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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Monday 26 January, 2015

From The42 Here’s our Irish team of the weekend after the last round of the Champions Cup pool stage Dream Team

Here’s our Irish team of the weekend after the last round of the Champions Cup pool stage

It was an unbeaten weekend for the Irish provinces in Champions Cup action.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The42 5 talking points after Anthony Foley’s Munster hammer Sale Nine Tries

5 talking points after Anthony Foley’s Munster hammer Sale

Keith Earls, Ireland hopefuls, Dineen’s display and a happy ending in Europe.

From The42 Munster run nine tries past Sale in rampant second-half display Hammering

Munster run nine tries past Sale in rampant second-half display

Anthony Foley’s side are out of Europe, but they finished on a high in Thomond Park.

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute for Munster’s closing pool fixture in Thomond Park.

From The42 O’Mahony would probably reimburse Munster fans if he could but beating Sale will have to do Righting A Wrong

O’Mahony would probably reimburse Munster fans if he could but beating Sale will have to do

O’Mahony feels his side let the fans down against Saracens last weekend.

# munster-rugby - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Fed’s a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Fed’s a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today’s sport

Other stories include Jamie Heaslip starting for Leinster this weekend and ITV ‘parting ways’ with Adrian Chiles.

From The42 Good news for Ireland as Earls and Henderson named to start for Munster and Ulster Fit And Ready

Good news for Ireland as Earls and Henderson named to start for Munster and Ulster

With injuries healed, there’s a chance for some badly needed game time.

From The42 ‘It’s easy to be negative, what you have to do is find solutions’ – ROG on Munster’s Champions Cup exit Rebuilding

‘It’s easy to be negative, what you have to do is find solutions’ – ROG on Munster’s Champions Cup exit

The former Munster 10 has said constructive criticism has it’s place but people should not be overly critical of the province.

From The42 Is Denis Hurley Munster’s long-term answer at 12? He thinks he’s getting better there Work In Progress

Is Denis Hurley Munster’s long-term answer at 12? He thinks he’s getting better there

Hurley has gotten a lot of game time at inside centre this season.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 Bad news for Cork hurling as Sweetnam commits to rugby career with Munster Staying Put

Bad news for Cork hurling as Sweetnam commits to rugby career with Munster

The 21 year-old former Rebel player is sticking with the province.

# munster-rugby - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The42 Saracens celebrated their rout of Munster with an unusual song choice Hidden Talent

Saracens celebrated their rout of Munster with an unusual song choice

Kelly Brown could have a post-rugby career in showbiz with a voice like that.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The42 5 talking points after Munster crash out of Europe against Saracens Big Issues

5 talking points after Munster crash out of Europe against Saracens

High error count, Saracens excel, blunt Munster and where was JJ?

From The42 Munster’s European season crumbles in comprehensive Saracens defeat Down And Out

Munster’s European season crumbles in comprehensive Saracens defeat

Anthony Foley’s men were hugely disappointing against the impressive Premiership side.

From The42 As it happened: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup

We’re live from Allianz Park as Munster’s European campaign hangs by a thread.

From The42 Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens SUAF

Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens

A little earlier than planned, but Munster won’t shirk the need to play knockout cup rugby in England today.

# munster-rugby - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Huge loss for Munster as Murray misses make-or-break Saracens clash Key Man

Huge loss for Munster as Murray misses make-or-break Saracens clash

Duncan Williams will start at scrum-half for Munster at Allianz Park tomorrow.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 15 January, 2015

‘We can’t get around to every Munster fan to say thank you, but we’d love to’ — Peter O’Mahony

As the intensity increases from the spotlight and the competition, Munster’s turnover machine is showing a glimpse of his human side.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 Cool hand Paulie out to ‘pull something from the fire’ against Saracens Win Or Bust

Cool hand Paulie out to ‘pull something from the fire’ against Saracens

A win gives Munster a chance of qualifying or the Champions Cup quarter-finals, but that’s all O’Connell wants.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Paul O’Connell will retire ‘after the World Cup, or in the summer of 2016’ Decision Time

Paul O’Connell will retire ‘after the World Cup, or in the summer of 2016’

“The injuries have taken a bit off my career. There are certain things you can’t do in training.”

