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#Johann van Graan

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

'Loftus has been my home' - Van Graan makes emotional return to South Africa with Munster
# Strong Ties
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# Strong Ties

'Loftus has been my home' - Van Graan makes emotional return to South Africa with Munster

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:37 PM 11,085 Views 15 Comments

Some of the province’s Ireland internationals are expected to fly in and link up with the squad for their second of two URC games.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Talented Cork man Crowley gets Munster out-half audition against Ospreys
# Prospect
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# Prospect

Talented Cork man Crowley gets Munster out-half audition against Ospreys

Oct 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 9,457 Views 6 Comments

Ronan O’Gara tried to bring the Cork Con playmaker to La Rochelle.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

'I believe it will change a lot of people's lives because of that'
# Munster Man
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# Munster Man

'I believe it will change a lot of people's lives because of that'

Oct 19th 2021, 2:54 PM 9,555 Views 0 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan has praised Keith Earls for his bravery.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Van Graan gives his backing to Carbery after out-half’s mixed night

Oct 17th 2021, 10:00 AM 25,561 Views 36 Comments

The Munster No10 won the game with a late conversion just minutes after seeing his clearance kick charged down for a Connacht try.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 4 October, 2021

Van Graan: 'I am not going to moan about scoring four forward tries in the second half'
# Perspective
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# Perspective

Van Graan: 'I am not going to moan about scoring four forward tries in the second half'

Oct 4th 2021, 7:53 AM 11,509 Views 13 Comments

Munster are moving forward even if it is not at the pace that so many pundits would like.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

The Munster depth chart: Zebo's return and the promising young guns
# Options
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# Options

The Munster depth chart: Zebo's return and the promising young guns

Sep 14th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,286 Views 19 Comments

Johann van Graan has seen five senior forwards depart during the summer.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Munster run in five tries in entertaining pre-season win over Exeter
# Gimme Five
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# Gimme Five

Munster run in five tries in entertaining pre-season win over Exeter

Sep 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 13,181 Views 6 Comments

Munster win 31-19 in front of 8,775 in Sandy Park.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

James Cronin to leave Munster at end of the season
# Moving On
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# Moving On

James Cronin to leave Munster at end of the season

May 18th 2021, 2:43 PM 22,300 Views 31 Comments

The prop made his debut for the province in 2013.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Van Graan hails 'world class' Murray ahead of scrum-half's third Lions tour
# Longevity
From The42
# Longevity

Van Graan hails 'world class' Murray ahead of scrum-half's third Lions tour

May 12th 2021, 7:30 AM 6,736 Views 12 Comments

The Munster boss also confirmed the province won’t be looking to make any more additions to their squad.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 10 May, 2021

Munster hoping to find silverware at end of the Rainbow Cup
# Over The Rainbow
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# Over The Rainbow

Munster hoping to find silverware at end of the Rainbow Cup

May 10th 2021, 6:45 AM 8,025 Views 10 Comments

Successive derby wins have boosted morale but Munster still have work to do.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 26 April, 2021

'The belief has never changed' - Munster look to build on positive start to Rainbow Cup
# In It To Win It
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# In It To Win It

'The belief has never changed' - Munster look to build on positive start to Rainbow Cup

Apr 26th 2021, 7:15 AM 7,577 Views 25 Comments

Johann van Graan says his team are viewing the competition as a clean slate.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Forget the detractors, Munster should now be desperate to win the Rainbow Cup
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Forget the detractors, Munster should now be desperate to win the Rainbow Cup

Apr 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 30,349 Views 85 Comments

A 24-point win over Leinster leaves Johann van Graan’s side in a strong position to end their trophy drought.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 5 April, 2021

Munster are 'improving every single season’ insists head coach Van Graan
# Moving On
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# Moving On

Munster are 'improving every single season’ insists head coach Van Graan

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 12:00 PM 25,566 Views 69 Comments

The South African is adamant that his team can reach the next level.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 29 March, 2021

Munster's Van Graan: 'It's tough to take, I'm not going to lie, it's tough to take'
# Hurting
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# Hurting

Munster's Van Graan: 'It's tough to take, I'm not going to lie, it's tough to take'

Mar 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,498 Views 32 Comments

Munster have made some progress over the last three years – but Leinster remain way stronger.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 12 March, 2021

Carbery has chance to prove he can still play a major part in Munster's season
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Carbery has chance to prove he can still play a major part in Munster's season

Mar 12th 2021, 7:45 AM 6,484 Views 5 Comments

The outhalf starts his first game in 14 months when the province host Scarlets tonight.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
# Finalists
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# Finalists

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought

Mar 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,351 Views 34 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 5 March, 2021

'Big games get won by special moments' - Van Graan hails Haley's solo score
# Magic Moment
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# Magic Moment

'Big games get won by special moments' - Van Graan hails Haley's solo score

Mar 5th 2021, 10:22 PM 11,367 Views 39 Comments

The Munster fullback produced a brilliant solo score to help his side secure a Pro14 final spot.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Holland and Casey return for Munster as Carbery named on the bench to face Connacht
# Team News
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# Team News

Holland and Casey return for Munster as Carbery named on the bench to face Connacht

Mar 4th 2021, 12:54 PM 11,057 Views 42 Comments

Johann van Graan has made eight changes for tomorrow night’s vital game at Thomond Park.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Munster urge patience with Carbery but back him to return to his best
# Joey
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# Joey

Munster urge patience with Carbery but back him to return to his best

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 9,961 Views 12 Comments

The 25-year-old made his return from a long-term injury last Friday in Cardiff.

