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#Johann van Graan

# johann-van-graan - Monday 5 November, 2018

'Mission accomplished' as JVG praises Munster's game management
# Pro14
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# Pro14

'Mission accomplished' as JVG praises Munster's game management

Nov 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 9,368 Views 6 Comments

The province head into the November break in high spirits after a hard-fought win in South Africa.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 29 October, 2018

Van Graan reaffirms commitment to Munster amid reports of Bulls return
# Staying Put
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# Staying Put

Van Graan reaffirms commitment to Munster amid reports of Bulls return

Oct 29th 2018, 4:09 PM 12,942 Views 22 Comments

‘I believe in this club and I’m staying at Munster,’ the head coach said.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'I joked to Rory a few days ago that his time would come and it came sooner than we thought'
# Last Gasp
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# Last Gasp

'I joked to Rory a few days ago that his time would come and it came sooner than we thought'

Oct 27th 2018, 8:26 PM 22,776 Views 48 Comments

Johann van Graan hailed Munster’s matchwinner on a night the province earned a big Pro14 victory.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 26 October, 2018

Keith Earls returns as Van Graan makes 7 changes for Glasgow showdown
# Back In Business
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# Back In Business

Keith Earls returns as Van Graan makes 7 changes for Glasgow showdown

Oct 26th 2018, 12:42 PM 10,267 Views 12 Comments

There’s no Joey Carbery as Alby Mathewson and JJ Hanrahan team up in the half-backs.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Munster coach would be surprised if Murray makes Ireland squad for November tests
# Markers To Hit
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# Markers To Hit

Munster coach would be surprised if Murray makes Ireland squad for November tests

Oct 23rd 2018, 3:00 PM 30,781 Views 17 Comments

The scrum-half continues to be sidelined with a neck injury, having last played four months ago.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 18 October, 2018

McCarthy's inter-provincial move from Leinster to Munster makes sense
# Opportunity
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# Opportunity

McCarthy's inter-provincial move from Leinster to Munster makes sense

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,960 Views 68 Comments

The 23-year-old will shift to Limerick next season on a two-year contract.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Grobler set for Thomond Park return as important part of Gloucester pack
# Gg
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# Gg

Grobler set for Thomond Park return as important part of Gloucester pack

Oct 16th 2018, 6:45 AM 11,902 Views 41 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan feels there is more to Gloucester than their South African influence.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 15 October, 2018

Red letter day for Munster heroes expected and unexpected
# Slam Dunc
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# Slam Dunc

Red letter day for Munster heroes expected and unexpected

Oct 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,545 Views 34 Comments

From chasing to counter-rucking, Munster’s scrum-half proved doubters wrong in Devon.

Carbery shows class throughout ferocious battle
# Futureproof
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# Futureproof

Carbery shows class throughout ferocious battle

Oct 15th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,517 Views 3 Comments

The out-half had a sinking feeling when he his wind-assisted clearance kick invited pressure. But he will be stronger for the experience in Sandy Park.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Pool in Munster's capable hands after 'immense' effort in Exeter
# Forces Of Nature
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# Forces Of Nature

Pool in Munster's capable hands after 'immense' effort in Exeter

Oct 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 11,273 Views 23 Comments

‘Not a lot of people gave us any chance,’ noted a proud Johann van Graan post-match.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 12 October, 2018

Williams starts as Goggin gets the nod for Munster's Champions Cup opener
# Team News
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# Team News

Williams starts as Goggin gets the nod for Munster's Champions Cup opener

Oct 12th 2018, 12:06 PM 12,616 Views 50 Comments

Johann van Graan makes four changes for Saturday’s trip to Exeter Chiefs.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'Unfortunately certain calls went against us': JVG laments chalked-off Earls try
# Big Calls
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# Big Calls

'Unfortunately certain calls went against us': JVG laments chalked-off Earls try

Oct 6th 2018, 9:54 PM 14,431 Views 49 Comments

The Munster head coach called for consistency from officials as he reflected on his side’s inter-pro defeat to Leinster.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 5 October, 2018

Carbery to face Leinster in Munster colours for the first time tomorrow
# Joey
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# Joey

