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# munster-rugby - Friday 26 November, 2021

Munster still in South Africa and facing 10-day quarantine on return home
# URC
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# URC

Munster still in South Africa and facing 10-day quarantine on return home

Nov 26th 2021, 8:55 PM 31,916 Views 11 Comments

Health minister Stephen Donnelly has said that new restrictions for people travelling to Ireland from several southern African countries would apply ‘regardless of status’.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Larkham lands new head coach role with Brumbies after declining new Munster deal
# New Chapter
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# New Chapter

Larkham lands new head coach role with Brumbies after declining new Munster deal

Nov 24th 2021, 9:24 PM 10,125 Views 13 Comments

The senior coach will remain with the Irish province for the rest of the season before joining the Brumbies in July.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Munster hope to resolve refereeing dispute 'as a matter of urgency'
# Shortage
From The42
# Shortage

Munster hope to resolve refereeing dispute 'as a matter of urgency'

Nov 9th 2021, 4:18 PM 15,310 Views 8 Comments

The Munster Association of Referees has issues with the Branch’s proposed governance changes.

# munster-rugby - Friday 29 October, 2021

Connacht's Sammy Arnold to join French Top 14 side Brive at the end of the season
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Connacht's Sammy Arnold to join French Top 14 side Brive at the end of the season

Oct 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 12,012 Views 11 Comments

The centre previously played for Munster and Ulster.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Munster suffer first URC loss of season to Opsreys
# Outmuscled
From The42
# Outmuscled

Munster suffer first URC loss of season to Opsreys

Oct 23rd 2021, 9:47 PM 32,857 Views 47 Comments

The Ospreys were full value for the win over Johann van Graan’s side.

# munster-rugby - Friday 22 October, 2021

21-year-old out-half Jack Crowley handed first Munster start
# One To Watch
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# One To Watch

21-year-old out-half Jack Crowley handed first Munster start

Oct 22nd 2021, 12:18 PM 17,921 Views 17 Comments

Conor Murray and Damian de Allende could both make their first appearances of the season after being named on the bench for the trip to Ospreys.

# munster-rugby - Friday 15 October, 2021

Connacht boosted by Aki selection for interpro derby with Munster
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Connacht boosted by Aki selection for interpro derby with Munster

Oct 15th 2021, 1:45 PM 6,324 Views 4 Comments

Andy Friend has made five changes to the team that lost out to the Dragons a week ago.

Beirne returns for Munster in much-changed side for Connacht clash
# Interpro Derby
From The42
# Interpro Derby

Beirne returns for Munster in much-changed side for Connacht clash

Oct 15th 2021, 1:20 PM 10,899 Views 25 Comments

Peter O’Mahony captains the province on his 150th appearance.

'There was a little phase there when I was thinking, 'Yeah, this is no craic at all''
# Highs And Lows
From The42
# Highs And Lows

'There was a little phase there when I was thinking, 'Yeah, this is no craic at all''

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 8:32 AM 26,969 Views 24 Comments

Munster lock Jean Kleyn on enjoying his rugby again, Ireland ambitions and Anthony Foley.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Munster planning to keep Snyman involved with squad as lock faces another long spell out
# Part Of The Team
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# Part Of The Team

Munster planning to keep Snyman involved with squad as lock faces another long spell out

Oct 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,006 Views 10 Comments

Defence coach JP Ferreira says Snyman will stay at Munster to complete his rehab.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback
# Support
From The42
# Support

'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback

Oct 13th 2021, 2:43 PM 6,531 Views 5 Comments

Jean Kleyn says everyone at Munster would like to see RG Snyman extend his stay at the province following his latest injury setback.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'He really turned up on the big days' - What Simon Zebo learned at Racing
# Older And Wiser
From The42
# Older And Wiser

'He really turned up on the big days' - What Simon Zebo learned at Racing

Oct 10th 2021, 10:00 AM 12,167 Views 12 Comments

Racing attack coach Mike Prendergast says Zebo brings a lot more to the table than just X-factor moments.

'I'm Craig Casey's grandmother, my grandson is playing in there, will you please let me in?'
# Le Petit General
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# Le Petit General

'I'm Craig Casey's grandmother, my grandson is playing in there, will you please let me in?'

