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# munster-rugby - Today’s News

Here’s how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

Leinster and Munster have already booked their places in the knock-out stages, but there’s still work to do for Connacht.

More to come from Munster but Erasmus proud they keep showing grit

The province’s director of rugby says his team were only at 50-60% tactically against Glasgow.

# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury HIA

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury

The scrum-half was involved in a heavy tackle on Glasgow’s Tim Swinson.

Francis Saili's winning try still looks every bit as good this morning Frankie This post contains videos

Francis Saili's winning try still looks every bit as good this morning

We’re still drooling over that Keith Earls pass.

Contenders? Munster's aspirations in Europe aren't stopping now

Rassie Erasmus isn’t getting carried away, but Munster continue to impress in the Champions Cup.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'The better team won' - Glasgow's Townsend gracious after defeat to Munster

The Warriors head coach believes his side can make the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

'We kissed and made up!' - Munster and Stander back in the quarter-finals

CJ Stander says Munster can improve as they look towards a knockout tie.

Saili's late try sends Munster back into the Champions Cup quarter-finals

The All Blacks-capped centre proved the match winner for Rassie Erasmus’ men.

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Munster, Champions Cup

Munster faced their biggest test of the European campaign to date but knew they would book a quarter-final berth with victory at Scotstoun.

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'

Jaco Taute feels at home in Munster after a torrid time with injuries at home in South Africa.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 12 January, 2017

In-form Munster midfielder Rory Scannell hopeful of getting Ireland call

The 23-year-old centre was involved during the November Tests and is hungry for more.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Simon Zebo was trying to make jokes about it, saying that I pay someone!'

CJ Stander continues to earn awards but he’s more focused on maintaining Munster’s momentum.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Quarter-final return beckons for Munster ahead of demanding Glasgow clash

The southern province can secure a knock-out place this weekend in Glasgow.

Racing scrum-half Hart set for move to Munster as Erasmus confirms talks

The Munster director of rugby indicated that the province is looking at a number of Irish-qualified players.

# munster-rugby - Monday 9 January, 2017

Connacht line up Crosbie on short-term deal to ease out-half concerns

The 23-year-old came through the Leinster academy and has had a spell with Munster in recent times.

O'Donnell a doubt for Glasgow trip after new ankle injury against Racing

The Munster openside damaged his right ankle a week after hurting his left.

'This team is pretty emotionally intelligent' - Erasmus proud of Munster in Paris

The southern province moved to the top of Pool 1 of the Champions Cup with a big win over Racing.

O'Gara impressed by Munster as Racing get 'schooled in every department' ROG

O'Gara impressed by Munster as Racing get 'schooled in every department'

The legendary former Munster out-half was left dejected by Racing’s poor performance.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Munster continue to show resilience in a season full of challenges

Rassie Erasmus was pleased with his side’s performance in a 32-7 win over Racing 92.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Captain O'Mahony happy with Munster's 'mature' display in Paris

The blindside flanker was part of an excellent performance from Munster’s pack.

Munster crush Racing to move to top of Pool 1 on return to Paris

Rassie Erasmus’ men paid tribute to the memory of Anthony Foley in style.

# munster-rugby - Friday 6 January, 2017

10 changes to Munster team for Champions Cup trip to Paris to face Racing 92

Murray, Bleyendaal, Zebo and O’Mahony amongst those who return.

Munster aim to pay tribute to Foley with performance on return to Paris

Hooker Niall Scannell says Axel remains at the forefront of his mind, even during games.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

European priorities for provinces but Six Nations looms for Schmidt's Ireland

The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.

# munster-rugby - Monday 2 January, 2017

Good news for Munster as Taute staying on but Sweetnam out injured for 6 weeks

Springbok Jaco Taute staying with the province until June.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Lam says Connacht are looking for reinforcements as injury toll rises IQ

Lam says Connacht are looking for reinforcements as injury toll rises

The western province suffered a home defeat to Munster this evening.

'I think we have a lot of potential' - Erasmus keeps Munster feet on ground

Openside flanker Tommy O’Donnell sustained a concerning ankle injury in Galway.

Erasmus' Munster battle to away win against Connacht in the Galway rain

Hooker Rhys Marshall scored an important maul try, while Ian Keatley was sharp with the boot.

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Connacht faced Munster in Galway.

# munster-rugby - Friday 30 December, 2016

Munster refute claims they are receiving special treatment over Jaco Taute's contract

The South African is staying on at Thomond Park after initially signing as injury cover.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park Next Generation This post contains images

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park

The former Ireland captain watched on as a Munster Development XV ran in five tries this afternoon.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Scannell delighted after Munster grind out win, plays down talk of 'weak' Leinster selection

The 24-year-old hooker was proud to play in front of a record crowd at Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Erasmus grateful as Munster deliver in front of record Thomond crowd

Rassie Erasmus is encouraged by his team’s growing resilience.

Munster close to finalising deal to keep Taute until end of season

The popular South African looks like he will be staying put in Limerick.

# munster-rugby - Monday 26 December, 2016

Munster move clear at top of Pro12 with bonus-point win over Leinster

Rassie Erasmus’ men scored four tries in a convincing win at Thomond Park.

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12

Munster secured a bonus point at Thomond Park.

Leinster pay tribute to Axel on their first visit to Thomond since his death

The eastern province are in Limerick for a Guinness Pro12 clash.

Christmas cracker in store as Munster seek vengeance with Leinster in town

Record crowd expected at Thomond Park as provincial rivals go head-to-head on St Stephen’s Day.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Conor Murray on Anthony Foley's death and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Paul Kimmage takes a unique look at some of the most celebrated figures in the world of Irish MMA.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 24 December, 2016

A year of highs and lows: The Guinness Pro12 year in pictures

From Connacht’s remarkable journey to the loss of Anthony Foley.

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