O’Mahony Returns To Captain Munster

The Munster team to face Ospreys in the Guinness PRO14 at Irish Independent Park on Friday night at 7.35pm has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan. Captain Peter O’Mahony makes his first appearance of the campaign along with fellow returning international Andrew Conway as Joey Carbery and Tadhg Beirne make their first starts […]

Official Opening Of Artificial Pitch At Irish Independent Park

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, will officially open the newly-installed modified 3G pitch at Irish Independent Park in Cork on Friday night. The Tánaiste will join Munster Rugby Branch President Ger Malone and Lord Mayor of Cork Mick Finn in officially opening the new pitch ahead of the Munster v […]

Munster A team named for Celtic Cup opener against Connacht A

The Munster A team to face Connacht A in The Celtic Cup tomorrow evening at Irish Independent Park has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone. Darren O’Shea captains the side with 10 Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players included along with a number of senior and club players. It is an all-senior back three as […]

Munster team to face Glasgow Warriors named

The Munster team to face Glasgow Warriors in the Guinness PRO14 on Friday night at 7.35pm has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan, Jaco Taute makes a welcome return after missing almost a year of action through injury with the centre among the replacements. Tadhg Beirne is also among the 23 with the […]

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 To Face Glasgow Named

The Munster team to face Conference A leaders Glasgow Warriors at Irish Independent Park in the Guinness PRO14 tonight at 7pm has been named. Billy Holland captains the side in his 180th appearance for the province as Head Coach Johann van Graan makes 12 changes to the team beaten in Cardiff last week. Simon Zebo starts at full-back […]

Conway and Fitzgerald sign contracts with Munster Rugby

Andrew Conway and Stephen Fitzgerald are the latest duo to sign contracts with Munster Rugby and the IRFU. Currently in his fifth season with the province, Conway has signed a two-year deal that will see him remain in red until at least June 2020. The 26-year-old winger/fullback, who made his debut against Zebre in September […]

O’Donoghue to captain Munster for first time

The Munster team to face Cardiff Blues in Wales on Saturday evening has been named with Jack O’Donoghue set to captain the side for the first time (5.30pm, live on Sky Sports). 24-year-old O’Donoghue becomes the first Waterford player to captain Munster in the professional era having previously captained Munster A along with Waterpark, Munster and Ireland […]

Munster A Team Name For Ospreys Clash

The Munster A team that will face Ospreys Premiership Select at Irish Independent Park tomorrow night has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone (7.45pm). A win will see current holders Munster A secure a place in the quarter-finals of the competition. There is just one change to the side that won 17-12 in Nottingham last weekend […]

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