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# jvg - This year 2022

'It's Munster versus Leinster in the Aviva, so we expect a massive game'
# Back At It
From The42
# Back At It

'It's Munster versus Leinster in the Aviva, so we expect a massive game'

May 17th 2022, 2:57 PM 9,858 Views 12 Comments

The southern province are battling for a home quarter-final in the URC.

Van Graan blocking out outside noise as Munster seek to build momuntum after Ulster win
# Jvg
From The42
# Jvg

Van Graan blocking out outside noise as Munster seek to build momuntum after Ulster win

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 9:25 AM 8,901 Views 14 Comments

The province face Castres in the Champions Cup this weekend without Joey Carbery and with fitness doubts hanging over Damian DeAllende and Peter O’Mahony.

# jvg - Last year 2021

Munster confirm that head coach Van Graan will leave at end of season
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Munster confirm that head coach Van Graan will leave at end of season

Dec 14th 2021, 10:13 AM 46,484 Views 102 Comments

The South African was offered a new two-year deal but will depart in June.

Should he stay or should he go? Van Graan's Munster future up in the air
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

Should he stay or should he go? Van Graan's Munster future up in the air

Dec 11th 2021, 2:59 PM 33,314 Views 46 Comments

Bath are understood to have made an approach for the South African.

Munster boss Van Graan remains tight-lipped on possible contract extension
# Jvg
From The42
# Jvg

Munster boss Van Graan remains tight-lipped on possible contract extension

Dec 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,191 Views 14 Comments

The South African’s current deal expires next summer.

Munster striving to have 'immaculate' basics against Leinster side with 'no weakness'
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

Munster striving to have 'immaculate' basics against Leinster side with 'no weakness'

Mar 23rd 2021, 3:27 PM 6,521 Views 6 Comments

Johann van Graan is banking on Munster’ s fundamentals giving them an edge in Saturday’s Pro14 final.

# jvg - All time

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 11,142 Views 4 Comments

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

'He certainly has a ruthless side to him as well, which is vitally important'
# Jvg
From The42
# Jvg

'He certainly has a ruthless side to him as well, which is vitally important'

Apr 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,776 Views 14 Comments

Johann van Graan has convinced Munster that he’s the man to drive the province forward.

Van Graan lauds his side's discipline as Munster end 2018 unbeaten at Thomond
# Fortress
From The42
# Fortress

Van Graan lauds his side's discipline as Munster end 2018 unbeaten at Thomond

Dec 29th 2018, 9:24 PM 20,952 Views 85 Comments

The southern province came out the right side of a fractious and fragmented affair against Leinster.

Van Graan proud of Munster's discipline in Castres
# Keeping Their Cool
From The42
# Keeping Their Cool

Van Graan proud of Munster's discipline in Castres

Dec 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,200 Views 12 Comments

The South African will have to shuffle his line-up for the upcoming Christmas inter-pros.

'Mission accomplished' as JVG praises Munster's game management
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

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

Nov 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 9,393 Views 6 Comments

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

'If you want to win away, you can’t concede any unnecessary penalties'
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

'If you want to win away, you can’t concede any unnecessary penalties'

Oct 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,775 Views 6 Comments

A key penalty in the loss to Leinster was completely avoidable.

Van Graan encouraged by Aviva performance ahead of 'massive' Exeter test
# Europe Awaits
From The42
# Europe Awaits

Van Graan encouraged by Aviva performance ahead of 'massive' Exeter test

Oct 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 7,566 Views 55 Comments

“The brilliant thing is that there is a brand new competition starting on Monday.”

'That quick throw-in, some of the guys said; 'no, slow down!'': Mathewson an exciting addition for Munster
# Baller
From The42
# Baller

'That quick throw-in, some of the guys said; 'no, slow down!'': Mathewson an exciting addition for Munster

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:28 AM 12,943 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan was delighted with how his team adapted to the scrum-half’s off-the-cuff skill.

'I'll never blame a referee if we lose a game': Van Graan wants to move on from Glasgow incidents
# Pro14
From The42
# 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 9,664 Views 14 Comments

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

'One of the things I got from Rassie was when he said, 'they played so well and then in May, fell a bit short''
# Moving Forward
From The42
# Moving Forward

'One of the things I got from Rassie was when he said, 'they played so well and then in May, fell a bit short''

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:45 AM 11,212 Views 8 Comments

Johann van Graan has enjoyed a good few months in the job and now hopes to bring Munster to the next level.

'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 8,403 Views 15 Comments

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

'It's been an incredible four weeks for me but it's not about me. I’m a guy that’s not ego-driven'
# Jvg
From The42
# Jvg

'It's been an incredible four weeks for me but it's not about me. I’m a guy that’s not ego-driven'

Dec 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 19,743 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan hopes Sunday’s win at Leicester acts as the launchpad for Munster’s season.

O'Donoghue excited by 'fresh start' under Van Graan
# Start From Zero
From The42
# Start From Zero

O'Donoghue excited by 'fresh start' under Van Graan

Nov 30th 2017, 6:47 AM 7,628 Views 9 Comments

The versatile back row is intent on forcing his way into the team to take on Leicester next month.

Van Graan appointment allows for a welcome focus on Munster's rugby
# Succession Plan
From The42
# Succession Plan

Van Graan appointment allows for a welcome focus on Munster's rugby

Oct 11th 2017, 9:27 PM 20,276 Views 22 Comments

A mid-November arrival should allow for at least a six-week handover period between Erasmus and the outgoing Springbok assistant.