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 […]

Munster Women set for Interpovincial decider

The Munster Women’s team, sponsored by Keane’s jewellers, to face Leinster in the Women’s Interprovincial Series decider at Thomond Park on Saturday (kick-off 2.30pm) has been named. There are two changes to the starting line-up who defeated Ulster 32-5 last weekend at Garryowen FC with Anna Caplice promoted from the bench to number 8 and Ciara Griffin moving […]

JP Ferreira confirmed as Defence Coach for Munster Rugby

Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm that JP Ferreira will join the province as Defence Coach having signed a contract until June 2020. The 34-year-old makes the move from Super Rugby side Lions Rugby where he held the position of Defence Coach since 2013, helping the side to a Currie Cup Championship in 2015 […]

Olive Foley Struck By Goodness Of People On Receiving Limerick Book Of Condolences

The wife of the late Anthony Foley has described the 10,000 signatures on Limerick City and County Council’s Book of Condolences presented to her this week as another reminder of the ‘amazing goodness of people’. Speaking after being presented with the Book of Condolences by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran […]

Goodbye Paulie – Corrigan Brothers pay musical Tribute to Paul O’ Connell

Corrigan Brothers the band from Puckane  who have charted all over the world with hits such as “Theres no one as Irish as Barack Obama and the Ballad of Rory McIlroy” release “Goodbye Paulie” as a musical tribute to Paul O ‘Connell on his retirement.   Guitarist Brian Corrigan said ” Paul has been such […]

#TrainWithTommy is coming to Tipperary

The #TrainWithTommy competition is back and this year SUBWAY® stores are giving not one but FOUR lucky sports teams the chance to win a training session with Irish International Tommy Bowe and €1,000 worth of sports gear for their team. Recently, SUBWAY® Famous Fan Tommy Bowe took time out of his busy schedule to launch […]

Nenagh Ormond RFC draws in the fans at ‘Club Kiosk’ takeover at Aviva Stadium

Unique fundraising initiative supporting local clubs around Ireland   A fantastic win for Ireland against England was mirrored backstage at Aviva Stadium on Sunday 1stMarch as Tipperary team Nenagh Ormond RFC had a successful day of fundraising, taking part in Compass Group Ireland’s ‘Club Kiosk’ initiative.   The ‘Club Kiosk’ initiative, launched last year by […]

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