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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Munster granted planning permission for indoor training facility in Cork
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Munster granted planning permission for indoor training facility in Cork

Jun 12th 2019, 6:06 PM 13,742 Views 25 Comments

The new facility at Musgrave Park will primarily be used by the province’s underage teams.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Former England prop Graham Rowntree joins Munster as forwards coach until 2022
# New Recruit
From The42
# New Recruit

Former England prop Graham Rowntree joins Munster as forwards coach until 2022

Jun 4th 2019, 11:49 AM 30,958 Views 47 Comments

The 48-year-old will link up with Johann van Graan’s backroom staff after this summer’s World Cup in Japan.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

May 23rd 2019, 3:31 PM 11,841 Views 47 Comments

Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Andy Dunne discussed whether he would be a good fit at the province on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Munster reveal new adidas home and alternate kits for next season
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Munster reveal new adidas home and alternate kits for next season

May 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 15,849 Views 25 Comments

The alternate jersey is sure to be a big seller.

# munster-rugby - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end
# Heading Home
From The42
# Heading Home

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

May 20th 2019, 9:30 PM 48,865 Views 39 Comments

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

Ulster announce signing of Munster out-half Johnston
# Moving North
From The42
# Moving North

Ulster announce signing of Munster out-half Johnston

May 20th 2019, 1:19 PM 12,694 Views 45 Comments

The 22-year-old will seek further first-team opportunities at the northern province next season.

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster
# Taking Stock
From The42
# Taking Stock

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

May 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 21,229 Views 87 Comments

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I felt I wasn't even in contention at stages at Munster and that dents confidence'
# Finding His Feet
From The42
# Finding His Feet

'I felt I wasn't even in contention at stages at Munster and that dents confidence'

May 19th 2019, 12:00 PM 41,793 Views 39 Comments

After being released by Munster, Dave Johnston has enjoyed an excellent first season with Ealing Trailfinders.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away
# MOTM
From The42
# MOTM

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away

May 18th 2019, 8:22 PM 13,020 Views 45 Comments

The Leinster openside was simply colossal in a man-of-the-match performance against Munster.

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment
# Glasgow Bound
From The42
# Glasgow Bound

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment

May 18th 2019, 6:04 PM 7,092 Views 7 Comments

The province will bid for back-to-back Pro14 titles against Glasgow next weekend.

How did you rate Leinster and Munster in their Pro14 semi-final showdown?
# Derby Days
From The42
# Derby Days

How did you rate Leinster and Munster in their Pro14 semi-final showdown?

May 18th 2019, 4:36 PM 13,127 Views 68 Comments

Leinster beat Munster 24-9 to set a date with Glasgow in next week’s final.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final From The42
Live May 18th 2019, 3:20 PM

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

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS

May 18th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,008 Views 43 Comments

Leinster put their Pro14 crown on the line against their southern rivals in this afternoon’s last four showdown in Dublin.

# munster-rugby - Friday 17 May, 2019

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF
# The Comeback King
From The42
# The Comeback King

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF

May 17th 2019, 2:14 PM 5,067 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster flanker has overcome a groin injury to get back for tomorrow’s Pro14 semi-final against Munster.

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'
# Reset
From The42
# Reset

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'

May 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,306 Views 15 Comments

While the disappointment of Newcastle still lingers, Devin Toner hopes to help Leinster move on at the RDS tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster

May 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 16,627 Views 105 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men are now focused on defending their Pro14 crown.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return

May 14th 2019, 5:27 PM 30,748 Views 25 Comments

He isn’t ruling out remaining at Crusaders for another year, either.

# munster-rugby - Monday 13 May, 2019

Scottish ref Adamson to take charge of Leinster-Munster at sold-out RDS
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Scottish ref Adamson to take charge of Leinster-Munster at sold-out RDS

May 13th 2019, 5:36 PM 6,619 Views 13 Comments

He will become the first Scottish official to referee a Pro14 knockout game since 2010.

Van der Flier and Gibson-Park back in contention for Leinster's Pro14 semi-final
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Van der Flier and Gibson-Park back in contention for Leinster's Pro14 semi-final

May 13th 2019, 2:15 PM 4,215 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side must pick themselves back up for Saturday’s visit of Munster to the RDS.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I'd question how this was allowed happen. It has played out incredibly badly'

May 9th 2019, 6:43 PM 20,415 Views 73 Comments

Bernard Jackman discussed the departure of Munster coaches Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery on The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Flannery and Jones to leave Munster after coaches 'decline contract offers'
# Departures
From The42
# Departures

Flannery and Jones to leave Munster after coaches 'decline contract offers'

May 7th 2019, 4:27 PM 56,814 Views 122 Comments

Further changes to their backroom staff is the last thing the province needed.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Match-winner Hanrahan happy to give JVG 'as many headaches as possible'
# Big Impact
From The42
# Big Impact

Match-winner Hanrahan happy to give JVG 'as many headaches as possible'

May 5th 2019, 8:45 AM 8,279 Views 44 Comments

The out-half made all the difference against Benetton as he continued his excellent end-of-season form.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'It's knockout rugby, the only thing that matters is we won'
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

'It's knockout rugby, the only thing that matters is we won'

May 4th 2019, 6:03 PM 16,635 Views 92 Comments

Johann van Graan hailed his side’s fight and belief after they booked a Pro14 semi-final date against Leinster.

