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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Leinster and Munster get home advantage in revised Champions Cup knockout format
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Leinster and Munster get home advantage in revised Champions Cup knockout format

Feb 24th 2021, 8:07 PM 34,312 Views 18 Comments

Draws for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout rounds will take place on 9 March.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Munster beat Edinburgh to consolidate Pro14 lead
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Munster beat Edinburgh to consolidate Pro14 lead

Feb 20th 2021, 9:58 PM 15,042 Views 36 Comments

They did lose a tiny bit of their advantage over Connacht, in second place.

# munster-rugby - Friday 19 February, 2021

Andrew Conway returns to Munster starting XV after five-game absence
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Andrew Conway returns to Munster starting XV after five-game absence

Feb 19th 2021, 12:19 PM 14,629 Views 17 Comments

Fellow Ireland squad members Craig Casey, Shane Daly and Chris Farrell are also selected to face Edinburgh.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'I've probably relaxed a little bit about my rugby, I used to be a bit tense about it'
# Feeling Good
From The42
# Feeling Good

'I've probably relaxed a little bit about my rugby, I used to be a bit tense about it'

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 10:06 PM 30,881 Views 8 Comments

Munster hooker Kevin O’Byrne is playing some of the best rugby of his career.

Munster confirm 8 players have agreed new contracts with the province
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

Munster confirm 8 players have agreed new contracts with the province

Feb 18th 2021, 1:32 PM 15,966 Views 13 Comments

Six players have signed new two-year deals, with two players signing one-year extensions.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Carbery's return to training provides 'big lift' for Munster squad
# Road To Recovery
From The42
# Road To Recovery

Carbery's return to training provides 'big lift' for Munster squad

Feb 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,271 Views 14 Comments

The out-half has stepped up his training load with the province this week.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Van Graan: Carbery 'doing really well' ahead of latest step on road to recovery
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Van Graan: Carbery 'doing really well' ahead of latest step on road to recovery

Feb 16th 2021, 2:11 PM 5,291 Views 8 Comments

The out-half is due to step up his training load with the province this week.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand

Feb 9th 2021, 7:23 PM 6,963 Views 17 Comments

There is positive news, however, for front rows Roman Salanoa and James Cronin.

# munster-rugby - Friday 29 January, 2021

Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss

Jan 29th 2021, 12:11 PM 14,815 Views 37 Comments

Mike Haley and Gavin Coombes are the only players who’ll start again in tomorrow’s clash with Benetton.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I spoke to a French agent last week and he was of the opinion that CJ was going to Bordeaux'

Jan 28th 2021, 2:43 PM 48,542 Views 42 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discussed Irish rugby’s contractual bottleneck on Thursday’s rugby pod.

Munster's Jean Kleyn hit with two-week ban for 'dangerous play' against Leinster
# Crime And Punishment
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

Munster's Jean Kleyn hit with two-week ban for 'dangerous play' against Leinster

Jan 28th 2021, 12:17 PM 9,049 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland international will be eligible to play again from 15 February.

# munster-rugby - Monday 25 January, 2021

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster
# Drafted In
From The42
# Drafted In

Leinster academy player and Ennis RFC man providing scrum-half cover for Munster

Jan 25th 2021, 7:07 PM 32,852 Views 35 Comments

Leinster nine Paddy Patterson, who has made three first-team appearances for the eastern province, has headed south on a short-term basis.

# munster-rugby - Monday 18 January, 2021

Ireland prop Kilcoyne returns to Munster training ahead of Leinster clash
# Status Report
From The42
# Status Report

Ireland prop Kilcoyne returns to Munster training ahead of Leinster clash

Jan 18th 2021, 7:09 PM 7,874 Views 9 Comments

Jack O’Donoghue has also resumed training as Saturday’s meeting draws near.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Knox ruled out but Kilcoyne and O'Donoghue set to be available for Munster against Leinster
# Update
From The42
# Update

Knox ruled out but Kilcoyne and O'Donoghue set to be available for Munster against Leinster

Jan 12th 2021, 5:03 PM 7,893 Views 9 Comments

The young tighthead is set for a spell on the sidelines but Munster aim to welcome back some heavy artillery for their rescheduled interpro.

# munster-rugby - Friday 1 January, 2021

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience

Jan 1st 2021, 12:18 PM 14,290 Views 33 Comments

Johann van Graan makes 14 changes to the Munster starting XV, while Dan McFarland makes 10 for Ulster.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces
# Rescheduled
From The42
# Rescheduled

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces

Dec 30th 2020, 3:26 PM 8,452 Views 3 Comments

Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all received fresh fixture details from competition organisers.

# munster-rugby - Friday 25 December, 2020

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 32,477 Views 39 Comments

The clash was due to take place tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Munster boosted by return of Kilcoyne ahead of showdown with Leinster
# Bulletin
From The42
# Bulletin

Munster boosted by return of Kilcoyne ahead of showdown with Leinster

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:33 PM 9,635 Views 10 Comments

The 32-year-old prop hasn’t featured since August after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury.

# munster-rugby - Monday 21 December, 2020

'I went from playing golf with the local electrician to playing rugby with the best player in the world in 3 weeks'
# The Bear McCabe
From The42
# The Bear McCabe

'I went from playing golf with the local electrician to playing rugby with the best player in the world in 3 weeks'

Dec 21st 2020, 8:36 AM 57,893 Views 19 Comments

Peter McCabe was considering applying for the guards or focusing on the family strawberry farm when a phonecall from Pat Lam breathed new life into his first-choice career.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Healy has shoulder scan and is ruled out of Munster's Clermont trip after late hits by 'Quins
# Cynical Stuff
From The42
# Cynical Stuff

Healy has shoulder scan and is ruled out of Munster's Clermont trip after late hits by 'Quins

Dec 15th 2020, 8:02 PM 25,756 Views 30 Comments

Munster have confirmed Healy will ‘begin rehabilitation for a shoulder injury’ following a rough introduction to European competition last Sunday.

