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#Munster

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From The42 'Leinster look impressive': Rassie already has one eye on his first big derby clash Munster

'Leinster look impressive': Rassie already has one eye on his first big derby clash

Provincial rivals neck and neck after first four games of the Pro12 season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 26 September, 2016

From The42 Miss any of the weekend's rugby? All the Pro12 highlights worth watching are right here Highlights Reel This post contains videos

Miss any of the weekend's rugby? All the Pro12 highlights worth watching are right here

There was plenty to enjoy from the provinces’ performances, unless you’re from out west.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From The42 Stander: 'A Lions tour call up would be the ultimate' Pride Of Munster

Stander: 'A Lions tour call up would be the ultimate'

The Munster man wants a spot on the next summer’s tour.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Munster's new €15m training base could have been a deal-breaker for Rassie Erasmus Home Improvement

Munster's new €15m training base could have been a deal-breaker for Rassie Erasmus

“Rugby union wise, it’s probably in the top 10 in the world.”

# munster-rugby - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 Murray's return a boost with Munster eager to rebound from Cork defeat Playmaker

Murray's return a boost with Munster eager to rebound from Cork defeat

Keith Earls is at 13 in an exciting backline, while Munster have picked a muscular pack for the Dragons.

# munster-rugby - Friday 16 September, 2016

From The42 Keith Earls returns in Munster's 13 shirt as Murray and Stander start Team News

Keith Earls returns in Munster's 13 shirt as Murray and Stander start

Dan Goggin is at inside centre, with Tyler Bleyendaal back at out-half.

From The42 'If you try to run before you can walk, you end up standing for nothing' Philosophy

'If you try to run before you can walk, you end up standing for nothing'

Andy Farrell continues to push his defensive thinking forward.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From The42 Munster set to be without Francis Saili for rest of year Blow

Munster set to be without Francis Saili for rest of year

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has already moved to bring in South African centre Jaco Taute.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From The42 'You can see his footwork is exceptional' - Munster excited by Sweetnam Sweets

'You can see his footwork is exceptional' - Munster excited by Sweetnam

The 23-year-old was superb against Cardiff last weekend.

# munster-rugby - Monday 12 September, 2016

From The42 Earls, Murray and Bleyendaal set for Munster returns as Jaco Taute arrives Reinforcements

Earls, Murray and Bleyendaal set for Munster returns as Jaco Taute arrives

Director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is staying positive after the defeat to Cardiff.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From The42 'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time' Academy Man

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'

Paul O’Connell feels a top-four finish would be a fine season for the province.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 September, 2016

From The42 Munster concerned over injuries as Rassie rues poor exit kicks against Cardiff Heavy Toll

Munster concerned over injuries as Rassie rues poor exit kicks against Cardiff

However, Keith Earls and Conor Murray are set to return next weekend.

From The42 Rassie Erasmus' Munster taste home defeat to Cardiff in Cork Fine Margins

Rassie Erasmus' Munster taste home defeat to Cardiff in Cork

Darren Sweetnam was superb for the southern province.

From The42 Keatley looks to control Munster as Stander makes provincial return Muzzer

Keatley looks to control Munster as Stander makes provincial return

Rassie Erasmus will hope to see more of, and more from, Munster’s attacking this evening.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 8 September, 2016

From The42 Cardiff recall four Welsh internationals for Munster trip Boost

Cardiff recall four Welsh internationals for Munster trip

Gethin Jenkins, Alex Cuthbert, Gareth Anscombe and Kristian Dacey have all been named by head coach Danny Wilson.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Encouraging signs for Munster as Erasmus' men make solid, simple start Clarity

Analysis: Encouraging signs for Munster as Erasmus' men make solid, simple start

The victory over the Scarlets last weekend was unglamorous but promising.

# munster-rugby - Monday 5 September, 2016

From The42 Zebo expected to miss Cardiff clash as Munster wait for injury update Concern

Zebo expected to miss Cardiff clash as Munster wait for injury update

The Ireland international injured his ribs in the win over Scarlets on opening weekend.

# munster-rugby - Friday 2 September, 2016

From The42 Horgan urges Leinster and Munster to scrap the conservatism and follow Connacht's lead Pro12 Preview

Horgan urges Leinster and Munster to scrap the conservatism and follow Connacht's lead

The former Ireland international looks ahead to an important season for the Irish provinces.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

From The42 'If it's within your skill set and we can score, bloody go for it!' - Erasmus Interview

'If it's within your skill set and we can score, bloody go for it!' - Erasmus

Munster’s director of rugby tells The42 about his philosophy on the game.

