MATCH REPORT: Simon Zebo Sparkles As Munster March On

Ronan Calvert reports from Thomond Park… FT: Munster 20-16 Edinburgh Simon Zebo provided the spark as Munster saw off a tricky Edinburgh outfit this afternoon at Thomond Park. This was a match of first and lasts. Munster headed into their first ever PRO14 semi-final qualifier on a day where the Thomond Park faithful would wave goodbye … More MATCH REPORT: Simon Zebo Sparkles As Munster March On

MATCH REPORT: Munster’s Young Guns Match Misfiring Ulster

FT: Munster 24-24 Ulster After a hectic month of dramatic highs and lows, this evening’s match was never quite expected to capture Munster supporter’s imaginations to the same extent. Off the back of the rather deflating semi-final defeat in Bordeaux last weekend and with second place in Conference A already secured in the Guinness PRO14 … More MATCH REPORT: Munster’s Young Guns Match Misfiring Ulster

MUNSTER MAGIC | Toulon Test Should Make For Another Thomond Park Classic

There was a sense of inevitability as Ireland defeated England to secure the Grand Slam on St Patrick’s Day. With the best players, coach, and an unrivaled player welfare system, Ireland made sure this year’s Six Nations title would be theirs with minimum fuss. It was an unusual feeling to be so comfortable, but didn’t … More MUNSTER MAGIC | Toulon Test Should Make For Another Thomond Park Classic

MATCH REPORT: Clinical Munster Silence Scarlets

Ronan Calvert reports from Thomond Park  The champions were in town this evening as Munster looked to put last year’s struggles against Wayne Pivac’s men behind them, and in more pressing matters, put a halt to a recent spell of inconsistency that has seen defeats to both Cardiff and Edinburgh. The men in red’s confidence … More MATCH REPORT: Clinical Munster Silence Scarlets

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

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