Oct 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 75,234 Views 9 Comments

Once he was Munster’s mascot – now he is their leader. An in-depth look at Irish rugby’s rising star.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Improved squad depth will push standards at Munster - Rowntree
# Competition
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# Competition

Improved squad depth will push standards at Munster - Rowntree

Oct 7th 2021, 7:15 AM 4,199 Views 1 Comment

The Munster forwards coach also discussed the team’s style of play.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

New man Jenkins in contention for debut but will have to earn Munster starting spot - Rowntree
# Blessed With Options
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# Blessed With Options

New man Jenkins in contention for debut but will have to earn Munster starting spot - Rowntree

Oct 6th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,136 Views 12 Comments

‘He’s certainly trained well, but I’m very, very pleased with the resources we’ve got there in the back five of our scrum. Selection is hard, believe me.’

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Stormers lock Adré Smith cited for alleged bite on Munster's Niall Scannell
# Release Now Blue
From The42
# Release Now Blue

Stormers lock Adré Smith cited for alleged bite on Munster's Niall Scannell

Oct 5th 2021, 9:24 PM 30,782 Views 21 Comments

A TMO review of the alleged incident took place during Saturday’s fixture but the broadcast angles available were inconclusive.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 30 September, 2021

'I want to play to 40, that’s one of my goals' - Kilcoyne
# Feeling Fresh
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# Feeling Fresh

'I want to play to 40, that’s one of my goals' - Kilcoyne

Sep 30th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,287 Views 5 Comments

The loosehead has played 192 times for Munster so far, scoring 21 tries along the way.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Stephen Larkham hoping for new deal to extend his stay with Munster
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Stephen Larkham hoping for new deal to extend his stay with Munster

Sep 28th 2021, 3:15 PM 7,549 Views 21 Comments

The Australian coach is currently contracted to the province until the end of the season.

Promising back row returns to Munster training after rupturing Achilles
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Promising back row returns to Munster training after rupturing Achilles

Sep 28th 2021, 12:33 PM 13,570 Views 6 Comments

John Hodnett underwent surgery last November.

# munster-rugby - Friday 24 September, 2021

Hanrahan thriving after fading Ireland hopes coaxed him to Clermont
# 10 Commandment
From The42
# 10 Commandment

Hanrahan thriving after fading Ireland hopes coaxed him to Clermont

Sep 24th 2021, 2:19 PM 11,883 Views 4 Comments

The Kerry native is set to face European champions Toulouse this weekend in the Top 14.

Top Irish province in URC regular season to receive new trophy
# Irish Shield
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# Irish Shield

Top Irish province in URC regular season to receive new trophy

Sep 24th 2021, 12:17 PM 5,032 Views 6 Comments

The winners of the new competition’s four regional pools will receive a ‘Shield’ trophy as well as automatic qualification for the Champions Cup.

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash
# Boks Office
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# Boks Office

Munster name Zebo in their starting line-up and Snyman on the bench for Sharks clash

Sep 24th 2021, 12:05 PM 21,699 Views 15 Comments

Rugby World Cup winner RG Snyman is set to make his Thomond Park debut off the bench on his second appearance for the province having missed last season through injury.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Snyman taking part in team sessions as he edges closer to return From The42

Snyman taking part in team sessions as he edges closer to return

Updated Sep 23rd 2021, 5:15 PM 17,538 Views 8 Comments

Johann van Graan says the Springbok star is working with increasing training loads as he aims to finally make his impact at Munster.

O'Donoghue and Munster hoping Currid can repeat Limerick hurling magic
# Sports Psychologist
From The42
# Sports Psychologist

O'Donoghue and Munster hoping Currid can repeat Limerick hurling magic

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:36 AM 22,173 Views 2 Comments

‘She’s only new in the door. We are in awe of her, she has an incredible CV.’

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution
# Power To The Players
From The42
# Power To The Players

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution

Sep 21st 2021, 6:14 PM 17,710 Views 7 Comments

‘I know it’s going to be a big change and I know that some clubs may be a little bit hesitant’, says Roc Nation Sports president Michael Yormark, ‘but at the end of the day, it’s about growing the sport.’

Van Graan refuses to discuss potential contract extension at Munster From The42

Van Graan refuses to discuss potential contract extension at Munster

Sep 21st 2021, 3:47 PM 8,419 Views 12 Comments

‘When the time is right for contract talks, that will take place in the background,’ said the South African.

# munster-rugby - Friday 17 September, 2021

How each province is shaping up ahead of the new United Rugby Championship
# URC
From The42
# URC

How each province is shaping up ahead of the new United Rugby Championship

Sep 17th 2021, 2:03 PM 3,306 Views 1 Comment

TG4 will be bringing Irish fans free-to-air coverage of the competition this season.

