# Munster

# Teamsheet
Snyman to make Champions Cup debut as Munster name team to face Sharks
King’s Park in Durban hosts Saturday’s game.
30th March 2023
# world cup winner
Jones' remarkable journey since leaving Munster will continue with England
The 35-year-old is one of the highest-rated young coaches in rugby.
# Analysis
How instinctive, creative Antoine Frisch has become a key man for Munster
The France native has helped to transform the southern province’s attack this season.
This week
26th March 2023 - 31st March 2023
# around the grounds
Cork and Limerick win Munster ties, Dublin and Meath amongst Leinster U20 victors
A busy night of underage GAA action in Munster and Leinster.
# Teamsheets
Cork, Waterford and Limerick name sides for Munster U20 hurling ties
Tomorrow night’s game is Cork’s opener in the 2023 championship.
# strength in depth
'The squad that Rowntree inherited, I didn’t feel it was equipped for silverware'
Munster’s loss against Glasgow was discussed on Rugby Weekly Extra.
# Reaction
Graham Rowntree: 'I'm not going to sugar coat it. That wasn't us, we have to do better'
Munster head coach says if you ‘lose collisions both side of the ball, you’re going to lose the game’.
Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Rugby
Munster slip behind in top-four race as Glasgow secure memorable URC win at Thomond Park
The hosts trailed 28-0 at the break.
Munster slip behind in top-four race as Glasgow secure memorable win at Thomond
The hosts trailed 28-0 at the break.
# Team news
Crowley returns at 12 for Munster as Frisch misses Glasgow clash
Mike Haley and Dave Kilcoyne also come back into the starting XV.
# new faces
Ireland U20 Grand Slam winners added to Leinster and Munster Champions Cup squads
Hugh Cooney, Fintan Gunne, Gus McCarthy and Danny Sheahan are all now involved.
# Called Off
Bad weather forces postponement of Munster U20 match in Dungarvan
Waterford and Limerick were due to face off tonight.
# Round-Up
Dublin U20s hold off Wicklow challenge, while stunning Collins goal inspires Clare minor hurlers
Elsewhere in the U20 LFC, Westmeath beat champions Kildare, while Offaly clawed back a six-point deficit to seal a dramatic, last-gasp draw.
# Teamsheets
Senior forwards to start for Waterford and Limerick in Munster U20 hurling opener
Throw-in at the Fraher Field in Dungarvan tomorrow night is 7pm.
Last month
March 2023
# Moving On
Malakai Fekitoa set to leave Munster for Benetton Rugby
Former All Black to depart province after one full season.
'I'm so proud of him' - Rowntree thrilled as Snyman finally makes his return
The World Cup winner got back on the pitch after his injury nightmare.
# Thriller
RG Snyman returns as Munster hold off astonishing Scarlets comeback
Graham Rowntree’s men held on for a fifth URC win in-a-row after a remarkable game.
Former Ireland prop Tony Buckley set to sue IRFU and Munster Rugby
It’s believed the intended action relates to concussion injuries Buckley suffered during his career.
# Exit
Farrell set for move to France after Munster confirm release
The 29-year-old stepped back from playing duties in September.
This year
# Schools Rugby
PBC hold off St Munchin's comeback to win Munster semi-final thriller
Ben O’Connor came up with a vital intervention late on for PBC.
# All Square
Stunning Crescent comeback against CBC sends Munster semi-final to replay
There was no separating the two teams at Musgrave Park.
# Pen to Paper
'A leader like Pete is invaluable' - O'Mahony signs central contract extension
The deal runs until the end of next season, incorporating the World Cup in France.
Munster sign Māori All Blacks and Chiefs centre as Kilcoyne and Archer extend contracts
Alex Nankivell will join on a two-year deal at the start of the 2023/24 season.
Kerry and Sligo sides advance to Hogan Cup semi-finals after provincial senior wins
St Brendan’s Killarney and Summerhill College Sligo won today’s finals.
# Big man
Munster prop Salanoa links up with Ireland as tighthead cover
The Hawaii native was part of the Emerging Ireland tour earlier this season.
# back again
John Ryan in picture for World Cup squad with a second return to Munster announced
Ryan has left the province for New Zealand but will return in time for next season.
# Appointment
Munster appoint Costello as first-ever Head of Rugby Operations
The new role will involve player development, succession planning, and recruitment.
# last 16
Leinster-Ulster knockout Champions Cup clash confirmed for Aviva Stadium
Munster face Sharks on the same day.
# Analysis
Kinsella on Rugby: Munster's wonder try against Toulouse points to good coaching
The offloading, passing and pace of the move shows the progress being made under attack coach Mike Prendergast.
# Talking Points
Porter leads Leinster, Ulster impress, Connacht stumble and Munster will miss Ryan
The42 writers look back on the weekend’s action for the province.
# On The Road
'It's a challenge, we like a challenge at this club' - Munster's Rowntree
The Munster boss says they welcome the challenge of travelling to take on the Sharks.
# Winner winner
Niamh Briggs' Munster retain interpro title and go back-to-back for first time since 2015
Deirbhile Nic a Bháird’s rampaging first-half try inspired a 50-24 win over Connacht, while Leinster were 43-0 winners over Ulster.
# Talking Points
Leinster's Joe Show, Connacht's Aki call, Ulster's defining night and Kilcoyne's Munster aim
The42 rugby writers look ahead to a huge weekend for the four Irish provinces.
# Forward momentum
Ryan and Hodnett earn starting roles in Munster pack for Toulouse clash
Conor Murray returns to match-day squad, while Joe Carbery retains his spot at 10.
# bounce back
'He is reminding me of CJ' - Coombes earns swift recall to Ireland squad
The Munster back row has been in brilliant form after being dropped by Ireland back in November.
# Senior players
Murray and Earls still 'hugely important' for Munster after being left out
The senior pair missed out on selection against Northampton last weekend.
# RG Snyman
'I can't commend the man more. He's had two years from hell'
Munster lock RG Snyman continued his recovery from his ACL injury today.
# classic
TU Dublin defeat UL on penalties in seesaw thriller, while other four Sigerson games postponed
Only one third-level football match went ahead tonight — and it went all the way to 80 minutes and beyond.
# Talking Points
Leinster's setpiece, the good and the bad for Munster, Ulster's half-back dilemma
Plenty to digest after the weekend’s Champions Cup ties for the Irish provinces.
# around the grounds
Sherlock inspires Cork to McGrath Cup final, penalty win for Derry in Dr McKenna Cup
There were also pre-season wins today for the hurlers of Clare, Kilkenny and Wexford.