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WATCH: Stephen Larkham reflects on Saracens defeat and squad injuries.

By Ronan Coughlan / December 18, 2019 /

In front of the media, Munster Senior Coach Stephen Larkham this week reflected on various aspects of his side’s 15-6 defeat at the hands of Saracens last Saturday at Allianz Park. One incident that drew plenty of attention was the exchange of words between Munster Medic Dr. Jamie Kearns and Saracens Hooker Jamie George, which…

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The Breakdown EP123 Munster With Scores To Settle Against Sarries

By Raffaele Rocca / December 13, 2019 /

While the Thomond leg of this double header was far from a classic, it certainly provided enough niggle to provide all the ingredients for a spicy return fixture. The Breakdown EP123 Munster with Scores to Settle against Saracens. Raffaele Rocca & Three Red Kings look ahead to the weekend’s big European Rugby Champions Cup clash as welll as the other Irish privinces…

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WATCH: JJ Hanrahan focused on home Saracens test

By Jack Neville / December 6, 2019 /

Saracens travel to Thomond Park this weekend for a crucial Champions Cup clash. The winner on Saturday will take a huge step towards the knockout stages with a return tie to take place in the Allianz Park next weekend. With the tie looming, Munster’s JJ Hanrahan is focused on getting the job done at Thomond…

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Hanrahan braced for Farrell challenge

By John Keogh / December 4, 2019 /

JJ Hanrahan has been in excellent form so far this season and is not letting that missed drop goal attempt against Racing 92 deter his thoughts from the challenge that is at hand against Saracens in the Champions Cup on Saturday at Thomond Park. The Kerry native was up before the media ahead of Munster’s…

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Thrilling draw leaves Munster in European limbo

By Jack Neville / November 27, 2019 /

Munster must once again do things the hard way in the Champions Cup after their heart-stopping draw with Racing 92 at Thomond Park last weekend. On Saturday evening Munster played out a thrilling 21-21 draw with Racing 92 in their second group game. With away games against Saracens and Racing to come, it is likely…

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WATCH: Munster face tough task after Champions Cup Draw is complete

By Ronan Coughlan / June 19, 2019 /

Munster have been drawn into Pool 4 of the 2019/2020 Champions Cup this afternoon in what is a tough draw for last years semi-finalists. Johann Van Grann’s side have been handed a very difficult draw on paper, facing current holders Saracens who beat Munster in last year’s semi-final, as well as a Racing 92 outfit…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony speaks about Saracens threat

By Jack Neville / April 19, 2019 /

Munster face their biggest game this year when they take on Saracens in the Champions Cup Semi-Final on Saturday. Ahead of the game, Munster captain Peter O’Mahony, who will be making his 50th European appearance spoke about the importance of learning from previous games. “We’ll have a look over the last few weeks, both sides…

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Ryanair announces special return flights for Munster’s Champions Cup semi-final

By Jack Neville / April 3, 2019 /

Ryanair, Ireland’s No. 1 airline, today (3 April) launched special return flights for rugby fans travelling for Munster’s Champions Cup Semi-Final against Saracens on Saturday, April 20th. Ryanair’s rugby specials will depart from Dublin, Shannon and Cork on 19th and 20th April and return from Birmingham on 20th and 21st April − ensuring the red army can cheer on Munster on…

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WATCH: Do you think Owen Farrell’s hit on Ben Foden was legal?

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 16, 2017 /

The tackle has many fans and pundits debating whether or not it was a legal hit. Saracens started their defence of the Champions Cup in style on Sunday evening as they ran out 57-13 winners at Franklins gardens against Northampton, however there was a big talking point from the game when out half Farrell met…

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Munster sign Second row Mark Flanagan as injury cover

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 22, 2017 /

The Lock will join the province from European Champions Saracens. Flanagan, originally from Westmeath, has signed a three month deal with Erasmus’ side to keep him with the province up until the Christmas period. The lock has previously represented Leinster, Mont-de-Marsan and Bedford Blues before making the move to London to link up Mark McCall’s…

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