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#Jean Kleyn

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Munster's Jean Kleyn hit with two-week ban for 'dangerous play' against Leinster
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

Munster's Jean Kleyn hit with two-week ban for 'dangerous play' against Leinster

Jan 28th 2021, 12:17 PM 9,049 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland international will be eligible to play again from 15 February.

# jean-kleyn - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster
# Worry
# Worry

Murray to have scan on thigh injury sustained in Munster's defeat to Leinster

Sep 8th 2020, 2:02 PM 7,869 Views 27 Comments

The scrum-half will hope to be cleared of serious injury with the Six Nations resuming next month.

# jean-kleyn - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Munster back promising academy locks after 'devastating' RG Snyman injury
# Depth Chart
# Depth Chart

Munster back promising academy locks after 'devastating' RG Snyman injury

Aug 26th 2020, 2:02 PM 26,953 Views 35 Comments

Stephen Larkham says the province won’t look for a short-term signing with Jean Kleyn also sidelined.

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'You meet them and you're like, 'I don't really hate you as much as I used to!''
# Niggle
# Niggle

'You meet them and you're like, 'I don't really hate you as much as I used to!''

Dec 12th 2019, 6:05 AM 15,598 Views 8 Comments

Munster man Jean Kleyn is looking forward to another physical battle against Saracens.

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'There was always going to be a bit of backlash. I don't read it' - Kleyn
# Lock
# Lock

'There was always going to be a bit of backlash. I don't read it' - Kleyn

Sep 19th 2019, 5:47 PM 23,968 Views 30 Comments

The 121kg Munster second row took pride in making his Ireland debut last month.

# jean-kleyn - Monday 9 September, 2019

Jackman backs Kleyn to start Ireland's World Cup opener ahead of Henderson
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Jackman backs Kleyn to start Ireland's World Cup opener ahead of Henderson

Sep 9th 2019, 6:07 PM 14,660 Views 65 Comments

‘He’s going to get better as you have to remember it’s only his third Test.’

# jean-kleyn - Monday 2 September, 2019

Devin Toner left out as Schmidt confirms Ireland's World Cup squad
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Devin Toner left out as Schmidt confirms Ireland's World Cup squad

Sep 2nd 2019, 1:01 PM 60,209 Views 132 Comments

Jean Kleyn will travel as one of the second row options, while Munster’s Chris Farrell is included.

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 15 August, 2019

'The tea leaves say he's going' - Will Kleyn's inclusion keep Beirne from the World Cup squad?
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'The tea leaves say he's going' - Will Kleyn's inclusion keep Beirne from the World Cup squad?

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 27,446 Views 91 Comments

On this week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly, Gavan, Murray and Bernard Jackman look at each of the 15 positions and pick out the candidates that they would bring to the World Cup.

# jean-kleyn - Sunday 11 August, 2019

'I'm bloody delighted': New cap Kleyn makes his presence felt
# New Cap
# New Cap

'I'm bloody delighted': New cap Kleyn makes his presence felt

Aug 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,608 Views 60 Comments

Joe Schmidt hailed the Munster second row’s debut performance against Italy.

# jean-kleyn - Friday 9 August, 2019

'His time has come': Kleyn the new enforcer in Ireland's engine room
# New Cap
# New Cap

'His time has come': Kleyn the new enforcer in Ireland's engine room

Aug 9th 2019, 1:01 AM 9,935 Views 69 Comments

The battle for second row positions intensifies as the Munster man gets his chance against Italy.

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up
# First XV
# First XV

Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up

Aug 8th 2019, 2:00 PM 26,863 Views 49 Comments

Munster’s Mike Haley is also set for his first international cap as he takes up a spot among the replacements.

# jean-kleyn - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Kleyn offers 'a different element' as Ireland squad competition heats up
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

Kleyn offers 'a different element' as Ireland squad competition heats up

Aug 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,253 Views 51 Comments

Ireland have a number of selection dilemmas to resolve in the coming weeks.

# jean-kleyn - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Kleyn 'behind the eight ball' as he bids to force his way into Schmidt's plans
# Uncapped
# Uncapped

Kleyn 'behind the eight ball' as he bids to force his way into Schmidt's plans

Jul 23rd 2019, 11:46 AM 14,081 Views 38 Comments

The Munster second row is one of two uncapped players in Ireland’s extended World Cup training squad.

# jean-kleyn - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Ruck-hitting, hard-scrummaging Kleyn comes into the mix for Ireland
# Enforcer
# Enforcer

Ruck-hitting, hard-scrummaging Kleyn comes into the mix for Ireland

May 28th 2019, 8:00 PM 18,243 Views 56 Comments

The South African native will be eligible in time for the World Cup warm-up games.

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'You get to run into a group of lads as hard as you can, what’s there not to like!'
# In The Tight
# In The Tight

'You get to run into a group of lads as hard as you can, what’s there not to like!'

