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 […]

Munster Rugby Latest Contract Update

Munster Rugby are pleased to confirm a number of contract updates including extensions for Billy Holland, Stephen Archer and Kevin O’Byrne. The senior trio of Holland, Archer and O’Byrne have all put pen to paper recently while academy players Liam O’Connor, Fineen Wycherley and Calvin Nash have also committed to the province. 32-year-old Holland, the […]

Bank Of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup Set For Markets Field

The Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Challenge Cup final date and venue has been confirmed as Friday 19 January, Markets Field (kick-off 7.30pm). UL Bohemian and Garryowen will go head-to-head as two of Limerick’s traditional rivals, with both sides producing impressive displays throughout the competition and in their respective semi-finals. Garryowen overcame Cork Constitution 23-14 in their […]

Munster A team to face Nottingham

Head Coach Peter Malone has named the Munster A team for tomorrow night’s British & Irish Cup clash against Nottingham at Ladybay with seven Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players included in the squad (7.45pm). Calvin Nash and Fineen Wycherley, who have both signed development contracts this week, are among the starters. Current B&I Cup holders Munster lie […]

Munster team to face Ulster on New Year’s Day

As expected, Head Coach Johann van Graan names a much-changed side for the Guinness PRO14 Interprovincial against Ulster on New Year’s Day at Kingspan Stadium (5.35pm). In making 11 changes to the starting XV that suffered defeat to Leinster in Thomond Park four days ago, James Cronin, Niall Scannell and John Ryan start together in […]

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