Month: June 2017

Munster Rugby confirm Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber will leave the province

Munster Rugby confirm Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber will leave the province. Munster Rugby and the IRFU have today confirmed that Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus and Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber are set to depart the province at the end of December. Erasmus joined Munster in July 2016 and helped Munster reach the Guinness PRO12 final and Champions Cup semi-final in his first season. The IRFU, Munster Rugby will now begin the process of finding a replacement, with Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones already confirmed as forwards coach and backline and attack coach respectively. Commenting on the departures Munster Rugby...

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John Kiely makes two changes for Kilkenny qualifier

John Kiely makes two changes for Kilkenny qualifier. Limerick manager John Kiely and his backroom team has released their starting fifteen and match panel for this Saturdays evening clash with Kilkenny. The game will have a throw in at 7pm in Nowlan Park. Management team of John Kiely and his selectors Paul Kinnerk, Joe O Connor, Jimmy Quilty & Brian Geary. The Limerick team and match panel to line out in Nowlan Park at 7pm is as follows: Starting XV: Nickie Quaid (Effin), Sean Finn (Bruff), Richie McCarthy (Blackrock), Mike Casey (Na Piarsaigh), Dan Morrissey (Ahane), Declan Hannon (Adare),...

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Minor Manager John Mulqueen full of praise for his team’s efforts

“There’s no reason why a lot of these guys wouldn’t have a big future in a Limerick Jersey”- Mulqueen. For the first time since 2012, Limerick wont be contesting the Munster Minor Hurling Championship decider. In dreadful conditions in Cusack Park last night Clare beat Limerick 0-19 to 0-17 after extra time to secure their place in the minor final. It’s a bitter pill to swallow for manager John Mulqueen as his side battled bravely to bring the game to extra time and had chances to win it. Reflecting on the game, Mulqueen praised his sides efforts, “I’m gutted to...

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Jason Holland keen on Munster reunion in the future but not right now

Current Hurricanes assistant coach Jason Holland keen on Munster reunion in the future. Jason Holland retired from professional rugby with Munster in 2005 and while not achieving the hold grail as a player, he was part of the coaching set up with Munster in 2008 as they won a second Heineken Cup in three years. Holland, or as he is affectionately known as “Dutchy”, left Ireland in 2012 to join Canterbury and has remained in New Zealand ever since. Holland is currently the attack and backs coach of the current Super Rugby Champions the Hurricanes who have a wealth...

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WATCH: Gatland placing all his eggs in second test basket

Warren Gatland is no stranger to making big calls and there are plenty of talking points around his second Test selections. The debate of Sexton and / or Farrell in the same team and how to combine them has been put to bed for now, or a least until around 10:30 on Saturday morning. Warren Gatland has gone with the Leinster’s Jonathan Sexton at ten with Farrell at inside centre partnering Jonathan Davies. It is a huge call but at this point in the tour Gatland has nothing to lose, he is pretty much all in on the second...

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