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WATCH: Johann van Graan on squad depth and Castres test

By John Keogh / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan was speaking to the media ahead of the province’s crucial Champions Cup game with French Top14 champions Castres at Thomond Park this coming Sunday. The South African discussed Munster’s current form, squad depth and the test that second placed behind Munster, Castres, will bring his side on Sunday. “We…

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Munster announce 12 new contract extensions

By John Keogh / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster and the IRFU have announced that 12 players have signed contract extensions at the province. Nine of the players have come through the Munster Academy. John Ryan, JJ Hanrahan, Jack O’Donoghue, Rory and Niall Scannell, Darren Sweetnam, Alex Wootton, Fineen Wycherley and Calvin Nash have all made the leap from the Academy to the…

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WATCH: Andrew Conway believes there is plenty more to come

By John Keogh / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster and Ireland back Andrew Conway believes he is a more mature player than the one that joined the province six years ago. Speaking at event for Lifestyle Sports in his capacity as Brand Ambassador, Conway added that he is also enjoying his rugby more now than when he broke into the Leinster set up…

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Young Munster held at home by UCD in AIL cracker

By John Keogh / December 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Young Munster’s winless run is now at four games in Division 1A of the AIL after they drew 34-34 with UCD in a thriller Tom Clifford Park. Gearoid Prendergast’s side led 34-19 on the hour after scoring six tries but let UCD back into the game in the final quarter and had to be content…

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WATCH: Arno Botha talks about his love for Limerick and pushing for a starting spot

By John Keogh / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Arno Botha has become a cult hero at Munster since joining the province from London Irish on a one-year-deal in the off season. He made an impression in every game that he is played and speaking at Munster’s High Performance Centre at the University of Limerick earlier in the week, he spoke about how much…

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WATCH: Chris Farrell on Munster’s busy schedule

By John Keogh / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster centre Chris Farrell has been named in the team for their Pro14 clash with Edinburgh tomorrow night and it will be his first start in over eight months after a horrific knee injury. Farrell has but the injury firmly behind him and is now looking to get back to contributing on the pitch ahead…

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WATCH: Van Graan on selection headaches and Edinburgh clash

By John Keogh / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster are looking for their fifth win on the bounce when they welcome Edinburgh to Musgrave Park tomorrow evening in Round 10 of this season’s Pro14. Head Coach Johann van Graan has made 11 changes from the team that beat Zebre last weekend and said he welcomes the selection headaches that come with players returning…

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Big names return for Munster’s game against Edinburgh

By John Keogh / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has made 11 changes from his side’s victory over Zebre last time out for tomorrow’s clash with Edinburgh at Musgrave Park. Conor Murray and Chris Farrell get their first starts of the season and seven players from Munster’s Irish contingent in the Autumn Internationals return to the team. Keith…

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AIL Wrap: Blues come out on top of Limerick AIL derby

By John Keogh / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

GARRYOWEN have bragging rights over rivals Young Munster after a 32-26 victory in Division 1A the AIL at Dooradoyle last weekend. The Light Blues had Ben Healy largely to thank for the win as the former Glenstal Abbey School out-half kicked 22 points. Healy is forging a big reputation in his fledgling career with the…

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TV Sports: Something for the Weekend

By John Keogh / November 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

There is plenty of sports action to choose from this weekend with a comprehensive list below.  GAA Sun-Dec-2 – LSHC – Ballyboden v Ballyhale – 1:30pm – TG4 SOCCER Thu-Nov-29 – EL – Vorksla v Arsenal – 5:55pm – BT2 Thu-Nov-29 – EL – Rosenborg v Celtic – 5:55pm – BT3 Thu-Nov-29 – EL –…

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