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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Pool 6

All time
# into the wild
Matching aggression to width looks the key for Munster
Perpignan represent a different challenge at the Stade Aimé Giral, but Rob Penney’s men can do a job.
# catalan cauldron
O'Mahony: Munster have been winning in France for years
The southern province’s captain feels his team will thrive in the Stade Aimé Giral’s overbearing atmosphere.
# Captain Hook
Mafi will be 'bouncing' for return leg against Munster - James Hook
The Perpignan captain says he has loved his time in France as rumours over new arrivals persist.
# Maturity
O'Mahony: 'We're not going to fall in love with ourselves'
The Munster captain refused to get carried away by his team’s attacking edge against Perpignan.
# Injury Worries
Penney admits Murray is unlikely to play next weekend
The Munster coach was happy to beat Perpignan well, but injuries to his starting halfbacks are cause for concern.
AS IT HAPPENED
Munster v Perpignan, Heineken Cup
Rob Penney’s men powered to a convincing five-try win against the French side in Limerick.
# Inside knowledge
Bernard Jackman: Munster must be wary of Perpignan backs
The Grenoble defence and collisions coach filled us in on what Robe Penney’s side should expect tomorrow.
# weakened
Munster boosted by heavy injury toll for Perpignan
The Top 14 side will be missing four important players for Sunday’s clash in Thomond Park.
# Analysis
Lateral problem persists for a Munster side in need of directness
Rob Penney’s men sparked at times against Gloucester but there was too much sideways movement in attack.
# Passion
'I was chomping at the bit' - O'Mahony on his man of the match display
The Munster captain led from the front in the 26-10 victory over Gloucester at Thomond Park
# a win is a win
Munster struggle to Heineken Cup win against Gloucester
The home side were unconvincing in a 26-10 victory to go top of Pool 6 for now.
AS IT HAPPENED
Munster v Gloucester, Heineken Cup
Munster were looking to get their European campaign back on track at Thomond Park.
# Injury
Late change for Munster as Dougall takes Ronan's place
There has been a change at openside flanker ahead of this evening’s clash against Gloucester.
# Heineken Cup
Conor Murray confident that Munster can bounce back against Gloucester
The Ireland international scrum-half admits to a ‘disappointing’ performance against Edinburgh, but remains positive for the challenge ahead.
# Opinion
Rob Penney was right to question his players publicly after Edinburgh defeat
The Munster coach said his players would be ‘embarrassed’ by their showing in the Heineken Cup clash at Murrayfield.
# Failure
Sloppy Munster slip to Edinburgh defeat in Heineken Cup opener
Rob Penney’s side showed a lack of concentration as the Scots claimed a deserved win.
# one-on-ones
Here are 3 of the key battles as Munster take on Edinburgh
Flashy wingers, solid centres and a head-to-head at hooker; Rob Penney’s men face some tough tests at Murrayfield.
# Pool 6
Scout's report: Edinburgh looking to catch Munster out at Murrayfield
Alan Solomons’ side are bottom of the Pro12, but will welcome a fresh start in Europe.
# HCup
Heineken Cup wrap: Welsh woe as Ospreys and Blues suffer late on
It was another good day for English and French clubs in Europe.
# jubilation
Toulouse triumph is like winning Heineken Cup - O'Shea
The ex-Irish international was in buoyant mood following Harlequins’ impressive victory in France.