From The42 From injury worries to Rassie's arrival: It's your big Munster season preview Provincial Preview

From injury worries to Rassie's arrival: It's your big Munster season preview

What sort of impact can Erasmus have in his first year as Munster’s Director of Rugby?

# munster-rugby - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From The42 Rassie Erasmus confident he knows his best squad for season opener after two friendly wins Ready To Go

Rassie Erasmus confident he knows his best squad for season opener after two friendly wins

Munster put in an impressive display to beat Worcester in Cork last night.

# munster-rugby - Friday 26 August, 2016

From The42 Tyler Bleyendaal impresses as Munster earn emphatic pre-season win Report

Tyler Bleyendaal impresses as Munster earn emphatic pre-season win

On the day of his 23rd birthday, new arrival, South African lock Jean Kleyn also made a positive impression.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The42 Rassie Erasmus names strong Munster XV for visit of Worcester as campaign opener nears Final Prep

Rassie Erasmus names strong Munster XV for visit of Worcester as campaign opener nears

Meanwhile, Charles Piutau starts for Ulster again.

From The42 Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster Pom

Captain O'Mahony closes in on comeback for Erasmus' Munster

It’s been a long road back for the blindside flanker, who is positive about the new regime.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential Optimism

Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential

The promising out-half is struggling with a hamstring issue.

# munster-rugby - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The42 Munster set to sign Springbok Jaco Taute on short-term deal Injury Cover

Munster set to sign Springbok Jaco Taute on short-term deal

The 25-year-old centre/fullback won all three of his international caps in 2012.

From The42 Munster's Erasmus hopes for attacking progress after win over Zebre Rassie's Verdict

Munster's Erasmus hopes for attacking progress after win over Zebre

The South African director of rugby rated his side’s performance as solid.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 From Kilkenny hurling and Munster rugby to the Tipperary football physio Ian Dowling

From Kilkenny hurling and Munster rugby to the Tipperary football physio

A European Cup winner will be on the sideline with Tipperary today.

# munster-rugby - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start Sweets

Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start

The Cork man scored a brace of tries in Waterford.

From The42 Dublin's Aviva Stadium set to host the 2017 Pro12 final Decider

Dublin's Aviva Stadium set to host the 2017 Pro12 final

This season’s denouement looks likely to take place on Irish soil.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game Rassie's XV

Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game

Local man Jack O’Donoghue is at number eight for the Waterford-hosted friendly.

From The42 Munster may plunge into transfer market as Erasmus looks for 13 cover Injuries

Munster may plunge into transfer market as Erasmus looks for 13 cover

Rassie Erasmus will be without outside centre Francis Saili for up to four months.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 Munster suffer injury setback before season starts after Francis Saili ruled out for 4 months Sidelined

Munster suffer injury setback before season starts after Francis Saili ruled out for 4 months

The New Zealand centre had an operation yesterday.

# munster-rugby - Monday 8 August, 2016

From The42 Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain Leader

Erasmus confirms O'Mahony will continue as Munster captain

The new South Africa director of rugby has backed O’Mahony to lead again.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 'There needs to be an emphasis on getting people back into Thomond Park' -- Anthony Foley Red Army

'There needs to be an emphasis on getting people back into Thomond Park' -- Anthony Foley

The Munster head coach believes that eradicating home losses will make a massive difference to his side.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From The42 'Money is one side of the game. On the other side is tradition' - Zebo Zeebs

'Money is one side of the game. On the other side is tradition' - Zebo

The Munster wing feels a Pro12 trophy or European exploits are on the cards this season.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From The42 'That's why I kept breaking down, trying to put on weight' - Earls Fit And Firing

'That's why I kept breaking down, trying to put on weight' - Earls

The 28-year-old is refreshed after his summer break.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From The42 From Munster to Nice: Scrum-half Foley excited by new French adventure Jouez

From Munster to Nice: Scrum-half Foley excited by new French adventure

The 21-year-old Crosshaven man has signed for the Fédérale 2 club.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From The42 Munster pair Simon Zebo and Francis Saili throw shapes in their own Carpool Karaoke Z-Money This post contains videos

Munster pair Simon Zebo and Francis Saili throw shapes in their own Carpool Karaoke

So this is what the lads get up to during pre-season.

From The42 Analysis: What can Munster expect from new lock Jean Kleyn? Grunt

Analysis: What can Munster expect from new lock Jean Kleyn?

The 22-year-old joins the province from the Stormers next month.

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