Rugby

WATCH: Vote for Munster’s try of the season

By Jack Neville / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster have selected 10 of the best from the 99 tries they scored in the 2018/19 campaign, now it’s your turn to vote for Munster’s Try of the Season! Pick your favourite from the 10 below, fill in your details and you could win Munster’s new home jersey! Voting closes at noon next Wednesday, May…

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Beirne and O’Mahony named in Pro 14 team of the season

By Jack Neville / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Despite a disappointing end to the Pro 14 campaign that saw Munster lose out in the semi-finals to Leinster for the second consecutive season, the Province can take some solace in the fact that two of van Graan’s side have been named on the dream team for the 2018/19 season. In his debut season for…

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Instinct is key if Munster are to improve their attack

By Tom Savage / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

The margins between a line break that leads to a try and a phase that ends in a ruck reset are smaller than you’d think. All it takes is one slow pass, one blown line, one bad alignment and one bad decision to let the defence back into the equation. As an attack, I think…

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Munster reveal new jerseys for next season

By John Keogh / May 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby have released pics of their new home jersey and their alternate option for the 2019/20 season. The kits are made by Adidas and will be available exclusively on Life Style Sports website and in their stores. The jerseys went on sale at 9am this morning and can be pre ordered by clicking here.

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Doug Howlett to leave Munster position and return to New Zealand

By Jack Neville / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby Head of Commercial and Marketing Doug Howlett has confirmed his intention to return to New Zealand in the autumn. In announcing the move, Howlett confirmed that after six years of working with Munster Rugby and the Commercial Advisory Board, that the decision is one of mixed emotions. Howlett commented: “The privilege of playing…

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Munster confirm Bill Johnston’s move to Ulster

By Jack Neville / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster Rugby can confirm that out-half Bill Johnston will depart the province for Ulster Rugby this summer. The 22-year-old playmaker is a product of the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy and scored 29 points in 12 Guinness PRO14 appearances for the province. A Tipperary native, Johnston won the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup with Rockwell…

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WATCH: Post match reaction as van Graan says indiscipline was key

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

It was another poor semi final performance from Munster at the RDS today as Leinster ran out convincing 24-9 winners to book their spot in next weekend’s Pro14 final. Both van Graan and O’Mahony cited Munster’s poor discipline as a key factor in the defeat with the 13-9 penalty count meaning it was an uphill…

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Leinster end Munster’s Pro14 hopes with deserved RDS victory

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Leinster ended Munster’s hopes of Pro14 silverware for the second year running with a deserved 24-9 victory at the RDS this afternoon with little argument that Leo Cullen’s side were deserving of their spot in the final. For their part Munster were dogged by some old failings as they struggled to come up with a…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony on Munster putting in a performance this week and facing a wounded Leinster

By John Keogh / May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony said that his side are fully focused on putting in a performance when they take to the field for the Pro14 semi final against Leinster. O’Mahony’s will be facing a Leinster side that are smarting from last week’s Champions Cup loss to Saracens but the Corkman is concentrating on what his…

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Munster – Ending the semi final drought

By Niall O'Carroll / May 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Quality means doing the right thing when no one is watching” Henry Ford Winning is about more than just simply performing on the day. It is about creating an environment of excellence where you provide your players with the best opportunity to deliver on their ability time after time. Leinster Rugby has been held up…

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