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# munster-rugby - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Doyle leads the march as Garryowen bounce straight back to top flight

The former Munster centre/out-half was appointed head coach at the start of the season.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 30 April, 2015

These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best? Highlight Reel This post contains videos

These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best?

Irish players account for exactly half of the nominations for Pro12 Try of the Season.

Paul O’Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Tyler Bleyendaal’s Munster career began with a big win over Ulster

Young Munster man Diarmuid McCarthy continued his resurgence with another two tries.

# munster-rugby - Monday 27 April, 2015

Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown

Anthony Foley’s side carried out a highly effective lineout move to break down Treviso.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster

Tommy O’Donnell is expecting a breakdown battle in Ravenhill.

Munster claim five points despite being in second gear against Treviso

Simon Zebo, CJ Stander and Tommy O’Donnell scored the crucial tries in the opening half.

# munster-rugby - Friday 24 April, 2015

For the first time in 13 long months, Donnacha Ryan starts for Munster

The second row replaces Paul O’Connell who missed training with a shoulder issue this week.

‘We will try to influence him’ – Joe Schmidt on Paul O’Connell’s future

Ireland’s head coach ‘would be delighted’ if O’Connell extends his career beyond the World Cup.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Here’s why Paul O’Connell should leave Munster and finish his career with Toulon

Lots of money and lots of trophies, what’s not to like?

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Will Paul O’Connell see out the twilight of his career in Toulon?

Local media reports suggest the European giants are interested in the 35-year old.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Munster product O’Shea powering Warriors’ drive for Premiership promotion

The 22-year-old’s career started with hometown club Crosshaven and has taken him to the English Championship.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 18 April, 2015

‘It is disappointing to miss out on Europe’ – Munster coach Foley

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

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.

# 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.

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