Two Munster players named in Ireland Women’s starting side To Face USA

By Mark Reilly / November 11, 2021 /

The Ireland Match Day 23 for Friday night’s historic first Women’s Test at the RDS (Kick-off 7.15pm, live on RTÉ Player) has been named, with uncapped Munster back row Maeve Óg O’Leary included for the first time. Having been a standout performer during the recent Vodafone Women’s Inter-Provincial Series and during the opening rounds of…

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Leinster end Munster’s Pro14 hopes with deserved RDS victory

By Raffaele Rocca / May 18, 2019 /

Leinster ended Munster’s hopes of Pro14 silverware for the second year running with a deserved 24-9 victory at the RDS this afternoon with little argument that Leo Cullen’s side were deserving of their spot in the final. For their part Munster were dogged by some old failings as they struggled to come up with a…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony on Munster putting in a performance this week and facing a wounded Leinster

By John Keogh / May 18, 2019 /

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony said that his side are fully focused on putting in a performance when they take to the field for the Pro14 semi final against Leinster. O’Mahony’s will be facing a Leinster side that are smarting from last week’s Champions Cup loss to Saracens but the Corkman is concentrating on what his…

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WATCH: Highlights as Munster come up just short against Leinster

By Raffaele Rocca / May 20, 2018 /

Munster’s season came to a halt on Saturday as a second semi final defeat this season means no silverware for Johann van Graan’s side. The result means Munster have now gone without a trophy since 2011, something that the current squad and management will no doubt be aware of but will none the less be…

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Munster denied Pro14 final spot by classy Leinster outfit

By Marisa Kennedy / May 19, 2018 /

Leinster 16 Munster 15 There were no signs of a European hangover from champions, Leinster in the RDS this afternoon as they earned a place in the Pro14 final with a narrow victory over Munster. Johann van Graan’s men were left to rue missed chances and poor defensive errors as they were once again overturned by…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony “every team wants to knock you and we get the first chance”

By Jack Neville / May 18, 2018 /

Leinster come into their Pro 14 meeting with Munster with a target on their back following last weekend’s European success. O’Mahony admits it has added fuel to the Munster fire. “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t. It’s a massive challenge. We are the first up, we get the first opportunity. unfortunately it’s something…

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Watch – Munster lock Jean Kleyn looks ahead to Leinster game

By John Keogh / May 17, 2018 /

WATCH – Munster lock Jean Kleyn looks ahead to Leinster game Munster head in this weekend’s crunch game with Leinster at the RDS knowing that a defeat to their bitter rivals will end their season. Ahead of the Guinness Pro14 semi final, Munster’s Jean Kleyn previewed the game and said that despite their underwhelming recent…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E31 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / May 17, 2018 /

So with Leinster looming on the horizon in the Guinness Pro14 semi final at the RDS, we look ahead to where Munster might get an edge over their interpro rivals at the weekend. It promises to be a hugely physical game with Leinster looking to add a Pro14 title to their Champions Cup victory. With…

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WATCH: O’Mahony says set piece will be key on Saturday

By Jack Neville / May 16, 2018 /

Munster captain, Peter O’Mahony is under no illusion of the size of the task that his side face this Saturday when travelling to Dublin to take on the European Champions Leinster. O’Mahony has soldiered with many of these Leinster players and is keenly aware of the importance of maintaining focus and retaining primary possession on…

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WATCH: Rory Scannell “I think we can do it but it’s going to be a tough ask”

By Jack Neville / May 16, 2018 /

Munster centre, Rory Scannell has been on the losing side against Leinster both home and away this season and is hoping for third time lucky this Saturday. Munster have reached the semi-final stage of the Pro 14 after finishing second in their conference before dispatching Edinburgh in the quarter finals in Thomond Park. Scannell, is…

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