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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Sunday 30 August, 2020

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro14
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro14

Aug 30th 2020, 2:03 PM 54,740 Views 76 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as the southern province set out to seal their place in the Pro14 semi-finals.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Munster have unveiled their new European kit for next season
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Munster have unveiled their new European kit for next season

Aug 26th 2020, 5:14 PM 11,333 Views 23 Comments

Two stars will appear above the crest in recognition of the province’s 2006 and ’08 triumphs.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'The camera can be very deceiving' - Aki downplays impressive post-lockdown physique
# Bulk
From The42
# Bulk

'The camera can be very deceiving' - Aki downplays impressive post-lockdown physique

Aug 20th 2020, 7:30 AM 16,125 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht star attracted lots of attention when he returned to club training.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Munster cancel training after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19
# Precautionary Steps
From The42
# Precautionary Steps

Munster cancel training after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19

Aug 13th 2020, 3:33 PM 32,477 Views 32 Comments

Six more players are also self-isolating, the province revealed today.

# munster-rugby - Monday 13 July, 2020

Beirne and Earls set for return while de Allende on track for Munster debut in August
# Squad Update
From The42
# Squad Update

Beirne and Earls set for return while de Allende on track for Munster debut in August

Jul 13th 2020, 6:32 PM 11,136 Views 13 Comments

The Pro14 competition resumes on the weekend of 22/23 August.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup
# Next Gen
From The42
# Next Gen

Predicting Ireland's first-choice XV for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Jul 9th 2020, 4:07 PM 18,855 Views 45 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey had several different visions as they gazed into the future.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 21 June, 2020

The Hawaiian prop, the Sunday Game producer and Irish rugby’s tug of war
# Roman Empire
From The42
# Roman Empire

The Hawaiian prop, the Sunday Game producer and Irish rugby’s tug of war

Jun 21st 2020, 8:00 AM 31,162 Views 45 Comments

Eddie O’Sullivan and Wesley Liddy haven’t just discovered a potential star but also a talent factory better known for its production line of NFL players.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

IRFU to begin Covid-19 testing with Leinster and Munster setups set to return next week

Jun 16th 2020, 7:31 PM 5,682 Views 22 Comments

Connacht and Ulster are scheduled to return on 29 June.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Why Munster Rugby has partnered with an Irish esports team
# League Of Legends
From The42
# League Of Legends

Why Munster Rugby has partnered with an Irish esports team

Jun 11th 2020, 7:30 PM 13,703 Views 39 Comments

Munster Rugby Gaming kick-off life in the Northern League of Legends Championships this month.

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?
# Expansion
From The42
# Expansion

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Jun 11th 2020, 4:55 PM 14,951 Views 28 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Munster prop Brian Scott forced into premature retirement
# No Luck
From The42
# No Luck

Munster prop Brian Scott forced into premature retirement

May 26th 2020, 4:13 PM 11,253 Views 16 Comments

The former Ireland U20 international has had a two-year battle with injury.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember Munster's first Heineken Cup triumph?
# Southern Comfort
From The42
# Southern Comfort

Quiz: How well do you remember Munster's first Heineken Cup triumph?

May 20th 2020, 7:30 AM 10,948 Views 12 Comments

Declan Kidney’s side made amends for previous defeats by winning the decider on this day in 2006.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'
# Talent Development
From The42
# Talent Development

'They had something unbelievably unique in Limerick rugby and I don't think it's too late to reignite that'

May 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 25,989 Views 95 Comments

Munster must learn from Limerick GAA and get the talent conveyor belt turning again in the Treaty County, says Bernard Jackman.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 March, 2020

'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'
# Sherry
From The42
# Sherry

'It was affecting me turning up the radio in the car... It was painful picking my kids up, changing nappies'

Mar 27th 2020, 8:01 PM 68,360 Views 4 Comments

Mike Sherry makes his debut on The42 Rugby Weekly to give his assessment of where Munster stand under Johann van Graan, and reflect on his decision to retire at 31.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the career of Donncha O'Callaghan?
# Fantastic 4
From The42
# Fantastic 4

Quiz: How well do you remember the career of Donncha O'Callaghan?