Carbery to face Leinster in Munster colours for the first time tomorrow

Oct 5th 2018, 12:08 PM 14,879 Views 44 Comments

The out-half starts for Johann van Graan’s side, as does captain Peter O’Mahony.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 1 October, 2018

'The challenge is to do it against the best club team in Europe and possibly the world'
# Aviva Awaits
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# Aviva Awaits

'The challenge is to do it against the best club team in Europe and possibly the world'

Oct 1st 2018, 7:10 AM 11,941 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan knows he will find out where his Munster side truly stand in the coming two weeks.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'With the injury to Conor it was important to get a world-class player in'
# Cloud Nine
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# Cloud Nine

'With the injury to Conor it was important to get a world-class player in'

Sep 30th 2018, 12:00 PM 29,094 Views 31 Comments

Alby Mathewson enjoyed a fine debut for Munster on Saturday evening.

Van Graan pleased with Munster's response ahead of Leinster clash
# Clinical
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# Clinical

Van Graan pleased with Munster's response ahead of Leinster clash

Sep 30th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,672 Views 25 Comments

The southern province recorded a record Pro14 victory over Ulster at Thomond Park last night.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 28 September, 2018

'Once we get to next week, we're going to stick to our best team'
# Key Period
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# Key Period

'Once we get to next week, we're going to stick to our best team'

Sep 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,806 Views 12 Comments

Munster are in desperate need of a big performance against Ulster this weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Farrell 'won't be back any time soon' as recovery taking longer than expected
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Farrell 'won't be back any time soon' as recovery taking longer than expected

Sep 26th 2018, 6:58 PM 16,786 Views 13 Comments

The Munster centre is recovering from a second ACL knee injury.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Late injuries the only blemish on night Munster provide a glimpse of their firepower
# Seventh Heaven
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# Seventh Heaven

Late injuries the only blemish on night Munster provide a glimpse of their firepower

Sep 15th 2018, 1:12 PM 11,390 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side finished last night’s win over Ospreys with 14 men on the field.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 14 September, 2018

'The reaction from the crowd to Joey's try was the best'
# Crowd Favourite
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# Crowd Favourite

'The reaction from the crowd to Joey's try was the best'

Sep 14th 2018, 10:51 PM 17,884 Views 16 Comments

Johann van Graan was delighted with his young out-half’s performance against Ospreys.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'I'll never blame a referee if we lose a game': Van Graan wants to move on from Glasgow incidents
# Pro14
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# Pro14

'I'll never blame a referee if we lose a game': Van Graan wants to move on from Glasgow incidents

Sep 12th 2018, 7:05 AM 9,648 Views 14 Comments

The Munster head coach raised the issue with Pro14 referee’s chief Greg Garner.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Injuries to Holland and Cronin add to Munster's woes in Glasgow
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Injuries to Holland and Cronin add to Munster's woes in Glasgow

Sep 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 14,044 Views 19 Comments

Johann van Graan was understandably frustrated after watching his side lose 25-10 at Scotstoun.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Beirne set for Munster debut off bench as Taute returns for Glasgow trip
# Team News
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# Team News

Beirne set for Munster debut off bench as Taute returns for Glasgow trip

Sep 6th 2018, 12:09 PM 10,798 Views 26 Comments

Joey Carbery has once again been held in reserve by head coach Johann van Graan.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Analysis: Carbery debut gives Munster fans a glimpse of out-half's skills
# Joey
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# Joey

Analysis: Carbery debut gives Munster fans a glimpse of out-half's skills

Sep 4th 2018, 3:08 PM 29,590 Views 42 Comments

The 22-year-old provided the assist for Dave O’Callaghan’s try at Thomond Park.

