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#Munster

# 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 17,544 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 35,789 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 18,423 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 16,749 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 15,112 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 7,499 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 7,833 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 5,276 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 7,295 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 56,072 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 9,048 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
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# MTU

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

Jan 1st 2021, 1:37 PM 32,973 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 19,835 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 55,600 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 73,008 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 16,224 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 11,780 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 5,831 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 33,268 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 11,438 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 16,010 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 16,800 Views 3 Comments

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

8 goals in Munster U20 semi-final as Tipperary take down Waterford after extra-time
# Back Of The Net
# Back Of The Net

8 goals in Munster U20 semi-final as Tipperary take down Waterford after extra-time

Dec 15th 2020, 9:15 PM 32,461 Views 10 Comments

Tipperary will now meet Cork on 23 December in the final.

Waterford senior named at centre-forward and one Tipperary change for Munster U20 semi-final
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Waterford senior named at centre-forward and one Tipperary change for Munster U20 semi-final

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 8:25 AM 22,522 Views 1 Comment

Iarlaith Daly is selected for the clash in the Fraher Field.

# munster - Monday 14 December, 2020

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool
# Standings
# Standings

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool

Dec 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 19,765 Views 40 Comments

Three of the Irish provinces are already playing catch up in the new Champions Cup format.

# munster - Sunday 13 December, 2020

'It was quite clearly a tactic' - Munster fume at late tackles on Ben Healy
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

'It was quite clearly a tactic' - Munster fume at late tackles on Ben Healy

Dec 13th 2020, 8:22 PM 62,833 Views 33 Comments

Johann van Graan was not happy about the two late shots on the 21-year-old out-half.

Coombes try on European debut helps Munster to win over Harlequins
# Job Done
# Job Done

Coombes try on European debut helps Munster to win over Harlequins

Dec 13th 2020, 7:25 PM 17,803 Views 78 Comments

The southern province scored two tries in wet conditions at Thomond Park.

The Premiership is a land of hype and glory and Munster will prove that
# Battle Lines
# Battle Lines

The Premiership is a land of hype and glory and Munster will prove that

Dec 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 20,155 Views 16 Comments

Munster’s consistency in Europe over the last 10 years has been disregarded. They are good enough to reach another semi-final.

# munster - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories
# Rising Stars
# Rising Stars

Limerick and Tipperary set up Munster minor final meeting after semi-final victories

Dec 12th 2020, 7:29 PM 7,843 Views 0 Comments

Limerick saw off Cork in Thurles while Tipperary defeated Waterford in Páirc Uí Rinn.

Super scoring subs help Cork claim Munster semi-final win over Limerick after extra-time
# U20
# U20

Super scoring subs help Cork claim Munster semi-final win over Limerick after extra-time

Dec 12th 2020, 6:38 PM 14,524 Views 8 Comments

They advance to the final on 23 December against Tipperary or Waterford.

# munster - Friday 11 December, 2020

European debut for Coombes as Munster welcome back big guns for 'Quins clash
# SUAF
# SUAF

European debut for Coombes as Munster welcome back big guns for 'Quins clash

Dec 11th 2020, 12:27 PM 19,167 Views 39 Comments

Peter O’Mahony continues at 7 while Conor Murray is back to partner JJ Hanrahan.

Munster will look to impact of 'world-class' centre De Allende in Europe
# Difference
# Difference

Munster will look to impact of 'world-class' centre De Allende in Europe

Dec 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,103 Views 2 Comments

The Springboks midfielder has settled into life in Limerick very well.

'I don't want to be 50 sitting in the pub and thinking, 'I wish I had taken a risk'
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

'I don't want to be 50 sitting in the pub and thinking, 'I wish I had taken a risk'

Dec 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 11,731 Views 1 Comment

Sammy Arnold made a big decision to switch from Munster to Connacht last summer.

# munster - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park
# Inside Track
# Inside Track

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park

Dec 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,346 Views 1 Comment

The Premiership side have been impressed by some of the province’s young players.

Form of exciting young guns makes for lengthy Munster selection meetings
# Big Calls
# Big Calls

Form of exciting young guns makes for lengthy Munster selection meetings

Dec 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,130 Views 17 Comments

The likes of Craig Casey, Ben Healy, and Gavin Coombes have been putting their hands up.

# munster - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow
# Suspended
# Suspended

Quins centre Esterhuizen to miss Munster clash after ban for striking with elbow

Dec 9th 2020, 11:44 AM 9,953 Views 3 Comments

The South Africa international was sent off against Gloucester last weekend.

# munster - Monday 7 December, 2020

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action
# Challenges
# Challenges

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action

Dec 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,485 Views 9 Comments

The Champions Cup kicks off on Friday night as Toulouse visit Ulster in Belfast.

# munster - Monday 30 November, 2020

Glasgow make approach for promising Munster out-half Ben Healy
# Offer
# Offer

Glasgow make approach for promising Munster out-half Ben Healy

Nov 30th 2020, 11:30 PM 54,307 Views 71 Comments

The 21-year-old, who is understood to be Scottish-qualified, has shown his quality recently.

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre
# Rout
# Rout

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre

Nov 30th 2020, 11:15 PM 10,968 Views 9 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men were far too good for the Italians at Thomond Park.

'It's maybe not the colours on the shirt you play for, it's probably the people'
# Tipp Man
# Tipp Man

'It's maybe not the colours on the shirt you play for, it's probably the people'

Nov 30th 2020, 8:40 AM 10,376 Views 5 Comments

Bill Johnston has no regrets about his move from Munster to Ulster last year.