Tom Savage

Bringing Mathewson into the fold is smart business by Munster

By Tom Savage / August 30, 2018 /

There are few words in the English language that are sadder in a sequence than “Conor Murray is injured”, at least if you’re of a Munster persuasion or, around a test window, an Irish one. That’s the news that went public on Monday, with the news that we’ll likely be without Murray for the first…

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What have we learned from Munster’s preseason win over London Irish?

By Tom Savage / August 23, 2018 /

As preseason friendlies go, this was about as good an early work out as you Munster could have wanted. The game was played at a decent pace – the brand new 3G surface saw to that – and there was an edge to the physical exchanges that will have pleased both coaches. This was a…

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van Graan’s Munster look to convert hard lessons into silverware

By Tom Savage / August 16, 2018 /

The task facing Munster this season is simple in description, but incredibly difficult in application. Improve. Sure, every team is trying to improve, even double winners like Leinster, but the want alone isn’t enough especially when it comes to progressing in the Heineken Cup. Over the last two seasons, Munster have reached something of a…

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