May 2nd 2019, 6:00 AM 9,190 Views 5 Comments

Jean Kleyn is hoping Munster’s maul returns to its best on Saturday as he prepares to bring a high work-rate.

# jean-kleyn - Friday 28 September, 2018

'I've no doubt that he'll be banging on the right doors': POM backs Kleyn for Ireland
# Lock
# Lock

'I've no doubt that he'll be banging on the right doors': POM backs Kleyn for Ireland

Sep 28th 2018, 8:30 PM 9,118 Views 33 Comments

The Munster second row this week signed a new long-term contract with the province.

# jean-kleyn - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Kleyn signs new Munster contract ahead of Ireland qualification in 2019
# Committed
# Committed

Kleyn signs new Munster contract ahead of Ireland qualification in 2019

Sep 25th 2018, 1:28 PM 9,504 Views 32 Comments

The second row has agreed a three-year extension with the southern province.

# jean-kleyn - Monday 21 May, 2018

Kleyn and Marshall to have off-season operations as O'Donoghue goes for scan
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Kleyn and Marshall to have off-season operations as O'Donoghue goes for scan

May 21st 2018, 3:22 PM 6,528 Views 6 Comments

Munster have issued an injury update this afternoon.

# jean-kleyn - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'It's just me. I always feel a bit better if we had a little scuffle in the game!'
# SUAF
# SUAF

'It's just me. I always feel a bit better if we had a little scuffle in the game!'

Mar 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 21,905 Views 2 Comments

Munster lock Jean Kleyn is looking forward to the physical side of the clash with Toulon today.

# jean-kleyn - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle
# No Guts No Glory
# No Guts No Glory

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle

Oct 21st 2017, 11:20 PM 12,159 Views 6 Comments

“The guys’ hearts were really big today and the technique was really sound.”

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points
# Reaction
# Reaction

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points

Oct 21st 2017, 9:29 PM 12,290 Views 14 Comments

In tough conditions, the southern province claimed a hard-fought win over Racing 92.

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing
# Slow Burner
# Slow Burner

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing

Oct 21st 2017, 7:37 PM 32,161 Views 64 Comments

For an hour, Munster’s first home outing in Europe looked destined for a stalemate in a gruelling weather-hit contest.

# jean-kleyn - Monday 9 October, 2017

James Cronin back in full Munster training, but Kleyn still a doubt for Castres
# Lock Stocks
# Lock Stocks

James Cronin back in full Munster training, but Kleyn still a doubt for Castres

Oct 9th 2017, 4:23 PM 5,962 Views 8 Comments

Munster’s second row injury crisis is easing, but fully fit locks are still thin on the ground.

# jean-kleyn - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Glasgow defeat 'probably Munster's worst performance in the last 40 games', says Rassie
# Bouncebackability
# Bouncebackability

Glasgow defeat 'probably Munster's worst performance in the last 40 games', says Rassie

Sep 26th 2017, 9:18 AM 5,344 Views 1 Comment

“You don’t rectify that in meeting rooms or in training sessions. You rectify that on Saturday.”

# jean-kleyn - Friday 17 February, 2017

Blow for Munster as Kleyn ruled out of Champions Cup quarter-final
# Pain In The Neck
# Pain In The Neck

Blow for Munster as Kleyn ruled out of Champions Cup quarter-final

Feb 17th 2017, 2:24 PM 8,138 Views 7 Comments

South African lock sidelined by neck injury.

# jean-kleyn - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'
# Frogman
# Frogman

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'

Jan 14th 2017, 10:00 AM 33,780 Views 33 Comments

Jaco Taute feels at home in Munster after a torrid time with injuries at home in South Africa.

# jean-kleyn - Monday 9 January, 2017

O'Donnell a doubt for Glasgow trip after new ankle injury against Racing
# Injury Concern
# Injury Concern

O'Donnell a doubt for Glasgow trip after new ankle injury against Racing

Jan 9th 2017, 2:59 PM 5,655 Views 6 Comments

The Munster openside damaged his right ankle a week after hurting his left.

# jean-kleyn - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential
# Optimism
# Optimism

Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential

Aug 24th 2016, 6:14 AM 8,351 Views 5 Comments

The promising out-half is struggling with a hamstring issue.

# jean-kleyn - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Analysis: What can Munster expect from new lock Jean Kleyn?
# Grunt
# Grunt

Analysis: What can Munster expect from new lock Jean Kleyn?

Jul 28th 2016, 12:39 PM 12,788 Views 16 Comments

The 22-year-old joins the province from the Stormers next month.

# jean-kleyn - Monday 25 July, 2016

Munster confirm signing of South African lock Kleyn on three-year deal
# Project Player
# Project Player

Munster confirm signing of South African lock Kleyn on three-year deal

Jul 25th 2016, 11:21 AM 10,680 Views 39 Comments

The 22-year-old will move to Limerick from the Stormers.