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# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Anthony Foley got his first win as Munster coach tonight

His side recorded a 17-5 win over London Irish in Waterford.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Bad day for the provinces as Leinster, Munster and Connacht go down

Munster were heavily beaten in Anthony Foley’s first outing as coach.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Former Cork hurler Darren Sweetnam will make his Munster debut on Saturday

Sweetnam will get his first senior start on the left wing.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Simon Zebo: ‘I made the right call, I probably wouldn’t get on the Cork team these days’

He could have been facing the Barrs and Newtownshandrum rather than Brive and Northampton.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

A pony, Blaas, selfies and shopping: The best of today’s action in the Munster Race

Hopefully Andrew Conway’s bail didn’t cut into the funds raised for charity.

# munster-rugby - Friday 25 July, 2014

Munster, Ulster and Connacht hit with Pro12 fixture confusion

The ongoing civil war in Welsh rugby has led to league and cup fixture clashes.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From Munster memorial ‘Jock’s Block’ outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man Knock Your Block Off

Munster memorial ‘Jock’s Block’ outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man

The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 June, 2014

James Downey leaves Munster to sign two-year deal at Glasgow

The move is subject to a medical.

# munster-rugby - Monday 23 June, 2014

Copeland offers Munster fans a dashing glimpse of the future

The Wexford native was in fine form for Emerging Ireland during the Nations Cup.

# munster-rugby - Monday 16 June, 2014

From Bucharest to the World Cup in 12 months: JJ thinks it’s possible

The Munster out-half is currently in Romania with Emerging Ireland as part of the 2014 Nations Cup.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Alex Wootton: Plucked from Northampton, thriving at Munster, targeting England

The Ireland U20s winger has hit the ground running since forcing his way into the Junior World Championship reckoning.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Leinster, Toulon and Saracens in Tier One for Rugby Champions Cup draw

Munster, semi-finallists in 2013 and 2014, will have to settle for a spot in Tier Two. Ulster may not be so lucky.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture Rich Rewards This post contains videos

Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture

The Munster fullback is hoping to grasp his chance in the Irish 15 jersey.

# munster-rugby - Friday 30 May, 2014

Lack of international caps Coughlan’s driving force for France switch

Former Munster teammate David Wallace has paid tribute to the Pau-bound forward.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Munster hero Paul Warwick on reliving former glories at Thomond Park

The Australian told us about his the finest four years of his rugby career and his most cherished winners’ medal.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Munster old guard’s fresh start after ‘frustrating’ two seasons under Penney

Former Munster flanker David Wallace believes Brian ‘Squeaky’ Walsh will bring dynamism to a backline in need of a boost.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Ronan O’Gara set to sign up with Racing Métro until 2016

The former Munster out-half looks set to take up the responsibilities for the Top 14 side’s defence next season.

Paul Warwick: ‘I don’t want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby’

The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.

More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald

The southern province’s chief also insists ‘it was never policy’ to recruit an entirely Irish coaching ticket.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Munster confirm roles for Jerry Flannery and Brian Walsh in Foley’s backroom

The ex-hooker will come in as the province’s scrum coach while Walsh takes responsibility for the back-line.

# munster-rugby - Monday 19 May, 2014

Sexton and Zebo included in Ireland squad for Argentina Tests, D’Arcy and Madigan miss out

Tommy Bowe and Sean O’Brien also miss out as Schmidt calls upon Felix Jones, Robbie Diack, James Cronin, Rob Herring and Kieran Marmion.

# munster-rugby - Friday 16 May, 2014

Penney’s era at Munster ends in Pro12 semi-final defeat to Glasgow

The Kiwi signed off after a thrilling encounter at Scotstoun, as Munster came up just short.

‘You’ve got to ref it fairly’ – Damien Varley is not impressed with tonight’s referee Backchat This post contains videos

‘You’ve got to ref it fairly’ – Damien Varley is not impressed with tonight’s referee

The Munster captain had strong words for Marius Mitrea.

Warriors promise rough night in Glasgow for Munster

Rob Penney will be hoping his tenure as Munster coach does not end in Scotstoun.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 15 May, 2014

No room for Hogg in Glasgow line-up as Munster recall big names

Stander, Murray, Earls and Botha are all back in harness for Rob Penney’s last chance at silverware in Ireland.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

‘Completely sick of it’: Murray determined to raise Munster’s form back onto an even keel

The scrum-half says performances like Saturday’s defeat to Ulster are “absolutely not good enough.”

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Botha return the one big positive for Munster after Ulster debacle

The South African prop has not played since the loss to Toulon, but should bolster the front row for Friday’s semi-final against Glasgow.

# munster-rugby - Monday 12 May, 2014

Donncha O’Callaghan: ‘How come they don’t have the fire up their arse like we have?’

The Munster lock talks to about the glut of talented rows in the country and giving Rob Penney a winning send-off

# munster-rugby - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Munster’s Rob Penney wins RaboDirect Pro12 Coach of the Year Leaving Present This post contains videos

Munster’s Rob Penney wins RaboDirect Pro12 Coach of the Year

Dan Biggar was voted Players’ Player of the Year, edging out Ulster scrum-half [and exceptional out-half] Ruan Pienaar.

Munster sign Junior World Championship winning captain Tyler Bleyendaal

The 23-year old captained New Zealand to the 2010 Junior World Championship

# munster-rugby - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Ulster’s second string pull off rousing win against limp Munster

Mark Anscombe was thrilled with the performance of some of the younger members of his squad in Limerick.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 May, 2014

Robbie Henshaw happy to remain at Connacht after Ireland assurances from Joe Schmidt

The Connacht fullback looks set to continue his education, in the 13 jersey, at The Sportsground next season.

Sean O’Brien starts at blindside for Leinster as Ulster send weakened team to Munster

All four provinces have named their starting line-ups for the final regular season matches on Saturday.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Bowe praises Trimble’s ‘fantastic season’ but wants his Ireland jersey back

The Ulster wingers are vying for the No.14 jersey but hope Joe Schmidt will find room for them both in the back three.

Paul O’Connell on injuries, the 2015 World Cup, Mils Muliaina and his ‘John Hayes attitude’

The Munster star looks ahead to the future and reflects on what lies ahead for Munster and Ireland.

Rob Penney has taught Munster to play like New Zealand – Paul O’Connell

The veteran star says the coach’s methods have been beneficial to the Irish side.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Peter O’Mahony undergoes second operation to fix other shoulder OP

Peter O’Mahony undergoes second operation to fix other shoulder

Rob Penney says the Munster skipper is getting both ‘tidied up’.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

‘Jesus, this could be the final couple of games’ – Penney wants long Munster goodbye

The New Zealander has resigned himself to the fact that Glasgow have the second home semi-final spot wrapped up.

# munster-rugby - Monday 5 May, 2014

As Sébastien Chabal hangs up the beard, we relive his famous trouncing by Munster The Caveman This post contains videos

As Sébastien Chabal hangs up the beard, we relive his famous trouncing by Munster

They didn’t give the poor Frenchman a moment’s peace back in 2006.

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