Pro 14

Munster Rugby Season in Review

By Ronan Calvert / June 15, 2021 /

The Thomond Park atmosphere is something special and last season wasn’t quite the same without it. Watching from the discomfort of home you could feel far removed from the action, unable to roar on the team, effectively disconnected from the Munster Rugby community.  There was a hollow feeling behind what ordinarily would have been unforgettable…

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HIGHLIGHTS: Munster overcome dogged Connacht to seal Pro 14 final berth

By Jack Neville / March 8, 2021 /

Munster were made to work by their interpro rivals Connacht as they defeated them 20-17 in Thomond Park on Friday to move into the Pro 14 final.

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Support Munster with Cardboard cutouts

By Jack Neville / September 21, 2020 /

A full Thomond Park awash with red is one of the great sights in world rugby. We are all counting down the days until we get back into the stadium again, but for now, we can still fill it with familiar faces from near and far. Munster Rugby are offering supporters the chance to have…

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LISTEN: Damian De Allende says there is a ‘real desire’ to reach Pro 14 final

By Jack Neville / September 2, 2020 /

“There’s a real want and desire, not just to get to semi finals and finals but to win semi finals and finals, not just once but consistently.” Ahead of this weekend’s Guinness Pro 14 semi-final with Leinster, Munster signing Damian De Allende says there is a hunger within the squad to achieve. After losing to…

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The Breakdown EP141: Make or break for Munster in final regular season game

By Jack Neville / August 28, 2020 /

After a somewhat unsuccessful return to rugby last weekend, Munster can atone for that loss to Leinster with a win over Connacht in the Aviva this weeekend. Munster need two points to guarantee a semi-final spot in the Pro 14 this weekend against their interprovincial rivals. Ahead of the clash, Jack Neville of Sporting Limerick…

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WATCH: Highlights of Munster’s incoming signings de Allende and Snyman

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2020 /

Nine players will join the Munster senior squad next week with the team returning to training in small groups at the High Performance Centre in Limerick on Monday. Five of the players are graduates of the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy with four newcomers joining the club. South African Rugby World Cup winners Damian de Allende…

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Proposed August date set for Pro 14 return

By Jack Neville / June 19, 2020 /

Saturday, August 22 has been set as a target date for the 2019/20 Guinness PRO14 season to restart across all five competing territories. The target date was agreed at the PRO14 Board meeting on Tuesday (June 9) based upon the information currently available from each jurisdiction in which the Guinness PRO14 is played. Since announcing…

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WATCH: JvG issues Munster Rugby Squad Update

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2020 /

The Munster squad have started their fifth week of the remote training programme with Head Coach Johann van Graan providing the latest update. There is positive news on the injury front as Jean Kleyn (neck) and Rhys Marshall (knee) are at a return-to-training point and will advance from their rehabilitation programmes to the squad training…

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WATCH: Munster release ‘Last-Minute Magic’ video

By Jack Neville / April 1, 2020 /

It’s fair to say that Munster Rugby has had its fair share of exciting moments since the turn of the century. The two-time European Champions have often had to come from the brink to snatch dramatic victories Now Munster Rugby have released a video showcasing thirteen last minute moments of brilliance from the men in…

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POSTPONED: As expected Munster and Bennetton’s Pro 14 clash won’t go ahead

By Jack Neville / March 10, 2020 /

Munster Rugby’s Guinness PRO14 Round 15 fixture against Benetton Rugby that was due to take place in Irish Independent Park on Friday March 27 has been postponed. Guinness PRO14 have confirmed that all Round 14 and 15 fixtures involving Benetton Rugby and Zebre Rugby Club have now been postponed due to restrictions enforced by the…

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