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# munster-rugby - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Munster memorial ‘Jock’s Block’ outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man

The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.

# munster-rugby - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Score James Downey leaves Munster to sign two-year deal at Glasgow On The Move

James Downey leaves Munster to sign two-year deal at Glasgow

The move is subject to a medical.

# munster-rugby - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Score Copeland offers Munster fans a dashing glimpse of the future Love Eight

Copeland offers Munster fans a dashing glimpse of the future

The Wexford native was in fine form for Emerging Ireland during the Nations Cup.

# munster-rugby - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Score From Bucharest to the World Cup in 12 months: JJ thinks it’s possible Naked Ambition

From Bucharest to the World Cup in 12 months: JJ thinks it’s possible

The Munster out-half is currently in Romania with Emerging Ireland as part of the 2014 Nations Cup.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Score Alex Wootton: Plucked from Northampton, thriving at Munster, targeting England No Divided Loyalties

Alex Wootton: Plucked from Northampton, thriving at Munster, targeting England

The Ireland U20s winger has hit the ground running since forcing his way into the Junior World Championship reckoning.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The Score Leinster, Toulon and Saracens in Tier One for Rugby Champions Cup draw Top Dogs

Leinster, Toulon and Saracens in Tier One for Rugby Champions Cup draw

Munster, semi-finallists in 2013 and 2014, will have to settle for a spot in Tier Two. Ulster may not be so lucky.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The Score Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture Rich Rewards This post contains videos

Argentina game offers Felix Jones chance to put himself in World Cup picture

The Munster fullback is hoping to grasp his chance in the Irish 15 jersey.

# munster-rugby - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Score Lack of international caps Coughlan’s driving force for France switch UNSUNG HERO

Lack of international caps Coughlan’s driving force for France switch

Former Munster teammate David Wallace has paid tribute to the Pau-bound forward.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From The Score Munster hero Paul Warwick on reliving former glories at Thomond Park Magic Moments

Munster hero Paul Warwick on reliving former glories at Thomond Park

The Australian told us about his the finest four years of his rugby career and his most cherished winners’ medal.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The Score Munster old guard’s fresh start after ‘frustrating’ two seasons under Penney Column

Munster old guard’s fresh start after ‘frustrating’ two seasons under Penney

Former Munster flanker David Wallace believes Brian ‘Squeaky’ Walsh will bring dynamism to a backline in need of a boost.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Score Ronan O’Gara set to sign up with Racing Métro until 2016 Long Haul

Ronan O’Gara set to sign up with Racing Métro until 2016

The former Munster out-half looks set to take up the responsibilities for the Top 14 side’s defence next season.

From The Score Paul Warwick: ‘I don’t want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby’ Interview

Paul Warwick: ‘I don’t want to be in a wheelchair after a few years of rugby’

The former Connacht and Munster back retired from rugby this week after incurring a worrying neck injury.

From The Score More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald Grow Your Own

More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald

The southern province’s chief also insists ‘it was never policy’ to recruit an entirely Irish coaching ticket.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Score Munster confirm roles for Jerry Flannery and Brian Walsh in Foley’s backroom Axel Support

Munster confirm roles for Jerry Flannery and Brian Walsh in Foley’s backroom

The ex-hooker will come in as the province’s scrum coach while Walsh takes responsibility for the back-line.

# munster-rugby - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Score Sexton and Zebo included in Ireland squad for Argentina Tests, D’Arcy and Madigan miss out Summer Tour

Sexton and Zebo included in Ireland squad for Argentina Tests, D’Arcy and Madigan miss out

Tommy Bowe and Sean O’Brien also miss out as Schmidt calls upon Felix Jones, Robbie Diack, James Cronin, Rob Herring and Kieran Marmion.

# munster-rugby - Friday 16 May, 2014

From The Score Penney’s era at Munster ends in Pro12 semi-final defeat to Glasgow Season Over

Penney’s era at Munster ends in Pro12 semi-final defeat to Glasgow

The Kiwi signed off after a thrilling encounter at Scotstoun, as Munster came up just short.

From The Score ‘You’ve got to ref it fairly’ – Damien Varley is not impressed with tonight’s referee Backchat This post contains videos

‘You’ve got to ref it fairly’ – Damien Varley is not impressed with tonight’s referee

The Munster captain had strong words for Marius Mitrea.

From The Score Warriors promise rough night in Glasgow for Munster Semi-final

Warriors promise rough night in Glasgow for Munster

Rob Penney will be hoping his tenure as Munster coach does not end in Scotstoun.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The Score No room for Hogg in Glasgow line-up as Munster recall big names Team-sheets

No room for Hogg in Glasgow line-up as Munster recall big names

Stander, Murray, Earls and Botha are all back in harness for Rob Penney’s last chance at silverware in Ireland.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Score ‘Completely sick of it’: Murray determined to raise Munster’s form back onto an even keel Knockout Rugby

‘Completely sick of it’: Murray determined to raise Munster’s form back onto an even keel

The scrum-half says performances like Saturday’s defeat to Ulster are “absolutely not good enough.”

