Month: December 2017

Limerick U21 coach Mikey Kiely & St Clement’s Mike Lynch embracing the introduction of PE to the LC

By Luke Liddy / December 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Limerick U21 coach Mikey Kiely and St Clement’s Mike Lynch embracing the introduction of PE to the LC. It was announced earlier this month that PE is set to become a Leaving Certificate subject from next year. Schools have been asked to apply to the Department of Education and Skills to take Physical Education as…

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WATCH: Tommy O’Donnell on Munster V Leinster – “You could describe it as a mini Irish trial”

By Diarmaid Scannell / December 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Following an AC sprain whilst on a training camp for Ireland – which ruled him out of action for about six weeks – Tommy O’Donnell returned for Munster A’ two weeks ago in a home loss to the Bedford Blue in the British and Irish Cup. With the Tipperary native returning to match fitness, the…

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Conway and Marshall return as van Graan makes four changes for derby date with Leinster

By Raffaele Rocca / December 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Head Coach Johann van Graan makes four changes to the side that defeated Leicester in the Champions Cup last weekend for Munster’s sold-out Interprovincial derby against Leinster in Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day (3.15pm). Returning to the side are Rhys Marshall and Andrew Conway with both players successfully completing their return to play protocols.…

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Watch – Johann van Graan talks CJ Stander and competition in the back row

By Luke Liddy / December 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan speaks to the media about CJ Stander committing his future to the province, the competition in the back row and the hopes of some of the younger members of the squad breaking through.

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Watch – Keith Earls – New CJ Stander deal a great Christmas gift for Munster squad

By Luke Liddy / December 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

Flying winger Keith Earls expressed his delight following the news that CJ Stander had signed a new deal with the IRFU and Munster. Listen out for the now famous Moyross quote at the end.

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Date and time set for Senior Cup final between Garryowen and UL Bohemians

By Diarmaid Scannell / December 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

The final will be played under light in Thomond Park The Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup finalists have been confirmed with Garryowen and UL Bohemian set to meet at Thomond Park on Friday 12 January (kick-off 7.30pm). It will be Garryowen’s second local derby in a week as they meet Young Munsters for…

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10 Munster players included in Adam Griggs Women’s Six Nations squad

By Diarmaid Scannell / December 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

This is Griggs first year in charge of the side Ten Munster players including the uncapped Deirbhile Nic A Bhaird of UL Bohemians along with seven of her UL Bohemians team mates have been included in the Irish preliminary squad for the upcoming Women’s Six Nations. 38 players are included from 10 different clubs, with Galwegians…

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Watch – Keith Earls on leadership within the Munster Squad

By Luke Liddy / December 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

Munster veteran Keith Earls has been speaking to the media about the vibe within the side following two big European wins over Leicester Tigers and about the role he and other senior players play within the squad in terms of leadership.

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Dates and times for Munster’s final two Champions Cup pool games confirmed

By Luke Liddy / December 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

The dates and times for Munster’s crucial final two Pool games in the European Champions Cup have been confirmed. Munster travel to Paris to face Racing 92 on Sunday, January 14, at 4.15pm (local time) with the game taking place at the French club’s new U Arena. Johann van Graan’s side complete the Pool stages…

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WATCH: Calvin Nash hit wins Munster Moment of the Month

By Diarmaid Scannell / December 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

Nash was nominated with two other moments from matches in the Province Garryowen played host to Young Munster’s last month in the AIL and Munster academy winger Calvin Nash was in fine form for the cookies, putting in a shuddering hit on fellow Munster academy player Dave McCarthy. That piece of play has been voted…

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