All it takes is a moment of magic… 14-12 and Munster are through to the quarter finals of the Champions Cup for the first time! Thomond Park, we hope you’re ready. Advertisements
What does it take? Right now is the most excited Munster supporters have been in the last five years. There has been a quarter final and two semi-finals in between and there was great hope that Rob Penney’s troops in particular could go all the way with some luck. However, those teams didn’t feel quite … More Do Munster Have What It Takes To Win A Third European Cup?
The only Champions Cup fixture of the weekend is a hugely significant one. Munster travel to the city of light in the rescheduled game between themselves and Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92. Racing’s interest may be partly diminished by the reality that their hopes of progressing have already been extinguished, but history suggests they will refuse to … More RACING HEART: Munster Vs Racing Preview
Ronan Calvert The realist Champions Cup: Saracens Outside chance: Munster If Munster secure a home quarter final, I think they could beat any opponent – besides the unlikely event of that opponent being Saracens. The London side have went from strength to strength since securing the crown last term and look razor sharp out the backs. They … More Munster Haka Team’s 2017 World Rugby Predictions!
He powers over, wheels away in emotion, thumps the Munster crest and roars into the north terrace. This was not a childhood Munster supporter, this was no Peter O’Mahony or Donnacha Ryan, this was Jaco Taute on his European debut – a South African bruiser who epitomized everything great about Munster’s performance on Saturday afternoon. … More One to Keep: Jaco Taute
So it’s almost that time of year folks… Optimism has deserted Munster supporters following Anthony Foley’s reign, and in immediate memory – that game against Leinster on Saturday but you still simply can not help but be excited for European rugby. Have a read of the team that we would send into battle from next … More The Munster Team That We Would Pick For This Season’s Champions Cup!
ONE OF THE bright lights of Munster’s opening handful of games has been the breakthrough of winger Darren Sweetnam. Recognised for his background in Cork hurling, the 23 year old has applied his skill-set remarkably into the rugby world and following a couple of years of progression, it’s now time to cut him loose into the faces … More Why Darren Sweetnam Has To Start In Munster’s Champions Cup Side
This morning (29/6/16), the Champions Cup draw for the upcoming season was made in Switzerland. Munster fans may feel that Rassie Erasmus’ side have been granted a tricky task once again this time around but as forth seeds we should accept that it could have been much worse. Indeed, this is how the draw panned … More Rival Watch: A Breakdown of Munster’s 2016/17 Champions Cup Opposition
Munster live for another day! Check out how we rated each man below. Dave Kilcoyne: 7 Under scrutiny for his performance against the best tighthead in the world for me, WP Nel, but his defence was ridiculous throughout. Niall Scannell: 6.5 Hot headed and somewhat sloppy but we appreciated his set piece when Sherry came on. … More Munster V Edinburgh Player Ratings: Mission Accomplished
The media has been flooded in recent days in the aftermath of the Thomond Park faithful’s treatment towards Munster miss-fit Ian Keatley. The twenty eight year-old was of course withdrawn by coach Anthony Foley with just ten minutes to go against the Leicester Tigers upon a grim evening of missed kicks and tackles, to a telling, ironic … More Opinion: Criticism of Thomond Park Bullies Ludicrous