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# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Bleyendaal and Mathewson among 5 Munster players to sign new contracts

Ciaran Parker, in addition to academy duo Sean O’Connor and Keynan Knox, have also put pen to paper.

# munster-rugby - Monday 18 February, 2019

Connacht's late late show, Ulster and Munster's shut-outs, and Deegan on the double for Leinster Pro14 Highlights This post contains videos

Connacht's late late show, Ulster and Munster's shut-outs, and Deegan on the double for Leinster

Featuring a bonus highlight as TG4 go behind the curtain for Nigel Owens’ pre-game chats with both Connacht and the Cheetahs.

# munster-rugby - Monday 11 February, 2019

Munster boosted by the long-awaited return of Jack O'Donoghue

The 25-year-old back-row forward hasn’t played since sustaining a knee injury against Leinster last May.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity

Born in San Francisco and raised in Limerick, the fullback – currently plying his trade in Major League Rugby – is on the periphery of the US squad.

Keatley joins London Irish on short-term deal ahead of Italian move

The Irish out-half will play in the English Championship for the remainder of the season before his permanent move to Benetton.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Munster dig in to win hard-fought battle at Rodney Parade in terrible conditions

The Reds return to the top of their conference thanks to a narrow win over the Dragons.

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.

# munster-rugby - Friday 25 January, 2019

13 changes as Munster prepare for Dragons clash

Fullback Mike Haley and lock Jean Kleyn are the only starters from the Exeter encounter.

Here are the quarter-final fixture details for the Irish sides in European knockout rugby action

Connacht play on Friday 29 March with Munster, Leinster and Ulster all in action on the Saturday.

Munster set for timely back row boost as O'Donoghue nears injury return

The 24-year-old has been sidelined since last season’s Pro14 semi-final defeat to Leinster.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Munster's Springbok Botha relishing starting opportunity this weekend

Johann van Graan’s side return to Pro14 action against Dragons on Saturday.

# munster-rugby - Monday 21 January, 2019

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

The flanker suffered a shoulder injury at the weekend.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 20 January, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

We look back on a busy few days of sport.

All-Ireland derby at the Aviva Stadium as Champions Cup quarters confirmed

Munster, meanwhile, face an away trip to Edinburgh.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 19 January, 2019

As It Happened: Munster v Exeter, Heineken Champions Cup Liveblog This post contains a poll

As It Happened: Munster v Exeter, Heineken Champions Cup

All the minute-by-minute action from Munster’s Champions Cup clash with Exeter.

# munster-rugby - Friday 18 January, 2019

O'Mahony passed fit to start in Munster's showdown with Exeter Chiefs

The skipper has been given the nod for tomorrow’s game, despite picking up a rib injury against Gloucester.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

The West reawakens, 'unlucky' Byrne misses out and Schmidt's 30 reserves

Joe Schmidt admitted Ross Byrne’s omission was ‘an incredibly tight call’, while Ultan Dillane will be looking to make up for lost time in Irish green.

Keatley signs up for Italian job as Munster confirm the end of an eight-year spell

The 31-year-old out-half will join fellow Guinness Pro14 side Benetton Rugby at the end of the season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 14 January, 2019

O'Mahony rated as '50-50, at best' to be fit for Munster's showdown with Exeter

The Munster captain sustained the injury during Friday’s bonus-point win at Gloucester.

# munster-rugby - Friday 11 January, 2019

As it happened: Gloucester v Munster, Heineken Champions Cup

We followed all the action from Kingsholm as Johann van Graan’s side bid to take a big step towards the knockout stages.

Good news for fans as Munster's European pool decider set for free-to-air TV

Virgin Media also have coverage of Leinster’s showdown with Toulouse tomorrow afternoon.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 10 January, 2019

How they stand: The state of play across the Champions Cup pools

Defending champions Leinster are in a strong position, Munster lead the way in their pool and Ulster are bidding to reach the quarter-finals for the first time in five years.

Munster and Leinster name teams for 'A' inter-pro at Thomond Park

The game will be streamed live on YouTube on Friday afternoon.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 5 January, 2019

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro14 Inter-pro This post contains videos

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro14

We brought you the minute-by-minute action from the Sportsground this evening.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'To think Munster can match Leinster's resources without a well-managed club system is a joke' Heineken Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'To think Munster can match Leinster's resources without a well-managed club system is a joke'

On Heineken Rugby Weekly, Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne discuss the challenges faced by Munster in producing players at underage level.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Sellout! Connacht and Munster set for Pro14 clash at packed Sportsground

The sides meet on Saturday night.

# munster-rugby - Monday 31 December, 2018

Lowe to face disciplinary panel following red card in Leinster's defeat to Munster

The Leinster wing was dismissed for an act of foul play during the Guinness Pro14 clash at Thomond Park.

Cloete requires further assessment to determine extent of neck injury

The South African flanker had to be withdrawn after an incident which saw Tadhg Furlong sin-binned.

'It shows that in big games we can come past the mental barrier'

Johann van Graan is encouraged by the room for improvement in Munster’s performance after their derby victory over Leinster.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Sexton: Leinster must learn from poor discipline for Toulouse showdown

Two yellows, one red and 14 penalties cost Leo Cullen’s side at Thomond Park last night.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Van Graan lauds his side's discipline as Munster end 2018 unbeaten at Thomond

The southern province came out the right side of a fractious and fragmented affair against Leinster.

14-man Leinster pay the penalty as Munster win fiery December derby

Johann van Graan’s men record a first victory over their rivals in two years with a hard-fought, and much-needed, win at Thomond Park.

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro14 Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro14

Relive all the action as Munster edged out their rivals at Thomond Park.

Munster and Leinster set for heavyweight showdown at sold-out Thomond

Two full-strength teams makes Saturday’s festive inter-pro a mouthwatering contest.

# munster-rugby - Friday 28 December, 2018

Conan relishes head-to-head battle with Stander as he aims for big 2019

The Leinster number eight is keen to set down a marker in front of Joe Schmidt this weekend.

200th appearance for Healy as Leinster bring their heavy artillery to Limerick

Leo Cullen has named his team for Saturday’s Pro14 derby against Munster.

Stander captains Munster as JVG recalls his big guns for visit of Leinster

The southern province make 12 changes for Saturday’s heavyweight showdown at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Connacht make third short-term signing with capture of Munster's Fitzgerald

The fullback joins his younger brother, Conor, at the western province.

Leinster and Ruddock eyeing 'special win' at Munster's Thomond fortress

The provincial rivals meet in Limerick on Saturday evening.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Munster's Arno Botha and his dog Ben reunited for Christmas All I Want For Christmas This post contains videos

Munster's Arno Botha and his dog Ben reunited for Christmas

The South African had to leave the French bulldog at home when he moved to the Northern Hemisphere.

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