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# munster-rugby - Today’s News

Rassie Erasmus names strong Munster XV for visit of Worcester as campaign opener nears

The southern province play their second and final pre-season friendly in Cork tomorrow night.

Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster Pom

Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster

It’s been a long road back for the blindside flanker, who is positive about the new regime.


# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential

The promising out-half is struggling with a hamstring issue.

# munster-rugby - Monday 22 August, 2016

Munster set to sign Springbok Jaco Taute on short-term deal

The 25-year-old centre/fullback won all three of his international caps in 2012.

Munster's Erasmus hopes for attacking progress after win over Zebre

The South African director of rugby rated his side’s performance as solid.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From Kilkenny hurling and Munster rugby to the Tipperary football physio

A European Cup winner will be on the sideline with Tipperary today.

# munster-rugby - Friday 19 August, 2016

Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start

The Cork man scored a brace of tries in Waterford.

Dublin's Aviva Stadium set to host the 2017 Pro12 final

This season’s denouement looks likely to take place on Irish soil.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game

Local man Jack O’Donoghue is at number eight for the Waterford-hosted friendly.

Munster may plunge into transfer market as Erasmus looks for 13 cover

Rassie Erasmus will be without outside centre Francis Saili for up to four months.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Munster suffer injury setback before season starts after Francis Saili ruled out for 4 months

The New Zealand centre had an operation yesterday.

# munster-rugby - Monday 8 August, 2016

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain

The new South Africa director of rugby has backed O’Mahony to lead again.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'There needs to be an emphasis on getting people back into Thomond Park' -- Anthony Foley

The Munster head coach believes that eradicating home losses will make a massive difference to his side.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'Money is one side of the game. On the other side is tradition' - Zebo

The Munster wing feels a Pro12 trophy or European exploits are on the cards this season.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

'That's why I kept breaking down, trying to put on weight' - Earls

The 28-year-old is refreshed after his summer break.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From Munster to Nice: Scrum-half Foley excited by new French adventure

The 21-year-old Crosshaven man has signed for the Fédérale 2 club.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Munster pair Simon Zebo and Francis Saili throw shapes in their own Carpool Karaoke Z-Money This post contains videos

Munster pair Simon Zebo and Francis Saili throw shapes in their own Carpool Karaoke

So this is what the lads get up to during pre-season.

Analysis: What can Munster expect from new lock Jean Kleyn?

The 22-year-old joins the province from the Stormers next month.

'Joe got us believing that we were good enough to beat anyone'

Conor Murray remains hopeful that Joe Schmidt will remain as Ireland coach beyond 2017.

Rassie Erasmus' new Munster era brings emphasis on physicality

Francis Saili and Conor Murray are enthusiastic ahead of the new season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland internationals return as provinces prepare for demanding season

Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster face a testing time in Europe again.

Munster confirm signing of South African lock Kleyn on three-year deal

The 22-year-old will move to Limerick from the Stormers.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Two-time Heineken Cup winner with Munster joins Tipperary backroom team

Tipperary boss Michael Ryan has confirmed Denis Leamy is a part of his coaching staff.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Munster unveil new navy and yellow alternate kit for the 2016/17 season

‘This jersey marks a new beginning for the team,’ says Chief Executive Garrett Fitzgerald.

# munster-rugby - Friday 10 June, 2016

Munster confirm signing of highly-rated Nienaber as Jones joins coaching staff

Director of rugby Rassie Erasmus’ coaching team for next season has been confirmed.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Johnston's brother blazes the trail but out-half Bill has big ambitions

The Munster academy out-half is fit again and ready for Ireland U20s’ World Championship.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 June, 2016

Munster Rugby announce forecasted deficit of €1.9 million

71% of Munster’s tickets sales now come from outside the Limerick area.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Lam's brilliant Connacht earn first-ever trophy with stunning win over Leinster

The western province were sensational in the Pro12 final at Murrayfield.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 22 May, 2016

'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn'

Former Munster out-half Declan Cusack has helped Doncaster into the Championship play-offs.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Donnacha Ryan returns as Munster Development host Ireland U20s

There’s free entry for the clash in Thomond Park tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Munster exodus to Nottingham continues as Shane Buckley completes move

Buckley is the third player to make the switch from Munster to The Bay.

# munster-rugby - Friday 13 May, 2016

# munster-rugby - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Nottingham announce signing of 21-year-old out-half from Munster

Gearoid Lyons will play under Ian Costello at the English Championship club next season.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Video analysis: Irish provinces show signs of attacking quality

We pick apart a few of our favourites scored from the Guinness Pro12 weekend.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

'Happy to have played out my dreams here' - Denis Hurley announces Munster departure

The Cork native has said that “a new challenge awaits.”

Munster will face the Maori All Blacks at Thomond Park later this year

The southern province say it’s an ‘exciting opportunity’ for the club.

Scannell hopes to build on Saili pairing in Munster's new Erasmus era

The 22-year-old has been one of the standout players for the southern province this season.

'You could see him coming back to Munster in the future, or Ireland' - Sexton ROG

'You could see him coming back to Munster in the future, or Ireland' - Sexton

The Ireland out-half predicts a bright future for Racing 92 defence coach Ronan O’Gara.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 7 May, 2016

'I think it's relief' - Foley feels pressure lift as Munster secure Europe

The Munster head coach feels his players have learned how to deal with pressure better.

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