'He’s still one of the premier wingers in Ireland' - Conway back in action
# Key Man
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# Key Man

'He’s still one of the premier wingers in Ireland' - Conway back in action

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 11,945 Views 19 Comments

The 29-year-old hasn’t featured in the Six Nations but made his Munster comeback two weekends ago.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Munster's Snyman runs for first time since injury but still has 'a long way to go'
# Progress
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# Progress

Munster's Snyman runs for first time since injury but still has 'a long way to go'

Mar 2nd 2021, 2:13 PM 10,145 Views 13 Comments

The Springboks lock has stepped up his rehabilitation from a ruptured ACL.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
# Comeback
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# Comeback

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'

Feb 27th 2021, 12:58 PM 10,677 Views 6 Comments

Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Carbery's return to training provides 'big lift' for Munster squad
# Road To Recovery
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# Road To Recovery

Carbery's return to training provides 'big lift' for Munster squad

Feb 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,277 Views 14 Comments

The out-half has stepped up his training load with the province this week.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Van Graan: Carbery 'doing really well' ahead of latest step on road to recovery
# Progress
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# Progress

Van Graan: Carbery 'doing really well' ahead of latest step on road to recovery

Feb 16th 2021, 2:11 PM 5,319 Views 8 Comments

The out-half is due to step up his training load with the province this week.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,234 Views 57 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
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# Negotiations

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

Jan 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,595 Views 11 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 19th 2021, 5:09 PM 22,225 Views 36 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Monday 11 January, 2021

'Change or be changed' - Provinces get used to dealing with uncertainty
# Planning
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# Planning

'Change or be changed' - Provinces get used to dealing with uncertainty

Jan 11th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,144 Views 5 Comments

Connacht and Munster insisted they had no idea what would come next after Saturday night’s clash.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 10 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 10th 2021, 9:38 AM 11,549 Views 32 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 9 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 9th 2021, 10:29 PM 17,584 Views 16 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Monday 4 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 4th 2021, 7:15 AM 7,302 Views 16 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 16th 2020, 2:17 PM 16,088 Views 19 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Monday 14 December, 2020

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

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool

Dec 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 19,789 Views 40 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Out-half Healy returns for Munster as O'Sullivan starts at openside flanker
# Team News
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# Team News

Out-half Healy returns for Munster as O'Sullivan starts at openside flanker

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:14 PM 20,644 Views 24 Comments

Fineen Wycherley shifts from the second row to the back row for the visit to Scotstoun.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Munster coach hails players after week of upheaval - 'It’s very tough to manage it but I think we all adapted'
# Johann Van Graan
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# Johann Van Graan

Munster coach hails players after week of upheaval - 'It’s very tough to manage it but I think we all adapted'

Oct 11th 2020, 3:11 PM 10,883 Views 11 Comments

Munster defeated Edinburgh after a week of upheaval for the province.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 2 October, 2020

21-year-old Casey among starters as Munster commence Pro14 away to Scarlets
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

21-year-old Casey among starters as Munster commence Pro14 away to Scarlets

Oct 2nd 2020, 12:09 PM 13,862 Views 31 Comments

Mike Haley and Darren Sweetnam make their return tot first-team action.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'
# Talent
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# Talent

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'

Sep 30th 2020, 3:14 PM 33,724 Views 35 Comments

Munster’s Johann van Graan expects the likes of Craig Casey, John Hodnett, and Ben Healy to push for European starts.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'He'll be the same for a number of weeks and months' - No update on Carbery
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

'He'll be the same for a number of weeks and months' - No update on Carbery

Sep 29th 2020, 3:37 PM 10,231 Views 20 Comments

There was more positive news on Munster’s Conor Murray and Dave Kilcoyne, however.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans
# Tactics
From The42
# Tactics

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans

Sep 5th 2020, 1:17 PM 17,657 Views 26 Comments

The tactical approach from Johann van Graan’s side felt far too familiar as they came up short again.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 31 August, 2020

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step
# Familiar Foes
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# Familiar Foes

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step

Aug 31st 2020, 5:00 AM 10,594 Views 38 Comments

Friday night at the Aviva Stadium should be an intriguing battle between the provinces.

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