Mar 24th 2020, 7:30 AM 9,520 Views 4 Comments

Test your knowledge of the former Munster and Ireland lock as he marks his 41st birthday.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets

Feb 29th 2020, 7:20 PM 16,351 Views 75 Comments

The visitors saw Sam Lousi red-carded in the first half at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 28 February, 2020

Farrell starts as Munster make five changes for Scarlets' Thomond visit
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Farrell starts as Munster make five changes for Scarlets' Thomond visit

Feb 28th 2020, 12:35 PM 10,166 Views 16 Comments

Jack O’Donoghue has been ruled out after aggravating an existing neck injury.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Andrew Conway among trio of players to commit to new Munster contracts
# Southern Comfort
From The42
# Southern Comfort

Andrew Conway among trio of players to commit to new Munster contracts

Feb 20th 2020, 5:43 PM 12,112 Views 23 Comments

Billy Holland and Jeremy Loughman have also signed new deals with the southern province.

Six changes for Munster with O'Donnell and Sweetnam among replacements
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Six changes for Munster with O'Donnell and Sweetnam among replacements

Feb 20th 2020, 12:19 PM 9,190 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side face Zebre tomorrow in the Guinness Pro14.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Scannell says late Munster CEO Fitzgerald put him on the straight and narrow
# Paying Tribute
From The42
# Paying Tribute

Scannell says late Munster CEO Fitzgerald put him on the straight and narrow

Feb 18th 2020, 4:57 PM 11,208 Views 0 Comments

Niall Scannell on the influence the late Garrett Fitzgerald had on him.

# munster-rugby - Friday 14 February, 2020

Longtime Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away aged 65
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Longtime Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away aged 65

Feb 14th 2020, 11:51 PM 16,420 Views 14 Comments

Fitzgerald served as the province’s chief executive for 20 years, spearheading Munster’s success during the professional era.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'People never gave me a hope': Ireland legend Stringer on succeeding against the odds
# The Line-Out
From The42
# The Line-Out

'People never gave me a hope': Ireland legend Stringer on succeeding against the odds

Feb 11th 2020, 10:30 AM 10,592 Views 4 Comments

The ex-Munster man would also like to see John Cooney given a start at scrum-half in this year’s Guinness Six Nations.

# munster-rugby - Friday 31 January, 2020

World Cup-winning Springbok pair among trio of new signings for Munster
# Incoming
From The42
# Incoming

World Cup-winning Springbok pair among trio of new signings for Munster

Jan 31st 2020, 1:42 PM 18,332 Views 65 Comments

Damian de Allende, RG Snyman and Matt Gallagher will all link up with the province next season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 27 January, 2020

O'Sullivan, Coombes and McHenry earn senior deals as Munster announce six new contracts
# Promotion
From The42
# Promotion

O'Sullivan, Coombes and McHenry earn senior deals as Munster announce six new contracts

Jan 27th 2020, 2:42 PM 11,190 Views 18 Comments

Stephen Archer, Dan Goggin and Liam O’Connor have each extended their senior deals by two years.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

'From physiotherapist to Springboks head coach' - Ex-Munster defence coach set to replace Erasmus
# Right Hand Man
From The42
# Right Hand Man

'From physiotherapist to Springboks head coach' - Ex-Munster defence coach set to replace Erasmus

Jan 21st 2020, 4:17 PM 15,435 Views 3 Comments

47-year-old Jacques Nienaber has been part of Rassie’s backroom staff in his past four jobs and won the World Cup in November.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 19 January, 2020

LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Champions Cup
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Champions Cup

Jan 19th 2020, 12:15 PM 52,828 Views 16 Comments

Qualification is out of their reach, but can Munster end a disappointing Champions Cup campaign on a high?

