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# perpignan - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Marmion in line for November Test duty, ankle injury not as serious as feared

Conor Murray’s continued absence means Joe Schmidt may have to look to the Connacht 9.

# perpignan - Monday 8 October, 2018

Zebo keeps scoring, a debut for Foley, and POC's Stade win again

Here’s how the Irish players and coaches based abroad did in recent days.

# perpignan - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

AC joint to keep Thornbury out of Connacht action until 'at least November'

With a South Africa trip in store for the Westerners, a December return has been mooted.

# perpignan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Zebo opens his Top 14 account but Racing hammered by Clermont

There was also defeat for Paddy Jackson and Perpignan this afternoon.

# perpignan - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan

The former Ulster out-half has played his first game since being acquitted of rape this year.

# perpignan - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From Remains of Dublin man found buried in French city nine years after disappearance Paul Shine-dixon

Remains of Dublin man found buried in French city nine years after disappearance Exclusive

Shortly before Paul Shine-Dixon went missing in France, he told his partner he had witnessed a shooting.

# perpignan - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'I don't think anything is ever forever, who knows what could happen?'

IRFU boss David Nucifora hasn’t ruled out a return to Ireland for Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.

# perpignan - Friday 8 June, 2018

Paddy Jackson set for Top 14 rugby as he signs two-year deal at Perpignan

The news was announced this morning.

# perpignan - Friday 15 December, 2017

From Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six Perpignan

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the process of identifying the victims was “extremely difficult”.

# perpignan - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France Millas

Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France

The incident happened this afternoon, close to the city of Perpignan.

# perpignan - Monday 31 August, 2015

These French rugby clubs were left playing 13 aside after a mass brawl Ballin' And Brawln' This post contains videos

These French rugby clubs were left playing 13 aside after a mass brawl

Nobody likes to see this sort of thing obviously…

# perpignan - Saturday 20 December, 2014

On this day in 2009... Munster recorded one of their greatest European triumphs Flashback This post contains videos

On this day in 2009... Munster recorded one of their greatest European triumphs

Tony McGahan’s side ended Perpignan’s five-year unbeaten streak at home in the Heineken Cup with a bonus-point win at the Stade Aime Giral.

# perpignan - Saturday 14 December, 2013

'We picked a fight and we got it', says O'Mahony after great Munster escape

The Munster captain instantly put today’s win over Perpignan among the classics.

JJ Hanrahan's super sweet sidestep gives Munster victory

The young Kerryman’s brilliant try rescued his team from defeat in Perpignan.

As it happened: Perpignan v Munster, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Rob Penney’s side look to put another European win in the bank.

Matching aggression to width looks the key for Munster

Perpignan represent a different challenge at the Stade Aimé Giral, but Rob Penney’s men can do a job.

# perpignan - Friday 13 December, 2013

Four changes for Munster as Donnacha Ryan returns

Rob Penney has made changes in the front row, second row and at scrum-half for tomorrow’s clash with Perpignan.

O'Mahony: Munster have been winning in France for years

The southern province’s captain feels his team will thrive in the Stade Aimé Giral’s overbearing atmosphere.

# perpignan - Thursday 12 December, 2013

CJ Stander named at No. 8 in Munster 'A' team

The South African back-row will not be part of Munster’s Heineken Cup clash in Perpignan this weekend

Rob Penney: 'Perpignan will be trying to ambush us'

The Kiwi head coach was delighted with how his tactical plan worked out last weekend.

# perpignan - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Murphy admits to Munster's defensive concerns before Perpignan trip

The winger recalls experiencing the ‘intimidating’ atmosphere in Perpignan during his time with Leicester.

# perpignan - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Mafi will be 'bouncing' for return leg against Munster - James Hook

The Perpignan captain says he has loved his time in France as rumours over new arrivals persist.

# perpignan - Monday 9 December, 2013

O'Mahony: 'We're not going to fall in love with ourselves'

The Munster captain refused to get carried away by his team’s attacking edge against Perpignan.

# perpignan - Sunday 8 December, 2013

5 talking points from this weekend's Heineken Cup action

There were four magnificent wins for Connacht, Ulster, Leinster and Munster in Europe over the last two days.

Penney admits Murray is unlikely to play next weekend

The Munster coach was happy to beat Perpignan well, but injuries to his starting halfbacks are cause for concern.

As it happened: Munster v Perpignan, Heineken Cup

Rob Penney’s men powered to a convincing five-try win against the French side in Limerick.

Win or bust for Munster when Perpignan come knocking

Defeat to Edinburgh makes any more slip-ups unacceptable.

# perpignan - Saturday 7 December, 2013

It’s not about the booze: Botha explains the real difficulty with early kick-offs

Under darkness, the atmosphere and on-field intensity always feels better. There’s a reason for that.

Bernard Jackman: Munster must be wary of Perpignan backs

The Grenoble defence and collisions coach filled us in on what Robe Penney’s side should expect tomorrow.

Munster v Perpignan: Three crucial head-to-heads in Limerick

The Top 14 side are without some key men, but still have the potential to upset the Limerick crowd.

# perpignan - Thursday 5 December, 2013

No point flying to Perpignan if Munster can't win at Thomond -- Penney

The Munster coach confidently says his side remain ‘masters of their own destiny’.

# perpignan - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Painful defeats parked as O'Mahony gears up for make or break week

The Munster captain underwent some ‘fine-tuning’ today before Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash with Perpignan.

Claw to O'Connell, Everitt to Earls: Munster's Heineken Cup history with Perpignan

Did we mention ROG? Lots and lots of ROG.

# perpignan - Monday 2 December, 2013

Munster boosted by heavy injury toll for Perpignan

The Top 14 side will be missing four important players for Sunday’s clash in Thomond Park.

# perpignan - Friday 29 November, 2013

Perpignan downed by Clermont ahead of Munster visit

The Top 14 side prepared for their trip to Thomond Park with a narrow loss at home.

# perpignan - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Former Munster centre Mafi gets six-week ban for this tackle

Here’s the challenge for which the Perpignan centre picked up his suspension.

# perpignan - Monday 24 December, 2012

Dan Carter set for another European vacation French Fancy This post contains videos

Dan Carter set for another European vacation

Let’s hope it doesn’t go all ‘Clark Griswald’ on him again.

# perpignan - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Green Pastures: Neil Best and Worcester eye European silverware

The former Ulster flanker and his Warriors side take on Perpignan tonight.

# perpignan - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Jean de Villiers eager to pile on the misery for old Munster friends

The Springbok captain is set to take on Keith Earls in the centre of the park on Saturday.

# perpignan - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around

Leinster’s leading try-scorer has won three Heineken Cups but can still vividly recall the semi-final heartache of 2003.

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