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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Munster

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Toulouse proved too strong, but Munster can make trip to Northampton with confidence
Graham Rowntree insists his squad’s progress won’t be derailed by Sunday’s Champions Cup defeat at Thomond Park.
'When you play huge teams like this, you’ve got to deal with their power'
Graham Rowntree felt small margins were the difference as Munster fell to a Champions Cup defeat to Toulouse.
Munster come up short in thick Thomond fog against dogged Toulouse
The province started brightly before the French side grew into the game to take a deserved opening round Champions Cup win.
Munster look to give French giants Toulouse a taste of the old Thomond magic
Graham Rowntree’s side need a big performance if they are to get a result against the high-flying Top 14 leaders in Limerick today.
Beirne: 'There's a special feeling around Europe in this club'
The Munster second row feels the province are in a good place ahead of the visit of Toulouse this weekend.
Champions Cup: Why Leinster aren't Racing certainties as Munster have nothing to lose
The42′s rugby writers separate the contenders from the pretenders as European rugby’s showpiece event returns for another year.
Munster prepare plan to contain 'proper Jack-in-the-box' Antoine Dupont
The French scrum-half is part of a star-studded Toulouse team heading to Limerick this weekend.
Scotland winger faces Six Nations doubt after picking up injury against Munster
The Edinburgh flyer suffered medial ligament damage during his club’s defeat to the Irish province.
'It's a real European giant coming to Thomond' - Munster braced for Toulouse challenge
Graham Rowntree is looking forward to Toulouse visiting Limerick this weekend.
'A sea of red' - Toulouse expecting raucous atmosphere in Thomond Park
Pita Ahki says Munster will be out for revenge after last season’s shoot-out defeat.
Munster boosted by return of Murray and Haley but Zebo set for spell on sidelines
The province welcome French giants Toulouse to Thomond Park on Sunday.
'Limerick and Newport are similar places, working-class people'
Former Munster out-half JJ Hanrahan has settled happily into life with the Dragons.
Munster's away day success comes at perfect time to jumpstart ambitions
It was only one month ago that the province’s faithful would have been worried for what was to come.
Munster make five changes and Edinburgh welcome back big guns for Friday clash
Graham Rowntree has reshuffled his front row, while Gavin Coombes and Simon Zebo start for the key visit to the Scottish capital.
Nash as surprised as anyone to hear try against Connacht was his first at Thomond
The Limerick wing also revealed what Andy Farrell told him after his stint with Ireland ‘A’ and in Ireland camp over November.
Jack Crowley back training with Munster following injury scare
The 22-year old underwent a scan for a leg injury picked up in the URC win over Connacht at the weekend.
'It would be bad news' - La Rochelle hope to keep ROG despite England link
Jules Favre hailed the influence of O’Gara and Donnacha Ryan at the Top 14 club.
'We won’t speak about Europe until after this next game. Seriously!'
Munster set to focus on league points this Friday in a bid to build momentum into Europe.
'There has been no panic - we have continued to work hard and hard work pays off'
Munster coach Graham Rowntree is hoping they can build on the momentum of tonight’s win over Connacht.
Munster's maul does the trick as they secure bonus point win over Connacht
Munster defeated Connacht 24-17 in blustery conditions in the URC this evening.
Connacht's need is as great as Munster's - both teams can't afford another defeat
Sloppy starts to this season’s URC has left these Irish provinces scrambling for points to stay in contention for Europe.
Munster and Connacht welcome back Ireland stars for URC derby
The two sides meet at Thomond Park tomorrow night.
ROG to England and the Irish provinces face a crucial block
Check out today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.
'He phoned me up a year ago' - The call that says it all about Jack Crowley
The Munster man rang Ireland attack coach Mike Catt out of the blue before he was even in the squad.
'We want to stay ahead of the curve - your intent is to play the perfect game'
Peter O’Mahony feels Ireland can still improve in 2023 despite a spectacular year when they defeated the world champions and won a series in New Zealand.
Broken nose healed, Beirne welcomes target on Ireland's backs
The Munster man made his Test debut against the Wallabies back in 2018.
Munster mourn the passing of province legend Jerry Holland
The beloved former player, head coach, team manager and administrator left an indelible mark at his province and at his club, Cork Con.
Patterson and Healy impress for Munster as Frisch shows his class
Graham Rowntree was also delighted with new signing Kiran McDonald.
Zombie, Zebo, The Fields - Munster must return to the Páirc soon
The atmosphere was excellent in Cork as the province broke new ground.
'You remember these nights, a special moment in a special place'
Munster head coach Graham Rowntree was thrilled with his team’s display against South Africa A.
Magnificent Munster make history at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork
Graham Rowntree’s men overcame an experienced South Africa A side with a superb performance.
'The USA asked what kind of interest I had... I was like, 'I want to play with Ireland''
Munster prop Jeremy Loughman is set to make his Ireland debut against Fiji on Saturday.
'Ireland don't seem to have been impressed with what he has offered'
Gavin Coombes was left out of the Ireland squad this week and has a point to prove for Munster.
Frisch starts and three academy players included in Munster 23 to face South Africa
Short-term signing Kiran McDonald will also make his first start for the province as Munster make seven changes to the side that faced Ulster.
Jenkins included in strong South Africa A team to face Munster
Ex-Munster tighthead Thomas du Toit captains the side.
Munster's clash with South Africa XV selection to be shown live on Virgin Media
The province take on a South Africa Select XV at Páirc Uí Chaoimh next Thursday.
Judge this new Munster set-up when they are playing with a full deck
Injuries and international call-ups have hit the province hard this season.
The Irish international who quit to become a priest and anti-Apartheid protestor
Marnie Cunningham’s fascinating story is told in a new book called ‘Rugby’s Greatest Mavericks.’
Ulster pip Munster to record their first win at Thomond Park in eight years
Munster lost 15-14 to Ulster in the URC this evening.
'It's a long drive to Thomond Park, and it has always been a pretty rubbish trip back'
Billy Burns has yet to win away against Munster since joining Ulster in 2018.