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#Johann van Graan

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Munster made to work hard for bonus-point win over the Kings

Johann van Graan’s men secured a good win in Port Elizabeth this afternoon.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

JVG excited by O'Sullivan's potential after long-awaited Munster debut

The number eight is hoping to make a big impression this season after a serious knee injury.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 9 September, 2019

Munster sign Aussie forward Jed Holloway as World Cup cover

Munster sign Aussie forward Jed Holloway as World Cup cover

Paddy Butler and Peter McCabe have also linked up with the province during pre-season.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 26 August, 2019

Short-term signings possible as Munster await final Ireland World Cup squad

Former England out-half Charlie Hodgson is visiting the province as a guest kicking coach.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Van Graan looks forward to new coaches bringing fresh ideas to Munster

Stephen Larkham will arrive in Limerick next month, while Graham Rowntree will link up with the province after the World Cup.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 14 June, 2019

Former Wallaby Stephen Larkham appointed Munster senior coach

He joins Johann van Graan’s coaching team ahead of next season.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 20 May, 2019

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS

Leinster put their Pro14 crown on the line against their southern rivals in this afternoon’s last four showdown in Dublin.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 13 May, 2019

Van Graan sad that 'brilliant Munster men' Jones and Flannery are leaving

The southern province’s head coach is hopeful of securing ‘quality people’ ahead of next season.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal

The Ireland international has quickly become a key player for Johann van Graan’s side.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 6 May, 2019

Van Graan keeps his counsel on Howley link as Leinster stay alert for Munster threats

Leinster and Munster will face off again in the Pro14 semi-final and the southern province will back their existing gameplan to oust the reigning champions.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Wales attack coach Rob Howley interviewed for Munster role

The 48-year-old would offer vast experience as an assistant to Johann van Graan.

Munster wary of risking further setbacks for '95% fit' Carbery and Earls

Johann van Graan is hopeful of having the pair back for the Pro14 semi-final against Leinster.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'The one thing that stood out was the stag... The stag stands its ground'

South African coach JP Ferreira has been in charge of stingy Munster defence this season.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Imposing centre Farrell says Munster's attack 'really needs to kick on'

The 26-year-old feels his team can get more from him when they have the ball.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 29 April, 2019

Van Graan points out Munster's progress as they settle for second best

The province failed to meet their target of a home semi-final, and will have to face Leinster at the RDS should they get past Benetton.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'It's not good enough, once you are over the line you must score the try'

Johann van Graan says Andrew Conway will learn a valuable lesson after his error against Connacht.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 22 April, 2019

'We believe we're on our way to greater things. We believe in Munster Rugby'

The southern province believe they have improved since their last semi-final defeat to Saracens.

Munster may look at 'short-term' signings but back squad for next season

Johann van Graan says ‘it is this group again next season’.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Munster set sights on Pro14 trophy as barren run in Europe continues

‘We have come a long way as a team and as a squad,’ said Peter O’Mahony.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Supporter banned from Ricoh Arena after confronting Billy Vunipola

The Saracens number eight was confronted on the pitch in Coventry.

'We’ve got big dreams' - Munster look to bring down mighty Saracens

Johann van Graan’s side are underdogs in Coventry but have quiet confidence they can pull off a shock.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 19 April, 2019

Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver

The 25-year-old has started nine games in a row for Johann van Graan’s side.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Scannell keen for Munster's passing progress to pay off against Sarries

The inside centre says Johann van Graan’s men have been working hard on their attacking game.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 15 April, 2019

'I wouldn't say yes or no' - Van Graan on prospect of POC and ROG returns

The Munster boss said O’Gara is ‘possibly the most sought-after coach in the world.’

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Futures of coaches Jones and Flannery next on Munster's agenda after Van Graan extension

Johann van Graan yesterday signed a two-year contract extension as head coach.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Munster to give key players time off next week ahead of Saracens showdown

Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Jean Kleyn and Conor Murray all picked up knocks and niggles in the win over Cardiff last night.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'It's breathtaking to see the supporters. It felt like we were playing at home'

Munster boss Johann van Graan said he’s proud to coach this team after their win in Edinburgh.

Earls' brilliant brace sends Munster into 14th Champions Cup semi-final

Johann van Graan’s men edged a brilliant contest against Edinburgh at Murrayfield.

Carbery's class the key for Munster in evenly-matched Edinburgh tie

Johann van Graan’s men should be well-matched by Richard Cockerill’s Scots.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Van Graan backs 'refreshed' Murray as Munster set out to enjoy Edinburgh clash

After a tough Six Nations run for the internationals, Van Graan is accentuating the exciting side of the quarter-final ahead.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Munster forced to dig deep to secure win over Zebre

In the end, they got the bonus point and go into the Champions Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh on the back of another victory.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Carbery facing fitness battle to be fit for Munster's Champions Cup quarter

The 24-year-old’s hamstring injury has not fully healed.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Farrell among returning Ireland internationals in Munster XV for Kings

Niall Scannell, John Ryan, Billy Holland and Andrew Conway are all back too.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'Conor is a world class player': Van Graan not concerned by Murray's form during Six Nations

The Munster head coach said massive standards are constantly expected of players like Conor Murray.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Much-changed Munster seek to maintain winning momentum in Wales

Johann van Graan has urged his players to seize their chance against Dragons this afternoon.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 21 January, 2019

Concern for luckless O'Donnell as Munster fear another injury setback

The flanker suffered a shoulder injury at the weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final

The Athy man stayed cool is a red-hot atmosphere to keep Munster’s winning run at Thomond Park in tact.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 14 January, 2019

Munster have 'massive room for improvement' ahead of Exeter showdown

Johann van Graan is pleased with the confidence within his group.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Carbery shines for Munster in 'special performance' at Kingsholm

The 23-year-old out-half scored two tries and kicked at 100% for the third time in a row.

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