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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E22 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

The Breakdown S02E22 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings. In today’s episode we look at all the weekend’s rugby action as Munster returned from a successful South African tour with two wins from two games, nine points in the bag and a Pro14 home 1/4 final secured. All that plus a look back at Connacht’s disappointing performance in Scotstoun, Treviso stunning Leinster at the RDS while Ulster edged Ospreys 8-0 at Ravenhill to keep their faint hopes of Champions Cup rugby next season alive. We also chat about the retirement of Donnacha O’Callaghan who walks away from the...

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Good news on injury front as Earls & Cronin to return to full training this week

Good news on injury front as Earls & Cronin to return to full training this week. After departing Bloemfontein on Saturday morning the players returned home late Sunday afternoon, and will join the wider playing group in the High Performance Centre on Tuesday morning in preparing for Sunday’s Champions Cup semi-final v Racing 92 in Bordeaux. https://twitter.com/billyholland/status/985515099778580480 Following Friday night’s win against the Cheetahs, Jack O’Donoghue and Dan Goggin are being assessed for respective ankle and knee knocks, while James Hart is following return to play protocols this week. James Cronin, who sustained a stinger/shoulder injury against the Southern...

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Joy Neville named as Sports Person of the Year

Joy Neville named as Sports Person of the Year. Limerick rugby referee Joy Neville has been named as the Sports Person of the Year at the 43rd running of the People of the Year Awards. Neville was an integral part of the 2013 Grand Slam winning side and was capped 70 times for her country as well as a glittering club career with UL Bohemians and six interpro titles with Munster. Turning her attention to refereeing, the trailblazer became the first female referee to officiate in a European match in 2016, first woman to referee an international test match,...

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WATCH: Ian Keatley chats following win over Cheetahs

WATCH: Ian Keatley chats following win over Cheetahs. The outhalf spoke with Munster Rugby in the aftermath of their hard fought 19-17 win over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. The win guarantees a home 1/4 final for Johann van Graan’s side. Keatley gave special thanks to the fans that made the trip down to South Africa to follow the team. Video credit Munster...

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WATCH: Highlights of Munster’s 19-17 win over the Cheetahs

WATCH: Highlights of Munster’s 19-17 win over the Cheetahs. Conor Murray landed a superb long range penalty in the 66th minute to edge Munster into a two point lead that would ultimately prove enough to win the game and secure a home quarter final. Murray who came on as a first half substitute for the injured James Hart also accounted for Munster’s only try of the game. The squad will return to the training field this week ahead of Sunday’s crucial Champions Cup semi final against Racing 92. Video credit Pro14 Rugby. ...

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