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# 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.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 17 January, 2015

5 talking points after Munster crash out of Europe against Saracens

High error count, Saracens excel, blunt Munster and where was JJ?

Munster’s European season crumbles in comprehensive Saracens defeat

Anthony Foley’s men were hugely disappointing against the impressive Premiership side.

As it happened: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup

We’re live from Allianz Park as Munster’s European campaign hangs by a thread.

Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens

A little earlier than planned, but Munster won’t shirk the need to play knockout cup rugby in England today.

# munster-rugby - Friday 16 January, 2015

Huge loss for Munster as Murray misses make-or-break Saracens clash

Duncan Williams will start at scrum-half for Munster at Allianz Park tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 15 January, 2015

‘We can’t get around to every Munster fan to say thank you, but we’d love to’ — Peter O’Mahony

As the intensity increases from the spotlight and the competition, Munster’s turnover machine is showing a glimpse of his human side.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Cool hand Paulie out to ‘pull something from the fire’ against Saracens

A win gives Munster a chance of qualifying or the Champions Cup quarter-finals, but that’s all O’Connell wants.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Paul O’Connell will retire ‘after the World Cup, or in the summer of 2016’

“The injuries have taken a bit off my career. There are certain things you can’t do in training.”

Munster awaiting scan result as Conor Murray sits out training with neck injury

The scrum-half is a crucial component of the province’s gameplan, but he is now an injury doubt for the Sarcens fixture.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Here’s your Sunday evening Pro12 highlights from a good weekend for the Irish provinces Recap This post contains videos

Here’s your Sunday evening Pro12 highlights from a good weekend for the Irish provinces

It will make for good viewing for Leinster, Munster and Ulster fans. Those out West may want to look away now.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Rugby’s a short, intense career and Alan Quinlan says it can be hard to adjust to life afterwards

The Sky pundit has done well in retirement, but there are occasional struggles.

Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’ fixtures

Like the province, back row Dave O’Callaghan is out to make a fresh start on the trip to Italy.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 January, 2015

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fingers on buzzers. Time starts now.

Alan Quinlan on JJ Hanrahan’s move and the times he was offered chances to leave

Quinan thinks the move abroad could be beneficial for Hanrahan.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 8 January, 2015

‘It’s a pure rugby decision. You’ve got to admire his balls’ – O’Gara praises Hanrahan

ROG says he understands why the 22-year-old has backed himself by making the switch to the Premiership.

Munster hoping to fill the void left by JJ Hanrahan with Australian centre

Axel Foley wants to bring Rob Horne to Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo

The southern province have momentum to build before pitching up at Saracens.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Gerrard nears LA switch, new hurling proposals and today’s sport

There’s also some good news for the provinces and watch Stephanie Roche’s goal in Lego form.

Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens

The wing and the prop took part in limited training today and might even be fit enough to face Zebre this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 1 January, 2015

A growing centre partnership and a classy try: 5 talking points after Connacht scalp Munster

The awful weather conditions also played a big part in proceedings.

Henshaw on fire as Connacht overpower Munster

Pat Lam masterminded Connacht’s first win over Munster in six years, and a second since 1986.

As it happened: Connacht vs Munster, Guinness Pro12

Connacht are looking to reassert themselves in the top six race.

Connacht desperate to underline inter-pro progress against Munster

Pat Lam’s men are coming off the back of defeats to Leinster and Ulster.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Munster bring back the big Os while Henshaw boosts Connacht in New Year inter-pro

Pat Lam says has named a more physically imposing backline to counteract Munster.

# munster-rugby - Monday 29 December, 2014

Jack Conan’s offload against Munster would make Sonny Bill Williams proud

Andrew Conway showed great strength for his try too.

# munster-rugby - Friday 26 December, 2014

Leinster were ‘second best,’ admits O’Connor

The coach also felt Darragh Fanning’s second-half sin-binning was a harsh decision.

After beating Leinster, the Munster players got their hands on Andy Lee’s world title

Lee wants to put the gold on the line in Thomond Park next year.

‘You get what you deserve’ – Anthony Foley full of praise for Munster following win

The coach saw his side secure a hard-earned 28-13 victory over Leinster.

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