injury

Tyler Bleyendaal and Duncan Williams have been ruled out for the rest of the season.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'We’ve got a lot of bumps and bruises': Van Graan disappointed following Murrayfield loss

Munster succumbed to a six point defeat in Edinburgh on Friday night in the Pro14.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Keith Earls' brilliance sums up the excitement around Munster's attack

Joe Schmidt should reap the benefits of the Limerick man’s superb form in the coming weeks.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'

Johann van Graan has thanked the Munster management, players, ground staff and supporters after the province booked their place in the Champions Cup quarters.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

O'Mahony hopeful of shaking off ankle knock after missing Munster training today

Conor Oliver has been added to the province’s squad for the pool 6 finale against Castres.

Munster excited about potential of their improving attacking game

The likes of Keith Earls and Simon Zebo enjoyed playing on the artificial pitch in Paris.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Munster positive about POM's ankle but frustrated at missed chance

Johann van Graan is content that Munster’s destiny is in their own hands ahead of next weekend.

Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster

The 34-year-old lock was instrumental in Racing’s win in Paris.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'

Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler was banned for two years in 2015 after a positive drugs test.

No grudge against Rassie despite confirmation of Walters' Munster exit

The province’s head of athletic performance will join Erasmus in South Africa.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Van Graan pleased by Munster's ability to adapt and keep a lid on penalty count

“Any team knows in rugby that if you go over 10 penalties in a game you’re going to struggle,” said captain CJ Stander.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Van Graan dismisses suggestion Munster have a discipline problem

The province have picked up six yellow cards and a red since the South African took over in November.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'Our discipline let us down' - Van Graan rues missed opportunity in Belfast Jvg

'Our discipline let us down' - Van Graan rues missed opportunity in Belfast

Sam Arnold’s dismissal was the right decision, the Munster boss admitted.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'Not good enough but we have to learn from it': JVG offers no excuses for defeat

The Munster head coach says his side need to learn from the mistakes they made against Leinster.

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