Munster v Exeter Chiefs – Sold Out

For the second time this season Thomond Park has sold out two weeks in advance of the fixture, with Munster’s Round 6 Champions Cup clash against Exeter Chiefs set for a capacity crowd of 26,267 on Saturday, January 19. Following on from the Leinster sell-out in record time, demand for Munster’s crucial European encounter spiked, […]

12 Munster Players Sign Contract Extensions

Munster Rugby and the IRFU are pleased to confirm 12 player contract extensions for the province. Nine of the 12 players are products of the province’s underage or Academy pathway. John Ryan, Niall Scannell, Rory Scannell, Darren Sweetnam, Jack O’Donoghue, JJ Hanrahan, Alex Wootton, Rhys Marshall, Fineen Wycherley, Calvin Nash, Arno Botha and Jeremy Loughman […]

Munster team named to face Edinburgh in Guinness PRO14 clash on Friday

The Munster team has been named for Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Edinburgh at Irish Independent Park (7.35pm). Peter O’Mahony captains the side with Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan and Tadhg Beirne all starting on their return from international duty. There are 11 changes to the side that secured […]

Munster team to play Cheetahs in Guinness PRO14 clash at Toyota Stadium

Bill Johnston & Fineen Wycherley Make First PRO14 Starts The Munster team has been named for Sunday’s Guinness PRO14 clash against the Cheetahs at Toyota Stadium (4.45pm local time, 2.45pm Irish time). Tyler Bleyendaal captains the side from inside centre with Bill Johnston and Fineen Wycherley making their first starts in the Guinness PRO14. There […]

Munster team named to face Gloucester at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup on Saturday

The Munster team to face Gloucester at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup on Saturday afternoon has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan (KO 1pm). There are four changes, all in the pack, to the side that drew 10-all away to Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup opener last weekend. An all-new front […]

Three to watch: Ireland in 2019 Six Nations – and beyond

The 2019 Six Nations is set to be a tournament with even more on the line than usual. While winning the event is obviously important, this will also mark the last major competitive chance for players to represent their country before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Appropriately, St Patrick’s Day brought joy and jubilation […]

Munster Rugby and the IRFU are pleased to announce contract extensions and new signing

Additionally Greencore Munster Academy players Gavin Coombes and Shane Daly will join the senior ranks next season. Chris Farrell, who joined the province at the beginning of the 2017/18 season, has put pen to paper on a three-year deal that will see him remain with the province until 2022, while Chris Cloete has added two […]

Munster Named To Face Exeter Chiefs

Munster Head Coach Johann van Grann has named his side to face Exeter Chiefs on Saturday afternoon in the squad’s Champions Cup opener at Sandy Park (3.15pm, live on BT Sport). There are several changes to the side that were edged out by Leinster in the Guinness PRO14 at the Aviva Stadium last weekend. Mike […]

Munster A Team For Leinster A Clash

The Munster A squad to face Leinster A in Friday’s crucial Celtic Cup clash in Donnybrook at 5pm has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone. Both teams have won five from five in the competition so far with four try bonus-points each, Leinster have the edge in the table with a superior points difference. […]

Munster A Side Named For Celtic Cup Clash Against Scarlets

The Munster A side to face Scarlets A in the Celtic Cup at Irish Independent Park on Friday night has been named by Head Coach Peter Malone (7.30pm). Eleven Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players are included in the squad with Bill Johnston captaining the side from out-half. Munster A have won all four of their […]

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