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#Johann van Graan

# johann-van-graan - Monday 21 May, 2018

'I think it’s serious' - Concern for Munster's O'Donoghue after knee injury
# Concern
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# Concern

'I think it’s serious' - Concern for Munster's O'Donoghue after knee injury

May 21st 2018, 8:33 AM 12,291 Views 17 Comments

The Munster back row had been pushing for a place on Ireland’s summer tour of Australia.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Leinster edge thrilling clash with Munster to secure Pro14 final against Scarlets
# Tense
From The42
# Tense

Leinster edge thrilling clash with Munster to secure Pro14 final against Scarlets

May 19th 2018, 5:21 PM 36,523 Views 106 Comments

It came down to the very death, but Leinster are still on for the double.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'I don’t need to convince them, they believe it': Munster relishing task of toppling Leinster
# Pro14
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# Pro14

'I don’t need to convince them, they believe it': Munster relishing task of toppling Leinster

Updated May 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 14,519 Views 32 Comments

After the problematic performances against Racing and Edinburgh, Munster must deliver to keep their season alive until the final week.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 14 May, 2018

'If you want to be king, you have got to go and beat the king in his castle'
# Watch The Throne
From The42
# Watch The Throne

'If you want to be king, you have got to go and beat the king in his castle'

May 14th 2018, 2:18 PM 8,510 Views 9 Comments

Munster are well-rested, but have some injury concerns ahead of the the Pro14 semi-final inter-pro.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'It would mean a huge amount to win silverware': Semi-final date sharpens Munster minds
# The Business End
From The42
# The Business End

'It would mean a huge amount to win silverware': Semi-final date sharpens Munster minds

May 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 8,108 Views 12 Comments

Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan know it will take improvements across the board to beat Leinster.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class

May 5th 2018, 8:00 PM 25,868 Views 9 Comments

The Munster fullback produced the most memorable moment of the 20-16 win over Edinburgh.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 30 April, 2018

Munster expect Tyler Bleyendaal to 'make a full recovery' for next season
# 10
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# 10

Munster expect Tyler Bleyendaal to 'make a full recovery' for next season

Apr 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,466 Views 28 Comments

There have been suggestions that Munster should look to lure Joey Carbery south.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'He's a great fella. He calls himself an Ardscoil legend every time I see him!'
# Turnip
From The42
# Turnip

'He's a great fella. He calls himself an Ardscoil legend every time I see him!'

Apr 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,332 Views 3 Comments

22-year-old Stephen Fitzgerald has impressed for Munster in recent weeks.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Munster confirm 'top-quality player' Grobler will leave this summer
# Gg
From The42
# Gg

Munster confirm 'top-quality player' Grobler will leave this summer

Apr 28th 2018, 9:23 PM 20,496 Views 58 Comments

The second row was impressive once again in Munster’s draw with Ulster.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Van Graan admits it will be 'mentally very difficult' to get Munster up for Pro14 challenge
# Red Raw
From The42
# Red Raw

Van Graan admits it will be 'mentally very difficult' to get Munster up for Pro14 challenge

Apr 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,399 Views 5 Comments

Munster have only lifted the league crown once following defeat in the European semis.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 23 April, 2018

'I'd never criticise my players. When we lose, it's on me' - Van Graan
# The Boss
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# The Boss

'I'd never criticise my players. When we lose, it's on me' - Van Graan

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 11,195 Views 30 Comments

The Munster head coach believes his team will bounce back from the disappointment in Bordeaux.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'It's a very tough one to take but it's rugby, it's life'
# Semi-final Pain
From The42
# Semi-final Pain

'It's a very tough one to take but it's rugby, it's life'

Apr 22nd 2018, 5:55 PM 12,381 Views 23 Comments

Johann van Graan rued his side’s slow start as they suffered more semi-final pain in Bordeaux.

Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing
# Dream Over
From The42
# Dream Over

Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing

Apr 22nd 2018, 5:14 PM 37,989 Views 177 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side scored late consolation tries but were clearly second best in Bordeaux.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out
# Benched
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# Benched

'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out

Apr 21st 2018, 5:31 PM 15,861 Views 23 Comments

The experienced fullback has missed out on a start for the clash with Racing 92.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'Munster's support won the hearts of South Africans, the way they follow their team'
# Province On Tour
From The42
# Province On Tour

'Munster's support won the hearts of South Africans, the way they follow their team'

Apr 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 14,807 Views 28 Comments

Johann van Graan is pleased with how Munster’s tour prepared them to take on Racing 92 this weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie
# In Contention
From The42
# In Contention

Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie

Apr 17th 2018, 2:25 PM 7,862 Views 21 Comments

The 30-year-old win will return to training with Munster tomorrow.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 16 April, 2018

Munster reset and turn their focus to Racing after a successful South African tour
# Last Four
From The42
# Last Four

Munster reset and turn their focus to Racing after a successful South African tour

Apr 16th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,833 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side returned to Limerick after their two-week tour to begin preparations for Racing.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Zebo returns at fullback as Munster mix things up for Cheetahs clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Zebo returns at fullback as Munster mix things up for Cheetahs clash

Apr 12th 2018, 12:09 PM 13,681 Views 13 Comments

Captain Peter O’Mahony is also back as Johann van Graan makes nine changes.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'It was a very good contest' - Van Graan satisfied with Munster's battling bonus-point win
# Comeback Kings
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# Comeback Kings

'It was a very good contest' - Van Graan satisfied with Munster's battling bonus-point win

Apr 8th 2018, 10:45 AM 9,020 Views 8 Comments

Munster came from behind to defeat the Southern Kings in George on Saturday to book their place in the Guinness PRO14 Final Series.

# johann-van-graan - Friday 6 April, 2018

CJ Stander will captain Munster tomorrow in his hometown of George
# Proud Day
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# Proud Day

CJ Stander will captain Munster tomorrow in his hometown of George

Apr 6th 2018, 12:12 PM 18,559 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old leads a Munster team featuring 10 changes from last weekend.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 2 April, 2018

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come
# Tour
From The42
# Tour

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 11,489 Views 10 Comments

The belief in Munster’s squad has been greatly boosted by their win over Toulon at Thomond Park.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'The Munster way is to do it the difficult way' - Van Graan grateful after Munster win
# Rollercoaster
From The42
# Rollercoaster

'The Munster way is to do it the difficult way' - Van Graan grateful after Munster win

Apr 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 12,461 Views 22 Comments

The Munster boss had a flashback to the 2007 Super Rugby final yesterday in Thomond Park.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'That's a piece of individual brilliance' - Conway's moment of Munster magic
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

'That's a piece of individual brilliance' - Conway's moment of Munster magic

Mar 31st 2018, 6:53 PM 21,879 Views 45 Comments

The 26-year-old sealed Munster’s semi-final place with a stunning try.

'We've got to be smart, we've got to be physical and we've got to win big moments'
# Stand Up And Fight
From The42
# Stand Up And Fight

'We've got to be smart, we've got to be physical and we've got to win big moments'

Mar 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 6,926 Views 21 Comments

A big European occasion awaits Munster at Thomond Park this afternoon, and Johann van Graan is hoping home advantage will have a big part to play.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'You want to go to war with warriors. I saw warriors this morning'
# Rallying Cry
From The42
# Rallying Cry

'You want to go to war with warriors. I saw warriors this morning'

Mar 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 17,686 Views 10 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan is excited for his first knock-out game in charge of the province.

# johann-van-graan - Monday 26 March, 2018

'It's not an excuse for us' - Munster face up to serious injury issues
# Update
From The42
# Update

'It's not an excuse for us' - Munster face up to serious injury issues

Mar 26th 2018, 3:02 PM 11,003 Views 14 Comments

Toulon will arrive in Limerick on the back of a 49-0 hammering of Clermont.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'I fear he is going to be out for quite a long time': Worrying update on Grand Slam winner Earls' injury
# Injury List
From The42
# Injury List

'I fear he is going to be out for quite a long time': Worrying update on Grand Slam winner Earls' injury

Updated Mar 20th 2018, 9:06 AM 50,324 Views 31 Comments

Tyler Bleyendaal and Duncan Williams have been ruled out for the rest of the season.

