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#Johann van Graan

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Munster coach hails players after week of upheaval - 'It’s very tough to manage it but I think we all adapted'

Munster defeated Edinburgh after a week of upheaval for the province.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 2 October, 2020

21-year-old Casey among starters as Munster commence Pro14 away to Scarlets

Mike Haley and Darren Sweetnam make their return tot first-team action.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'

Munster’s Johann van Graan expects the likes of Craig Casey, John Hodnett, and Ben Healy to push for European starts.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'He'll be the same for a number of weeks and months' - No update on Carbery

There was more positive news on Munster’s Conor Murray and Dave Kilcoyne, however.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans

The tactical approach from Johann van Graan’s side felt far too familiar as they came up short again.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 31 August, 2020

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step

Friday night at the Aviva Stadium should be an intriguing battle between the provinces.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Beirne excels but Munster now face into 'shortest turnaround we've had in years'

Johann van Graan’s side will be back at the Aviva Stadium on Friday night to take on Leinster.

Munster seal Pro14 semi-final against Leinster by overcoming 13-man Connacht

The western province were shown two red cards and a yellow at the Aviva Stadium.

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot

Johann van Graan’s men need at least two match points from this afternoon’s clash.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 24 August, 2020

'It went from absolute athleticism in the air into despair half a second later'

Despite the injuries, Munster took some positives from their 27-25 defeat to Leinster on Saturday night.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I think I'm in the best place for him to bring me to a world-class level'

RG Snyman says head coach Johann van Graan was the key factor in attracting him to Munster.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 30 July, 2020

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles

Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 17 July, 2020

'He's different to your normal lock': JVG excited to see Snyman grow at Munster

12 years have passed since the Munster coach was first alerted to the outrageous talents of the Springbok second row.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'What Munster are getting is two World Cup-winning, world-class players'

Bryan Habana is a huge fan of Munster boss Johann van Graan.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

De Allende completes isolation while Munster expect Snyman to arrive this month

The Springboks duo will add major ballast for the province next season.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 13 January, 2020

Ospreys outing is a chance for van Graan to blood Munster's promising young guns

The likes of Jack O’Sullivan and Shane Daly have impressed when given opportunities.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 12 January, 2020

'We spoke in the dressing room - we stick together as a group, as we always do'

Munster have been dealt more disappointment in the Champions Cup.

Munster's European campaign all but over as Racing finish over the top in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men were blown away in the final 10 minutes after an even contest.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Munster satisfied with Murray's form as pressure comes on for Ireland spot

Johann van Graan says the scrum-half has been ‘really good’ in the red jersey recently.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 6 January, 2020

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing

With a new system to bed in, Johann van Graan laments that he has not been able to maintain a consistent starting XV.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 16 December, 2019

Munster's World Cup players to miss Leinster clash at Thomond Park

Johann van Graan’s squad will be tested in the next three Pro14 inter-pro derbies.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Munster need 'close to the perfect performance' to win on the road against Saracens

Johann van Graan knows his team have been some way off perfect so far.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 7 December, 2019

O'Mahony's try the difference as Munster edge out Saracens at Thomond Park

There was late, late drama as Arno Botha was sent off for leading with the elbow.

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

'You have got to throw fellas in at the right time'

Munster head coach Johann van Graan was impressed with Ben Healy on his first competitive start for the province.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 25 November, 2019

'We’ve done things you won’t have seen Munster do in the previous few years'

Despite signs of attacking development, Munster slipped up at home in Europe.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 24 November, 2019

'We're a club that doesn’t know how to give up' - Van Graan takes the two points

Munster now face into back-to-back ties with Saracens in Europe.

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

'He'll be disappointed himself after but he shouldn't be' - Munster's O'Mahony

JJ Hanrahan nearly stole a win for his team against Racing 92 at Thomond Park.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 18 November, 2019

Munster confirm Mathewson will leave province after Racing clash

The 33-year-old initially joined as short-term cover when Conor Murray was injured.

JVG 'most pleased by how players reacted with two minutes to go'

Munster conceded an inconsequential late try, but forced their way to a crucial 84th-minute bonus point.

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

Van Graan backs 'big leader' Bleyendaal to step up for Munster

JJ Hanrahan looks set to miss Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Ospreys.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Van Graan fondly recalls Kolisi debut and hails 'incredible' journey

The Munster boss worked at close quarters with many of the World Cup-winners.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 2 November, 2019

JJ Hanrahan stars as Munster claim bonus-point win in Cardiff

It ended a two-year wait for a victory at the Arms Park for the visitors.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 24 October, 2019

O'Sullivan and Holloway handed starts in Munster team to play Ospreys

Johann van Graan has made five changes to his Munster team ahead of the visit of Ospreys.

# 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

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.

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