'One of the reasons why we got him is he's a true professional'
# New Arrival
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# New Arrival

'One of the reasons why we got him is he's a true professional'

Sep 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,365 Views 39 Comments

Alby Mathewson has arrived at Munster in good physical shape, which has pleased Johann van Graan.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster come through Cheetahs unscathed as Kiwi scrum-half arrives
# Squad Update
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# Squad Update

Munster come through Cheetahs unscathed as Kiwi scrum-half arrives

Sep 3rd 2018, 1:14 PM 8,482 Views 14 Comments

The province issued an injury update ahead of Friday’s clash with Glasgow.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Munster taking Murray injury 'day-by-day' as Mathewson adds experience
# Unclear
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# Unclear

Munster taking Murray injury 'day-by-day' as Mathewson adds experience

Sep 2nd 2018, 12:01 AM 9,663 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland international scrum-half is sidelined, but it’s unclear when he will be fit.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:26 PM 13,062 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side host Exeter Chiefs in Cork tomorrow evening.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'I wasn't lifting any weights': Beirne refreshed in Limerick after exhausting year
# Poacher
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# Poacher

'I wasn't lifting any weights': Beirne refreshed in Limerick after exhausting year

Aug 22nd 2018, 12:19 PM 43,063 Views 41 Comments

The new Munster man is raring to go, but understands the importance of managing his body this season.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Sweets is one of the most gifted ballers that I've ever coached'
# Cork Class
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# Cork Class

'Sweets is one of the most gifted ballers that I've ever coached'

Aug 21st 2018, 12:20 PM 16,797 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old Munster wing started his season in fine form.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Not a perfect' debut but Munster fullback Haley is an exciting addition
# Irish-Qualified
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# Irish-Qualified

'Not a perfect' debut but Munster fullback Haley is an exciting addition

Aug 19th 2018, 7:45 AM 14,590 Views 7 Comments

The 24-year-old was part of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland camp earlier this week.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 17 August, 2018

Sweetnam superb as Munster start season with win over Kidney's London Irish
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Sweetnam superb as Munster start season with win over Kidney's London Irish

Aug 17th 2018, 9:18 PM 19,882 Views 12 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men opened their campaign with a five-try victory in Cork.

Van Graan eager to use Limerick hurlers to Munster's advantage this season
# Insight
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# Insight

Van Graan eager to use Limerick hurlers to Munster's advantage this season

Aug 17th 2018, 12:19 PM 6,382 Views 1 Comment

The South African has been impressed by John Kiely’s side’s run to the All-Ireland final.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 16 August, 2018

O'Donnell leads Munster for clash with Kidney's London Irish in Cork
# Friendly
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# Friendly

O'Donnell leads Munster for clash with Kidney's London Irish in Cork

Aug 16th 2018, 1:14 PM 11,703 Views 15 Comments

JJ Hanrahan is first up in Munster’s number 10 shirt tomorrow night.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Munster conservative over Bleyendaal's return as JVG backs Carbery to be long-term 10
# Tale Of Two 10s
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# Tale Of Two 10s

Munster conservative over Bleyendaal's return as JVG backs Carbery to be long-term 10

Aug 14th 2018, 4:14 PM 13,292 Views 16 Comments

The Kiwi out-half is yet to return to full training after second neck operation.

Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%
# Marginal Gains
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# Marginal Gains

Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%

Updated Aug 14th 2018, 8:57 AM 31,238 Views 31 Comments

Jerry Flannery linked up with Ronan O’Gara at the Crusaders and Felix Jones spent time with the Hurricanes.

'It's a World Cup year': Van Graan expects to see less of Munster's internationals this season
# Squad Rotation
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# Squad Rotation

'It's a World Cup year': Van Graan expects to see less of Munster's internationals this season

Aug 14th 2018, 1:00 AM 6,435 Views 0 Comments

The Munster head coach understands the importance of the player welfare policy.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 13 August, 2018

'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster'
# 10
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# 10

'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster'

Aug 13th 2018, 3:03 PM 26,811 Views 25 Comments

Johann van Graan is excited by the attributes the 22-year-old brings to the southern province.

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees
# Injury Update
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# Injury Update

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees

Aug 13th 2018, 1:38 PM 12,106 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan issued an injury update as the province prepare for their first pre-season friendly this Friday.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Van Graan gives verdict on 'tough' Champions Cup draw for Munster
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Van Graan gives verdict on 'tough' Champions Cup draw for Munster

Jun 21st 2018, 1:41 PM 9,378 Views 8 Comments

The southern province will be in Pool 2 next season alongside Castres, Exeter Chiefs and Gloucester.