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Dublin: 4 °C Sunday 14 February, 2016


# munster - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

‘I consider myself very lucky’ — O’Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

# munster - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Irishman Rochford learning the ropes with Lazio in Italy’s top league

The former Crosshaven prop is loving life in Rome and learning huge amounts.

# munster - Monday 1 February, 2016

Simon Zebo has signed a new contract to keep him at Munster until 2018

The brilliant back had been linked with a move to join Conrad Smith and James Coughlan in France.

# munster - Friday 29 January, 2016

Sweetnam set for his first start as Munster change 8 for Zebre trip

James Cronin released by Ireland for tomorrow’s Pro12 clash.

# munster - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

‘Dwell on the past, you’re going to be stuck there’: O’Donnell at peace with World Cup woe

The flanker’s healthy mind has helped his body to follow suit after a horrible dislocated hip injury in August.

# munster - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

‘He wouldn’t have taken his decision lightly’: Bowe wishes Earls all the best after Saracens link

The Ulster wing hopes Earls can still be his team-mate with Ireland even if he moves to the Premiership.

# munster - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Munster’s European nightmare ends with four-try win against Treviso

Ronan O’Mahony was man of the match with two tries in Italy.

As it happened: Treviso v Munster, European Champions Cup

Munster’s European nightmare comes to an end this afternoon – but can they finish on a high? Follow the action live.

# munster - Friday 22 January, 2016

Munster change two for Treviso, Cronin returns to squad

John Ryan and Donnacha Ryan both start in the Stadio Monigo on Sunday (1pm).

# munster - Monday 18 January, 2016

CJ Stander: ‘A great man, and the player comes out of that’ — Foley

As CJ Stander grows in stature at Munster, his compatriot has played his last game for the province.

Outside chance for Munster? How the Champions Cup 1/4 final shake-up stands

The quarter-final countdown is on, so we dusted off the scientific calculator to see who is likely to go in to the last eight.

# munster - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Foley’s Munster earn bonus-point win to lift spirits at Thomond Park

The southern province were much-improved after last weekend’s defeat in Paris.

Beautiful tries from Earls and Zebo set Munster on their way to a bonus point today

The Champions Cup will be a poorer place without these boys.

As it happened: Munster v Stade Français, Champions Cup

Anthony Foley’s men were playing for pride at Thomond Park after last week’s defeat in Paris.

# munster - Friday 15 January, 2016

Zebo starts at full-back as Munster make three personnel changes for Stade

Anthony Foley’s side take on Stade Francais tomorrow at Thomond Park.

# munster - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Limerick, Cork, Waterford and Tipp schools all reach Dr Harty Cup semi-finals

There was quarter-final action in the Munster schools competition today.

# munster - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

‘Munster have the talent, it’s about harnessing it in one direction’ — David Wallace

And Declan Kidney is the man to do it, according to the legendary openside.

# munster - Monday 11 January, 2016

Stander: ‘The coaches give us everything we need, and we don’t give it back to them’

Stade performance let Foley and coaching staff down, says Munster captain CJ Stander.

# munster - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Munster were awful, but at least neutrals were treated to a wonder-try from this 20-year-old flanker

It’s not even the first time Sekou Macalou has carved open an Irish defence.

As it happened: Stade Francais v Munster, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Munster aimed to revive their European campaign in Paris.

# munster - Friday 8 January, 2016

Munster boost as Murray and Earls fit to start must-win Stade clash

Tommy O’Donnell set for first European start of the season as Munster target crucial win.

# munster - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Which Irish province has the biggest game in the weekend ahead? On The Road This post contains a poll

Which Irish province has the biggest game in the weekend ahead?

There is a lot at stake in two competitions for our four provinces. Which one will you refuse to miss?

# munster - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Munster boosted with return of Murray, Earls and Conway ahead of crucial trip to France

On the down side, Donnacha Ryan sat out today’s session and Stephen Archer’s neck surgery requires his stand-in to stay on until the end of the season.

# munster - Sunday 3 January, 2016

In case you had a heavy New Year’s, here’s how Munster and Leinster recorded inter-pro victories this weekend Winter-pros This post contains videos

‘You can’t play victim the whole time’: Foley heartened by Munster grind

The Munster head coach believed in his approach even in the midst of the five-game losing run.

# munster - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Keatley ‘refocused and recharged’ thanks to winter break

Munster head coach called his out-half superb after pulling the strings of a hard-fought away win today.

From There’s an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight Rainfall

There’s an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight

Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.

Brilliant back row, Keatley’s calm and more talking points from Munster’s win

Stuart McCloskey was exceptional for Ulster once again.

Keatley keeps his cool to arrest Munster slide with win away to Ulster

The under-fire out-half ensured his team avoided a sixth straight loss.

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

Anthony Foley’s men were looking to end their five-game losing streak at the Kingspan Stadium.

This Ireland international front row hits the west coast waves to clear his mind

Ulster’s back-up hooker wants to be more than just Rory Best’s apprentice.

# munster - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Tomás O’Leary: Blame the players, not the coaching staff

“We have the players in Munster to win and to succeed.”

O’Donnell starts and Keatley returns as Munster make seven changes

Anthony Foley’s side desperately need a win against Ulster at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday.

# munster - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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Pornography being shown in pubs had the government in a fluster 30 years ago

The government of the time was not one bit happy at the thought of sex shops coming to these shores either.

# munster - Monday 28 December, 2015

‘We don’t seem to be ruthless enough’: Foley’s concern as Munster lose 5th straight game

Bleak Christmas for Munster as Leinster put them to the sword in Thomond Park.

# munster - Sunday 27 December, 2015

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12

Munster took on Leinster, as both sides looked to put recent disappointments in Europe behind them.

# munster - Saturday 26 December, 2015

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There’s a lot of rain over the bottom half of Ireland right now

A rainfall warning is in place for Munster and Leinster until this evening.

# munster - Thursday 24 December, 2015

No place for Keatley, as O’Donnell poised to make his Munster comeback

Foley goes with Bleyendaal for Sunday’s Pro12 derby against Leinster.

‘Contract issues don’t concern me right now’ – Foley

A much-needed win the priority for coach who is close to penning a new deal.

‘Losing to Leinster would be unacceptable’ – Zebo

Munster back desperate to stop the rot against their arch rivals.

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