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Shock switch as Deysel moves north

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 /

Jean Deysel arrived in Ireland with a strong reputation from his days playing in South Africa with the Sharks. Deysel made 156 appearances for the franchise and was capped a further four times for his country. Deysel made a move to Munster three months ago and despite limited game time this season, he was widely…

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Jaco Taute already looking forward to next year

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 /

The less said about the Pro 12 Final the better. Munster were simply beaten by the better team. Time to move on. For CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony, the Lions Tour will be a welcome distraction, as will the Irish Tour of Japan and The US for many more Munster men. For some…

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Lee happy with performance but rues mistakes

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2017 /

Limerick were beaten in the Munster Football Championship Quarter Final by Clare last Sunday by a solitary point. Limerick battled hard in the end to find an equalizer but it was a poor start that would prove to be detrimental to Lee’s side who never found the lead after falling 1-3 to 0-1 behind early…

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Media Reaction: Mistakes prove costly for Munster in Pro 12 Final

By Jack Neville / May 29, 2017 /

Reaction from the Media: Mistakes prove costly for Munster in Pro 12 Final Munster were warned a week previously of the Scarlets attacking brilliance as they shook of Leinster with ease, yet no one could have expected what would happen at the Aviva last Saturday. The Llanelli side tore the much vaunted Munster defence to…

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10 Years on: How a Scarlets win paved the way for Munster’s second Heineken Cup

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 /

10 Years On: How a Scarlets win paved the way for Munster’s second Heineken Cup win After years of heartbreak, Munster Rugby finally got their hands on the coveted Heineken Cup in 2006, defeating Biarritz in Cardiff. Heading into the 07′ campaign, Munster for once were not seen as the underdogs, they were now the…

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Limerick captain Corbett excited by influx of youth

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 /

Limerick captain Cotbett excited by influx of youth Now in his second year of captaincy, Iain Corbett will be charged with making the new members of the Limerick senior football squad comfortable ahead of the Munster Championship opener tomorrow. Corbett is one of only 6 members of the current set up to taste a Munster…

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Limerick coach Kissane excited ahead of Munster Championship clash

By Jack Neville / May 27, 2017 /

Limerick coach Kissane excited ahead of Championship clash. Former Cork footballer and current part of Billy Lee’s coaching team with the Limerick footballers, Paudie Kissane is looking forward to Limerick’s clash with Clare this weekend. Kissane who was involved with the Clare footballers in 2014 will be hoping that his inside information could be the…

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CJ Stander loving life in Limerick

By Jack Neville / May 26, 2017 /

CJ Stander moved to Munster in 2012 after being deemed too small to play rugby for South Africa. For some the rejection from your country may have proved too much. However, such is the man, CJ Stander has gone on to new heights in his adopted home in Ireland, and especially Limerick. Speaking to South…

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Pro 12 Final Paper Round Up

By Jack Neville / May 26, 2017 /

National Papers Pro 12 Final Preview Round Up. If you didn’t know already (Which seems inconceivable), Munster take on the Scarlets in the Aviva tomorrow in the Guinnes Pro 12 final. After finishing top of the table in the regular season, Munster are slight favourites, but the Scarlets upset of Leinster last week will have…

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Munster name unchanged Squad for Final

By Jack Neville / May 26, 2017 /

Munster name unchanged squad for Final Rassie Erasmus has kept faith with the same 23 players that saw Munster into the Pro 12 final with a comprehensive 23-3 victory over the Ospreys. Conor McGregor makes his 100th appearance for the Province whilst the Scarlets also name an unchanged side for the final. https://twitter.com/pro12rugby/status/868059216216555521  

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