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# munster-rugby - Friday 24 August, 2018

Munster held scoreless in home defeat to Champions Cup opponents Exeter

Johann van Graan’s side lost their final pre-season friendly ahead of next weekend’s Pro14 kick-off.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback

Johann van Graan’s side host Exeter Chiefs in Cork tomorrow evening.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'I wasn't lifting any weights': Beirne refreshed in Limerick after exhausting year

The new Munster man is raring to go, but understands the importance of managing his body this season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 20 August, 2018

Beirne, Cullen and Larmour the big winners as Pro14's 2017/18 awards handed out

Barry Daly was also named last season’s top try scorer.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Connacht stun Leinster with late comeback at inaugural U18 festival

Munster joined the western province at the top of the table with a comfortable win over Ulster at UL.

# munster-rugby - Friday 17 August, 2018

Van Graan eager to use Limerick hurlers to Munster's advantage this season

The South African has been impressed by John Kiely’s side’s run to the All-Ireland final.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'My best is yet to come': Munster's Hart keen to prove a point this season

The 27-year-old starts tomorrow’s friendly against London Irish and knows he needs to seize his chance.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Munster conservative over Bleyendaal's return as JVG backs Carbery to be long-term 10

The Kiwi out-half is yet to return to full training after second neck operation.

Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%

Jerry Flannery linked up with Ronan O’Gara at the Crusaders and Felix Jones spent time with the Hurricanes.

'It's a World Cup year': Van Graan expects to see less of Munster's internationals this season

The Munster head coach understands the importance of the player welfare policy.

# munster-rugby - Monday 13 August, 2018

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'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster'

Johann van Graan is excited by the attributes the 22-year-old brings to the southern province.

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees

Johann van Graan issued an injury update as the province prepare for their first pre-season friendly this Friday.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Promising Glenstal Abbey out-half among Munster's academy recruits for 2018/19

Ben Healy was the standout performer in the Munster Senior Schools Cup last year.

# munster-rugby - Monday 2 July, 2018

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Cork rugby club loses battle in four-year planning war with McDonald's over boundary wall

Dolphin RFC has been involved in a bitter dispute with a neighbouring McDonald’s.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Legendary Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer announces his retirement aged 40

The ex-Munster star has finally opted to hang up his boots.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Van Graan gives verdict on 'tough' Champions Cup draw for Munster

The southern province will be in Pool 2 next season alongside Castres, Exeter Chiefs and Gloucester.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Munster confirm long-term absence for O'Donoghue as young prop signs new deal

Jack O’Donoghue has undergone surgery on the knee injury he picked up against Leinster.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'I'm convinced this Mayo side still has one big, narrow, All-Ireland losing performance left in us'

Eoin Butler kicks off his new weekly column with a tale of two sports.

# munster-rugby - Monday 21 May, 2018

Kleyn and Marshall to have off-season operations as O'Donoghue goes for scan

Munster have issued an injury update this afternoon.

Gloucester 'thrilled' to announce signing of Munster second row Grobler Gg

Gloucester 'thrilled' to announce signing of Munster second row Grobler

The South African spent just one season with the province.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'I don’t want my last Munster game to be losing to Leinster'

Simon Zebo didn’t get the romantic farewell he wanted as he said goodbye to Munster fans at the RDS yesterday.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'That's my call': O'Mahony felt Munster had enough momentum to turn down shot at posts

Munster were left to rue their inaccuracy and indiscipline at the RDS as they suffered further semi-final heartache.

Leinster's double dream is on, semi-final pain for Munster and more RDS talking points

Leo Cullen’s side booked their place in next weekend’s Pro14 final with a thrilling inter-pro win.

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

Follow our minute-by-minute coverage of the action from a massive day at the RDS.

# munster-rugby - Friday 18 May, 2018

Leinster ring the changes but still name strong side for Munster semi-final

The provinces face off at the RDS on Saturday afternoon.

'If one person reads this and feels it helps them, that’d be brilliant'

Tony Buckley can deal with the physical consequences of a decade of professional rugby. The psychological wounds aren’t as easy to ignore.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Twice-capped Springbok back-row forward to join Munster next season

Arno Botha, who worked with Johann van Graan in South Africa, has signed a one-year deal with the province.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Conan: European success will be 'tarnished' if Leinster don't complete historic double

The eastern province are straight back into it as they turn their attention to a Pro14 semi-final against Munster this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'It would mean a huge amount to win silverware': Semi-final date sharpens Munster minds

Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan know it will take improvements across the board to beat Leinster.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 5 May, 2018

As it happened: Munster v Edinburgh, Pro14 playoff

We went minute-by-minute as Simon Zebo waved farewell to Thomond Park.

Cockerill's in-form Edinburgh have no fear going to Thomond Park

“We have respect for Munster and what they stand for but we’re just looking forward to see where we are and where this team is.”

# munster-rugby - Friday 4 May, 2018

Munster begin work on installing new 3G pitch at Cork's Musgrave Park

The province are replacing the current grass surface at the venue to allow more matches be played there.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Van Graan not feeling the pressure as Munster gear up for season-defining week

The southern province host red-hot Edinburgh in the Pro14 quarter-finals.

# munster-rugby - Monday 30 April, 2018

Long-term absentee Taute nearing Munster return ahead of Pro14 quarter-final

The South African has been out for the last seven months.

Muldoon's perfect send-off, Ulster's near miss and all of the weekend's Pro14 highlights Catch Up This post contains videos

Muldoon's perfect send-off, Ulster's near miss and all of the weekend's Pro14 highlights

Here’s all the action you may have missed, or just want to watch again.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Family and team-mates pay touching tributes to retiring Donncha O'Callaghan Legend This post contains videos

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 April, 2018

Munster speedster Fitzgerald desperate to seize his chance against Ulster

The winger is set to be involved in the Pro14 inter-pro tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'Hopefully I’ll be remembered for being a good rugby player but I’d rather be a great dad'

After 20 years as a professional, Donncha O’Callaghan will play his final game this weekend.

'I often thought about retiring and being happy doing something else'

Mike Sherry has been through injury hell over the last few years but will make his 100th Munster appearance this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Van Graan admits it will be 'mentally very difficult' to get Munster up for Pro14 challenge

Munster have only lifted the league crown once following defeat in the European semis.