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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble will take on both Connacht and Munster.

# munster-rugby - Monday 6 July, 2015

What do you think of Munster’s new home and alternate kits?

The southern province have updated their adidas gear.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 5 July, 2015

‘Are they doing as much analysis as Paul O’Connell? They’re getting there!’

Cork man Elliot Corcoran is head performance analyst at Pau, who are preparing for life in the Top 14.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 July, 2015

Prospect of London-based clubs joining Pro12 distant for coming seasons

Italian sides Zebre and Treviso have paid their way and will continue to be part of the league.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The top 10 tries of the Super Rugby season are very, very impressive

The Southern Hemisphere competition once again delivered thrilling attacking rugby.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Andy Lee’s first world title defence confirmed for Thomond Park

The boxer will take on Billy Joe Saunders of England.

# munster-rugby - Friday 19 June, 2015

One in, one out at Munster as AIL player of the year arrives on short-term deal

Anthony Foley is bolstering his squad ahead of the new season.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Foley’s Munster draw the longest straw in Champions Cup pool stages

The southern province appear to have the greatest chance of a knock-out clash next season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 15 June, 2015

Mourad Boudjellal says Paul O’Connell’s move to Toulon is going ahead

A French newspaper suggests O’Connell signed a deal in Toulon yesterday.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Munster back row Butler’s move to France has been officially confirmed

Paddy Butler will be playing Top 14 rugby with Pau next season.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Munster confirm departures of five more players ahead of next season

Australian centre Andrew Smith’s exit has been officially announced.

# munster-rugby - Monday 1 June, 2015

‘We had to win our way,’ but Glasgow took lessons from Irish sides along the way

‘I remember coming to places like this and we weren’t just second best, we were second best by a long way.’

Analysis: Munster torn apart by Townsend’s free-running Warriors

The Scottish side’s attacking quality prospered on the back of their tireless enthusiasm.

Foley: ‘There’s always people that look at the dark side of things’

The Munster head coach says there are positives to take from his first season in charge.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 31 May, 2015

‘A season of lessons learned’ – Munster confident they’ve made progress

Stand-in captain Denis Hurley admitted that Munster lost the Pro12 final with a desperately poor first half.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Townsend’s stock rises and more talking points after Munster’s defeat

The poor kicking from Anthony Foley’s side, departing faces and an out-half switch.

O’Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat

The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.

O’Connell’s Munster fall to Nakarawa-inspired Glasgow in Pro12 final

Gregor Townsend’s side delivered a thrilling attacking performance to claim their first title.

As it happened: Munster v Glasgow Warriors, Guinness Pro12 Final

We stood up and fought for 80 minutes of the Pro12 Grand Final.

O’Connell’s final stand and more talking points as Munster track down silverware

Strap yourselves in, because the Pro12 final is going to be intense.

7 things Paul O’Connell should know before he goes to Toulon Travel Guide This post contains videos

7 things Paul O’Connell should know before he goes to Toulon

There will be no bacon and cabbage in France, Paulie

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O’Connell

The 35-year-old plays for Munster for the final time at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

Were these 3 games Paul O’Connell’s best-ever performances for Munster? Legend This post contains videos

Were these 3 games Paul O’Connell’s best-ever performances for Munster?

The Munster legend will bow out after Saturday’s Pro12 final with Glasgow.

# munster-rugby - Friday 29 May, 2015

Major blow for Munster with O’Mahony and Murray ruled out of Pro12 final

The influential Ireland internationals are both missing through injury.

A great – or the greatest? Where does Paulie rank in the pantheon of Munster legends?

The legendary lock is set to wear the red jersey for the final time this Saturday.

Paul O’Connell to sign two-year deal with European champions – reports

The move could be confirmed next week.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Australian import Smith looks to end Munster stint with Pro12 title

The former Brumbies midfielder says adapting to European rugby took some time.

Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond

The All Blacks wing scored a try in the closing minutes to deny Munster another famous win.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Munster confident out-half Ian Keatley will step up in Pro12 finale

After missing five of his seven kicks last weekend, Keatley will be under pressure to deliver in Belfast.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

O’Connell refusing the fanfare ahead of final ever Munster appearance

The legendary lock is set for his last cap in the famous red jersey in this weekend’s Pro12 final.

Munster back Duncan Williams as Murray looks doubtful for final

Simon Zebo’s return-to-play protocols are going well, while Peter O’Mahony is ‘looking fine’.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Stander continues to deliver devastating performances for Munster

The South African-born powerhouse was once again man of the match yesterday.

Foley looks to end first season at Munster with Pro12 final success

The southern province clinched their final place with a 21-18 win over the Ospreys.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 23 May, 2015

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.

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