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Munster begin search for new coach

Munster begin search for new coach

When the news finally broke that director of rugby Rassie Erasmus and his defence coach Jacques Nienaber will leave Munster Rugby before the end of the year, it came as little surprise given the constant rumours over preceding months. The South African pair joined at...

Memorial stone to Anthony Foley unveiled

Memorial stone to Anthony Foley unveiled

A memorial stone has been unveiled in honour of Munster and Ireland’s favourite No. 8, the late Anthony Foley, alongside the River Shannon Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city. The 2 metre high sculpture, depicting Foley charging with ball in hand, was commissioned by...

Munster Rugby power past Ospreys on way to final

Munster Rugby power past Ospreys on way to final

Lessons learned from the European Cup defeat by Saracens were used to good effect in this game as Munster powered past Ospreys with a superb tactical display. Munster 23 Ospreys 3 Guinness Pro12 semi final Munster director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, and his assistant...

St Senan’s RFC annual general meeting

St Senan’s RFC annual general meeting

St Senan’s AGM opened on a sombre note this year when outgoing president Jody O’Donoghue called for a minute's silence in memory of underage player Conor Wilmot whose tragic death occurred one week previous. Calling the agm to order, on Wednesday 17th May in the...

Tyler Bleyendaal is named Munster Player Of The Year

Tyler Bleyendaal is named Munster Player Of The Year

Munster Rugby featured in some major awards recently with Rassie Erasmus named Coach of the Season at the Guinness Pro12 awards while Munster and Ireland’s Conor Murray was voted the Zurich Players’ Player of the Year for 2017 by his peers at the 15th annual awards...

Munster prove too strong for Connacht

Munster prove too strong for Connacht

Munster proved too strong for near neighbours Connacht. Last year in the corresponding fixture Connacht sped back up the M17 with their first Thomond Park victory in 29 years before going on to win the Guinness Pro12. Guinness PRO12 Round 22 Munster 50 Connacht 14...

Saracens put brave Munster to the sword

Defending champions Saracens swept to victory when they put Munster to the sword with two second half tries in the semi final of this year’s Champions Cup. European Champions Cup semi final Munster 10 Saracens 26 Aviva Stadium was packed with 51,300 mainly Munster...

Munster Rugby qualify for Pro12 play-offs

Munster Rugby qualify for the Pro12 play-offs after a closely contested game against rivals Ulster. With seconds remaining a collective sigh of relief could be heard around Thomond Park when Paddy Jackson’s last-gasp drop goal attempt sailed wide of the mark. Guinness...

World record breaking scrum for Axel

Anthony Foley’s legacy was given a global stage when LIT students entered the Guinness World Records with their ‘Scrum for Axel’ overturning the existing record for the largest scrum ever when 1,740 literally put their shoulders behind the initiative. Held at the...

Munster to play Saracens after taking out Toulouse

“The scoreline is flattering but we’re delighted to be in the semi-finals again,” Munster’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is nothing if not under-stated. For the first time in eleven years he has led a Munster team back to the the penultimate stage in search of...

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