# Gavin Coombes

Last month
June 2024
'I've always considered him the most talented rugby player I’ve come across'
'There's no point in crying over these things. I've still got a job to do'
How Glasgow lessons put Munster on road to boasting best defence in URC
The province worked hard on improving their defence after two worrying performances against the Warriors.
This year
'I think there's a lot more in me... I want to add to those two Ireland caps'
Last year
Coombes' Ireland career yet to take off as Munster man released
'You always knew Gavin was a step ahead' - From Skibbereen to chasing glory in South Africa
Coombes says Munster 'starting to click' at the right time
Superb hat-trick for Coombes as rampant Munster score 9 tries against Ospreys
Quality of released Ireland players underlines that Farrell has options
'He is reminding me of CJ' - Coombes earns swift recall to Ireland squad
Healy starts at 10 and Coombes moves to second row as Munster name team for Lions clash
All time
Toulouse proved too strong, but Munster can make trip to Northampton with confidence
'Ireland don't seem to have been impressed with what he has offered'
Big boost for Munster as Coombes returns ahead of Connacht clash
The breakthrough boys: six stars who could shine brightly in France
'We had to take our medicine tonight but I know we can come back'
Coombes returns for Munster but Zebo and De Allende ruled out of Leinster trip
Ankle injury makes Coombes a doubt for Munster's Champions Cup tie
'They back us to use our skills, I think that's very apparent'
Robbie Henshaw returns to training as Ireland prepare for New Zealand
'There was a good chunk of West Cork up' - Coombes' pride on Ireland debut
'He used to be at all the senior sessions creating havoc for the starting team'
Munster star Gavin Coombes primed to take his chance with Ireland
Gavin Coombes named Munster player of the year after superb season
Andy Farrell includes 11 uncapped players in 37-man Ireland squad for July Tests
Doris and Coombes show the future is very bright for Ireland at 8
Coombes and Casey shine as eight-try Munster prove too hot for Zebre
'They are big boots to fill but I can’t see why Gavin can’t step into CJ's role'
As Stander heads for retirement, Munster have already found their new talisman
Munster can offer Andy Farrell food for thought in Edinburgh
'Ben Healy is Dan Carter-ish; Craig Casey is The Real McCoy'
Form of exciting young guns makes for lengthy Munster selection meetings
Coombes on the mark again as Munster battle to bonus point win in Glasgow
Munster man Coombes not surprised by growing West Cork influence
Munster's young guns keen to prove they belong as road test awaits
Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters
Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing
'Would you not just hand him a start? How deep an end is it in a Pro14 fixture?'
Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets
Ospreys outing is a chance for van Graan to blood Munster's promising young guns