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Munster suffer Pre-Season defeat away to Connacht

By Ronan Coughlan / September 21, 2019 /

Munster headed west to the Sportsground for their second Pre-season friendly against Connacht off a back of a 45-7 win over London Irish at Irish Independent Park last week. The first half was a scrappy affair between the two sides, Munster’s James Cronin received a yellow card after an accumulation of penalties. Things didn’t improve…

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Munster to play Connacht in pre-season friendly

By John Keogh / July 11, 2019 /

Johann van Graan’s Munster will make the short trip to Connacht to play a pre-season game at the Sportsground the province have confirmed. The game in Galway takes place on Saturday, September 21 and will have a 3pm kick-off. The fixture will be a key part of Munster’s preparations for the Pro14, which has a…

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Munster women fall short as Connacht claim opening Interpro encounter

By Diarmaid Scannell / December 3, 2017 /

Munster will rue missed opportunities as Interpro season gets off to a disappointing start. Laura Guest started her first Women’s Interprovincial campaign off with a narrow loss to a very good Connacht side at the Sportsground on Saturday afternoon. In what was a tight encounter throughout, Munster struck first after 13 minutes when winger Laura…

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LISTEN: Laura Guest – “Connacht in Galway is always a tough one”

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 30, 2017 /

Munster begin their campaign this weekend when they travel to the Sportsground to face Connacht. Laura Guest takes charge of the Munster Women’s side for her first ever interprovincial series as coach on Saturday when they make the trip to Galway to face Connacht Women at the Sportsground at 2:30pm. Ahead of her first game…

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Kieran Keane has named his Connacht side to take on Munster

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 26, 2017 /

The New Zealander, similar to his South African counterpart, has named a strong starting XV for the Pro 14 clash   John Muldoon returns to captain the side, along with Kieran Marmion, Ultan Dillane, Finlay Bealham, Tom McCartney, Tom Farrell, Jarrad Butler and Cian Kelleher who all return to the starting XV for the round 7…

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Munster name strong XV for Connacht clash

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 26, 2017 /

Rassie Erasmus has named a very positive side for what is likely to be his final interprovincial fixture as Munster’s head coach John Ryan and Mark Flanagan have been promoted from the bench for the clash with Connacht, with Stephen Archer dropping to the substitutes and Jean Kleyn dropping out of the squad. Flanagan will…

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Munster Under 19’s bounce back to defeat Connacht

By Diarmaid Scannell / September 13, 2017 /

Munster U19 defeated Connacht 43-8 on Sunday last to keep their interprovincial title hopes alive Munster Under 19’s enjoyed a six point victory over their Connacht counterparts on Sunday thanks to a brace from PBC winger Jonathan Wren as well as tries from Billy Scannell, Luke Clohessy, Jake Flannery, Colin Sisk and David Hyland.. Connacht,…

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