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# 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.

Former schools sensation McCarthy in training with Foley’s Munster

The ex-Castletroy College star has been playing club rugby with Young Munster this season.

Robbie Henshaw will see out his contract with Connacht next season

The 21-year-old’s immediate future has been resolved, but Munster, Ulster and Leinster are hovering.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 15 February, 2015

While you were thinking about the 6 Nations Munster scored one of the tries of the season

Jack O’Donoghue marked his first senior start by finishing off this sweeping end-to-end move.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 14 February, 2015

# munster-rugby - Friday 13 February, 2015

A talented Leinster back row is joining Munster next season

Duncan Williams and Ronan O’Mahony have signed new contracts with the souther province.

Yes, there are Pro12 games this weekend – Dave Kearney returns and Keatley starts for Munster

Also, Connacht have named their team to face Scarlets

# munster-rugby - Thursday 12 February, 2015

It started out as a move to the Pro D2 but James Coughlan might be part of rugby’s next galacticos

Pau are recruiting heavily ahead of next season and Coughlan is playing as well as ever.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Munster have given an update on the health of their injured Kiwi import

Tyler Bleyendaal is recovering from a serious neck injury.

# munster-rugby - Monday 26 January, 2015

Here’s our Irish team of the weekend after the last round of the Champions Cup pool stage

It was an unbeaten weekend for the Irish provinces in Champions Cup action.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 25 January, 2015

5 talking points after Anthony Foley’s Munster hammer Sale

Keith Earls, Ireland hopefuls, Dineen’s display and a happy ending in Europe.

Munster run nine tries past Sale in rampant second-half display

Anthony Foley’s side are out of Europe, but they finished on a high in Thomond Park.

As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute for Munster’s closing pool fixture in Thomond Park.

O’Mahony would probably reimburse Munster fans if he could but beating Sale will have to do

O’Mahony feels his side let the fans down against Saracens last weekend.

# munster-rugby - Friday 23 January, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Fed’s a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today’s sport

Other stories include Jamie Heaslip starting for Leinster this weekend and ITV ‘parting ways’ with Adrian Chiles.

Good news for Ireland as Earls and Henderson named to start for Munster and Ulster

With injuries healed, there’s a chance for some badly needed game time.

‘It’s easy to be negative, what you have to do is find solutions’ – ROG on Munster’s Champions Cup exit

The former Munster 10 has said constructive criticism has it’s place but people should not be overly critical of the province.

Is Denis Hurley Munster’s long-term answer at 12? He thinks he’s getting better there

Hurley has gotten a lot of game time at inside centre this season.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Bad news for Cork hurling as Sweetnam commits to rugby career with Munster

The 21 year-old former Rebel player is sticking with the province.

# munster-rugby - Monday 19 January, 2015

Saracens celebrated their rout of Munster with an unusual song choice

Kelly Brown could have a post-rugby career in showbiz with a voice like that.

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