'There is a huge amount of belief in the squad' - Farrell confident Munster can kick on in URC
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

'There is a huge amount of belief in the squad' - Farrell confident Munster can kick on in URC

Sep 17th 2021, 7:05 AM 4,171 Views 3 Comments

The province are hoping a number of young players can step up again this season.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Munster run in five tries in entertaining pre-season win over Exeter
# Gimme Five
From The42
# Gimme Five

Munster run in five tries in entertaining pre-season win over Exeter

Sep 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 13,181 Views 6 Comments

Munster win 31-19 in front of 8,775 in Sandy Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 10 September, 2021

O'Donoghue captains Munster as five academy players make squad for Exeter friendly
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

O'Donoghue captains Munster as five academy players make squad for Exeter friendly

Sep 10th 2021, 11:22 AM 9,073 Views 6 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan has named a 31-man squad for the game.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

'He certainly hasn’t lost his magic' - Zebo fitting in like he never left, says Van Graan
# Prodigal Son
From The42
# Prodigal Son

'He certainly hasn’t lost his magic' - Zebo fitting in like he never left, says Van Graan

Sep 7th 2021, 2:14 PM 10,174 Views 6 Comments

The Munster boss added that RG Snyman should be available ‘sometime in October, not necessarily the start of October.’

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Munster's pre-season friendly with Bath cancelled due to Covid-19
# Off
From The42
# Off

Munster's pre-season friendly with Bath cancelled due to Covid-19

Aug 24th 2021, 5:53 PM 8,100 Views 0 Comments

The province say they are hoping to host a different opposition instead.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Munster in line for difficult trip to South Africa prior to Champions Cup
# Due South
From The42
# Due South

Munster in line for difficult trip to South Africa prior to Champions Cup

Aug 17th 2021, 2:31 PM 17,150 Views 9 Comments

United Rugby Championship organisers are attempting to plan a schedule that will not be impacted by the Covid-19 situation.

# munster-rugby - Friday 6 August, 2021

RG Snyman returns to Munster to continue rehab programme
# On The Mend
From The42
# On The Mend

RG Snyman returns to Munster to continue rehab programme

Aug 6th 2021, 11:35 AM 12,996 Views 11 Comments

The lock has left the Springboks camp as he works his way back to fitness following a knee injury and skin graft procedure.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Munster unveil new home jersey for the next two seasons
# Fresh Look
From The42
# Fresh Look

Munster unveil new home jersey for the next two seasons

Aug 4th 2021, 10:55 AM 17,109 Views 30 Comments

The kit will be worn by a senior team for the first time when Munster’s women face Ulster on Saturday, 28 August.

# munster-rugby - Monday 26 July, 2021

James Coughlan joins Toulon as defence coach
# Forward Thinking
From The42
# Forward Thinking

James Coughlan joins Toulon as defence coach

Jul 26th 2021, 1:51 PM 7,489 Views 2 Comments

The Cork native is building an impressive CV in France.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

James Cronin's move from Munster to newly-promoted Biarritz confirmed
# Off To France
From The42
# Off To France

James Cronin's move from Munster to newly-promoted Biarritz confirmed

Jul 7th 2021, 11:53 AM 6,155 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old prop left the province at the end of the season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 5 July, 2021

'Conor is a competitor, he has an edge about him'
# Mane Man
From The42
# Mane Man

'Conor is a competitor, he has an edge about him'

Jul 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,660 Views 14 Comments

Even those who know Conor Murray well were surprised by Warren Gatland’s decision to make the scrum-half Lions captain.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'He used to be at all the senior sessions creating havoc for the starting team'
# Coombes
From The42
# Coombes

'He used to be at all the senior sessions creating havoc for the starting team'

Jul 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 11,654 Views 2 Comments

Dave Kilcoyne is confident his Munster teammate Gavin Coombes is ready to make the step up to international rugby.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'There was a bit of a shocked look on his face' - George backs popular Murray to shine as Lions captain
# Skips
From The42
# Skips

'There was a bit of a shocked look on his face' - George backs popular Murray to shine as Lions captain

Jun 29th 2021, 10:47 PM 10,218 Views 1 Comment

The Saracens and England hooker says he got ‘really close’ to Murray during the 2017 tour of New Zealand.

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