“You’ve got to consistently play well week in, week out”-JvG ahead of the new season

By Jack Neville / September 30, 2020 /

This weekend Munster kick off their 2020/21 Guinness Pro 14 season with a trip to Wales to take on the Scarlets. After a disappointing end to last season’s campaign in the semi-final against Leinster, Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan is looking to hit the ground running. “We are looking forward to the start of…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown S02E34 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / May 29, 2018 /

Leinster copper fastened their status as the best European club side as they added the Pro14 title to their Champions Cup title with a 40-32 win over the Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium at the weekend. We look back at Saturday’s final and examine how Leinster’s attacking threat and relentless defence set the foundations for…

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WATCH: Mike Sherry keen to learn from last season’s Pro14 final mistakes

By Marisa Kennedy / April 27, 2018 /

Mike Sherry has said that Munster are hoping to learn from the mistakes they made during last year’s “deflating” and “demoralising” final defeat to Scarlets. The 29 year-old will be hoping he can earn his 100th cap when Munster welcome Ulster to Thomond Park on Saturday. Munster have already secured a home quarter final which…

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Leinster power their way into Champions Cup Final

By John Keogh / April 21, 2018 /

Munster will play rivals Leinster in this season’s Champions Cup Final if they see off the challenge of Racing 92 in Bordeaux on Sunday. Leinster cruised into this season’s showpiece game after a stunning performance saw them to a 38-16 victory against Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium. Three first half tries from James Ryan, Cian…

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The Breakdown S02E23 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings

By Raffaele Rocca / April 19, 2018 /

  Munster head to Bordeaux hoping to buck their recent poor trend in semi finals. Standing between Johann van Graan’s side and a place in the Bilbao showpiece is a super talented Racing 92 side. With a win apiece from the group stages, it promises to be a keenly fought affair. We examine how Munster…

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WATCH: Highlights as Munster grind out win over Scarlets

By Marisa Kennedy / March 26, 2018 /

Tries from James Hart, Robin Copeland and Alex Wootton helped Munster to a 19-7 win over reigning champions, Scarlets in Thomond Park at the weekend. The TMO emerged as the main talking point from the game as a series of questionable decisions cost Munster the bonus point win. The win ensured that Johann van Graan’s…

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Munster Announce signing of Tadhg Beirne

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 3, 2017 /

There have been a number of rumours around the Lock’s future in recent weeks The former Leinster second row will make the move to the province at the end of this season, having impressed in his first season with the Scarlets, culminating in their Pro 12 win last May. This season, Beirne has continued his…

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Scarlets head coach suggests Tadhg Beirne could be on his way to Munster

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 27, 2017 /

Wayne Pivac has recently said they will find it difficult to hold on to the lock. The Welsh sides head coach has added fuel to the fire concerning Tadhg Beirnes next destination admitting that it will be very hard to keep the lock with the Pro 14 Champions. The former Leinster player is keen to…

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Scarlets Second row Tadhg Beirne looks set to join Munster

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 20, 2017 /

The former Leinster forward is hoping to return home next season It looks as if Munster have signed another second row to help fill the void left by Donnacha Ryan who left last season. The Irish times are reporting that former the former Leinster player is to turn down a new 2 year contract at…

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WATCH: Ulster release excellent tribute to former player Nevin Spence 5 years after his tragic passing

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 15, 2017 /

On this day 5 years ago, Nevin Spence, his brother Graham and his father Noel all tragically lost their lives in a farm accident. Ulster have today released a 30 minute documentary commemorating the life of former player Nevin Spence ahead of their clash with the Scarlets this evening. There is a plaque in honour…

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