Pro14

JJ Hanrahan Wins Eir Sport PRO14 Try Of The Season Award

By Ronan Calvert / April 15, 2021 /

Outhalf JJ Hanrahan has won the Eir Sport Guinness PRO14 Try of the Season award for finishing a stunning move by Munster against Cardiff Blues last October. All 12 Guinness PRO14 clubs submitted their team’s try to a panel of former internationals who then chose the winner. Munster showed some progression in their attacking creativity…

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PRO14 Announce Law Changes Ahead Of Rainbow Cup

By Ronan Calvert / April 15, 2021 /

The Guinness Pro14 have toady announced that there will be law variations in the upcoming Rainbow Cup competition. A number of new laws were trialed in this season’s Super Rugby campaign and now some of them are about to be implemented in the Northern Hemisphere. The laws include replacing a red carded player after twenty…

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WATCH: Leinster a class above as Conan try sinks Munster

By Ronan Calvert / March 27, 2021 /

It’s more PRO14 final agony for Munster at the RDS. Munster never landed a punch in this one-sided bout as a convincing Leinster performance helped Leo Cullen’s men to a 16-6 victory. The blues showed their class from start to finish against the sub-par visitors and the result was never really in any doubt. Leinster…

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“We are really looking forward to it” – Van Graan embracing a massive week for Munster

By Ronan Calvert / March 24, 2021 /

Munster head coach Johann Van Graan is embracing the occasion as Munster gear up for this Saturday’s all-Irish PRO14 final Vs Leinster. It will be Munster’s first final since 2017’s defeat to Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium. The men in red have not won a trophy since the 2011 Magners League but there is a…

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WATCH: Youthful Munster bag bonus point against Benetton

By Ronan Calvert / March 19, 2021 /

Munster have defeated Benetton 31-17 this evening at Thomond Park Munster started slowly and the game remained scoreless after ten minutes. Understandably, it took both sides some time to find their flow after many changes to the starting fifteens. Munster fielded a mix of experienced professionals and academy prospects and the lack of chemistry between…

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Team News: Cian Hurley to make Munster debut against Benetton

By Ronan Calvert / March 18, 2021 /

Munster have named a young team to take on Benetton tomorrow evening at Thomond Park (6pm KO) With Munster already qualified for the PRO14 Final against Leinster on the 27th of Match, this fixture brings an excellent opportunity to blood promising youngsters. 20 year-old Clonakility second row Cian Hurley makes his debut while Paddy Paterson,…

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Munster winger Liam Coombes braced for Benetton battle

By Ronan Calvert / March 18, 2021 /

Munster take on Benetton Rugby this Friday evening at Thomond Park (18:00 KO). Munster have already qualified for the PRO14 final where they will take on Leinster at the RDS on the 27th of March. However, Friday will afford a whole host of young talent the chance to put up their hands for selection. The…

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WATCH: Mike Haley try helps misfiring Munster past Connacht

By Ronan Calvert / March 5, 2021 /

Munster have qualified for the 2021 PRO14 final after defeating Connacht 20-17 at Thomond Park. Connacht started the brighter of the two teams and scored the opening try of the game through winger Matt Healy, Healy dotted down after just five minutes and Carty converted to give the visitors a 7-0 lead. Munster responded well…

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Team News: Casey and Healy start at halfback for Munster against Connacht

By Ronan Calvert / March 4, 2021 /

Billy Holland will captain a strong Munster team this Friday evening as the men in red welcome Connacht to Thomond Park (19:45 KO, Eir Sport 1) A win for Munster against Andy Friend’s side would secure them a place in the Guinness PRO14 final. Johann Van Graan has gone with a strong XV that includes…

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VIDEO ROOM: Huge Performance From Munster Forwards Bodes Well For Rest Of Season

By Ronan Calvert / February 24, 2021 /

Munster forwards coach Graham Rowntree will be a happy man around UL this week following his side’s destructive and accurate display away to Edinburgh on Saturday evening. Munster ran out as 22-10 winners at Murrayfield thanks to tries from Jack O’Donoghue, Craig Casey and Gavin Coombes. In miserable conditions it was important for the Munster…

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