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Listen – Simon Zebo on decision to join Racing 92 and possible future return to Munster

By Luke Liddy / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Simon Zebo, who, after eight years with Munster, departs the province for Top 14 side side Racing 92, was honoured with a mayoral reception in Limerick last week ahead of his move. The reception hosted by Metropolitan Mayor Sean Lynch was in recognition of the contribution that the fullback has made to Munster rugby for…

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WATCH: Zebo still wants to force his way into 2019 World Cup Squad

By Raffaele Rocca / May 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

So there was to be no fairytale ending for Simon Zebo at Munster with the winger playing his last fame for the province in the weekend’s 16-15 loss to Leinster. Zebo’s move came at a cost however as he was cut adrift from the Irish squad that would go on to win a Grand Slam.…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E30 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

So there you have it, Canterbury will have to add an extra star to Leinster’s kit for the 2018/2019 season and nobody can say they don’t deserve it. Leo Cullen’s side had to dig deep but when it really mattered in the Championship minutes towards the end of the Bilbao decider, the Irish side held…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E24 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / April 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Breakdown S02E24 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings. Bordeaux didn’t go according to plan as Munster failed to progress from a semi final for the second year in a row. Going into the game, Johann van Graan and his players would have had a blueprint which very much went out the window after…

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WATCH – Johann van Graan on loss in Bordeaux

By Jack Neville / April 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Head Coach Johann Van Graan gives his post-match reaction following a 27-22 loss to Racing 92 in Bordeaux. “I’ve learned a lot about my self, the players, the club and the coaching team.” Video courtesy of Munster Rugby.

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Simon Zebo’s emotional farewell to European rugby with Munster

By Jack Neville / April 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Simon Zebo tossed his boots into the Munster crowd following his side’s tough loss to Racing 92 in the semi-final of the Champions Cup as the fullback bidded an emotional farewell to the travelling red army. Zebo still has a role to play in Munster’s Pro 14 run in but the big European occasions in…

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WATCH: Munster are out of Champions Cup after falling to Racing defeat

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster’s hopes of making the 2018 Champions Cup Final an all Irish affair are over after they lost 27-22 to Racing 92 in Bordeaux. The French side went in for three tries in the opening 40 minutes with Teddy Thomas crossing twice and the winger also set up Maxime Machenaud for their third that helped…

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Racing 92 v Munster (Champions Cup)

By Raffaele Rocca / April 22, 2018 / Comments Off on Racing 92 v Munster (Champions Cup)

Munster’s Champions Cup semi-final against Racing 92 at Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux, will take place on Sunday, April 22, at 4.15pm (3.15pm Irish time). The game will be broadcast on BT Sport, France Télévisions 2 and beIN SPORTS. Munster will receive an allocation of tickets for the encounter with details to be communicated once finalised and…

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WATCH: Earls raring to go after return from knee injury

By John Keogh / April 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Munster were handed a huge boost ahead of today’s European Champions Cup semi final against Racing 92 with the news that star winger Keith Earls was declared fit. Earls has been out of action since Ireland’s Six Nations Grand Slam win against England in Twickenham last month but has returned ahead of schedule to take…

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Keith Earls returns as Johann Van Graan names side to face Racing 92

By Jack Neville / April 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limping off injured on St Patricks day in Twickenham, Keith Earls season looked certain to be over after sustaining a knee injury. But credit to the Moyross man who has battled back to be fit for this Sunday’s Champions Cup semi final against Racing 92 in Bordeoux. Earls is one of 9 changes to the…

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