# johann-van-graan - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'We’ve got a lot of bumps and bruises': Van Graan disappointed following Murrayfield loss
# Tough Night
From The42
# Tough Night

'We’ve got a lot of bumps and bruises': Van Graan disappointed following Murrayfield loss

Mar 17th 2018, 10:35 AM 6,900 Views 13 Comments

Munster succumbed to a six point defeat in Edinburgh on Friday night in the Pro14.

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

Keith Earls' brilliance sums up the excitement around Munster's attack
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Keith Earls' brilliance sums up the excitement around Munster's attack

Jan 23rd 2018, 9:36 PM 35,743 Views 42 Comments

Joe Schmidt should reap the benefits of the Limerick man’s superb form in the coming weeks.

# johann-van-graan - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'

Jan 21st 2018, 7:55 PM 15,995 Views 11 Comments

Johann van Graan has thanked the Munster management, players, ground staff and supporters after the province booked their place in the Champions Cup quarters.

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

O'Mahony hopeful of shaking off ankle knock after missing Munster training today
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

O'Mahony hopeful of shaking off ankle knock after missing Munster training today

Jan 16th 2018, 1:24 PM 5,367 Views 4 Comments

Conor Oliver has been added to the province’s squad for the pool 6 finale against Castres.

Munster excited about potential of their improving attacking game
# Ball In Hand
From The42
# Ball In Hand

Munster excited about potential of their improving attacking game

Jan 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,381 Views 17 Comments

The likes of Keith Earls and Simon Zebo enjoyed playing on the artificial pitch in Paris.

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

Munster positive about POM's ankle but frustrated at missed chance
# Regrets
From The42
# Regrets

Munster positive about POM's ankle but frustrated at missed chance

Jan 14th 2018, 7:35 PM 12,859 Views 17 Comments

Johann van Graan is content that Munster’s destiny is in their own hands ahead of next weekend.

Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster
# Influential
From The42
# Influential

Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster

Jan 14th 2018, 6:59 PM 17,686 Views 25 Comments

The 34-year-old lock was instrumental in Racing’s win in Paris.

# johann-van-graan - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'

Jan 10th 2018, 11:40 AM 40,261 Views 50 Comments

Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler was banned for two years in 2015 after a positive drugs test.

No grudge against Rassie despite confirmation of Walters' Munster exit
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

No grudge against Rassie despite confirmation of Walters' Munster exit

Jan 10th 2018, 1:00 AM 7,716 Views 13 Comments

The province’s head of athletic performance will join Erasmus in South Africa.

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

Van Graan pleased by Munster's ability to adapt and keep a lid on penalty count
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Van Graan pleased by Munster's ability to adapt and keep a lid on penalty count

Jan 6th 2018, 11:19 PM 9,161 Views 18 Comments

“Any team knows in rugby that if you go over 10 penalties in a game you’re going to struggle,” said captain CJ Stander.

# johann-van-graan - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Van Graan dismisses suggestion Munster have a discipline problem
# Red Mist
From The42
# Red Mist

Van Graan dismisses suggestion Munster have a discipline problem

Jan 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 13,294 Views 14 Comments

The province have picked up six yellow cards and a red since the South African took over in November.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'Our discipline let us down' - Van Graan rues missed opportunity in Belfast
# Jvg
From The42
# Jvg

'Our discipline let us down' - Van Graan rues missed opportunity in Belfast

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:38 AM 8,375 Views 15 Comments

Sam Arnold’s dismissal was the right decision, the Munster boss admitted.

# johann-van-graan - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'Not good enough but we have to learn from it': JVG offers no excuses for defeat
# No Show
From The42
# No Show

'Not good enough but we have to learn from it': JVG offers no excuses for defeat

Dec 26th 2017, 7:30 PM 9,954 Views 16 Comments

The Munster head coach says his side need to learn from the mistakes they made against Leinster.