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# munster-rugby - Today’s News


# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Former Munster star on life after rugby, Ireland’s WC chances and his new business

Ian Dowling tells The42 how’s he made the transition after his career was cut short through injury.

# munster-rugby - Friday 2 October, 2015

Munster make it three wins from three, but struggle against a weakened Glasgow

Munster needed a late Keatley penalty to get past a depleted Glasgow.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Lucky Munster fans get their family crests embroidered onto the players’ jerseys SUAF This post contains videos

Lucky Munster fans get their family crests embroidered onto the players’ jerseys

That’s one way to stand out as a superfan.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

‘I don’t think Australia and South Africa would be teams that Ireland fear anymore’

Former Ireland international Denis Leamy is predicting a successful World Cup campaign.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Munster strike right at the death to seal comeback win in Wales

Anthony Foley’s side needed a last play try to beat the Ospreys

# munster-rugby - Friday 11 September, 2015

Three debutants for Munster as Bleyendaal takes over the 10 shirt

Meanwhile, Ulster have made two changes to their XV for a visit to the Scarlets.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

For the first time ever the Pro12 final will be held outside of Ireland

Murrayfield is set to host the decider next May.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 5 September, 2015

CJ Stander on the double as Munster do enough to begin season on a winning note

Anthony Foley’s men didn’t have it all their own way.

Munster’s visit to Ospreys next weekend will be an incredibly poignant one JC7

Munster’s visit to Ospreys next weekend will be an incredibly poignant one

The Welsh club play their first home game since the passing of Jerry Collins.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 3 September, 2015

‘The opportunity to prolong my career is one I couldn’t pass up’ – Donncha O’Callaghan

The Munster and Ireland legend will depart the province this week.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

‘A very good friend, a very good team-mate and an excellent player’: Foley on Donncha O’Callaghan

It looks like the Munster appearance record will be capped at 263.

O’Callaghan close to Worcester deal after early Munster release

The 36-year-old has been in talks with the Premiership club in recent times.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Munster have issued an update on Francis Saili’s worrying injury

The Kiwi centre sustained a concussion but an initial x-ray proved to be positive.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Former Munster and Leicester man Murphy calls time on his career

The 30-year-old played 91 times for the southern province.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Foley feels Bleyendaal can bring ‘a bit more variety’ to Munster’s game

The New Zealander may pressure Ian Keatley at 10, while also offering an interesting option at inside centre.

# munster-rugby - Monday 24 August, 2015

‘The players are raving about him, that’s a good sign for an 18-year-old’

Munster have been impressed by ex-Rockwell College star Bill Johnston in pre-season.

# munster-rugby - Friday 14 August, 2015

Provinces get financial top-up as IRFU reports €8.7 million surplus

The union says the club game will benefit from an encouraging financial season.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Foley picks Bleyendaal at 10 for Munster’s clash with Grenoble

The former Crusaders playmaker partners Cathal Sheridan in the halfbacks.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

A day in the life: Behind the scenes with Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble

The42 spent the day with the Top 14 side as they prepare to face Munster.

# munster-rugby - Monday 10 August, 2015

Tommy O’Donnell’s injury brought back some bad memories for this Ireland star

Felix Jones winced when he saw O’Donnell being stretchered off in Cardiff.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

What should Munster fans expect from new signing Mark Chisholm?

The former Wallaby offers a wealth of experience, leadership, work-rate and lineout skills.

Former Australian international to replace Paul O’Connell at Munster

Mark Chisholm has joined the province on a two-year deal.

# 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.

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