South Africa

HIGHLIGHTS | Ireland victorious in thrilling BOI Nations Series Opener against South Africa

By Corey OBrien / November 7, 2022 /

Ireland got their Bank of Ireland Nations Series off to a flying start as they beat the Springboks 19-11 in a tenacious battle at the Aviva Stadium.

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Munster’s Tadhg Beirne starts for Lions against Stormers

By Mark Reilly / July 15, 2021 /

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his team to play the DHL Stormers at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 17 July (kick off 5pm BST).…

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Limerick’s Murray to lead Lions against South Africa ‘A’

By Mark Reilly / July 12, 2021 /

Warren Gatland, has named his Lions team to play South Africa ‘A’ at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 14 July (kick off 7pm BST). Tour captain Conor Murray (Munster, Ireland)…

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BREAKING: Ireland’s Fixtures for 2023 World Cup released

By Jack Neville / February 26, 2021 /

Although many were hoping that Ireland would be hosting the next Rugby World Cup, the fixtures have been released for the Tournament that starts in France in September 2023. Ireland…

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CJ Stander Channels His Inner Matador In Novel Training Regime

By Raffaele Rocca / April 2, 2020 /

With gyms, fitness centres and playing fields all out of action Munster Rugby players have all been using tailored individual plans to keep ticking over during the lockdown. However there…

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Niall O’Carroll: The “Why” Behind Boks & Irish Women’s Hockey Success

By Niall O'Carroll / November 6, 2019 /

In my day job, I met with a pharmaceutical company this week who specialises in cell research for the treatment of incurable diseases. Their mission statement was ‘To give people…

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Trip to South Africa next for Munster after Dragons slaying

By John Keogh / October 1, 2019 /

Munster got their competitive campaign off to a perfect start with a 39-9 win over the Dragons in the Pro14 at Thomond Park before heading off to South Africa earlier…

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World Rugby has to act fast or face the consequences

By Niall O'Carroll / September 18, 2019 /

I was very sad to hear the news of Chester Williams’ passing recently. There are few more iconic figures in South African rugby than the man Nelson Mandela chose to…

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Warren Gatland appointed head coach of 2021 British & Irish Lions

By Ronan Coughlan / June 12, 2019 /

The British & Irish Lions have today confirmed that Warren Gatland has been appointed head coach for the Tour of South Africa in 2021. Gatland is unbeaten in two consecutive…

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Signing new players is always a difficult process

By Tom Savage / February 28, 2019 /

There are all kinds of moving parts to consider before that announcement goes up on the Munster Rugby website. First, let’s assume that you’ve spotted a hole in your squad…

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