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
From The42
# Sportswriting

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,891 Views 0 Comments

Put your feet up and dive into some of the best pieces of writing we’ve enjoyed over the past week.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Former Munster back row Paddy Butler seals move to Japanese Top League
# Adventure
From The42
# Adventure

Former Munster back row Paddy Butler seals move to Japanese Top League

Jan 15th 2020, 4:34 PM 8,446 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old left for Pau in 2015 but featured again for his native province during pre-season.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 12 January, 2020

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, European Rugby Champions Cup
# Updates
From The42
# Updates

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Jan 12th 2020, 4:00 PM 102,011 Views 47 Comments

Munster have travelled to Paris La Défense Arena for a must-win game which begins at 3.15pm.

# munster-rugby - Friday 10 January, 2020

Hanrahan gets the nod to start in Munster's must-win game in Paris
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Hanrahan gets the nod to start in Munster's must-win game in Paris

Jan 10th 2020, 12:01 PM 16,483 Views 43 Comments

Johann van Graan has selected JJ Hanrahan at out-half for Sunday’s clash with Racing 92.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 January, 2020

Derby drought not a concern for Munster ahead of tonight's clash with Ulster
# Trying Times
From The42
# Trying Times

Derby drought not a concern for Munster ahead of tonight's clash with Ulster

Jan 3rd 2020, 8:29 AM 5,300 Views 9 Comments

Munster head to Kingspan Stadium after registering just one try in their festive interpros so far.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Starts for Carbery, Murray and O'Mahony among 10 changes for Munster
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Starts for Carbery, Murray and O'Mahony among 10 changes for Munster

Jan 2nd 2020, 12:14 PM 17,834 Views 19 Comments

Several of the southern province’s big hitters return for tomorrow night’s game against Ulster.

Rowntree's 'one percenters' helping Munster's Loughman reach the next level
# Golden Graham
From The42
# Golden Graham

Rowntree's 'one percenters' helping Munster's Loughman reach the next level

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:15 AM 8,361 Views 5 Comments

Ahead of tomorrow’s game against Ulster, Jeremy Loughman has already played 10 times this season.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Munster team doctor fined and handed three-week suspended ban following Saracens row
# Jamie Kearns
From The42
# Jamie Kearns

Munster team doctor fined and handed three-week suspended ban following Saracens row

Dec 31st 2019, 3:38 PM 32,531 Views 43 Comments

Dr Jamie Kearns was found to have verbally abused Jamie George.

Carbery 'fine' to face Ulster but concern for Munster over Hanrahan and O'Donnell
# Update
From The42
# Update

Carbery 'fine' to face Ulster but concern for Munster over Hanrahan and O'Donnell

Dec 31st 2019, 2:34 PM 8,350 Views 11 Comments

The southern province will look to return to winning ways when they travel to Kingspan Stadium this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Recap: Munster v Leinster, Pro14
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

Recap: Munster v Leinster, Pro14

Dec 28th 2019, 5:24 PM 66,769 Views 50 Comments

Follow all the action live as Munster welcome Leinster to Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 December, 2019

JGP and Byrne to lead the attack in reshuffled Leinster side
# Christmas Clash
From The42
# Christmas Clash

JGP and Byrne to lead the attack in reshuffled Leinster side

Dec 27th 2019, 12:33 PM 14,028 Views 22 Comments

Head coach Leo Cullen has made 10 changes to the side which beat Ulster.

Munster and Ireland boost as Joey Carbery set for comeback against Leinster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Munster and Ireland boost as Joey Carbery set for comeback against Leinster

Dec 27th 2019, 12:14 PM 16,339 Views 36 Comments

The out-half is on the bench for tomorrow evening’s Thomond sell-out.

Poll: The best Irish rugby player of 2019
# Voting Time
From The42
# Voting Time

Poll: The best Irish rugby player of 2019

Dec 27th 2019, 8:30 AM 16,654 Views 17 Comments

Have your say on who was the best Irish rugby player over the past 12 months.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Sometimes you don't know what's going on until it's over' - Tracy ready for Thomond battle
# In The Lion's Den
From The42
# In The Lion's Den

'Sometimes you don't know what's going on until it's over' - Tracy ready for Thomond battle

Dec 26th 2019, 8:15 AM 7,970 Views 6 Comments

Leinster travel to take on rivals Munster on Saturday.