Author: Diarmaid Scannell

WATCH: Munster squad put their CPR skills to the test

Munster players and staff recently attended a CPR training course in Thomond Park. This year, Munster are working closely with the Irish Heart Foundation charity to help raise awareness about CPR in memory of the late Anthony Foley. Foley’s wife, Olive, along with their two son’s Tony and Dan were joined by a number of Munster players and staff in Thomond Park to take part in lifesaving CPR training. By raising awareness about the work that the Irish Heart Foundation does, it’s hoped that more lives can be saved from sudden cardiac arrest. Both Munster Rugby and the charity...

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Munster’s Keith Earls and Niall Scannell to train this week ahead of Leicester clash

The Munster pair have been out for the last number of weeks The Munster squad returned to training today at the High Performance Centre in UL ahead of another crucial Champion Cup tie with Leicester this Sunday. Niall Scannell (thumb) and Keith Earls (hamstring) are expected to return to training this week following their rehab for their respective injuries. James Cronin, who tore his calf for the Barbarians fixture against Tonga is also expected to take part in limited training this week. Earls hasn’t featured for the province since injuring his hamstring whilst in Carton house on International duty...

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Munster Women record bonus point win to set up Leinster decider

Munster now move up to second place in the table following the win. The Munster Women’s side recorded their first victory of the interprovincial championship at the weekend when they defeated Ulster 32-5 in Garryowen. Only one score separated the side at the break following a well worked score from Munster’s Rachel Allen which and with Ellen Murphy off target with the conversion it meant only the home side would have the slightest of margins. Laura Guest’s side were on top for large periods of the first half with a lot of possesion and territory to their name, but...

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Five Limeick wins as UBL takes Christmas break

Five Limeick wins as UBL takes Christmas break. Young Munster 15 Terenure College 5 Young Munster ended 2017 with a hard fought home win over Terenure on Saturday with thanks to tries from Conor Hayes and Jack Lyons as well as the boot of Shane Airey. Out half Airey was on hand to put his side ahead following good pressure from the Cookies pack in the 18th minute, however the next score would go in the away side’s favour as good work from their own front 5 resulted in a well taken try for winger Jake Swaine on the...

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UBL Preview – Crucial round of fixtures ahead of the Christmas Break

A number of local side’s will be looking to put things right this weekend after some poor results in round 9 Cork Constitution V Garryowen, Temple Hill (Kick Off 2:30) Garryowen make the trip to Cork this Saturday in their return fixture with Champions Cork Constitution in the second of three fixtures in a row between the two AIL heavyweights, with the third coming in two weeks in the semi-final of the Munster Senior Cup. Con will be hurting following their defeat at the hands of the light blues, and it will make a trip that is already always...

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