Munster team to play Scarlets has been named for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 clash

The Munster team has been named for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets (5pm – live on eir Sport, TG4, Premier Sports and S4C). Billy Holland captains Munster with seven changes to the side that defeated Ospreys last Friday night. Centre Rory Scannell returns to the starting XV for his 100th […]

Bank of Ireland Munster Age-Grade Club Competitions Launch & Draw

The Bank of Ireland Munster Clubs Age-Grade launch took place at Irish Independent Park last night ahead of a series of quarter-final and semi-final rounds. 48 clubs from across the U16 Cup, Bowl and Plate and U18 Cup, Bowl and Plate competitions were represented with 132 club members in attendance. A total of 265 U16 […]

Munster Side Named For Ospreys Clash

Six changes to side that defeated Southern Kings last week The Munster side has been named for Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 clash away to Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium (7.35pm, live on eir Sport, TG4 and Premier Sports). Billy Holland captains the side with six changes to the team that secured a bonus-point win over […]

Ian Keatley Moves to London Irish

Munster Rugby can confirm that Ian Keatley has completed his time with the province, joining Declan Kidney’s London Irish for the remainder of the season. The news comes after the recent announcement that Keatley will join Benetton Rugby at the end of the season. The 31-year-old out-half joined Munster ahead of the 2011/12 campaign and […]

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 […]

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