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#Johann van Graan

# 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 10,680 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
From The42
# Progress

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

Feb 16th 2021, 2:11 PM 5,322 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 9,236 Views 58 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
From The42
# Negotiations

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

Jan 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,605 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
From The42
# Spicy

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

Jan 19th 2021, 5:09 PM 22,237 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
From The42
# 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
From The42
# Resolve

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

Jan 10th 2021, 9:38 AM 11,550 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 7,303 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
From The42
# Sidelined

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

Dec 16th 2020, 2:17 PM 16,099 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 19,791 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 20,648 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 10,884 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
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# 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 33,736 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 10,234 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 17,660 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
From The42
# Familiar Foes

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

Aug 31st 2020, 5:00 AM 10,596 Views 38 Comments

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

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Beirne excels but Munster now face into 'shortest turnaround we've had in years'
# Five Days
From The42
# Five Days

Beirne excels but Munster now face into 'shortest turnaround we've had in years'

Aug 30th 2020, 6:04 PM 12,636 Views 25 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side will be back at the Aviva Stadium on Friday night to take on Leinster.

Munster seal Pro14 semi-final against Leinster by overcoming 13-man Connacht
# Outnumbered
From The42
# Outnumbered

Munster seal Pro14 semi-final against Leinster by overcoming 13-man Connacht

Aug 30th 2020, 5:00 PM 43,893 Views 103 Comments

The western province were shown two red cards and a yellow at the Aviva Stadium.

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot
# On The Line
From The42
# On The Line

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot

Aug 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,571 Views 0 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men need at least two match points from this afternoon’s clash.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 24 August, 2020

'It went from absolute athleticism in the air into despair half a second later'
# Toll
From The42
# Toll

'It went from absolute athleticism in the air into despair half a second later'

Aug 24th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,954 Views 33 Comments

Despite the injuries, Munster took some positives from their 27-25 defeat to Leinster on Saturday night.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'I think I'm in the best place for him to bring me to a world-class level'
# Big Addition
From The42
# Big Addition

'I think I'm in the best place for him to bring me to a world-class level'

Aug 4th 2020, 5:14 PM 34,672 Views 7 Comments

RG Snyman says head coach Johann van Graan was the key factor in attracting him to Munster.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 30 July, 2020

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles
# Beefed Up
From The42
# Beefed Up

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles

Jul 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 32,462 Views 63 Comments

Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 17 July, 2020

'He's different to your normal lock': JVG excited to see Snyman grow at Munster
# All Action
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# All Action

'He's different to your normal lock': JVG excited to see Snyman grow at Munster

Jul 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,075 Views 9 Comments

12 years have passed since the Munster coach was first alerted to the outrageous talents of the Springbok second row.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'What Munster are getting is two World Cup-winning, world-class players'
# Big Names
From The42
# Big Names

'What Munster are getting is two World Cup-winning, world-class players'

Jun 3rd 2020, 3:11 PM 28,174 Views 70 Comments

Bryan Habana is a huge fan of Munster boss Johann van Graan.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

De Allende completes isolation while Munster expect Snyman to arrive this month
# New Signings
From The42
# New Signings

De Allende completes isolation while Munster expect Snyman to arrive this month

Updated May 19th 2020, 3:02 PM 18,128 Views 37 Comments

The Springboks duo will add major ballast for the province next season.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 13 January, 2020

Ospreys outing is a chance for van Graan to blood Munster's promising young guns
# Next Gen
From The42
# Next Gen

Ospreys outing is a chance for van Graan to blood Munster's promising young guns

Jan 13th 2020, 7:39 PM 11,902 Views 23 Comments

The likes of Jack O’Sullivan and Shane Daly have impressed when given opportunities.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 12 January, 2020

'We spoke in the dressing room - we stick together as a group, as we always do'
# Dejected
From The42
# Dejected

'We spoke in the dressing room - we stick together as a group, as we always do'

Updated Jan 12th 2020, 9:30 PM 41,059 Views 74 Comments

Munster have been dealt more disappointment in the Champions Cup.

Munster's European campaign all but over as Racing finish over the top in Paris
# Down And Out
From The42
# Down And Out

Munster's European campaign all but over as Racing finish over the top in Paris

Jan 12th 2020, 5:16 PM 41,335 Views 135 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men were blown away in the final 10 minutes after an even contest.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Munster satisfied with Murray's form as pressure comes on for Ireland spot
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

Munster satisfied with Murray's form as pressure comes on for Ireland spot

Jan 9th 2020, 1:00 AM 9,542 Views 19 Comments

Johann van Graan says the scrum-half has been ‘really good’ in the red jersey recently.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 6 January, 2020

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing
# Hurdles
From The42
# Hurdles

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,850 Views 38 Comments

With a new system to bed in, Johann van Graan laments that he has not been able to maintain a consistent starting XV.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 16 December, 2019

Munster's World Cup players to miss Leinster clash at Thomond Park
# Rested
From The42
# Rested

Munster's World Cup players to miss Leinster clash at Thomond Park

Dec 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 42,526 Views 62 Comments

Johann van Graan’s squad will be tested in the next three Pro14 inter-pro derbies.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Munster need 'close to the perfect performance' to win on the road against Saracens
# Away Day
From The42
# Away Day

Munster need 'close to the perfect performance' to win on the road against Saracens

Dec 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,806 Views 58 Comments

Johann van Graan knows his team have been some way off perfect so far.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 7 December, 2019

O'Mahony's try the difference as Munster edge out Saracens at Thomond Park
# Ugly Affair
From The42
# Ugly Affair

O'Mahony's try the difference as Munster edge out Saracens at Thomond Park

Dec 7th 2019, 7:25 PM 38,764 Views 105 Comments

There was late, late drama as Arno Botha was sent off for leading with the elbow.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'You have got to throw fellas in at the right time'
# Balance
From The42
# Balance

'You have got to throw fellas in at the right time'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:14 AM 11,060 Views 10 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan was impressed with Ben Healy on his first competitive start for the province.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 25 November, 2019

'We’ve done things you won’t have seen Munster do in the previous few years'
# New Mindset
From The42
# New Mindset

'We’ve done things you won’t have seen Munster do in the previous few years'

Nov 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,858 Views 25 Comments

Despite signs of attacking development, Munster slipped up at home in Europe.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 24 November, 2019

'We're a club that doesn’t know how to give up' - Van Graan takes the two points
# Honours Even
From The42
# Honours Even

'We're a club that doesn’t know how to give up' - Van Graan takes the two points

Nov 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,618 Views 45 Comments

Munster now face into back-to-back ties with Saracens in Europe.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'He'll be disappointed himself after but he shouldn't be' - Munster's O'Mahony From The42

'He'll be disappointed himself after but he shouldn't be' - Munster's O'Mahony

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:58 PM 20,908 Views 49 Comments

JJ Hanrahan nearly stole a win for his team against Racing 92 at Thomond Park.