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Dublin: 3°C Thursday 21 January 2021

#Munster

# munster - Today’s News

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

1 hour ago 3,518 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

Clarity key for Connacht and Dillane
# Focus
# Focus

Clarity key for Connacht and Dillane

13 hours ago 4,204 Views 1 Comment

The Westerners were left frustrated by muddled information against Munster.

# munster - Yesterday’s News

Snow-ice warning issued for Wicklow, with heavy rain expected in south Munster and Leinster
# Status Yellow
From TheJournal.ie
# Status Yellow

Snow-ice warning issued for Wicklow, with heavy rain expected in south Munster and Leinster

Wed 9:23 AM 35,702 Views 9 Comments

Heavy rain expected in Leinster will turn to sleet or snow in the afternoon, Met Éireann said.

Rare win over Leinster would be momentous for van Graan's Munster
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

Rare win over Leinster would be momentous for van Graan's Munster

Wed 7:00 AM 8,720 Views 56 Comments

The South African has only tasted victory in this fixture once before.

Munster hopeful of holding onto 'majority' of players as contract talks continue
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Munster hopeful of holding onto 'majority' of players as contract talks continue

Wed 6:00 AM 10,754 Views 11 Comments

A raft of senior players’ contracts are due to expire at the end of the current season.

# munster - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
# Spicy
# Spicy

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'

Tue 5:09 PM 21,998 Views 36 Comments

Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.

Ruddock among those keen to impress Farrell in last Six Nations audition
# Trial
# Trial

Ruddock among those keen to impress Farrell in last Six Nations audition

Tue 7:05 AM 9,285 Views 10 Comments

Munster’s clash with Leinster gives players one last chance to convince the Ireland boss.

Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming

Tue 6:00 AM 5,923 Views 8 Comments

The Wexford man hasn’t played since the 2020 Six Nations last February.

# munster - Monday 18 January, 2021

Cronin fit, Leinster hopeful on Lowe and Ringrose, but Furlong out of Munster game
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Cronin fit, Leinster hopeful on Lowe and Ringrose, but Furlong out of Munster game

Mon 2:46 PM 7,182 Views 18 Comments

The hooker has overcome a knee injury to be available for the Thomond Park clash.

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season

Mon 1:10 PM 8,609 Views 13 Comments

The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.

# munster - Sunday 17 January, 2021

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend
# Audition Time
# Audition Time

These are the players who need to impress Andy Farrell next weekend

Sun 10:03 AM 37,431 Views 58 Comments

With the Six Nations kicking off in just three weeks, the Ireland coach has some tough decisions to make. Saturday’s clash between Munster and Leinster should help him do so.

# munster - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby
# New Plan
# New Plan

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby

Jan 14th 2021, 5:09 PM 46,701 Views 20 Comments

The remaining games in the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup group stage have been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.

Joey Carbery: 'It is a year since I played but hopefully things can change soon'
# New Year New Dawn
# New Year New Dawn

Joey Carbery: 'It is a year since I played but hopefully things can change soon'

Jan 14th 2021, 3:36 PM 12,000 Views 19 Comments

The Munster out-half has been out for a year with an ankle injury.

# munster - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Glasgow sign out-half Weir as Munster move to hold onto Healy
# Transfer
# Transfer

Glasgow sign out-half Weir as Munster move to hold onto Healy

Jan 13th 2021, 12:33 PM 19,608 Views 16 Comments

The Scotland international will return to his first professional club.

# munster - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Munster v Leinster a tasty Six Nations trial but Farrell may have concerns
# Schedule
# Schedule

Munster v Leinster a tasty Six Nations trial but Farrell may have concerns

Jan 12th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,221 Views 16 Comments

Connacht and Ulster don’t have any senior games scheduled before the Six Nations.

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January
# Derby
# Derby

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January

Jan 12th 2021, 2:04 PM 7,109 Views 23 Comments

The inter-pro clash has been rescheduled for two weekends’ time.

# munster - Monday 11 January, 2021

'Unfortunately, Connacht just made the wrong decision in this case'
# Endgame
# Endgame

'Unfortunately, Connacht just made the wrong decision in this case'

Jan 11th 2021, 3:20 PM 10,980 Views 5 Comments

The final scrum offered Andy Friend’s men a 15v13 chance to win late on against Munster.

# munster - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Munster feel 'lucky' to come away with win after late scare against Connacht
# Resolve
# Resolve

Munster feel 'lucky' to come away with win after late scare against Connacht

Jan 10th 2021, 9:38 AM 11,518 Views 32 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men nearly lost out in a dramatic endgame.

# munster - Saturday 9 January, 2021

'A scrum against 13 men and we weren’t smart' - Connacht boss Friend
# Regrets
# Regrets

'A scrum against 13 men and we weren’t smart' - Connacht boss Friend

Jan 9th 2021, 10:29 PM 17,522 Views 16 Comments

The western province had a late, late chance to grab a win against Munster.

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht
# Battle
# Battle

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht

Jan 9th 2021, 9:36 PM 35,762 Views 83 Comments

Chris Farrell’s first-half try was crucial while JJ Hanrahan kicked 11 points off the tee.

Connacht bid to back up Leinster win against strong visiting Munster side
# Interprovincial
# Interprovincial

Connacht bid to back up Leinster win against strong visiting Munster side

Jan 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,409 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan has brought his frontliners back for this evening’s clash in Galway.

