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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Friday 15 December, 2017

Send in the cavalry! Tuilagi and Toomua return to face Munster

Leicester Tigers have made three changes in personnel to their team for Sunday’s game.

First European start for O'Byrne as Earls and Scannell return to Munster squad

Munster head coach Johann van Graan has named his team for Sunday’s game away to Leicester Tigers.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Munster appoint South African JP Ferreira as the province's new defence coach

The 34-year-old arrives from the Golden Lions and replaces the recently-departed Jacques Nienaber.

Ex-Munster assistant coach to move from Nottingham and take up new role next season with Wasps

Ian Costello will leave Nottingham at the end of this season.

Van Graan defends Conway as Munster focus on improving discipline for Tigers rematch

“We’ve got to be better in terms of our discipline.”

'He might play next week, he might play in six weeks': Bleyendaal still not ready for full contact

The Kiwi out-half has been sidelined since October with a neck problem, but there’s still no certainty over when he’ll return.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'I'm not closing the door and hopefully Munster wouldn't close the door on me because it's my home'

Simon Zebo yesterday spoke to the media for the first time since announcing his decision to leave Munster at the end of the season.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Lowe replaces Ruddock in Leinster squad, Leicester add Wallabies hooker for Munster clash

Two significant Champions Cup player registrations pertaining to the Irish provinces today.

Earls and Scannell nearing Munster return but Conway and Marshall doubts for Leicester

The Munster squad trained at UL today ahead of Sunday’s return fixture.

# munster-rugby - Monday 11 December, 2017

Snow chance of postponement of next weekend's Leicester-Munster clash

The Premiership club ‘have no concern’ over the round four fixture at Welford Road.

Keatley the driving force behind Tigers mauling, but Munster stress it's only half time

The out-half received a standing ovation for a performance of class and character.

Vengeance in the biting December air as wounded Tigers fight for their lives

Matt O’Connor accused Munster of ‘cynical’ play while also suggesting Andrew Conway was responsible for Telusa Veainu’s broken jaw.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 10 December, 2017

'I enjoyed the day and enjoyed the people of Munster but it was about getting the win'

Johann van Graan said his side will enjoy last night’s win over Leicester, but will return to work on Monday knowing they’ll need to make further improvements.

Van Graan dismisses O'Connor's claim that Munster were 'cynical' at the breakdown

The English side slipped to another heavy defeat at Thomond Park as their head coach lamented ‘inaccuracy.’

# munster-rugby - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Keatley's night of redemption, back-row dominance and more talking points from Thomond

Plus, was Munster’s defensive performance down to the work of Andy Farrell?

Four-try Munster produce their European best to freeze Leicester out in big win

Johann van Graan’s first European game in charge saw his side seize control of their pool.

As it happened: Munster v Leicester Tigers, Champions Cup

European rugby’s pre-eminent rivalry penned its latest chapter this evening in Thomond Park. Catch up on all the action in our minute-by-minute report.

'I've been in complete awe. My Grandad told me about Munster but it's exceeded expectations'

A few years after being plucked from a farm in the New Zealand wilderness, Rhys Marshall is now settled in Limerick and deeply connected to a club his grandfather used to tell him about.

# munster-rugby - Friday 8 December, 2017

Murphy hungry to build his coaching CV on the long road back to Ireland

The former Ireland international is back home this weekend as Leicester face Munster, and he makes no secret of his desire to return permanently.

Trio to make European debuts for Munster in Leicester encounter

Johann van Graan’s side welcome the Premiership outfit to Thomond Park tomorrow evening.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 7 December, 2017

It's official: David O'Leary's penalty at Italia '90 has been voted Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment

A winner was chosen by the public during tonight’s episode.

'It’s great to see players still wanting to stay in Ireland and compete for that Irish jersey'

Conor Oliver hails Jordi Murphy’s Ulster move.

Good news for Munster as O'Donnell gets game time following injury lay-off

The Ireland flanker will start for the Munster ‘A’ side in the British & Irish Cup tomorrow night.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ex-Leinster boss seeking better fortunes on return to 'special' Thomond Park

Matt O’Connor takes his Leicester Tigers side to Limerick for Saturday’s Champions Cup encounter.

'Certain opposition brings a certain vibe' - Van Graan ready for Thomond bow against Munster's old foes

“This is a big game and one I’m looking forward to very much.”

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'What is going on is a business situation': O'Mahony remains focused on rugby Pom

'What is going on is a business situation': O'Mahony remains focused on rugby

The Munster captain is pushing talk about his future to one side ahead of Saturday’s clash with Leicester Tigers.

# munster-rugby - Monday 4 December, 2017

Encouraging news on the injury front for Munster as Zebo trains after damaged ribs

But Liam O’Connor is facing an extended period on the sidelines with a knee injury.

Munster captain O'Mahony says his future will be decided by January

The Ireland flanker is the subject of interest from England and France.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Perfect start for Van Graan as Munster make light work of Ospreys in Cork

Sam Arnold, Darren Sweetnam, Chris Cloete, Jack O’Donoghue and Rory Scannell all crossed for the hosts.

# munster-rugby - Friday 1 December, 2017

Van Graan makes two changes as Ireland duo return to face Ospreys

The South African takes full control of the southern province for the first time tomorrow at Musgrave Park.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Andy Farrell provides 'training support' to Munster as Van Graan settles in

With Jacques Nienaber having left for South Africa with Rassie Erasmus, Munster are still a tad short on the coaching front.

# munster-rugby - Friday 24 November, 2017

First Munster start for Hart and Sweetnam returns from international duty

The southern province take on Zebre this weekend in their first game since the departure of Rassie Erasmus.

'When I walked through the doors I could taste winning... I'm very fortunate to be part of this' Graan Designs This post contains videos

'When I walked through the doors I could taste winning... I'm very fortunate to be part of this'

Johann van Graan gives his first interview as Munster head coach.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 23 November, 2017

A fascinating look at a day in the life of a Munster Rugby player Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

A fascinating look at a day in the life of a Munster Rugby player

Eat, sleep, train, repeat.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'I remember driving out and saying to myself, 'this is probably the last time I'll play for Ireland''

Ian Keatley is a happy man, and it’s showing on the pitch.

Five Munster players to miss Johann van Graan's first game through injury

The province resume their Pro14 campaign against Zebre this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Johann van Graan the best fit for Munster out there' - Stander

The Ireland number eight said the new Munster coach will hit the ground running.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

More injury hell for Munster's Cronin after tearing calf muscle in Baa-Baas game

The prop has endured a wretched run with injuries.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Ronan O'Gara confirms 'communication has started' over potential Super Rugby switch Ronan O'Gara This post contains videos

Ronan O'Gara confirms 'communication has started' over potential Super Rugby switch

The offer is understood to be a two-year deal to work as Scott Robertson’s assistant.

# munster-rugby - Monday 6 November, 2017

JJ Hanrahan plays down Ireland call after his man-of-the-match show for Munster

“I just want to focus on Munster and it’s step by step for me.”