Former Munster and Ireland hooker Jerry Flannery was asked to leave the Munster Schools AGM last week, despite wishing to make a presentation about the new eligibilty rule.2 comments
MUNSTER appear more likely to promote Ian Keatley to first choice out-half next season following Ronan O’Gara’s retirement, rather than sign a high profile replacement over the summer.1 comment
MUNSTER have offered Ronan O’Gara a new one-year contract - but the province will give the veteran as much time as he wants to make up his mind whether he wants to continue playing or not.
MUNSTER today announced that current squad captain Doug Howlett will retire from professional rugby at the end of this season.
MUNSTER Rugby’s decision to opt for a single training base at the University of Limerick will allow the squad train for up to four additional hours each week, an opportunity which is currently being compromised by the province’s twin-base training system.
RELEGATED Shannon have wasted no time in boosting their prospects of bouncing straight back up to the All-Ireland League’s top division with the appointment of former Munster Academy Manager, Ian Sherwin as the club’s Director of Rugby.
Shannon have wasted no time in boosting their prospects of bouncing straight back up to the All-Ireland League’s top division with the appointment of former Munster Academy Manager, Ian Sherwin, as the club’s Director of Rugby.
SHANNON put their unbroken stay in the top flight of the All-Ireland League on the line this Saturday when they host UCD in a crucial 1A relegation play-off clash at Coonagh (2.30pm).
RUGBY clubs will be forced to stop paying club players from the start of the 2014/15 season.
Domestic rugby fuxtures for the period from Friday, May 3 to Monday, May 6
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Saturday 25 May 2013
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