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.1 comment
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.
TALENTED Munster and Garryowen centre Corey Hircock is set to return to English Championship side, Bedford Blues next season.
MUNSTER play their final fixture of the season this Friday when Rob Penney’s side travel to Parma to face Zebre (6.45pm, Irish time).
MUNSTER’S Conor Murray has described his meteoric rise from playing in a provincial Senior Cup final less than two and a half years ago to being named in the Lions squad this week this summer as ‘crazy,’
MUNSTER coach Rob Penney has rung the changes for the province’s final game of the season against Zebre in Italy this Friday night.
TWO Limerick men have been chosen to tour with the Lions in Australia this summer.
JUST two Munster players have been included in the 37-strong Lions squad to tour Australia this summer.
MUNSTER head coach Rob Penney is confident the province can build on their exploits in the Heineken Cup this season.
MUNSTER’S 36-year-old out-half, Ronan O’Gara insisted he had not made a decision on whether he had played his last Heineken Cup match in the province’s semi-final defeat to Clermont Auvergne.
MUNSTER’S brave fightback proved in vain as Clermont Auvergne clung on desperately for a 16-10 victory in their pulsating Heineken Cup semi-final tie played at the Stade de la Mosson, Montepellier on Saturday.
WHEN you inquire from Tommy O’Connell how he would have responded if you told him that he would be running out for Munster in a glamour Heineken Cup semi-final clash in France this weekend, just seven months on from lining out for UL-Bohemian in the Limerick Charity Cup final, the powerful flanker admits he would have looked at the questioner a bit strangely.
HOLDERS Munster ‘A’ will be aiming to complete a hat-trick of wins over Leinster ‘A’ when the province’s lock horns in the semi-final of the British and Irish Cup at Garryowen FCs, Dooradoyle grounds this Friday night, April 26, at 7.30pm.
MUNSTER coach Rob Penney believes his Leinster counterpart Joe Schmidt may have been engaging in a degree of ‘gamesmanship’ when commenting on the decision not to cite Paul O’Connell in the wake of the province’s recent RaboDirect PRO12 clash.
LAST week, dynamic winger Ronan O’Mahony reached a milestone in his hugely promising rugby career when marking his full Munster debut by bagging a try in the RaboDoirect PRO12 clash with the Dragons at Rodney Parade.
MUNSTER second row Paul O’Connell has admitted that the on-going controversy surrounding his accidental kick to Dave Kearney’s head in the recent
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