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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Munster

This year
Connacht's Alex Wootton set to retire
The former Munster and Ireland 7s player has confirmed he will be calling it a day at the end of the season.
'He is a world-class player. He’s important, he is a giver' - Munster's Snyman hailed
Graham Rowntree says the return of the World Cup winner after his injury nightmare is the perfect boost
Wycherley ready to put his work in the carry into practice as Munster return to Cork
The Munster lock on picking RG Snyman’s brains, his off-field work during three months out, and Musgrave Park’s special significance.
Munster frontload training week to ensure they're 'out in force' for funeral of Tom Tierney
Denis Leamy on the passing of his former teammate Tom Tierney, RG Snyman’s availability for Friday, and Malakai Fekitoa’s impending departure.
Former Munster and Ireland team manager Brian O’Brien dies
He was 83 years old.
Munster excited to see Snyman re-apply his knowledge to the field after 18 months out
Denis Leamy and Fineen Wycherley spoke of Snyman’s off-field influence ahead of his potential on-field return this Friday.
RG Snyman fit to make long-awaited Munster return this Friday
The South African lock has undergone an 18-month recovery process after re-rupturing his ACL and is available to face Scarlets in Cork.
Patterson intends making the most of Murray and Casey absence
The 24-year-old also hailed the impact of former Munster scrum-half Mike Prendergast.
'He is passionate about staying in Ireland' - No return to France for Irish-qualified Frisch
Munster head coach Graham Rowntree insists that their new signing will not be lured back to France.
Coombes says Munster 'starting to click' at the right time
The Cork native has now scored 32 tries in 65 appearances.
Superb hat-trick for Coombes as rampant Munster score 9 tries against Ospreys
The brilliant centre partnership of Antoine Frisch and Malakai Fekitoa laid the foundation for the win.
Munster's Malakai Fekitoa set to depart after one year with the province
The former All Black centre will be moving on at the end of the campaign.
Munster confidence boost as 'world class' RG Snyman set for return
Coach Mike Prendergast buoyed by availability of 28-year-old Springbok star.
Conway out for another 3-4 months while Snyman steps up training with Munster
The Ireland wing underwent knee surgery last week and could miss the rest of Munster’s campaign.
Munster take maximum returns from 70-point thriller in Treviso
Graham Rowntree’s side scored six tries and overcame plenty of hurdles to overtake Benetton in the URC standings.
The URC is becoming a less forgiving place as Irish provinces feel more heat
Leinster have continued as before but the other three provinces are battling.
Donnelly set for 1st appearance of season as Munster name three academy forwards on bench
Fineen Wycherley returns at lock while John Ryan misses out on a farewell bow.
'I had to learn the accents, the different slangs and lingos... especially with the Cork lads'
Roman Salanoa’s ‘fresh start’ at Munster is beginning to pay dividends for both player and province.
'We knew we'd crack a few of them' - Munster's physical overhaul beginning to reap rewards
Andi Kyriacou says he and his fellow coaches knew that Munster would pick up injuries as their training was overhauled.
Haley faces ankle scan, while Wycherley free from Munster's 'giraffe sanctuary' and fit to play
Forwards coach Andi Kyriacou also revealed the influence John Ryan has had on younger players ahead of his final game this Saturday.
Kilcoyne's strong Munster form puts him in frame to add to Ireland caps
The 34-year-old is due to be out of contract at the end of the current season.
With Crowley a coming force, Carbery faces big challenge with Munster and Ireland
The 27-year-old has been ‘exceptional’ behind the scenes, according to Graham Rowntree.
Finn Russell welcomes Ben Healy's Scotland switch
The Racing 10 is set to link up with Munster’s Healy in Scotland camp for the Six Nations.
Rowntree's project in Munster is starting to take exciting shape
The new style of play, strong selections, and a renewed energy have Munster tracking in the right direction.
Munster will travel to South Africa for the Champions Cup round-of-16
Graham Rowntree’s side will take on the Sharks in Durban.
Munster come up just short after going toe-to-toe with Toulouse
Graham Rowntree’s side scored a stunning second-half try through Tadhg Beirne.
Dublin-born Brennan part of Toulouse squad aiming to maul Munster
Graham Rowntree’s side have momentum but face a difficult task at Stade Ernest Wallon.
'My entire world has changed through my move to Munster'
Second row Jean Kleyn is enjoying the new attacking approach in the province this season.
Munster chasing back-to-back Interpro crowns as Leinster take on Ulster
The Women’s Interprovincial title race could be decided this weekend.
'He is reminding me of CJ' - Coombes earns swift recall to Ireland squad
The Munster back row has been in brilliant form after being dropped by Ireland back in November.
Munster's Jack O'Donoghue receives 3-week suspension
The 28-year-old was sent off during his side’s recent Champions Cup clash with Northampton
The Munster try that highlighted the progress their attack is making
Mike Prendergast is pleased with the Munster forwards’ improved handling skills.
Murray and Earls still 'hugely important' for Munster after being left out
The senior pair missed out on selection against Northampton last weekend.
Rowntree: Ireland exclusion in November gave Coombes 'kick up the backside'
‘He was disappointed… But I think it was the right thing at the time, and so does he.’
Rowntree: 'Heaps to get right for next week' but Munster proud of 14-man stand
‘You’re missing a guy in the lineout; lineout defence changes. Defensively, it challenges us more — but luckily we train a lot stressed, defensively.’
Fourteen-man Munster cling on to see off Northampton at Thomond Park
Gavin Coombes scored two tries and fellow scorer Jack O’Donoghue was sent off on 22 minutes in what transpired to be a nail-biter in Limerick.
'You didn't need to say anything to him... It was literally just a nod and a high five'
The madness of Munster’s 42nd-phase drop-goal victory over Northampton in 2011 as told by one man in red, one man in green, and one man in the gantry.
'My mum wasn't too happy with me! She said to cop on'
Jack O’Donoghue has been pleased with Munster’s improved form in recent months.
Plenty on the line as Irish provinces turn attention back to European Cup
All four provinces are in action on Saturday across a busy weekend in the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.
'I don’t know where my life would be if I didn’t pick up the rugby ball'
Munster hooker Kate Sheehan’s life has revolved around rugby.