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Munster reach Pro12 final with defeat of Ospreys at Thomond Park

Munster reach Pro12 final with defeat of Ospreys at Thomond Park

| May 20, 2017

MUNSTER will face the Scarlets in the 2016/17 Pro12 final next weekend at the Aviva Stadium following their 23-3 win over the Ospreys at Thomond Park this evening. Tries from man of the match Francis Saili (26), Simon Zebo (61) and Andrew Conway (75) saw the regular season table toppers claim a final slot in […]

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Date confirmed for Munster Senior Cup final

Date confirmed for Munster Senior Cup final

| January 26, 2017

THE BANK of Ireland sponsored Munster Senior Cup final between Cork Constitution and Young Munster will be played on Sunday, February 26, at Irish independent Park with a 2.30pm kick-off. The 126th edition of the showpiece decider, sees Young Munster hoping to avenge last year’s final defeat to the Cork club at Thomond Park. First […]

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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 – Ireland Women’s XV named to face Canada

Rugby – Ireland Women’s XV named to face Canada

| November 16, 2016

IRELAND Women’s Head Coach Tom Tierney has named the Ireland Women’s side, sponsored by Aon, to play Canada in their second game of the November Series this Saturday in the UCD Bowl at 2pm. Tierney has made ten changes (including two new caps),  to the starting team that narrowly lost out 12-10 to England last […]

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Rugby – Ulster Bank Leauge Round 7 Previews

Rugby – Ulster Bank Leauge Round 7 Previews

| November 12, 2016

SECONDS out, round seven. With a break coming up next weekend, the seven Limerick sides in action will all be chasing vital points in the Ulster Bank league this weekend. In Division 1A, table toppers Young Munster travel to Dublin six for the second week in a row, hoping for a similar return from their […]

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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 – 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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Rugby – Ulster Bank League Weekend Previews

Rugby – Ulster Bank League Weekend Previews

| November 5, 2016

WITH only two wins from seven clashes in round five, Limerick clubs will be looking for massive improvements in this weekend’s Ulster Bank League fixtures. In Divison 1A, Young Munster travel to St Mary’s in what should be another open, high scoring game of rugby. The men from the yellow road are the highest points […]

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Rugby – Ireland name squad for All Blacks Chicago test

Rugby – Ireland name squad for All Blacks Chicago test

| October 26, 2016

THE IRISH RUGBY Coaching Team have announced a squad of 34 players that will prepare for the fixture against New Zealand on Saturday 5th November. The squad will gather in Carton House on Sunday 30th October following the Guinness Pro12 fixtures between Ulster and Munster (Friday 19.05) and Leinster and Connacht (Saturday 17.15).  The team […]

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