# Damien Varley

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# Heartbreak
'I remember breaking down on my own in the dressing room after the Leinster win'
Munster’s Damien Varley talks about the moment he felt his career was in jeopardy.
# Tuesday
We’ll Leave It There So: Munster's Varley retires, Keano's back on the box and all today's sport
We’ll also have news on more big names for the 2015 Irish Open.
# Blow
Damien Varley has been forced to retire from rugby at the age of 31
Munster centurion hangs up his boots following medical advice.
# Friday
We'll Leave it There So: Grealish creates more confusion on Ireland future, Cody not punished and all today's sport
Meanwhile, Graeme McDowell was knocked out at the World Match Play and Rory Gallagher is in contention for the Donegal job.
# For Foot's Sake
Blow for Munster as Damien Varley set to go under the knife for surgery
The Irish international has been managing a foot injury for the last 15 months.
# Injuries
Ryan a major doubt for Toulouse clash as Munster remain uncertain over O'Mahony
Rob Penney does not expect to be able to call on the second row, while Stephen Archer has been ruled out.
# Winning
Munster labour to PRO12 victory over Treviso
It was unconvincing display from Rob Penney’s men, who were somewhat fortunate to be leading 7-3 at half-time.
# Injury
Ruptured ligament forces Sherry out of rugby for six months
The knee injury is likely to end the hooker’s season and has left Rob Penney calling on uncapped Duncan Casey.
# The Voice
Munster's Damien Varley sings Lean on Me for charity
The Ireland international hooker gave a surprisingly powerful performance on RTÉ over the weekend.
# hooking good
Pro12: Sherry still hoping to receive Ireland's call
Before competing with Richardt Strauss for an Ireland jersey, the hooker knows he must see off Damien Varley for a starting spot with Munster.
# Bonus
Conor Murray happy to play the hero again after day to forget in Paris
The Munster scrum-half scored his third try of the season to put his team on the right track to a bonus point win.
# Heineken Cup
Reaction: Old Munster dogs deliver same, stunning tricks for bonus point win
Thomond Park, late tries, Paul O’Connell dominating – you’re officially welcome to Munster Rob Penney.
Munster v Edinburgh, Heineken Cup
Round 2 of the Heineken Cup pool games and Rob Penney’s men were in must-win territory against last season’s semi-finalists.
# HCup
Heineken Cup: O'Callaghan back for Munster's Edinburgh showdown
Rob Penney makes four changes as the Reds attempt to kick-start their European campaign.
# we're laughin'
Off the hook: Varley free to play at the Aviva
The Munster hooker will not face further disciplinary action after his red card against the Ospreys.
# midfield axis
Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination
Howlett starts for the second time in two weeks as James Downey and Casey Laulala get their chance to shine against Bristol.
# Sicknote
More injury woe as Jones faces four months out
Munster and Ireland full-back Felix Jones has been ruled out of the summer tour of New Zealand with a shoulder injury.
# Perfect 10
Ronan O'Gara back in Munster squad ahead of trip to Swansea
Tony McGahan brings his side to Liberty Park for a Pro12 last-four clash with Ospreys.
# Crocked
Munster expect O'Connell to miss 4-6 weeks
Paul O’Connell and Damien Varley will both miss Friday’s Pro12 semi-final against the Ospreys in Swansea.
# Key Battles
Leinster versus Cardiff: 3 key battles for the quarter-final clash
Scrum and breakdown will be key at the Aviva but can Brian O’Driscoll shimmy through the Jamie Roberts sized gap in Cardiff’s midfield
# bald ambition
Peter Stringer agrees one-year contract extension at Munster
Cork scrum-half is currently on loan at Newcastle Falcons.
# Out of tune
The Magnificent Seven: Sporting karaoke classics
Probably best not to give up the day job then…
# simon says
Munster name Zebo in squad for Scarlets trip
Thomond Park wing finished yesterday’s training session at the University of Limerick on crutches after he went over on an ankle.
# 200 not out
McGahan rings changes as Horan in line to win 200th cap
Reds travel to Wales to take on Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium tomorrow with the Ireland man in line for a milestone appearance.
# spot me
In pictures: Ireland's rugby stars hit the weights
The countdown is on to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final shoot-out with Wales. And Declan Kidney’s men are ready for the gun show.
# Cardiff Revisited
Best stays in - for now - as Kidney names unchanged side for Wales
Declan Kidney names an unchanged side from the one that beat Italy – with Conor Murray staying put with O’Gara at half-back.
# In camp
Fergus McFadden's World Cup diary: part three
As the Irish camp prepares for Sunday’s make-or-break match against Italy, Fergus McFadden files the latest installment of his World Cup diary.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Thursday
Autumn is upon us, but the sporting world slows down for no season! Here’s your water cooler conversation for the day…
# Back To Business
Holidays are over, lads - Kidney names side for summer training camps
Next stop New Zealand as Ireland’s rugby stars gear up for September’s trip to the southern hemisphere.