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WATCH: Error strewn Munster put to the sword by Cardiff

By Raffaele Rocca / September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

It was a case of one step forward and two steps back for Munster as an error strewn and poor defensive performance saw Cardiff ease to a 37-13 bonus point win.  Munster are now on 2 wins from 4 having suffered two heavy away losses to Glasgow and now, Cardiff. What is more alarming is…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP58 with Sporting Limerick and Three Red Kings

By Jack Neville / September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

After Munster’s impressive 49-13 victory against the Ospreys in Cork last Friday night, we review the positive aspects from the game as Johann van Graan’s side got back on track in the Pro 14. We discuss the impact of the squad depth in Munster at the minute as Joey Carberry impressed on his full debut…

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WATCH – Simon Zebo “we need to have a better understanding of what we’re trying to do”

By Luke Liddy / February 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster fullback Simon Zebo picks through the bones of an underwhelming performance against Cardiff Blues. “The First twenty minutes was very sloppy from us. A lot of inaccuracy around our kicking game and our attack was pretty poor. We turned over the ball a lot and let them get into the game pretty fast.” Full…

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WATCH – Highlights of Munster’s defeat to Cardiff Blues

By Luke Liddy / February 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster suffered a 25-18 defeat on the road at the Cardiff Blues on Saturday evening. The defeat sees Munster trail conference topping Glasgow by 16 points heading into next week’s game with the conference leaders at Irish Independent Park. Video courtesy of PRO 14 Rugby.

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Below par opening forty leaves Munster with too much to do against Blues

By Raffaele Rocca / February 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster suffered a 25-18 defeat on the road at the Cardiff Blues on Saturday evening with a error strewn and sloppy opening half proving very costly. The defeat sees Munster trail conference topping Glasgow by a whopping 16 points and means that reeling in their Scottish rivals is looking increasingly unlikely heading into next week’s…

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Cardiff Blues V Munster (Guinness Pro 14)

By Diarmaid Scannell / February 17, 2018 / Comments Off on Cardiff Blues V Munster (Guinness Pro 14)
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WATCH: Conor Oliver looks ahead to Cardiff Blues as Munster aim to cement Pro14 1/4 final spot

By Raffaele Rocca / February 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster back rower Conor Oliver is relishing the Pro14 trip to Cadiff’s 4G surface and enjoys playing on the fast track. Oliver suffered a shoulder injury in pre season that required surgery and had to sit out the entire first half of the season. The former Leinster Schools Cup winner with Blackrock College made his…

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WATCH: “This will be a tough one to win away” van Graan on Cardiff Blues challenge

By Raffaele Rocca / February 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Munster Rugby head coach is excited about the future with a lot of young talent coming through and is expecting a tough game in Wales at the weekend. Munster face over a month without their international players and will be looking to maintain pressure on their chase for a home semi final as they…

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WATCH: Sweetnam on competition in Munster squad and developing his attacking game.

By Raffaele Rocca / February 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Darren Sweetnam chats about competition for places, Ian Keatley’s running game and in-game communication in the Munster backline. Last weekend, Brian Scott bagged his first Munster try while Gerbrandt Grobler and John Poland made their competitive first XV debuts. The Cork winger acknowledges that the depth of the Munster squad will be tested with the…

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WATCH: Munster’s Darren Sweetnam happy with return from injury and looking to seize opportunity

By Raffaele Rocca / February 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Corkman was part of  the Munster side that dispatched Zebre last weekend and is looking to take full advantage of the opportunities to stake a claim for a starting spot with the Irish internationals away on Six Nations duty. “It was great to be back in the starting team at the weekend. It’s a…

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