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#Johann van Graan

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

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

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

Aug 24th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,950 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
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# 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 34,665 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 32,448 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
From The42
# All Action

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

Jul 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,072 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 28,167 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 18,120 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 11,901 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 41,049 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 41,332 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 9,538 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 9,849 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 42,522 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 7,803 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 38,763 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
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# Balance

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

Nov 30th 2019, 11:14 AM 11,058 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
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# New Mindset

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

Nov 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,854 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
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# 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 20,616 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.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 18 November, 2019

Munster confirm Mathewson will leave province after Racing clash
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Munster confirm Mathewson will leave province after Racing clash

Nov 18th 2019, 12:24 PM 24,814 Views 56 Comments

The 33-year-old initially joined as short-term cover when Conor Murray was injured.

JVG 'most pleased by how players reacted with two minutes to go'
# The Business End
From The42
# The Business End

JVG 'most pleased by how players reacted with two minutes to go'

Nov 18th 2019, 2:00 AM 5,296 Views 6 Comments

Munster conceded an inconsequential late try, but forced their way to a crucial 84th-minute bonus point.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Van Graan backs 'big leader' Bleyendaal to step up for Munster
# Last Man Standing
From The42
# Last Man Standing

Van Graan backs 'big leader' Bleyendaal to step up for Munster

Nov 12th 2019, 1:46 PM 10,730 Views 23 Comments

JJ Hanrahan looks set to miss Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Ospreys.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Van Graan fondly recalls Kolisi debut and hails 'incredible' journey
# Gold Standard
From The42
# Gold Standard

Van Graan fondly recalls Kolisi debut and hails 'incredible' journey

Nov 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 11,109 Views 4 Comments

The Munster boss worked at close quarters with many of the World Cup-winners.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 2 November, 2019

JJ Hanrahan stars as Munster claim bonus-point win in Cardiff
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

JJ Hanrahan stars as Munster claim bonus-point win in Cardiff

Nov 2nd 2019, 10:16 PM 17,277 Views 67 Comments

It ended a two-year wait for a victory at the Arms Park for the visitors.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 24 October, 2019

O'Sullivan and Holloway handed starts in Munster team to play Ospreys
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

O'Sullivan and Holloway handed starts in Munster team to play Ospreys

Oct 24th 2019, 12:29 PM 12,502 Views 22 Comments

Johann van Graan has made five changes to his Munster team ahead of the visit of Ospreys.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Munster made to work hard for bonus-point win over the Kings
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Munster made to work hard for bonus-point win over the Kings

Oct 5th 2019, 5:06 PM 13,028 Views 58 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men secured a good win in Port Elizabeth this afternoon.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

JVG excited by O'Sullivan's potential after long-awaited Munster debut
# Bright Future
From The42
# Bright Future

JVG excited by O'Sullivan's potential after long-awaited Munster debut

Sep 18th 2019, 5:44 PM 20,551 Views 8 Comments

The number eight is hoping to make a big impression this season after a serious knee injury.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 9 September, 2019

Munster sign Aussie forward Jed Holloway as World Cup cover From The42

Munster sign Aussie forward Jed Holloway as World Cup cover

Sep 9th 2019, 11:34 AM 11,805 Views 84 Comments

Paddy Butler and Peter McCabe have also linked up with the province during pre-season.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 26 August, 2019

Short-term signings possible as Munster await final Ireland World Cup squad
# Cover
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# Cover

Short-term signings possible as Munster await final Ireland World Cup squad

Aug 26th 2019, 7:30 PM 19,432 Views 88 Comments

Former England out-half Charlie Hodgson is visiting the province as a guest kicking coach.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Van Graan looks forward to new coaches bringing fresh ideas to Munster
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Van Graan looks forward to new coaches bringing fresh ideas to Munster

Jul 16th 2019, 4:17 PM 8,573 Views 5 Comments

Stephen Larkham will arrive in Limerick next month, while Graham Rowntree will link up with the province after the World Cup.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 14 June, 2019

Former Wallaby Stephen Larkham appointed Munster senior coach
# Addition
From The42
# Addition

Former Wallaby Stephen Larkham appointed Munster senior coach

Jun 14th 2019, 12:00 PM 33,602 Views 120 Comments

He joins Johann van Graan’s coaching team ahead of next season.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 20 May, 2019

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster
# Taking Stock
From The42
# Taking Stock

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

May 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 21,231 Views 87 Comments

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS

May 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,010 Views 43 Comments

Leinster put their Pro14 crown on the line against their southern rivals in this afternoon’s last four showdown in Dublin.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 13 May, 2019

Van Graan sad that 'brilliant Munster men' Jones and Flannery are leaving
# ASSISTANTS
From The42
# ASSISTANTS

Van Graan sad that 'brilliant Munster men' Jones and Flannery are leaving

May 13th 2019, 2:56 PM 22,361 Views 31 Comments

The southern province’s head coach is hopeful of securing ‘quality people’ ahead of next season.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal

May 9th 2019, 5:28 PM 10,378 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland international has quickly become a key player for Johann van Graan’s side.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 6 May, 2019

Van Graan keeps his counsel on Howley link as Leinster stay alert for Munster threats
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Van Graan keeps his counsel on Howley link as Leinster stay alert for Munster threats

May 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 13,404 Views 41 Comments

Leinster and Munster will face off again in the Pro14 semi-final and the southern province will back their existing gameplan to oust the reigning champions.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Wales attack coach Rob Howley interviewed for Munster role
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

Wales attack coach Rob Howley interviewed for Munster role

May 5th 2019, 1:45 PM 28,713 Views 77 Comments

The 48-year-old would offer vast experience as an assistant to Johann van Graan.

Munster wary of risking further setbacks for '95% fit' Carbery and Earls
# Patience
From The42
# Patience

Munster wary of risking further setbacks for '95% fit' Carbery and Earls

May 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,404 Views 26 Comments

Johann van Graan is hopeful of having the pair back for the Pro14 semi-final against Leinster.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'The one thing that stood out was the stag... The stag stands its ground'
# Munster
From The42
# Munster

'The one thing that stood out was the stag... The stag stands its ground'

May 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,383 Views 7 Comments

South African coach JP Ferreira has been in charge of stingy Munster defence this season.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Imposing centre Farrell says Munster's attack 'really needs to kick on'
# Must Be Better
From The42
# Must Be Better

Imposing centre Farrell says Munster's attack 'really needs to kick on'

May 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 10,491 Views 41 Comments

The 26-year-old feels his team can get more from him when they have the ball.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 29 April, 2019

Van Graan points out Munster's progress as they settle for second best
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Van Graan points out Munster's progress as they settle for second best

Apr 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 6,449 Views 20 Comments

The province failed to meet their target of a home semi-final, and will have to face Leinster at the RDS should they get past Benetton.