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#Johann van Graan

# 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 33,622 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 21,242 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 22,018 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 22,371 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 10,401 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 13,407 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 28,748 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 7,423 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 25,405 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 10,503 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 6,457 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.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'It's not good enough, once you are over the line you must score the try'
# Valuable Lesson
From The42
# Valuable Lesson

'It's not good enough, once you are over the line you must score the try'

Apr 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,533 Views 32 Comments

Johann van Graan says Andrew Conway will learn a valuable lesson after his error against Connacht.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 22 April, 2019

'We believe we're on our way to greater things. We believe in Munster Rugby'
# Moving Forward
From The42
# Moving Forward

'We believe we're on our way to greater things. We believe in Munster Rugby'

Apr 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 12,327 Views 59 Comments

The southern province believe they have improved since their last semi-final defeat to Saracens.

Munster may look at 'short-term' signings but back squad for next season
# Transfer Market
From The42
# Transfer Market

Munster may look at 'short-term' signings but back squad for next season

Apr 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 15,181 Views 64 Comments

Johann van Graan says ‘it is this group again next season’.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Munster set sights on Pro14 trophy as barren run in Europe continues
# Next Job
From The42
# Next Job

Munster set sights on Pro14 trophy as barren run in Europe continues

Apr 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 23,827 Views 102 Comments

‘We have come a long way as a team and as a squad,’ said Peter O’Mahony.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Supporter banned from Ricoh Arena after confronting Billy Vunipola
# Detained
From The42
# Detained

Supporter banned from Ricoh Arena after confronting Billy Vunipola

Apr 20th 2019, 7:30 PM 83,810 Views 145 Comments

The Saracens number eight was confronted on the pitch in Coventry.

'We’ve got big dreams' - Munster look to bring down mighty Saracens
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

'We’ve got big dreams' - Munster look to bring down mighty Saracens

Apr 20th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,306 Views 16 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side are underdogs in Coventry but have quiet confidence they can pull off a shock.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 19 April, 2019

Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver
# Sweets
From The42
# Sweets

Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver

Apr 19th 2019, 7:45 PM 20,421 Views 39 Comments

The 25-year-old has started nine games in a row for Johann van Graan’s side.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Scannell keen for Munster's passing progress to pay off against Sarries
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

Scannell keen for Munster's passing progress to pay off against Sarries

Apr 18th 2019, 9:20 AM 6,720 Views 15 Comments

The inside centre says Johann van Graan’s men have been working hard on their attacking game.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 15 April, 2019

'I wouldn't say yes or no' - Van Graan on prospect of POC and ROG returns
# Brain Power
From The42
# Brain Power

'I wouldn't say yes or no' - Van Graan on prospect of POC and ROG returns

Apr 15th 2019, 8:10 PM 11,857 Views 11 Comments

The Munster boss said O’Gara is ‘possibly the most sought-after coach in the world.’

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Futures of coaches Jones and Flannery next on Munster's agenda after Van Graan extension
# Building Blocks
From The42
# Building Blocks

Futures of coaches Jones and Flannery next on Munster's agenda after Van Graan extension

Apr 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 24,031 Views 78 Comments

Johann van Graan yesterday signed a two-year contract extension as head coach.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Munster to give key players time off next week ahead of Saracens showdown
# Rest And Recover
From The42
# Rest And Recover

Munster to give key players time off next week ahead of Saracens showdown

Apr 6th 2019, 2:20 PM 12,413 Views 24 Comments

Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Jean Kleyn and Conor Murray all picked up knocks and niggles in the win over Cardiff last night.

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

'It's breathtaking to see the supporters. It felt like we were playing at home'
# Brave And Faithful
From The42
# Brave And Faithful

'It's breathtaking to see the supporters. It felt like we were playing at home'

Mar 30th 2019, 4:16 PM 13,470 Views 9 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan said he’s proud to coach this team after their win in Edinburgh.

Earls' brilliant brace sends Munster into 14th Champions Cup semi-final
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

Earls' brilliant brace sends Munster into 14th Champions Cup semi-final

Mar 30th 2019, 2:40 PM 44,824 Views 105 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men edged a brilliant contest against Edinburgh at Murrayfield.

