Guinness Pro12

Jerry Flannery looking to add a new dimension to Munster’s attack

By Diarmaid Scannell / August 29, 2017 /

Munster forwards coach Jerry Flannery is looking to improve upon his sides attacking threat this season. The Limerick man has pointed out where Munster were strongest in the last campaign…

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Zebre taken over by Italian Federation and will play in 2017/2018 Pro12

By Diarmaid Scannell / July 25, 2017 /

Zebre will play in the Pro12 next season as they are to be taken over by the Italian Rugby Federation. On Monday, it looked as if Zebre would not be competing…

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Cheetahs & Southern Kings move to be rubber-stamped in the next week

By Raffaele Rocca / July 19, 2017 /

Weeks of speculation to end as Cheetahs & Southern Kings move North expected to be rubber-stamped in the next week. South African media reports say a deal has been struck…

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Mixed reaction in South African media to Cheetahs & Kings Pro12 move

By Diarmaid Scannell / July 18, 2017 /

There has been a mixed response from the South African media to losing two teams to the Guinness Pro12. The reaction in the media closer to home is a mixed…

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So who are the proposed Pro12 newcomers, Cheetahs & Southern Kings?

By Diarmaid Scannell / July 3, 2017 /

Southern Kings and Cheetahs are on the verge of joining a revamped Guinness Pro12. We have heard it all before though as back in 2005, representatives from the Celtic Unions…

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The Pro12 to be the Pro14 in September

By Emma Needham / June 30, 2017 /

The Pro12 is set to have two more teams in September. The Pro12 is set for expansion this September. It was reported earlier this year that South African side Cheetahs…

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Munster Rugby’s coffers benefit from much improved season on the pitch

By Emma Needham / June 13, 2017 /

Munster’s on field progression this season has boosted their financial takings of the year. This season has shown real progress for Munster with the team reaching the semi-final in the…

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Munster’s Cian Bohane on why he retired at the age of 25

By Emma Needham / June 2, 2017 /

Cian Bohane discusses his reasons for his retirement. Munster’s Cian Bohane has decided to retire from Rugby. The young Corkman captained his province to victory in the British and Irish Cup…

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Shock switch as Deysel moves north

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 /

Jean Deysel arrived in Ireland with a strong reputation from his days playing in South Africa with the Sharks. Deysel made 156 appearances for the franchise and was capped a…

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Jaco Taute already looking forward to next year

By Jack Neville / May 30, 2017 /

The less said about the Pro 12 Final the better. Munster were simply beaten by the better team. Time to move on. For CJ Stander, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony,…

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