Should Tyler Bleyendaal guide Munster past Saracens and into a fifth European Cup final this Saturday afternoon, not only would it be one of the greatest results in the province’s history but also one of rugby’s finest tales of dogged persistence, unwavering perseverance and an inspiring will to overcome the most ominous of injury records. … More Tiger Bleyendaal | The Christchurch Comeback Kid Set For Sarries Showdown
Ronan Calvert reports from Thomond Park It was a bright Saturday afternoon in Thomond Park as Munster looked to bounce back from their Scotstoun shit-show. Our Lions were back, and unlike Ospreys’ Scott Baldwin, we were egging them on to bite. Cardiff outhalf Jarrod Evans was the difference in the early stages with two sublime … More MATCH REPORT: Hanrahan The Hero As Munster Comeback To Crush Cardiff
Just three games into the new season and we’ve already seen Munster’s assured, clinical best mixed with some slightly muddier moments. Top of the table with 14 points, you would think Munster supporters really shouldn’t have much to moan about. Well, it doesn’t quite turn out that way. You see, you don’t just take these … More Could Munster Be Facing A Dilemma At Outhalf?
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 The twenty eight year-old was of course withdrawn by coach Anthony Foley with just ten minutes to go against the Leicester Tigers upon a grim evening of missed kicks and tackles, to a telling, ironic … More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
There is always a sense of guilt, sorrow and reluctance when criticizing vulnerable Ian Keatley – this accurately reflects why he is not a top outhalf. IAN Keatley joined Munster in the 2011 season as the record-breaking career of Ronan O’Gara began to come to a close. ‘ROG’ was a fan favourite and an icon of rugby all around the globe. Tying to … More Player Analysis: Ian Keatley