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# munster-rugby - Today’s News

Rapping, running and chicken tikka: 10 things you didn’t know about Simon Zebo

Munster have the weekend off, so we decided to ask Simon Zebo about things away from rugby.

‘It’s a massive job, it’s something that gets a bit understated at times’

Munster head coach Anthony Foley will watch the Champions Cup semi-finals with a little envy.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 16 April, 2015

These are the law changes Anthony Foley thinks could improve rugby

The Munster head coach would like to see altered scrums, only five subs and the re-introduction of rucking.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

JJ Hanrahan will be joined by an ex-Munster teammate in Northampton

South African back Pat Howard is heading for Franklin’s Gardens.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Should Simon Zebo have been awarded this contentious try in Edinburgh last night?

It didn’t really matter in the end score but it was still an interesting decision.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Munster did Connacht a massive favour in the Pro12 tonight

Munster’s big win in Edinburgh keeps Connacht in sixth in the Pro12 table.

# munster-rugby - Friday 10 April, 2015

Six Nations-winning trio return for Munster’s visit to Edinburgh

Paul O’Connell, Conor Murray and captain Peter O’Mahony are back in the starting XV.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Here’s what Paul O’Connell and his Munster teammates eat before games

The province’s performance nutritionist, Dr. Catherine Norton, runs through the game-day food options.

This Munster cult hero will be coaching in Super Rugby from next year

Jason Holland will be working alongside John Plumtree at the Hurricanes.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Are you an Irish team? Do you want to sign a big import? Here are 6 tips for picking a good one

Here’s how to sort your Felipe Contepomi’s from your Eddie Hekenui’s.

Zebo excited to team up with Saili in thrilling new Munster backline

The Ireland international looks like being part of an improved backs division at Munster next season.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Munster making players ‘feel the pain’ of weekends out of European action

Paulie’s back to bring the pain to Edinburgh this weekend.

Foley on new signing Francis Saili: ‘He doesn’t have many weaknesses’

With Tyler Bleendaal continuing his recovery, Munster could have two extremely talented Kiwis in midfield next season.

Leinster signings ‘in the pipeline’ after Munster and Ulster set tone

‘Our squad for next year is very close to being finished,’ says assistant coach Richie Murphy.

Munster won’t be signing this Argentinian transfer target

Agustín Creevy has agreed to join Argentina’s new Super Rugby franchise next season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 6 April, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know about Munster’s newest All Black

Francis Saili has all the skills necessary to be a huge contributor in the centre.

An exciting All Black is on his way to Munster

Nice acquisition by Anthony Foley.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 April, 2015

Paulie’s Champions Cup quarter-final prediction should make Leinster fans more confident

The towering second row is backing Matt O’Connor’s men to see off Bath.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Analysis: Munster and the Chiefs do damage with open-play mauls

There were tries from the clever ploy in both the Pro12 and Super Rugby last weekend.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Connacht’s top six lead is down to a tiebreaker as Munster put six tries past the westerners

Anthony Foley’s side recorded a comfortable win at Thomond Park.

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro12

Hopefully this evening’s clash lives up to last night’s cracker at the RDS.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 March, 2015

Zebo and TOD return for Munster as Connacht name Marmion and Carty

There have been changes to both provinces’ teams ahead of tomorrow’s clash at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Munster secure BJ Botha until after World Cup on new six-month contract

The province have also announced deals for Niall Scannell and Kevin O’Byrne.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

He’s almost Irish-eligible but if there’s a language test big CJ Stander might have a bit of trouble

The South African needs a bit more practice speaking our native tongue.

# munster-rugby - Monday 9 March, 2015

There is one great stat that highlights just how bleak last weekend was for Irish rugby

You have to go back a really, really long time to find a Pro12 weekend where all the Irish teams lost.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 7 March, 2015

The penalty count killed Munster as Ospreys’ first half blitz does the damage

Anthony Foley’s men were their own worst enemy in the opening 40.

# munster-rugby - Friday 6 March, 2015

4 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in Pro12 action this weekend

Connacht’s Champions Cup charge, Leinster’s XV, Munster man returns and Ulster’s next prospect.

Donnacha Ryan set for his Munster comeback after more than 11 months out

The 31-year-old has returned from a rare toe injury.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 1 March, 2015

You won’t see a better piece of skill this weekend than Keith Earls’ Zebo-esque flick

It was a risky move but it paid off for Earls nicely.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Munster move ahead of Glasgow into top spot of Pro12 with bonus point win

Keith Earls produced a piece of individual brilliance to seal the win.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Great news! Peter Stringer says he has no intention of calling it a day at the end of the year

Stringer’s contract wasn’t renewed by Bath but the scrum-half is looking at options for next season.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Munster stage comeback as Hanrahan scores last-gasp try to snatch draw

Anthony Foley’s side managed to claw back a 12-point deficit in the dying embers.

For many he’s the complete player but Conor Murray wants to add another string to his bow

The scrum-half is continuously working on his kicking.

# munster-rugby - Friday 20 February, 2015

Munster bolstered by returning internationals for trip to Scarlets

Connacht have also named their side for Sunday’s meeting with the Dragons.

Hawk-Eye technology will be used in Munster’s Pro12 game tomorrow TMO

Hawk-Eye technology will be used in Munster’s Pro12 game tomorrow

The SMART Replay system is bring trialled by World Rugby with a view to the World Cup later this year.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 19 February, 2015

‘It’s like studying, something I didn’t do in school’ – Schmidt’s homework keeps players busy

Keith Earls says the level of analysis done by the squad is intense.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Peter O’Mahony has committed his future to Munster and to Irish rugby

Back-row agrees new deal until at least summer 2018.

‘I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win’

Munster’s Damien Varley talks about the moment he felt his career was in jeopardy.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

The bad injury news just keeps on coming for Anthony Foley’s Munster

Number eight Robin Copeland is set to undergo a surgical procedure on his shoulder.

Damien Varley has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 31

Munster centurion hangs up his boots following medical advice.

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