Carbery's class the key for Munster in evenly-matched Edinburgh tie
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Carbery's class the key for Munster in evenly-matched Edinburgh tie

Mar 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,276 Views 21 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men should be well-matched by Richard Cockerill’s Scots.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Van Graan backs 'refreshed' Murray as Munster set out to enjoy Edinburgh clash
# Good Vibrations
From The42
# Good Vibrations

Van Graan backs 'refreshed' Murray as Munster set out to enjoy Edinburgh clash

Mar 26th 2019, 6:45 AM 8,688 Views 21 Comments

After a tough Six Nations run for the internationals, Van Graan is accentuating the exciting side of the quarter-final ahead.

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

Munster forced to dig deep to secure win over Zebre
# Report
From The42
# Report

Munster forced to dig deep to secure win over Zebre

Mar 23rd 2019, 10:08 PM 16,380 Views 49 Comments

In the end, they got the bonus point and go into the Champions Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh on the back of another victory.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Carbery facing fitness battle to be fit for Munster's Champions Cup quarter
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Carbery facing fitness battle to be fit for Munster's Champions Cup quarter

Mar 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,232 Views 28 Comments

The 24-year-old’s hamstring injury has not fully healed.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Farrell among returning Ireland internationals in Munster XV for Kings
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Farrell among returning Ireland internationals in Munster XV for Kings

Feb 14th 2019, 11:45 AM 14,589 Views 11 Comments

Niall Scannell, John Ryan, Billy Holland and Andrew Conway are all back too.

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

'Conor is a world class player': Van Graan not concerned by Murray's form during Six Nations
# Class Is Permanent
From The42
# Class Is Permanent

'Conor is a world class player': Van Graan not concerned by Murray's form during Six Nations

Feb 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 10,313 Views 62 Comments

The Munster head coach said massive standards are constantly expected of players like Conor Murray.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Much-changed Munster seek to maintain winning momentum in Wales
# Round 14
From The42
# Round 14

Much-changed Munster seek to maintain winning momentum in Wales

Jan 26th 2019, 6:45 AM 7,849 Views 3 Comments

Johann van Graan has urged his players to seize their chance against Dragons this afternoon.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 21 January, 2019

Concern for luckless O'Donnell as Munster fear another injury setback
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Concern for luckless O'Donnell as Munster fear another injury setback

Jan 21st 2019, 2:11 PM 14,776 Views 20 Comments

The flanker suffered a shoulder injury at the weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final
# 20 20 Vision
From The42
# 20 20 Vision

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final

Jan 20th 2019, 6:39 AM 14,003 Views 18 Comments

The Athy man stayed cool is a red-hot atmosphere to keep Munster’s winning run at Thomond Park in tact.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 14 January, 2019

Munster have 'massive room for improvement' ahead of Exeter showdown
# Room To Improve
From The42
# Room To Improve

Munster have 'massive room for improvement' ahead of Exeter showdown

Jan 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,495 Views 17 Comments

Johann van Graan is pleased with the confidence within his group.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Carbery shines for Munster in 'special performance' at Kingsholm
# Form
From The42
# Form

Carbery shines for Munster in 'special performance' at Kingsholm

Jan 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,737 Views 22 Comments

The 23-year-old out-half scored two tries and kicked at 100% for the third time in a row.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 11 January, 2019

O'Mahony's popped rib the only dampener on a brilliant night for Munster
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

O'Mahony's popped rib the only dampener on a brilliant night for Munster

Jan 11th 2019, 10:36 PM 25,514 Views 26 Comments

The captain was forced off early in the second half after an excellent performance.

Sensational Joey Carbery guides Munster to superb five-try win in Gloucester
# The Joey Show
From The42
# The Joey Show

Sensational Joey Carbery guides Munster to superb five-try win in Gloucester

Jan 11th 2019, 9:41 PM 61,355 Views 136 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men were excellent against the Premiership outfit.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'Earlsy and Conway working off the ball, that was really good, even Tadhg's line'
# Review
From The42
# Review

'Earlsy and Conway working off the ball, that was really good, even Tadhg's line'

Jan 8th 2019, 9:30 PM 23,661 Views 18 Comments

Johann van Graan was pleased with Munster’s decision-making last weekend against Connacht.

'I could see the disappointment on his face' - Munster concerns for Irish centre Farrell
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

'I could see the disappointment on his face' - Munster concerns for Irish centre Farrell

Jan 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 27,773 Views 14 Comments

The imposing centre is waiting on the results of scans on his right knee.

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

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro14 From The42
Live Jan 5th 2019, 6:35 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro14