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# munster-rugby - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Ireland U20 stars Flannery and Hodnett enter Munster academy

The southern province have added four new players to their academy for the 2019/20 season.

# munster-rugby - 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.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Connacht and Munster to meet in pre-season inter-pro

The provinces will meet in the Sportsground in September.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

O'Connell retains coaching ambitions but puts Munster on the long finger

The former Ireland second row was playing at the Irish Open pro-am in Lahinch today.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Carbery excited to pick the brains of childhood influence Larkham at Munster 10s

Carbery excited to pick the brains of childhood influence Larkham at Munster

The Ireland out-half sees a correlation between his career and that of the new Munster senior coach.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Munster face tough pool draw as provinces to learn Champions Cup opponents

The draw for the 2019/20 competition takes place in Lausanne this afternoon.

# munster-rugby - Friday 14 June, 2019

Former Wallaby Stephen Larkham appointed Munster senior coach

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

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Munster granted planning permission for indoor training facility in Cork

The new facility at Musgrave Park will primarily be used by the province’s underage teams.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Former England prop Graham Rowntree joins Munster as forwards coach until 2022

The 48-year-old will link up with Johann van Graan’s backroom staff after this summer’s World Cup in Japan.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Andy Dunne discussed whether he would be a good fit at the province on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Munster reveal new adidas home and alternate kits for next season

The alternate jersey is sure to be a big seller.

# munster-rugby - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

Ulster announce signing of Munster out-half Johnston

The 22-year-old will seek further first-team opportunities at the northern province next season.

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.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I felt I wasn't even in contention at stages at Munster and that dents confidence'

After being released by Munster, Dave Johnston has enjoyed an excellent first season with Ealing Trailfinders.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away

The Leinster openside was simply colossal in a man-of-the-match performance against Munster.

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment

The province will bid for back-to-back Pro14 titles against Glasgow next weekend.

How did you rate Leinster and Munster in their Pro14 semi-final showdown?

Leinster beat Munster 24-9 to set a date with Glasgow in next week’s final.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final

We followed all the action as the two provinces went head-to-head at the RDS.

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.

# munster-rugby - Friday 17 May, 2019

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF

The Leinster flanker has overcome a groin injury to get back for tomorrow’s Pro14 semi-final against Munster.

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'

While the disappointment of Newcastle still lingers, Devin Toner hopes to help Leinster move on at the RDS tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster

Leo Cullen’s men are now focused on defending their Pro14 crown.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return

He isn’t ruling out remaining at Crusaders for another year, either.

# munster-rugby - Monday 13 May, 2019

Scottish ref Adamson to take charge of Leinster-Munster at sold-out RDS

He will become the first Scottish official to referee a Pro14 knockout game since 2010.

Van der Flier and Gibson-Park back in contention for Leinster's Pro14 semi-final

Leo Cullen’s side must pick themselves back up for Saturday’s visit of Munster to the RDS.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly'

Bernard Jackman discussed the departure of Munster coaches Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Flannery and Jones to leave Munster after coaches 'decline contract offers'

Further changes to their backroom staff is the last thing the province needed.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Match-winner Hanrahan happy to give JVG 'as many headaches as possible'

The out-half made all the difference against Benetton as he continued his excellent end-of-season form.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'It's knockout rugby, the only thing that matters is we won'

Johann van Graan hailed his side’s fight and belief after they booked a Pro14 semi-final date against Leinster.

Hanrahan's long-range penalty gets Munster out of jail against Benetton

The replacement out-half landed the winning score, as Johann van Graan’s side survived a major scare at Thomond Park.

History-making Benetton hold no fear as they take aim at Munster in Limerick

The Italians arrive at Thomond Park full of confidence ahead of today’s Pro14 quarter-final.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 May, 2019

Further setback for Earls as Munster winger pulls out of Pro14 quarter-final

He had been named to start in Johann van Graan’s team for Benetton earlier today.

Earls and Murray start as Munster make three changes for Benetton

Chris Farrell also comes into Johann van Graan’s backline for Saturday’s Pro14 quarter-final.

Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola banned from Thomond Park

The supporter will also be prohibited from attending matches at Irish Independent Park.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship? Why Not This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship?

A suggestion sent via email got Murray and Andy’s juices flowing on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Pro14 confirm referee appointments for this weekend's quarter-finals

Andrew Brace will take charge of Saturday’s inter-pro between Ulster and Connacht.

# munster-rugby - 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.

# munster-rugby - 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.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Munster 'err on the side of caution' as Murray pulls up with stiffness

Johann van Graan said the Munster scrum-half could have played against Connacht but they withdrew him as a precaution.

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