# munster - Friday 8 January, 2021

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision
# Concerns
# Concerns

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 3:00 PM 16,733 Views 7 Comments

The Top 14 clubs could be forced to withdraw from two rounds of games this month.

Munster's big guns return as Connacht make four changes for inter-pro clash
# Team News
# Team News

Munster's big guns return as Connacht make four changes for inter-pro clash

Jan 8th 2021, 12:12 PM 15,093 Views 33 Comments

Bundee Aki hasn’t recovered from a knee injury to feature at the Sportsground.

Hanrahan hopes re-shaped leadership group can lead to more Munster progress
# Player Led
# Player Led

Hanrahan hopes re-shaped leadership group can lead to more Munster progress

Jan 8th 2021, 8:25 AM 7,441 Views 14 Comments

‘Johann was brilliant in that he stepped back and handed it to the players.’

# munster - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'I've a long history with Friendy, he's always been good to me'
# Compatriots
# Compatriots

'I've a long history with Friendy, he's always been good to me'

Jan 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,828 Views 1 Comment

Munster coach Stephen Larkham laments a ‘short’ working relationship with Friend in 2011, but has fond memories meeting as a young player.

# munster - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash
# Talisman
# Talisman

Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash

Jan 5th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,268 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre has been absent over the past two weekends.

# munster - Monday 4 January, 2021

'A huge battle' - Munster eager to shake off Ulster defeat as Connacht showdown looms
# Irish Derby
# Irish Derby

'A huge battle' - Munster eager to shake off Ulster defeat as Connacht showdown looms

Jan 4th 2021, 7:15 AM 7,292 Views 16 Comments

Another crucial inter-pro derby awaits Johann van Graan’s side this weekend.

# munster - Saturday 2 January, 2021

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Pro14
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Pro14

Jan 2nd 2021, 4:00 PM 56,042 Views 13 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as the Conference leaders met in Belfast.

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 9,045 Views 12 Comments

The northern province have made 11 changes for the meeting at Kingspan Stadium.

# munster - Friday 1 January, 2021

Creation of new Munster Technological University an 'important milestone' for south west
# MTU
From TheJournal.ie
# MTU

Creation of new Munster Technological University an 'important milestone' for south west

Jan 1st 2021, 1:37 PM 32,862 Views 24 Comments

Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tralee have joined together to become the Munster Technological University (MTU).

# munster - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Munster have made strides in 2020 - now they need to win something
# Year In Review
# Year In Review

Munster have made strides in 2020 - now they need to win something

Dec 31st 2020, 11:30 AM 19,812 Views 24 Comments

Munster have chalked up some big wins in 2020 – but they need a trophy in 2021 to end a decade of near misses.

# munster - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Munster's clash with Leinster in Thomond Park postponed
# Derby
# Derby

Munster's clash with Leinster in Thomond Park postponed

Updated Dec 24th 2020, 11:20 AM 55,581 Views 53 Comments

The game was due to take place in Limerick on 26 December.

# munster - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Munster produce their greatest comeback in years to beat Clermont
# Comeback Kings
# Comeback Kings

Munster produce their greatest comeback in years to beat Clermont

Dec 19th 2020, 7:45 PM 72,961 Views 123 Comments

Munster come from 28-9 down to win 39-31 against Clermont in the Champions Cup.

'Ben Healy is Dan Carter-ish; Craig Casey is The Real McCoy'
# Breakthrough Boys
# Breakthrough Boys

'Ben Healy is Dan Carter-ish; Craig Casey is The Real McCoy'

Dec 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,920 Views 16 Comments

Munster’s new kids on the block face a French exam today in Clermont but Eddie O’Sullivan and Marcus Horan believe they can pass it.

# munster - Friday 18 December, 2020

21-year-old prop Wycherley gets first European start for Munster in Clermont
# Team News
# Team News

21-year-old prop Wycherley gets first European start for Munster in Clermont

Dec 18th 2020, 12:03 PM 11,764 Views 22 Comments

Johann van Graan has made three changes to his starting XV for the trip to France.

'It’s down to me to keep playing well and hold on to the jersey' - Murray
# Nine
# Nine

'It’s down to me to keep playing well and hold on to the jersey' - Murray

Dec 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,820 Views 19 Comments

The 31-year-old continues as the first-choice for Munster and Ireland.

# munster - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'It was illegal' - Munster dismiss Harlequins 'rolling around and diving' claims
# Fallout
# Fallout

'It was illegal' - Munster dismiss Harlequins 'rolling around and diving' claims

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,263 Views 20 Comments

Ben Healy was left injured by two late hits at Thomond Park.

Crowley and Flannery hope for Munster chances over festive inter-pro season
# Prospects
# Prospects

Crowley and Flannery hope for Munster chances over festive inter-pro season

Dec 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,418 Views 7 Comments

The academy out-halves could be set for opportunities after Ben Healy’s injury.

# munster - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Munster move past Healy frustration as Carbery makes 'really good' progress
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Munster move past Healy frustration as Carbery makes 'really good' progress

Dec 16th 2020, 2:17 PM 15,926 Views 19 Comments

The 21-year-old out-half is set to be out of action for two to four weeks.

# munster - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Kerry finish strong to overturn Cork and win brilliant Munster minor football contest
# Kingdom Rule
# Kingdom Rule

Kerry finish strong to overturn Cork and win brilliant Munster minor football contest

Dec 15th 2020, 9:28 PM 16,762 Views 3 Comments

A three-point win for the home side in Tralee after extra-time.

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