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# munster-rugby - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey had several different visions as they gazed into the future.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 21 June, 2020

The Hawaiian prop, the Sunday Game producer and Irish rugby’s tug of war

Eddie O’Sullivan and Wesley Liddy haven’t just discovered a potential star but also a talent factory better known for its production line of NFL players.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week

Connacht and Ulster are scheduled to return on 29 June.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Why Munster Rugby has partnered with an Irish esports team

Munster Rugby Gaming kick-off life in the Northern League of Legends Championships this month.

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18? Expansion This post contains a poll

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Munster prop Brian Scott forced into premature retirement

The former Ireland U20 international has had a two-year battle with injury.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Munster's first Heineken Cup triumph?

Declan Kidney’s side made amends for previous defeats by winning the decider on this day in 2006.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'

Munster must learn from Limerick GAA and get the talent conveyor belt turning again in the Treaty County, says Bernard Jackman.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 March, 2020

'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'

Mike Sherry makes his debut on The42 Rugby Weekly to give his assessment of where Munster stand under Johann van Graan, and reflect on his decision to retire at 31.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the career of Donncha O'Callaghan?

Test your knowledge of the former Munster and Ireland lock as he marks his 41st birthday.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets

The visitors saw Sam Lousi red-carded in the first half at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 28 February, 2020

Farrell starts as Munster make five changes for Scarlets' Thomond visit

Jack O’Donoghue has been ruled out after aggravating an existing neck injury.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Andrew Conway among trio of players to commit to new Munster contracts

Billy Holland and Jeremy Loughman have also signed new deals with the southern province.

Six changes for Munster with O'Donnell and Sweetnam among replacements

Johann van Graan’s side face Zebre tomorrow in the Guinness Pro14.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Scannell says late Munster CEO Fitzgerald put him on the straight and narrow

Niall Scannell on the influence the late Garrett Fitzgerald had on him.

# munster-rugby - Friday 14 February, 2020

Longtime Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away aged 65 RIP

Longtime Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away aged 65

Fitzgerald served as the province’s chief executive for 20 years, spearheading Munster’s success during the professional era.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'People never gave me a hope': Ireland legend Stringer on succeeding against the odds

The ex-Munster man would also like to see John Cooney given a start at scrum-half in this year’s Guinness Six Nations.

# munster-rugby - Friday 31 January, 2020

World Cup-winning Springbok pair among trio of new signings for Munster

Damian de Allende, RG Snyman and Matt Gallagher will all link up with the province next season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 27 January, 2020

O'Sullivan, Coombes and McHenry earn senior deals as Munster announce six new contracts

Stephen Archer, Dan Goggin and Liam O’Connor have each extended their senior deals by two years.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'From physiotherapist to Springboks head coach' - Ex-Munster defence coach set to replace Erasmus

47-year-old Jacques Nienaber has been part of Rassie’s backroom staff in his past four jobs and won the World Cup in November.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 19 January, 2020

LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Champions Cup

Qualification is out of their reach, but can Munster end a disappointing Champions Cup campaign on a high?

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Put your feet up and dive into some of the best pieces of writing we’ve enjoyed over the past week.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Former Munster back row Paddy Butler seals move to Japanese Top League

The 29-year-old left for Pau in 2015 but featured again for his native province during pre-season.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 12 January, 2020

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Munster have travelled to Paris La Défense Arena for a must-win game which begins at 3.15pm.

# munster-rugby - Friday 10 January, 2020

Hanrahan gets the nod to start in Munster's must-win game in Paris

Johann van Graan has selected JJ Hanrahan at out-half for Sunday’s clash with Racing 92.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 January, 2020

Derby drought not a concern for Munster ahead of tonight's clash with Ulster

Munster head to Kingspan Stadium after registering just one try in their festive interpros so far.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Starts for Carbery, Murray and O'Mahony among 10 changes for Munster

Several of the southern province’s big hitters return for tomorrow night’s game against Ulster.

Rowntree's 'one percenters' helping Munster's Loughman reach the next level

Ahead of tomorrow’s game against Ulster, Jeremy Loughman has already played 10 times this season.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Munster team doctor fined and handed three-week suspended ban following Saracens row

Dr Jamie Kearns was found to have verbally abused Jamie George.

Carbery 'fine' to face Ulster but concern for Munster over Hanrahan and O'Donnell

The southern province will look to return to winning ways when they travel to Kingspan Stadium this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Recap: Munster v Leinster, Pro14

Follow all the action live as Munster welcome Leinster to Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 December, 2019

JGP and Byrne to lead the attack in reshuffled Leinster side

Head coach Leo Cullen has made 10 changes to the side which beat Ulster.

Munster and Ireland boost as Joey Carbery set for comeback against Leinster

The out-half is on the bench for tomorrow evening’s Thomond sell-out.

Poll: The best Irish rugby player of 2019 Voting Time This post contains a poll

Poll: The best Irish rugby player of 2019

Have your say on who was the best Irish rugby player over the past 12 months.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Sometimes you don't know what's going on until it's over' - Tracy ready for Thomond battle

Leinster travel to take on rivals Munster on Saturday.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Resting of stars won't dilute 'one of the biggest derbies in world rugby' - Contempomi

Munster won’t change the way they play because of the way Joey does or doesn’t play…’

'Some days it wasn't good enough, other days it was, but every day I gave it my all'

Duncan Williams reflects on a professional rugby career during which he made 163 appearances for Munster.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Connacht boss delighted with bonus point after 'poor' performance against Munster

Jack Carty’s late try in the 19-14 defeat meant that Connacht got one point for their efforts last night.

Impressive full Munster debut for the 'small man with a massive heart'

In his first Munster start, Craig Casey helped the province to a Guinness Pro14 win over Connacht.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Connacht have the tools to take advantage of experimental Munster team

Mixing youth with experience adds an element of the unknown to this Pro14 derby.

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