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Munster Rugby put paid to Ulster hopes

Munster Rugby put paid to Ulster hopes

Munster returned to Pro14 action in Thomond Park following a very disappointing European Champions Cup semi-final performance against Racing 92 in Bordeaux when they finished on the wrong side of a 27-22 scoreline. Munster have now lost their last six semi-finals....

Keith Earls Named Munster Player Of The Year

Keith Earls Named Munster Player Of The Year

Keith Earls has been named Munster Player of the Year at the province’s annual awards ceremony. In all 11 awards were presented to recipients involved in both the professional and domestic game in Munster. Centre Sammy Arnold was named as Young Player of the Year...

Munster magic inspires Easter miracle

Munster magic inspires Easter miracle

Munster produced another little bit of magic with a dramatic late finish to end this season’s ambitions for three-times champions Toulon. European Champions Cup Quarter Final Munster 20 Toulon R.C.   19 Despite being under the cosh for lengthy periods Munster’s sheer...

Ireland and Munster Rugby round-up

Ireland and Munster Rugby round-up

Ireland’s bid to win the Grand Slam and Triple Crown remains intact after a thrilling victory over Wales in a tightly contested game in Dublin on Saturday. While Joe Schmidt’s men must first overcome a Scotland team buoyed by their first win in ten years over England...

Munster tame the Tigers on the double

Munster tame the Tigers on the double

Munster coach Johann van Graan has got off to a terrific start. On Sunday his team broke Leicester’s eleven-year record becoming the first to claim double victories in the back-to-back stage of the Champions Cup as they added a 25-16 away win to the 33-8 Thomond Park...

Joy Neville on top of the world

Joy Neville on top of the world

Joy Neville has effectively broken the glass ceiling in one of the world’s toughest sports after being awarded Referee of the Year at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco. It has been a remarkable few years for the Limerick woman who represented her country as a player...

Edel shines as Barbarians women trounce Munster

Edel shines as Barbarians women trounce Munster

Clare's Edel McMahon made the most of her opportunity to line out for the visiting Barbarians when they made their own bit of history with their first women's game against Munster in Thomond Park. Barbarians Women 19 Munster Women 0 Despite horrific weather in Thomond...

Barbarians get the better of Tonga in Thomond Park

Barbarians get the better of Tonga in Thomond Park

Tribute was paid to Munster’s fallen hero Anthony Foley by former team-mate Donncha O’Callaghan and members of the visiting Barbarians side before their recent game against Tonga on an awful night of incessant rain and swirling wind at Thomond Park. Barbarians 27...

Munster eke out a hard fought win over Racing

Munster eke out a hard fought win over Racing

Munster had eked out a hard-fought win over Racing 92. Rassie Erasmus summed up the encounter with, “It was more about who had the guts out there. It definitely wasn’t perfect”. European Champions Cup Pool 4 Munster 16 Racing 7 Storm Brian was always going to make...

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