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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 24 May, 2015


# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Paul O’Connell leads the victorious Munster dressing room for ‘Stand Up And Fight’ SUAF This post contains videos

Paul O’Connell leads the victorious Munster dressing room for ‘Stand Up And Fight’

Paulie was on singing duty after the Pro12 semi-final.

Foley with concerns over Murray, O’Mahony and Zebo for Pro12 final

All three Ireland internationals were withdrawn during the province’s semi-final win over the Ospreys.

Pics: Paulie waved an emotional farewell to Thomond Park this afternoon

O’Connell said that he might have played at Thomond Park for the last time.

‘I owe him everything’ – Stander pays emotional tribute to legend O’Connell

Munster’s powerful number eight said playing alongside POC is ‘one of the highest points in my career.’

5 talking points after Munster come through Pro12 semi-final thriller

Paulie’s goodbye, Keatley’s wobbles and more of the big issues from Thomond Park.

‘That is probably the last time that I play for Munster here’ – Paul O’Connell

Looks like today was the last time we will see Paul O’Connell marauding around Thomond Park.

CJ was Man of the Match once more… but let’s just watch his interception booboo again

He didn’t want to deviate from the set move, even with Rhys Webb in his face.

This Munster fan said what we were all thinking about Ian Keatley’s kicking

Keatley missed five kicks as Munster clung on for a 21-18 win.

Foley’s Munster survive madcap finish to squeeze into Pro12 final

The southern province move on to face Glasgow in the decider next weekend in Belfast.

Simon Zebo channels 1994 Brazil to celebrate the birth of his baby son

Munster’s new dad scored the opening try at Thomond Park.

The Conor Murray pictures that no Munster or Ireland fan wanted to see

Scrum-half suffers a suspected knee ligament injury against the Ospreys.

As it happened: Munster v Ospreys, Guinness Pro12 semi-final

Glasgow are already in the final, but who will join them?

Analysis: Offloading Ospreys likely to push Munster all the way

Steve Tandy’s squad has undergone a regeneration in recent seasons but has emerged as an attacking force.

# munster-rugby - Friday 22 May, 2015

Captain O’Mahony and Zebo fit to start Munster’s Pro12 semi-final in Thomond

The Ireland international pair have proven their fitness to face the Ospreys

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

No Thomond Park sell-out but Munster looking to home advantage

Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy says the Munster pack ‘can strangle teams’.

Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy

The Young Munster wing was named in Anthony Eddy’s Ireland Sevens squad yesterday.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 17 May, 2015

‘Now we’ve got here, it’s all about the result’ – Foley determined to gain Ospreys revenge

The Welsh side have beaten Munster twice this season and they face each other in the Pro12 semi-final next week.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 16 May, 2015

An all-Irish Pro12 decider still possible and more final day talking points

The provinces helped each other out on a nail-biting last round of regular season fixtures.

Three men couldn’t stop Paulie as Munster secured a home semi-final

Ospreys are up next for Munster.

Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend

The semi-final pairings weren’t known until the last moments of today’s games.

As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker

There is a LOT to play for in the last round of fixtures.

# munster-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

Zebo, O’Mahony and TOD miss out as Munster forced into back row shuffle

There are two alterations in Anthony Foley’s front row too.

‘I broke my hand punching Simon Easterby in my first game back’

Paul O’Connell says his approach to training has altered massively over the last nine years.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘He really does have it all’ – Henderson decision boosts Ulster’s Pro12 hopes

The explosive blindside flanker will be involved against Glasgow on Saturday after his red card was rescinded.

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

An away semi-final doesn’t daunt Munster but injury concerns stack up for Anthony Foley

Dragons are the visitors to Musgrave Park on Saturday with a home semi-final on the line.

# munster-rugby - Monday 11 May, 2015

Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold

With just two minutes left at Kingspan Stadium, Anthony Foley’s men led by seven points.

Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Not one of them wear the blue of Leinster, however.

Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer

The powerful back row was man of the match for the sixth time in the league this season.

Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score

Munster will look at their defensive shortcomings in the lead-up to Ulster’s first-half try.

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here Highlights Reel This post contains videos

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here

Including the best bits of Connacht’s win in Italy.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Munster legend Leamy’s Clonmel miss out on magnificent double

Shannon were crowned Junior Cup champions as the Tipp club relinquished their crown.

Ulster’s Jackson passes ‘nerve-wracking’ kicking test in front of Schmidt

The 23-year-old was once again in impressive form for Neil Doak’s side.

‘We ran out of numbers against 14 men’ – Munster’s Foley left frustrated

Ulster tries late in each half ultimately cost the southern province an important win.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Ulster set to appeal Iain Henderson’s red card against Munster

Head coach Neil Doak confirmed that Ulster will look to have the decision rescinded.

Jackson underlines superb form with Joe Schmidt watching on

Iain Henderson’s debatable red card, a thrilling contest and next weekend’s final round.

Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast

Paddy Jackson held his nerve with a last-gasp conversion to earn two points for Neil Doak’s men.

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

There was a lot at stake in Belfast.

# munster-rugby - Friday 8 May, 2015

Munster’s new All Blacks signing provided a delicious assist for this try

Unfortunately for the Blues, they once again lost in Super Rugby.

Munster fans will be overjoyed to see the destructive second row pairing for this weekend

Paul O’Connell and Donnacha Ryan are as physical as they come.

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