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Score Botha return the one big positive for Munster after Ulster debacle Propped Up

Botha return the one big positive for Munster after Ulster debacle

The South African prop has not played since the loss to Toulon, but should bolster the front row for Friday’s semi-final against Glasgow.

# munster-rugby - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The Score Donncha O’Callaghan: ‘How come they don’t have the fire up their arse like we have?’ Final Four

Donncha O’Callaghan: ‘How come they don’t have the fire up their arse like we have?’

The Munster lock talks to TheScore.ie about the glut of talented rows in the country and giving Rob Penney a winning send-off

# munster-rugby - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From The Score Munster’s Rob Penney wins RaboDirect Pro12 Coach of the Year Leaving Present This post contains videos

Munster’s Rob Penney wins RaboDirect Pro12 Coach of the Year

Dan Biggar was voted Players’ Player of the Year, edging out Ulster scrum-half [and exceptional out-half] Ruan Pienaar.

From The Score Munster sign Junior World Championship winning captain Tyler Bleyendaal Signing On

Munster sign Junior World Championship winning captain Tyler Bleyendaal

The 23-year old captained New Zealand to the 2010 Junior World Championship

# munster-rugby - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From The Score Ulster’s second string pull off rousing win against limp Munster Young Guns

Ulster’s second string pull off rousing win against limp Munster

Mark Anscombe was thrilled with the performance of some of the younger members of his squad in Limerick.

# munster-rugby - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Score Robbie Henshaw happy to remain at Connacht after Ireland assurances from Joe Schmidt Wanted Man

Robbie Henshaw happy to remain at Connacht after Ireland assurances from Joe Schmidt

The Connacht fullback looks set to continue his education, in the 13 jersey, at The Sportsground next season.

From The Score Sean O’Brien starts at blindside for Leinster as Ulster send weakened team to Munster Sob Is Back

Sean O’Brien starts at blindside for Leinster as Ulster send weakened team to Munster

All four provinces have named their starting line-ups for the final regular season matches on Saturday.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The Score Bowe praises Trimble’s ‘fantastic season’ but wants his Ireland jersey back Friendly Rivalry

Bowe praises Trimble’s ‘fantastic season’ but wants his Ireland jersey back

The Ulster wingers are vying for the No.14 jersey but hope Joe Schmidt will find room for them both in the back three.

From The Score Paul O’Connell on injuries, the 2015 World Cup, Mils Muliaina and his ‘John Hayes attitude’ Reflection

Paul O’Connell on injuries, the 2015 World Cup, Mils Muliaina and his ‘John Hayes attitude’

The Munster star looks ahead to the future and reflects on what lies ahead for Munster and Ireland.

From The Score Rob Penney has taught Munster to play like New Zealand – Paul O’Connell Influence

Rob Penney has taught Munster to play like New Zealand – Paul O’Connell

The veteran star says the coach’s methods have been beneficial to the Irish side.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The Score Peter O’Mahony undergoes second operation to fix other shoulder OP

Peter O’Mahony undergoes second operation to fix other shoulder

Rob Penney says the Munster skipper is getting both ‘tidied up’.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The Score ‘Jesus, this could be the final couple of games’ – Penney wants long Munster goodbye Final Countdown

‘Jesus, this could be the final couple of games’ – Penney wants long Munster goodbye

The New Zealander has resigned himself to the fact that Glasgow have the second home semi-final spot wrapped up.

# munster-rugby - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Score As Sébastien Chabal hangs up the beard, we relive his famous trouncing by Munster The Caveman This post contains videos

As Sébastien Chabal hangs up the beard, we relive his famous trouncing by Munster

They didn’t give the poor Frenchman a moment’s peace back in 2006.

From The Score In honour of Simon Zebo, here are 13 fantastic pics of Irish sports stars posing with babies Recurring Theme

# munster-rugby - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From The Score Magnificent seven for Munster as they overpower Edinburgh Rout

Magnificent seven for Munster as they overpower Edinburgh

There were two penalty tries for men in red.

From The Score 7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game Gaining An Edge

7 simple fitness tips that will improve your rugby game

We spoke to Munster’s Strength and Conditioning coach Aled Walters to get his advice on the subtle differences that can transform your game.

# munster-rugby - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The Score Fitting swansong for Alain Rolland as he gets Heineken Cup final reffing gig Last Call

Fitting swansong for Alain Rolland as he gets Heineken Cup final reffing gig

One of these men is off to Cardiff at the end of the month. The other is Munster legend Paul O’Connell.

From The Score Here’s the last-minute Zebre try that secured Munster a place in the Rabo semis Favour

Here’s the last-minute Zebre try that secured Munster a place in the Rabo semis

The Italian side’s shock win was also hugely beneficial to Ulster.

From The Score JJ’s back as Munster change 11 for their Pro12 trip to Edinburgh Team News

JJ’s back as Munster change 11 for their Pro12 trip to Edinburgh

Rob Penney’s side trail Glagow by a point in the race for second place.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Score Munster sign Super Rugby centre Andrew Smith Centre Of Attention

Munster sign Super Rugby centre Andrew Smith

29-year-old Australian will join Munster next season.

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