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#Munster

# munster - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

New deal! Conor Murray agrees IRFU contract extension until June 2022 Staying Put This post contains videos

New deal! Conor Murray agrees IRFU contract extension until June 2022

The 29-year-old scrum-half signed a new deal with the IRFU at the beginning of September.

Leinster's pack bringing 'a spike' after tough lessons from Munster maul

James Ryan and his team-mates have a point to prove against Wasps this weekend.

'It’s going to come down to physically dominating them between the four white lines'

Jean Kleyn is ready for the considerable challenge Munster face in Exeter.

# munster - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'If you want to win away, you can’t concede any unnecessary penalties'

A key penalty in the loss to Leinster was completely avoidable.

# munster - Monday 8 October, 2018

Leinster battle 'good practice' ahead of Munster's trip to Exeter

Johann van Graan’s pack look in rude health before facing up to another almighty challenge in England.

'I didn't think he would go down that easy,' says Earls on Lowe and Leinster's penalty try Laid Lowe This post contains videos

'I didn't think he would go down that easy,' says Earls on Lowe and Leinster's penalty try

The Ireland and Munster wing was sin-binned 11 minutes into Saturday’s loss to Leinster and the decision to award a penalty try still rankles with him.

# munster - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Cipriani returns to wound Wasps ahead of Leinster clash

Dai Young’s side also lost scrum-half Dan Robson to injury and look set to be without him for the RDS trip.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14

We’re going minute-by-minute from the Aviva Stadium as Joey Carbery returns to face his native province.

# munster - Friday 5 October, 2018

Sexton absent as Leo Cullen rings the changes for Munster clash

Ross Byrne makes the starting line-up for Leinster this weekend.

Carbery to face Leinster in Munster colours for the first time tomorrow

The out-half starts for Johann van Graan’s side, as does captain Peter O’Mahony.

James Ryan relieved to move beyond unbeaten streak after finally tasting defeat

Though his winning run still stands in Leinster colours.

# munster - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Waiting days over: Conway determined to make things happen for Munster and Ireland

The Munster man made a belated Test debut last year, but has solidified his place in the back three pecking order since.

“I remember Paulie smacking me on the arse and saying: ‘best of luck kid, you’ll get the next one!'

“I remember Paulie smacking me on the arse and saying: ‘best of luck kid, you’ll get the next one!'

Rob Kearney looks back on painful memories of his early clashes with Munster.

# munster - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'It just goes to show the level that county management is gone to and the mental drain that's happening'

Cork coach Kieran Murphy on the growing demands facing inter-county management and players.

'That quick throw-in, some of the guys said; 'no, slow down!'': Mathewson an exciting addition for Munster

Johann van Graan was delighted with how his team adapted to the scrum-half’s off-the-cuff skill.

# munster - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Double forward blow for in-form Chiefs ahead of Champions Cup clash with Munster

Exeter’s pack will be without Sam Simmonds and Jonny Hill for the early rounds of Europe at the very least.

Stander content to occupy underdog role until it comes time to bite back

‘To go up there just to play is not going to be acceptable. We play this game to win,’ says the Munster and Ireland back row.

# munster - Monday 1 October, 2018

No fresh injury concerns for Munster ahead of Leinster clash, Bleyendaal in full training

Fullback Mike Haley will be monitored after pulling out of the Ulster rout with a tight hamstring.

# munster - Thursday 27 September, 2018

French referees in place for all three provinces in Champions Cup openers

Connacht have Scottish and Welsh officials for their early European matches, while Joy Neville will take charge of the Challenge Cup opener.

Van Graan takes positive signs from Bleyendaal as Munster move into battle mode

Johann van Graan is confident a consistent strong 23 over the coming weeks will make for a marked improvement.

# munster - Monday 24 September, 2018

He's back! Sheedy returns to take charge of Tipperary senior hurlers for a second time

Tipperary have tonight confirmed that Liam Sheedy will replace Michael Ryan.

# munster - Friday 21 September, 2018

Halaholo haunts Munster as Cardiff smash their way to bonus point win

Flashes of Carbery brilliance and two tries from Conway were not enough to blunt the Blues.

# munster - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Stander gets first start of the season as Munster make six changes Cj

Stander gets first start of the season as Munster make six changes

Johann van Graan has named JJ Hanrahan at fullback for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

# munster - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

All-Ireland champs Limerick at home to Cork in their 2019 provincial opener

The schedule of games for next year’s Munster senior hurling championship have been released.

Earls intent on improving again as he's raring to get new season under way

‘A few of us probably got a bit relaxed in our position and weren’t hungry enough to be out there but fellas are edgy now.’

'They were all winners before I went in': Keith Earls plays down role in Limerick's All-Ireland triumph

The lads were asking me questions, it wasn’t like I was going through drills or motivating them.’

# munster - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'

Laura Guest has gone from captaining Munster to inter-pro success to leading them as head coach.

# munster - Friday 14 September, 2018

Munster SHC revamped for 2019 to allow break weekend for all counties

The Munster minor football championship format is also facing radical changes.

# munster - Thursday 13 September, 2018

'Of course I’d like to coach Ireland... it’s harder in coaching because there's more to learn'

Ronan O’Gara was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

POM, Cloete and Conway back for Munster as Carbery and Beirne start

Johann van Graan has some of his big guns back for the visit of the Ospreys tomorrow night.

# munster - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Ronan O'Gara inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame ROG

Ronan O'Gara inducted into World Rugby's Hall of Fame

The legendary Ireland and Munster out-half became the 12th Irish inductee.

# munster - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Leinster hope to see women's inter-pros expanded from three rounds

Head coach Ben Armstrong says his players are keen for more inter-provincial fixtures in the future.

# munster - Friday 7 September, 2018

Costly first half leaves Munster licking their wounds at Scotstoun

Three first-half tries steered the Warriors past a weakened Munster in Glasgow.

'I hate one-on-one drills with Sweets because he can make you look like a fool'

Munster will hope their exciting wing can make the difference away to Glasgow Warriors this evening.

# munster - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Beirne set for Munster debut off bench as Taute returns for Glasgow trip

Joey Carbery has once again been held in reserve by head coach Johann van Graan.

# munster - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Analysis: Carbery debut gives Munster fans a glimpse of out-half's skills

The 22-year-old provided the assist for Dave O’Callaghan’s try at Thomond Park.

# munster - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

# munster - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'In Munster, there's always going to be competition' - JJ impresses at 10

The 26-year-old will be battling with Joey Carbery for the out-half slot at Munster.

# munster - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Munster happy with Carbery debut as scrum-half Cronin shines

The former Leinster out-half got a rousing reception at Thomond Park.

Carbery debuts as Munster start season with six-try win over Cheetahs

Darren Sweetnam was man of the match for Johann van Graan’s team.