From The42 Munster awaiting scan result as Conor Murray sits out training with neck injury 9 Problems

Munster awaiting scan result as Conor Murray sits out training with neck injury

The scrum-half is a crucial component of the province’s gameplan, but he is now an injury doubt for the Sarcens fixture.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From The42 Here’s your Sunday evening Pro12 highlights from a good weekend for the Irish provinces Recap This post contains videos

Here’s your Sunday evening Pro12 highlights from a good weekend for the Irish provinces

It will make for good viewing for Leinster, Munster and Ulster fans. Those out West may want to look away now.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 A first half blitz set Munster on the way to a powerful bonus point win against Zebre Rout
From The42 Rugby’s a short, intense career and Alan Quinlan says it can be hard to adjust to life afterwards Retirement Plans

Rugby’s a short, intense career and Alan Quinlan says it can be hard to adjust to life afterwards

The Sky pundit has done well in retirement, but there are occasional struggles.

From The42 Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’  fixtures Let's Go To Work

Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’ fixtures

Like the province, back row Dave O’Callaghan is out to make a fresh start on the trip to Italy.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 January, 2015

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Knowledge Is Power

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fingers on buzzers. Time starts now.

From The42 Alan Quinlan on JJ Hanrahan’s move and the times he was offered chances to leave Alan Quinlan

Alan Quinlan on JJ Hanrahan’s move and the times he was offered chances to leave

Quinan thinks the move abroad could be beneficial for Hanrahan.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s a pure rugby decision. You’ve got to admire his balls’ – O’Gara praises Hanrahan Courage

‘It’s a pure rugby decision. You’ve got to admire his balls’ – O’Gara praises Hanrahan

ROG says he understands why the 22-year-old has backed himself by making the switch to the Premiership.

From The42 Munster hoping to fill the void left by JJ Hanrahan with Australian centre Wallaby

Munster hoping to fill the void left by JJ Hanrahan with Australian centre

Axel Foley wants to bring Rob Horne to Thomond Park.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo Pro12

Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo

The southern province have momentum to build before pitching up at Saracens.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Gerrard nears LA switch, new hurling proposals and today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Gerrard nears LA switch, new hurling proposals and today’s sport

There’s also some good news for the provinces and watch Stephanie Roche’s goal in Lego form.

From The42 Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens Good News

Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens

The wing and the prop took part in limited training today and might even be fit enough to face Zebre this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The42 A growing centre partnership and a classy try: 5 talking points after Connacht scalp Munster Big Win

A growing centre partnership and a classy try: 5 talking points after Connacht scalp Munster

The awful weather conditions also played a big part in proceedings.

From The42 Henshaw on fire as Connacht overpower Munster Inspired

Henshaw on fire as Connacht overpower Munster

Pat Lam masterminded Connacht’s first win over Munster in six years, and a second since 1986.

From The42 As it happened: Connacht vs Munster, Guinness Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Connacht vs Munster, Guinness Pro12

Connacht are looking to reassert themselves in the top six race.

From The42 Connacht desperate to underline inter-pro progress against Munster Westerners

Connacht desperate to underline inter-pro progress against Munster

Pat Lam’s men are coming off the back of defeats to Leinster and Ulster.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From The42 Munster bring back the big Os while Henshaw boosts Connacht in New Year inter-pro Team-sheets

Munster bring back the big Os while Henshaw boosts Connacht in New Year inter-pro

Pat Lam says has named a more physically imposing backline to counteract Munster.

# munster-rugby - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The42 Jack Conan’s offload against Munster would make Sonny Bill Williams proud Sleight Of Hand

Jack Conan’s offload against Munster would make Sonny Bill Williams proud

Andrew Conway showed great strength for his try too.

# munster-rugby - Friday 26 December, 2014

From The42 Leinster were ‘second best,’ admits O’Connor Disappointment

Leinster were ‘second best,’ admits O’Connor

The coach also felt Darragh Fanning’s second-half sin-binning was a harsh decision.

From The42 After beating Leinster, the Munster players got their hands on Andy Lee’s world title The CHamp

After beating Leinster, the Munster players got their hands on Andy Lee’s world title

Lee wants to put the gold on the line in Thomond Park next year.

From The42 ‘You get what you deserve’ – Anthony Foley full of praise for Munster following win Reaction

‘You get what you deserve’ – Anthony Foley full of praise for Munster following win

The coach saw his side secure a hard-earned 28-13 victory over Leinster.

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