Tag: Munster

Munster Rugby Reveal Home Jersey for 2017/18 Season

Munster Rugby Reveal Home Jersey for 2017/18 Season

| July 17, 2017

Munster Rugby have unveiled their home jersey for the 2017/18 season after showing off their new dark grey alternate kit last week. The all-red kit draws inspiration from the province’s rich heritage and shares the same Latin motto; ‘forte fideli nihil difficil’ or ‘to the brave and faithful nothing is impossible’, that once decorated the ancient battle shield of […]

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Munster skipper O’Mahony to captain Lions against Maori

Munster skipper O’Mahony to captain Lions against Maori

| June 15, 2017

MUNSTER captain Peter O’Mahony has been named to captain the British and Irish Lions against the Maori All Blacks this Saturday in Rotorua. The Munster skipper has been elevated to the match day captaincy role after Alun Wyn Jones and Ken Owens previously captained the tourists with Lions tour captain Sam Warburton. O’Mahony is retained in the […]

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French flag raised in honour of Racing 92

French flag raised in honour of Racing 92

| January 19, 2017

The efforts of Racing 92 in honouring the memory of Anthony ‘Axel’ Foley are to be recognised in advance of this weekend’s return fixture between Munster and the French side. As a token of appreciation to the members and supporters of Racing 92, the French tricolour will be flown outside council offices in Merchant’s Quay […]

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Rugby – Munster look to secure centres of excellence

Rugby – Munster look to secure centres of excellence

| November 22, 2016

SOURCES close to the IRFU have confirmed that Munster Rugby have applied for an extension to Jaco Taute’s contract. The former Springbok centre was expected to return home in early 2017, but a deal is being negotiated where Taute might be able to re-join Munster some time next season, when his committments in South Africa […]

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Rugby – Well deserved break for domestic rugby

Rugby – Well deserved break for domestic rugby

| November 19, 2016

BOTH THE Ulster Bank League and the Guinness Pro12 take a well earned rest this weekend. Munster, following their impressive win over the Maori last weekend, will not be in action again until November 26 when they face Treviso at Thomond Park. Meanwhile the Ulster Bank League takes a weekend off, with round 8 of […]

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Rugby – Munster defeat Maori All Blacks at Thomond Park

Rugby – Munster defeat Maori All Blacks at Thomond Park

| November 11, 2016

MUNSTER defeated the Maori All Blacks 27-14 at Thomond Park this evening. The four try win, makes it two victories in a week for Irish sides over New Zealand. The game was preceded by an emotional Haka from the Maori, following a tribute to Anthony Foley. The Maori captain Ash Dixon, placed an All Black […]

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Rugby – Maori Coach Cooper says there is no pressure

Rugby – Maori Coach Cooper says there is no pressure

| November 11, 2016

MAORI All Black coach Colin Cooper sat down with PostSport this week and previewed the clash with Munster at Thomond Park. Cooper talked all things rugby, pressure and how Munster hooker Rhys Marshall should not have been allowed leave New Zealand.   (Words by Kevin Casey) What are your impressions of Limerick and Munster so […]

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Rugby – Munster’s Bleyendaal relishing Maori clash

Rugby – Munster’s Bleyendaal relishing Maori clash

| November 8, 2016

MUNSTER’S Tyler Bleyendaal is relishing the opportunity to lock horns with his fellow countrymen this Friday nigth at Thomond Park. The out half is expected to play some part in the sold out meeting against the Maori All Blacks. “Yeah, an exciting week. I’ve played against a lot of these guys and know a lot […]

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Rugby – Munster trio called into Ireland squad

Rugby – Munster trio called into Ireland squad

| November 7, 2016

IRELAND coach Joe Schmidt has added a further six players to the squad of 34 originally named ahead of the Test Match in Chicago. Munster trio Dave Kilcoyne, Jack O’Donoghue, Darren Sweetnam (Munster), Niyi Adeolokun, Tiernan O’Halloran (Connacht) and Dan Leavy (Leinster) have joined the squad today at Carton House. Jordi Murphy leaves the squad […]

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Anthony Foley’s son launches Facebook campaign

Anthony Foley’s son launches Facebook campaign

| October 24, 2016

THE ELEVEN year old son of Munster rugby icon Anthony Foley, who died the weekend before last in Paris, has launched a Facebook appeal in his father’s memory. Just two days after attending Munster’s emotionally charged victory over Glasgow, the eldest son of the Munster head coach today launched a campaign to encourage people to […]

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