Munster To Host London Irish & Exeter Chiefs In August

Munster Rugby can confirm two pre-season games for Irish Independent Park in August ahead of the 2018/19 campaign. Declan Kidney’s London Irish come to Cork on Friday, August 17, and Premiership runners-up Exeter Chiefs visit for a first-ever meeting between the sides on Friday, August 24. Both matches kick off at 7.30pm. The games will see Munster play […]

Donncha O’Callaghan Returns To Munster As Corporate Ambassador

Munster Rugby’s most capped player, Donncha O’Callaghan, is returning to the province to commence his new role as Corporate Ambassador. O’Callaghan recently brought the curtain down on a 20-year professional rugby career that saw him make a record 268 Munster appearances along with earning 94 Ireland caps and lining out for the Worcester Warriors on […]

Munster Team Named For PRO14 Semi-Final

The Munster side to face Leinster in tomorrow afternoon’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final at the RDS Arena has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan. There is one change to the starting XV that defeated Edinburgh in the semi-final qualifier at Thomond Park two weeks ago as John Ryan comes into the side at tighthead […]

Munster team named to face Ulster

The Munster team has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan for tomorrow evening’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Ulster at Thomond Park (5.35pm). Mike Sherry and James Cronin will both earn their 100th Munster caps in the clash with Sherry captaining the side for the first time since 2013. Stephen Fitzgerald makes his second […]

Earls Named Munster Player Of The Year

Keith Earls was announced as Munster Player of the Year at the annual Munster Rugby Awards, in association with the Irish Independent. The event took place at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs in Cork with 11 awards presented to worthy recipients involved in professional and domestic rugby in Munster. Centre Sammy Arnold was named as […]

Munster team named to face Southern Kings

CJ Stander to Captain Munster A much changed Munster side will take on the Southern Kings for the first time in the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday at Outeniqua Park, George (7.35pm/6.35pm Irish). George native CJ Stander, who turned 28 yesterday, will captain the province and is one of five players to retain their place from last weekend’s […]

Munster A Team Named for Quarter-Final Against Leinster

Head Coach Peter Malone has named the Munster A team to face Leinster A in the British and Irish Cup quarter-final at Donnybrook tomorrow (3pm). Defending champions Munster qualified from B&I Cup Pool 1 having secured five wins from six games as they finished second to Bedford Blues. The squad for tomorrow’s game contains 12 senior players with eight […]

Munster Make Six Changes For Edinburgh Clash

The Munster team to face Edinburgh at Murrayfield in their rearranged Guinness PRO14 clash tomorrownight has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan (7.35pm). There are six changes to the starting XV that defeated Glasgow at Irish Independent Park three weeks ago. Billy Holland captains the side on his 150th PRO14 appearance as JJ Hanrahan, […]

Munster Rugby Players Dave O’Callaghan, Brian Scott and Ciaran Parker sign contract extensions

Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm that Dave O’Callaghan, Brian Scott and Ciaran Parker are the latest trio to sign contract extensions, while it has also been confirmed that Robin Copeland will depart the province at the end of the season. Dave O’Callaghan, who recently returned from a long-term knee injury, has signed a […]

Munster Sign Mike Haley

Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm the signing of full-back Mike Haley on a three-year contract from the start of next season. The 23-year-old from Preston in England is Irish qualified through his maternal grandmother who hails from Tralee, Co Kerry. He joins the province from Sales Sharks where he has made 105 appearances […]

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