# munster-rugby - Monday 14 December, 2020

Former Munster out-half Bleyendaal returns to New Zealand to join Hurricanes coaching team
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

Former Munster out-half Bleyendaal returns to New Zealand to join Hurricanes coaching team

Dec 14th 2020, 12:19 PM 9,185 Views 3 Comments

Bleyendaal will be linking up with Munster stalwart Jason Holland.

# munster-rugby - Friday 4 December, 2020

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Dec 4th 2020, 11:20 AM 14,288 Views 17 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Munster boosted by return of front-row duo as attention turns to Glasgow
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Munster boosted by return of front-row duo as attention turns to Glasgow

Nov 18th 2020, 8:15 PM 15,592 Views 2 Comments

Roman Salanoa and Liam O’Connor are back in training ahead of Monday’s Pro14 fixture in Scotland.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Coombes the hat-trick hero as unbeaten Munster make it five wins from five
# Five-Star
From The42
# Five-Star

Coombes the hat-trick hero as unbeaten Munster make it five wins from five

Nov 15th 2020, 6:21 PM 16,704 Views 35 Comments

Munster were 38-22 winners over Ospreys in Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Friday 13 November, 2020

Munster reveal long-term injury for John Hodnett and another Covid-19 case
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Munster reveal long-term injury for John Hodnett and another Covid-19 case

Nov 13th 2020, 2:14 PM 9,567 Views 9 Comments

The 21-year-old is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering an achilles tendon injury in training.

# munster-rugby - Monday 2 November, 2020

Stander and Daly claim Munster rugby player awards for displays last season
# Star Men
From The42
# Star Men

Stander and Daly claim Munster rugby player awards for displays last season

Nov 2nd 2020, 5:00 PM 5,617 Views 4 Comments

Garrett Fitzgerald has been posthumously inducted into the Munster Rugby Hall of Fame.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport
# Four From Four
From The42
# Four From Four

Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport

Nov 1st 2020, 4:33 PM 14,768 Views 19 Comments

Matt Gallagher touched down twice and Calvin Nash bagged another as Munster held off their hosts in difficult conditions.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 31 October, 2020

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons
# New Look
From The42
# New Look

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons

Oct 31st 2020, 12:39 PM 14,818 Views 8 Comments

Academy prop Josh Wycherley makes his first start for the province.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters
# Southwest Is Best
From The42
# Southwest Is Best

Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters

Oct 29th 2020, 4:46 PM 15,621 Views 13 Comments

Monday’s impressive debutant Josh Wycherley is one of only two fit looseheads at the southern province’s disposal.

# munster-rugby - Monday 26 October, 2020

Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff
# Five-Star
From The42
# Five-Star

Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff

Oct 26th 2020, 10:13 PM 42,607 Views 34 Comments

It finished 38-27 in Munster’s favour at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond
# Mun-day Night Football
From The42
# Mun-day Night Football

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond

Oct 25th 2020, 12:20 PM 17,948 Views 12 Comments

Johann van Graan makes eight changes to the side which beat Edinburgh.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 17 October, 2020

‘Exeter are English rugby’s version of Munster and Connacht rolled into one’
# Morality Tale
From The42
# Morality Tale

‘Exeter are English rugby’s version of Munster and Connacht rolled into one’

Oct 17th 2020, 8:00 AM 25,738 Views 20 Comments

At one stage they were not even the best team in Devon but today Exeter Chiefs can become the No1 side in Europe.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 October, 2020

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh

Oct 9th 2020, 12:16 PM 17,243 Views 29 Comments

Last week’s hero Ben Healy starts at 10 for tomorrow evening’s clash in Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Munster Rugby confirm two further cases of Covid-19
# Testing
From The42
# Testing

Munster Rugby confirm two further cases of Covid-19

Oct 8th 2020, 9:47 PM 13,857 Views 7 Comments

The squad will return to training in Limerick tomorrow ahead of their meeting with Edinburgh.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Munster awaiting HSE guidance after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Munster awaiting HSE guidance after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:19 PM 25,124 Views 8 Comments

Three Academy players and one senior player have been identified as potential close contacts.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Murray 'progressing well' in recovery from thigh injury as Kleyn and Goggin return
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Murray 'progressing well' in recovery from thigh injury as Kleyn and Goggin return

Sep 22nd 2020, 3:23 PM 8,623 Views 12 Comments

Andrew Conway is continuing his return-to-play protocols as Munster prepare for the new season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 14 September, 2020

Munster confirm departure of head of athletic performance
# Denis Logan
From The42
# Denis Logan

Munster confirm departure of head of athletic performance

Sep 14th 2020, 6:01 PM 17,314 Views 13 Comments

Denis Logan will move home to America with his family in October.

# munster-rugby - Friday 4 September, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final

Sep 4th 2020, 6:39 PM 87,326 Views 70 Comments

It’s the island’s two most successful provinces, it’s knockout rugby and we’re going minute-by-minute.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:38 PM 56,475 Views 26 Comments

Tomorrow’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final between the rival provinces will be available to watch on Facebook.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 30 August, 2020

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro14
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Connacht, Pro14

Aug 30th 2020, 2:03 PM 54,770 Views 76 Comments

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