Hanrahan's long-range penalty gets Munster out of jail against Benetton
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Hanrahan's long-range penalty gets Munster out of jail against Benetton

May 4th 2019, 5:09 PM 30,630 Views 173 Comments

The replacement out-half landed the winning score, as Johann van Graan’s side survived a major scare at Thomond Park.

History-making Benetton hold no fear as they take aim at Munster in Limerick
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

History-making Benetton hold no fear as they take aim at Munster in Limerick

May 4th 2019, 9:00 AM 7,257 Views 33 Comments

The Italians arrive at Thomond Park full of confidence ahead of today’s Pro14 quarter-final.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 May, 2019

Further setback for Earls as Munster winger pulls out of Pro14 quarter-final
# Late Changes
From The42
# Late Changes

Further setback for Earls as Munster winger pulls out of Pro14 quarter-final

May 3rd 2019, 9:24 PM 12,310 Views 35 Comments

He had been named to start in Johann van Graan’s team for Benetton earlier today.

Earls and Murray start as Munster make three changes for Benetton
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Earls and Murray start as Munster make three changes for Benetton

May 3rd 2019, 12:17 PM 11,082 Views 12 Comments

Chris Farrell also comes into Johann van Graan’s backline for Saturday’s Pro14 quarter-final.

Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola banned from Thomond Park
# PROHIBITED
From The42
# PROHIBITED

Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola banned from Thomond Park

May 3rd 2019, 12:07 PM 39,472 Views 79 Comments

The supporter will also be prohibited from attending matches at Irish Independent Park.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship?
# Why Not
From The42
# Why Not

Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship?

May 2nd 2019, 6:15 PM 24,228 Views 37 Comments

A suggestion sent via email got Murray and Andy’s juices flowing on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Pro14 confirm referee appointments for this weekend's quarter-finals
# Whistle Blowers
From The42
# Whistle Blowers

Pro14 confirm referee appointments for this weekend's quarter-finals

Apr 30th 2019, 11:46 AM 9,905 Views 16 Comments

Andrew Brace will take charge of Saturday’s inter-pro between Ulster and Connacht.

# munster-rugby - Monday 29 April, 2019

Van Graan points out Munster's progress as they settle for second best
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Van Graan points out Munster's progress as they settle for second best

Apr 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 6,449 Views 20 Comments

The province failed to meet their target of a home semi-final, and will have to face Leinster at the RDS should they get past Benetton.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'It's not good enough, once you are over the line you must score the try'
# Valuable Lesson
From The42
# Valuable Lesson

'It's not good enough, once you are over the line you must score the try'

Apr 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,525 Views 32 Comments

Johann van Graan says Andrew Conway will learn a valuable lesson after his error against Connacht.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Munster 'err on the side of caution' as Murray pulls up with stiffness
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Munster 'err on the side of caution' as Murray pulls up with stiffness

Apr 27th 2019, 10:41 PM 9,821 Views 2 Comments

Johann van Graan said the Munster scrum-half could have played against Connacht but they withdrew him as a precaution.

Leinster and Munster on course for Pro14 semi-final showdown
# Knockout Rugby
From The42
# Knockout Rugby

Leinster and Munster on course for Pro14 semi-final showdown

Apr 27th 2019, 10:10 PM 12,770 Views 14 Comments

The Pro14 play-off details have been confirmed following the conclusion of the regular season.

How did you rate the Munster and Connacht players in their Pro14 derby?
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

How did you rate the Munster and Connacht players in their Pro14 derby?

Apr 27th 2019, 9:56 PM 10,780 Views 11 Comments

Munster ran out 27-14 winners at Thomond Park.

Fully-loaded Munster too powerful for Connacht in low-key inter-pro win
# Report
From The42
# Report

Fully-loaded Munster too powerful for Connacht in low-key inter-pro win

Apr 27th 2019, 9:28 PM 31,486 Views 65 Comments

Glasgow’s win over Edinburgh means Johann van Graan’s side face a longer route to the Pro14 final.

Andrew Conway left red-faced after butchering certain try against Connacht
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Andrew Conway left red-faced after butchering certain try against Connacht

Apr 27th 2019, 9:04 PM 17,605 Views 40 Comments

Oops.

Conor Murray ruled out for Munster after taking knock during warm-up
# LATE CHANGE
From The42
# LATE CHANGE

Conor Murray ruled out for Munster after taking knock during warm-up

Apr 27th 2019, 8:08 PM 12,925 Views 26 Comments

Munster “didn’t want to take any risks” after pre-match knock.

# munster-rugby - Friday 26 April, 2019

JVG names strong team for Connacht inter-pro as Munster chase Pro14 top spot
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

JVG names strong team for Connacht inter-pro as Munster chase Pro14 top spot

Apr 26th 2019, 12:19 PM 14,367 Views 77 Comments

Connacht, meanwhile, hand a first start to academy out-half Conor Dean at Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?'
# Stuck In The Middle
From The42
# Stuck In The Middle

'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?'

Apr 25th 2019, 8:03 PM 32,835 Views 63 Comments

Andy Dunne believes Munster’s current squad is capable of winning a European Cup, but says coaching issues are holding them back.