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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP65 with Sporting Limerick and Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

In this week’s podcast we look back on Munster’s dramatic late win over Glasgow and breakdown just how Peter O’Mahony won that final turnover to present Rory Scannell with the opportunity to snatch the victory.  We also examine the reasons why Munster went off the boil for large parts of that game due to some…

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WATCH: Rory Scannell “I haven’t struck one that well in a while”

By Raffaele Rocca / October 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

It was an absolutely absorbing affair at Thomond Park on Saturday evening between two teams that have developed a real rivalry over the last few seasons.  Despite being 24-10 down with twenty minutes remaining, Munster clawed their way back in to contention and forged a last minute penalty opportunity with time elapsed.  Up stepped Rory…

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WATCH: JvG “This was not a regular game, you saw what it meant from the first minute”

By Raffaele Rocca / October 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Rory Scannell’s incredible last-gasp penalty completed a superb comeback win for Munster over Glasgow in the Pro14.  Scannell’s penalty was the last play of a pulsating contest which saw the Warriors open up a 14-point lead thanks to two George Horne tries. Munster head coach Johann van Graan says the game was played at Champions…

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WATCH: Dave Rennie “It’s tough, there is massive disappointment”

By Raffaele Rocca / October 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie cut a disappointed figure as his side coughed up a 14 point lead to loose 25-24 to Munster courtesy of Rory Scannell’s last minute penalty.  Speaking to the media in the aftermath of the game, the New Zealander says his side came within inches of closing out the game. …

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WATCH: Munster snatch victory at the death with monster Scannell penalty

By Raffaele Rocca / October 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster fought back from 24-10 down to claim a dramatic 25-24 Pro14 win with a huge Rory Scannell penalty claiming the spoils with the clock in the red.  Keith Earls gave early indications that he meant business with a blistering run in the opening minutes of the game as Munster dominated the opening territory and…

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“No let up in pressure for Glasgow game” – Kilcoyne

By John Keogh / October 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster loosehead prop Dave Kilcoyne insists that the pressure doesn’t ease after a Champions Cup game with leaders Glasgow Warriors next up for the province this weekend. Kilcoyne, who was named in Joe Schmidt’s Irish squad for the Autumn Internationals this week, says that Glasgow have shown how good they are this season, especially away…

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Van Graan hoping to reverse the tide from early season Glasgow loss

By John Keogh / October 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster head into this weekend’s crucial Pro14 fixture with Glasgow Warriors looking to avenge the defeat they suffered against the Scottish side earlier in the season. Johann van Graan’s side were beaten 25-10 on that evening in September and the Munster Head Coach is expecting a tough fixture again at Thomond Park. “We did very…

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Arnold relishing Glasgow’s visit to Thomond Park

By John Keogh / October 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s been a good week for Sammy Arnold. He came off the bench to get on the scoresheet against Gloucester last Saturday and on Wednesday he was named in Joe Schmidt’s squad for the Autumn Internationals. However, Irish talk is for another day and Arnold has his sight’s set firmly on the Pro14 fixture with…

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WATCH: Dave Kilcoyne on his current form and ambitions with Ireland

By John Keogh / October 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster prop Dave Kilcoyne is pleased to be making an impact this season, whether it’s in the starting lineup or coming off the bench in the final quarter of matches. He was part of a dominant Munster scrum in the second half of their 36-22 win over Gloucester in the Champions Cup at Thomond Park…

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WATCH: Arnold on intensity of Pro14 games getting to levels of Champions Cup

By John Keogh / October 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster centre Sammy Arnold spoke this week about how close the Pro14 is to the Champions Cup from an intensity point of view. Arnold expects this weekend’s clash with Glasgow Warriors to reach the same heights as Munster’s last game with Gloucester and believes that the Pro14 is improving all the time. “In terms of…

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