European Champions Cup

WATCH: Earls happy with form as Munster enter critical European games

By Raffaele Rocca / October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Keith Earls was speaking to the media during the week and was happy with his early season form as Munster head into huge European games away to Exeter and home to Gloucester.  Munster Rugby Press Conference, UL, Limerick 8/10/2018 Keith Earls Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne “Yea, I feel it is alright, I am getting there…

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WATCH – Jean Kleyn set piece and discipline key in Exeter game

By Luke Liddy / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Jean Kleyn set piece and discipline key in Exeter game. Munster lock Jean Kleyn is taking nothing for granted ahead of Saturday’s trip to Sandy Park. The South African says that Munster will need to keep the penalty count low and step up their set piece if they’re to get a result against Exeter. Kleyn…

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WATCH – JVG on testing Champions Cup opener

By Jack Neville / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan is expecting a tough test against English Premiership leaders Exeter Chiefs on Saturday afternoon. The province will be hoping to win their first game on the road this season, having lost at Glasgow, Cardiff and Munster. Exeter have made a fine start to the campaign, scoring 29 points in…

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Munster Rugby unveil new alternative and European kits

By Luke Liddy / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

The new adidas Munster Rugby European and Alternate jerseys were today unveiled completing the province’s playing range for the 2018/19 campaign. The designs of the two new Munster Rugby kits were inspired by Thomond Park and the Cliffs of Moher with both going on sale Exclusively at Life Style Sports from tomorrow (Friday). The new…

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Listen – Simon Zebo on decision to join Racing 92 and possible future return to Munster

By Luke Liddy / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Simon Zebo, who, after eight years with Munster, departs the province for Top 14 side side Racing 92, was honoured with a mayoral reception in Limerick last week ahead of his move. The reception hosted by Metropolitan Mayor Sean Lynch was in recognition of the contribution that the fullback has made to Munster rugby for…

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Andrew Conway’s spectacular effort nominated for ECC Try of The Round

By Jack Neville / April 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Fullback Andrew Conway has been nominated for the European Champions Cup try of the round for his superb solo effort against Toulon. The Leinster native stepped up when Munster needed him most and ensured that the province would progress to the semi-final stages. 🎞 Andrew Conway’s solo-score for @MunsterRugby at Thomond Park takes a place…

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WATCH – Billy Holland on semi final clash with Racing 92 and another meeting with Donnacha Ryan

By Luke Liddy / April 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster stalwart Billy Holland gears up for a massive European showdown with Racing 92 in Bordeaux this Sunday. He’ll lock horns yet again with former engine room partner Donnacha Ryan who signed with the Top 14 side in the summer. “He’s back again. He’s going to be a formidable opponent, he knows our system really…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan “semi finals are very strange”

By Luke Liddy / April 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster boss Johann van Graan says that semi final ties can be both ‘strange’ and ‘cruel’. The South African was speaking ahead of Munster’s Champions Cup last four showdown with Racing 92. Van Graan has only been in charge at the province for a few months but has stamped his mark on this Munster side,…

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Reports that Simon Zebo may be set to start from the bench in Bordeaux

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Simon Zebo will need to fight to keep his place in Munster’s starting line-up for this Sunday’s Champions Cup semi-final against his future club Racing 92, reports the Irish Examiner. Head Coach Johann van Graan is set to name his starting side tomorrow afternoon for Sunday’s semi-final showdown in Bordeaux. Zebo has struggled for fitness…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan on lessons learned from U Arena loss

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan discusses his sides loss to Racing 92 the pool stages of the competition ahead of the sides renewing rivalries in the semi-final. The South African says his side need to make the most of their opportunities on Sunday. “We had one opportunity of an inside pass that didn’t go to…

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