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# munster-rugby - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'We’ve got a lot of bumps and bruises': Van Graan disappointed following Murrayfield loss

Munster succumbed to a six point defeat in Edinburgh on Friday night in the Pro14.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Leinster add injured Ruddock to Champions Cup squad ahead of Saracens

Clubs are permitted to register three additional players for the knockout stages.

Billy Holland captains Munster on 150th appearance

The province have made six changes for their upcoming clash with Edinburgh at Murrayfield.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Copeland to leave Munster at end of the season while forward trio sign new contracts

Dave O’Callaghan, Brian Scott and Ciaran Parker have signed new contract extensions with the province.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Munster announce signing of Irish qualified fullback from Sale Sharks

Mike Haley moves to Limerick on a three-year deal.

# munster-rugby - Friday 23 February, 2018

Munster close the gap on Glasgow but impressive win in Cork comes at a cost

Munster move to within 12 points of Glasgow after victory over the leaders, but an injury to Chris Cloete spoiled an impressive outing.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Munster make 12 changes from Cardiff defeat for visit of Glasgow to Cork

The top two in Conference A in the Guinness Pro14 lock horns tomorrow night on Leeside.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Simon Zebo doesn't expect Ireland call in Paris

The 27-year old is already in international exile.

# munster-rugby - Monday 19 February, 2018

Boost for Munster as Bleyendaal comes through long-awaited return unscathed

Tommy O’Donnell is also very close to making his comeback.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Van Graan rues 'basic errors' as Munster turn attention to 'the best team in the Pro14'

The southern province suffered a bonus-point defeat to Cardiff Blues.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Poor first half hurts Munster but late Bleyendaal penalty snatches losing bonus point

Johann van Graan’s side slipped to defeat in Cardiff but managed to escape with a point.

# munster-rugby - Friday 16 February, 2018

All-Ireland hurling winning fitness coach in line to join Munster rugby management team

Munster could now be the next port of call for the highly-rated Lukasz Kirszenstein.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'There was nothing really there for me in Leinster': Oliver enjoying life down south

22-year-old flanker pushing for more opportunities after coming through injury layoff.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Munster centre Sam Arnold itching for chance to get Irish opportunity

Arnold gave a superb display and scored two tries for the province last weekend.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Kilcoyne set for Munster minutes in bid to break back into Schmidt's plans

The prop wasn’t involved in Ireland’s opening two Six Nations games after suffering a knee injury last month.

# munster-rugby - Monday 12 February, 2018

Munster's long-term absentees come through unscathed as focus turns to Cardiff

The southern province have reported a clean bill of health.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Five-star Munster brush off Zebre on a comfortable night at Thomond

Arnold, Scott, Copeland and Scannell earn Munster their bonus point.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 February, 2018

Arnold back from ban, Goggin returns from injury, Grobler and Poland set for debuts

Johann van Graan’s side face Zebre tomorrow evening.

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Munster hooker focusing on Pro14 but ready for Ireland call

Niall Scannell knows from this time last year that it might only take an injury or two for him to be propelled into Six Nations duty.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Van Graan hopeful long-term absentee Bleyendaal will be back for Toulon

The Kiwi has returned to limited contact training this week.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Former Munster scrum-half embracing new role after being forced to retire at 28

Just days after earning a new contract, Cathal Sheridan suffered an injury that ended his professional career.

# munster-rugby - Friday 26 January, 2018

Munster hooker Casey leaves home province to join French club

The 27-year-old hasn’t played for Van Graan’s side this season.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Ronan O'Gara clarifies remarks about return to Munster ROG

Ronan O'Gara clarifies remarks about return to Munster

The former Ireland out-half has made no secret of his strong desire to coach his home province in the future.

# munster-rugby - Monday 22 January, 2018

Munster well worth the wait as they book record quarter-final date in style

Despite a three-hour delay, the southern province ticked pretty much every box as they powered into the Champions Cup knockout stages.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Concern for Schmidt as Dave Kilcoyne leaves Thomond on crutches

The prop injured his knee during Munster’s win over Castres.

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'

Johann van Graan has thanked the Munster management, players, ground staff and supporters after the province booked their place in the Champions Cup quarters.

Munster blow Castres away with rousing Thomond performance to progress

The hosts crossed six times as they sealed their place in the Champions Cup knockout stages.

As it happened: Munster vs Castres, Champions Cup

Munster took on Castres, as the Irish side aimed for a victory in a wet Thomond Park.

Munster's Champions Cup clash with Castres delayed due to heavy rain in Limerick

The Thomond Park pitch has been left waterlogged by the adverse weather conditions.

Munster's European hopes hang in the balance as they enter make-or-break territory

Johann van Graan’s side are in control of their own destiny as they look to book their place in the quarter-finals, but come up against an in-form Castres side at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 19 January, 2018

Munster select unchanged side for the first time this season

Johann van Graan’s men take on Castres this weekend in their final Pool 4 game in the Champions Cup.

'You have that stigma with you forever' - Former Ulster forward on his doping ban Issue This post contains videos

'You have that stigma with you forever' - Former Ulster forward on his doping ban

Carlo Del Fava has discussed his reasons for taking performance-enhancing drugs as a youngster.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches

Leinster are already through, and both Munster and Ulster know what they need to do this weekend to qualify for the knock-out stages.

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'

Chris Henry is less than impressed with Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping past.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Van Graan's Munster left with losing bonus point after absorbing clash in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men will be frustrated with the circumstances of their defeat in Paris.

As It Happened: Munster v Racing 92, Champions Cup

All eyes were on Paris earlier.

# munster-rugby - Friday 12 January, 2018

'I wouldn't understand if there’s one rule for others and another for me': Zebo still hopes for Six Nations place

Simon Zebo’s present and future collide in Paris on Sunday as Munster travel to Racing 92.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Further off-field disruption for Munster as another coach set for South Africa move

Head of athletic performance Aled Walters has been linked with a move to join the SARU under Rassie Erasmus.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 6 January, 2018

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro14

Join us for live coverage from Thomond Park as the southern and western provinces aim to return to winning ways.

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