Life After Rugby With Former Munster Outhalf Jonny Holland

Few rugby players expect to hang up their boots at the age of 25 but Jonny Holland was a man faced with that unfortunate reality in September 2016.  Following a sequence of stunning performances at the tail end of the 2015/2016 season that helped Munster qualify for the following campaign’s Champions Cup group stages, Holland … More Life After Rugby With Former Munster Outhalf Jonny Holland

MATCH REPORT: Sensational Second Half Saves Munster In Intense Interpro

Ronan Calvert reports from Thomond Park Connacht arrived in Thomond Park this evening in confident mood. The western province had shone in their 44-16 thumping of Ulster and narrow 21-18 loss at the RDS coming into this clash but knew this would be a greater challenge than any – taking on a wounded Munster without … More MATCH REPORT: Sensational Second Half Saves Munster In Intense Interpro

OPINION: Tommy O’Donnell’s Future Lies At Blindside Flanker

THIS NEW YEARS Day Tommy O’Donnell and Chris Cloete will pack down at either side of the Munster scrum. Both usually identify as openside flankers but what they offer to this team is vastly different. Both equally valuable in their own way. And Munster management have acknowledged that fact. Against Ulster, O’Donnell will start as … More OPINION: Tommy O’Donnell’s Future Lies At Blindside Flanker

Munster Haka Team’s 2018 World Rugby Predictions

Ronan Calvert Champions Cup: Leinster Outside chance: Clermont Leinster, Clermont and Munster seem to be the early favourites for the European Cup following their storming starts to the pool stages. Their chances have been boosted by reigning champions Saracens’ recent deterioration and the likewise lacklustre displays of Racing 92 and Toulon, making this season a golden … More Munster Haka Team’s 2018 World Rugby Predictions

Van Graan Has Munster Playing To Their Strengths Again

Pace, power, perseverance Three matches in and we’ve already learned a lot about Johann Van Graan’s vision for this Munster team. The 37 year old’s arrival has brought an injection of energy, as you would come to expect, but an array of changes to the team’s style too. It is early days and all early … More Van Graan Has Munster Playing To Their Strengths Again

CHARITY CUP PREVIEW: Munchins Vs Crescent

Limerick schools rugby heavyweights St Munchin’s College and Crescent College Comprehensive are about to go to head to head this Friday evening (18:30 KO) at the Markets Field. The two senior sides are expected to open the schools rugby season to a stellar crowd in remembrance of the late games-masters Dudley Herbert and Sean Conneally. … More CHARITY CUP PREVIEW: Munchins Vs Crescent

Munster Haka Meets All Blacks Star Julian Savea: The Interview

Earlier today our very own Ronan Calvert caught up with New Zealand star Julian Savea as he hopes to recover from a knee injury and prepare for the Barbarian’s meeting with Tonga at Thomond Park this weekend. Just off the back of a pulsating encounter against his homeland New Zealand, ‘the bus’ was in focused … More Munster Haka Meets All Blacks Star Julian Savea: The Interview