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#Johann van Graan

# 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

'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

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.

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