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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Monday 18 December, 2017

'It's been an incredible four weeks for me but it's not about me. I’m a guy that’s not ego-driven' Jvg

'It's been an incredible four weeks for me but it's not about me. I’m a guy that’s not ego-driven'

Johann van Graan hopes Sunday’s win at Leicester acts as the launchpad for Munster’s season.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'A great night for Munster': Van Graan proud of his team's composure and maturity

The Munster head coach said he was pleased with the way his players defended their line right until the final whistle.

Munster's big players deliver the big moments and more talking points from Leicester

Ian Keatley, CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony produce huge performances at Welford Road.

Munster take big step towards quarter-finals with momentous win at Welford Road

Ian Keatley kicked 20 points as the southern province tightened their grip on Pool 4.

As it happened: Leicester Tigers vs Munster, Champions Cup

Munster traveled to Welford Road aiming to make it back-to-back Champions Cup wins against rivals Leicester.

Munster braced for Tigers backlash in the latest instalment of Europe's pre-eminent rivalry

Leicester have never lost both games in a European back-to-back encounter, and they will be seeking revenge when the two teams meet again at Welford Road this evening.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Tears of joy as Munster regain Interpro title after scoring difference is required to pip Leinster

It’s been a superb first season in charge for Laura Guest.

'This game is massive in many, many ways': Murray calls on Munster to show progression

The southern province have the perfect chance to show how much they’ve developed over the last 12 months when they head back to Welford Road on Sunday.

# munster-rugby - Friday 15 December, 2017

'I came very, very close to leaving. I tossed a coin and it landed on ‘leave’ so I tossed it another 30 times'

Billy Holland was forced to bide his time during the early stages of his Munster career but now, at the age of 32, his is the first name on the team-sheet.

Staying put! Peter O'Mahony ends speculation over future by signing new IRFU contract

The Munster captain had been heavily linked with a move to France or England but has put pen-to-paper on a new three-year national contract.

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.