Guinness Pro 14

LISTEN: Munster v Edinburgh: reaction from JvG, Beirne & Cockerill

By Raffaele Rocca / December 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster romped to a 44-14 win over Edinburgh in the Pro14 on Friday evening to maintain their recent run of excellent form with the retuning Chris Farrell chaining the man of the match award while Keith Earls bagged a hat trick. Johann van Graan’s side had the bonus point wrapped up inside the opening 30…

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WATCH: Highlights as Munster demolish Edinburgh in 8-try rout

By Raffaele Rocca / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster were clinical inside the opening 30 minutes against Edinburgh doing enough damage to secure a bonus point with four tries courtesy of Conway (2), Earls and Farrell. By the half time whistle there were a further two with Earls bagging tow more to complete an eight minute hat trick. Duhan van der Merwe crossed for…

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WATCH: Munster Defence Coach JP Ferreira comments on “Unbelievable” Irish support

By Jack Neville / November 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Its back to business for Munster this weekend as they travel to Italy where they will face Zebre on Sunday. Munster are in relatively good form heading into the game coming off the back of an important win away to the Cheetahs last time out. Ahead of this weekend’s clash, Defence Coach JP Ferreira spoke…

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Conor Murray returns to Munster squad as XV announced for Zebre clash

By Jack Neville / November 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Munster team has been named for Sunday’s Guinness PRO14 encounter with Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi. Conor Murray, Chris Farrell and Conor Oliver make their return to the matchday squad and are all named on the bench, while Ronan O’Mahony makes his first appearance of the 2018/19 season. Tyler Bleyendaal continues his captaincy from…

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WATCH: Stephen Archer “looking forward to getting back playing” after break

By Jack Neville / November 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

After Irelands thrilling win over New Zealand last weekend, attention now returns to the Guinness Pro 14 with a trip to Zebre this weekend for Munster. For those like Stephen Archer, the game in Italy provides a chance to impress the management while the Internationals prepare for a game against the US.  Archer is just…

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LISTEN: JvG says Munster need to “fire on all cylinders” in South Africa

By Jack Neville / November 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Off the back of their last gasp win against Glasgow Warriors on Saturday, Munster have travelled to South Africa to face the Cheetahs in round 8 of the Guinness Pro 14.  The win sees Munster sit in third place in the table on 19 points, eight points behind leaders, The Warriors. Soon after his arrival…

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O’Mahony grunt paved the way for Scannell kick for glory

By Tom Savage / November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

The headlines are Rory Scannell’s, and rightly so. Kicking the winner with the clock gone red from forty-five metres out against your biggest in-conference rivals is the kind of stuff you dream about doing when you’re a kid (and a back). The images of Scannell’s kick and the resultant celebration are the ones that’ll be…

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Van Graan insists that he is going nowhere amid Bulls interest

By John Keogh / November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Johann van Graan’s future lies at Munster according to the man himself despite being linked with the vacant head coaching job at former club the Bulls. The South African stated that he “is loving every moment” of his time at Munster following the province’s dramatic 25-24 Pro14 victory over Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park last…

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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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