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# munster - Yesterday’s News

Why is the Munster senior colleges football final clashing with Cork-Kerry next Sunday?

Kerry and Cork schools sides will battle it out but not in Páirc Uí Rinn.

# munster - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ardscoil claim dramatic late win over Pres to reach Munster Senior Schools Cup final

The Limerick school are through to the final on St Patrick’s Day.

# munster - Monday 2 March, 2015

Connacht’s half-century and the rest of the Pro12 action you missed because the Six Nations was on

There’s only so much rugby you can fit into a weekend. So here’s some bonus Monday footage.

Zebo underlining status as Schmidt favourite on Ireland’s left wing

The 24-year-old was superb in the victory over England in Dublin yesterday.

# munster - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Ronan O’Gara came out with a typically cheeky quote on the Late Late Show

The Ireland and Munster legend was chatting to Ryan Tubridy on the RTÉ show.

# munster - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan

Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan

33-year-old James Downey has been struggling for first-team games at Glasgow this season.

# munster - Friday 30 January, 2015

Another Munster player will be joining James Coughlan in Pau, but Denis Hurley is staying put

Back row Paddy Butler’s exit was also confirmed today.

# munster - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Rob Horne signs new Australia contract to end Munster interest

The 25-year-old wing/centre has agreed to a two-year extension of his ARU deal.

Munster’s Dave Foley ruled out of Six Nations after wrist surgery

The second row was also issued a citing warning over an incident in the win over Sale.

# munster - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

O’Donnell intent on nailing down Ireland’s seven shirt for Six Nations Tod

O’Donnell intent on nailing down Ireland’s seven shirt for Six Nations

The Munster back row is keen to add to his collection of six international caps.

# munster - Monday 26 January, 2015

Munster get set for Lanzarote trip with Pro12 title now the ‘one goal’

Anthony Foley says his squad have ‘come out stronger’ from their disappointment in Saracens.

Earls shows class at 13 for Munster before ‘precautionary’ early exit

The 27-year-old joined up with the Ireland squad last night, and Anthony Foley says his fitness is not a major concern.

# munster - Sunday 25 January, 2015

‘Bittersweet’ feeling for Foley as Munster’s European season ends

The Munster head coach praised the ‘good character’ of his side during the win over Sale.

‘It was one of those days when we had license to spread the ball’ — Zebo

Simon Zebo was at the heart of a rampant Munster attack in the second half against Sale.

As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute for Munster’s closing pool fixture in Thomond Park.

# munster - Thursday 22 January, 2015

JJ Hanrahan: Leaving Munster doesn’t mean goodbye for good

The talented Kerry native will join the Northampton Saints in England next season.

Ireland ambitions drive JJ Hanrahan’s decision to exit Munster

The 22-year-old tells The42 about the many factors that led to him signing for Northampton Saints.

# munster - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Munster are speaking to high-quality transfer targets – Anthony Foley

The head coach also says finances have never been a concern in terms of sealing a deal.

CJ Stander ruled out for up to six weeks in latest Munster injury blow

Conor Murray and Simon Zebo are both doubts for this weekend’s clash with Sale Sharks.

Munster confirm Tomás O’Leary will return to the province next season

Meanwhile, the province have confirmed new contracts for Andrew Conway and Dave O’Callaghan.

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

# munster - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Analysis: Munster’s darkest day must drive growth in attacking approach

We break down the defeat to Saracens, focusing on the kicking game, defensive lapses, handling errors and more.

# munster - Monday 19 January, 2015

‘We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down’ – Peter O’Mahony

The Munster captain was understandably gutted after his side’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday.

# munster - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Munster fail to show up as error count proves costly at Saracens

Head coach Anthony Foley bemoaned his side’s inability to get into space at Allianz Park.

# munster - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Irish coach McCall thrilled with Saracens’ convincing win over Munster

The Premiership club’s director of rugby admitted to ‘a small sense of frustration we didn’t get the fourth try’.

Foley left frustrated and annoyed after Saracens dismantle Munster

The Munster head coach believes his side was good enough to qualify for the quarter-finals in Europe.

Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens

A little earlier than planned, but Munster won’t shirk the need to play knockout cup rugby in England today.

# munster - Friday 16 January, 2015

Huge loss for Munster as Murray misses make-or-break Saracens clash

Duncan Williams will start at scrum-half for Munster at Allianz Park tomorrow.

# munster - Thursday 15 January, 2015

No miracles required against Saracens but Munster need smart gameplan

We take a look at the importance of the kicking game, maul control, and attacking variety.

# munster - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

How big an advantage will Saracens’ synthetic pitch be against Munster?

The Premiership side are extremely effective on their innovative surface at Allianz Park.

Declan Kidney won’t be taking over as head coach of London Irish

The Premiership club have confirmed the appointment of Tom Coventry ahead of next season.

# munster - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Saracens lock Kruis will miss Munster clash because of this tip tackle

The second row has been suspended for three weeks, so will be available to play for England in the Six Nations.

# munster - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’ fixtures

Like the province, back row Dave O’Callaghan is out to make a fresh start on the trip to Italy.

5 reasons to watch Leinster, Munster and Ulster in Pro12 action

Ben Te’o at 13, Munster’s back row composition, Luke McGrath’s chance, an Ulster lift and the returning faces.

# munster - Friday 9 January, 2015

Keith Earls and James Cronin on the bench for Munster trip to Zebre

The province have named a potent backline with Conor Murray, Ian Keatley and JJ Hanrahan all involved.

# munster - Thursday 8 January, 2015

A former Munster scrum-half is up for Premiership try of the week

Paul Rowley’s effort for London Welsh is facing stiff competition from the likes of Stephen Myler.

Marmion learning good habits at Pat Lam’s flexible Connacht

The 22-year-old got on the end of an excellent try against Munster last time out.

# munster - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Munster’s Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise

The Kerry native appears well suited to the style of rugby Northampton play.

Ian Keatley signs new deal to stay with Munster until 2017

Ireland under 20 captain Jack O’Donoghue has also committed to a three-year deal in his home province.

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