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# munster-rugby - Today’s News

From The42 LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Guinness Pro12 semi-final Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Guinness Pro12 semi-final

Glasgow are already in the final, but who will join them?

From The42 Analysis: Offloading Ospreys likely to push Munster all the way Total Rugby

Analysis: Offloading Ospreys likely to push Munster all the way

Steve Tandy’s squad has undergone a regeneration in recent seasons but has emerged as an attacking force.

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# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Captain O’Mahony and Zebo fit to start Munster’s Pro12 semi-final in Thomond Leader

Captain O’Mahony and Zebo fit to start Munster’s Pro12 semi-final in Thomond

The Ireland international pair have proven their fitness to face the Ospreys

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The42 No Thomond Park sell-out but Munster looking to home advantage Ospreys In Town

No Thomond Park sell-out but Munster looking to home advantage

Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy says the Munster pack ‘can strangle teams’.

From The42 Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy Talent

Munster excited by potential of former schools sensation McCarthy

The Young Munster wing was named in Anthony Eddy’s Ireland Sevens squad yesterday.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The42 ‘Now we’ve got here, it’s all about the result’ – Foley determined to gain Ospreys revenge Knockout Rugby

‘Now we’ve got here, it’s all about the result’ – Foley determined to gain Ospreys revenge

The Welsh side have beaten Munster twice this season and they face each other in the Pro12 semi-final next week.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 An all-Irish Pro12 decider still possible and more final day talking points Final Four

An all-Irish Pro12 decider still possible and more final day talking points

The provinces helped each other out on a nail-biting last round of regular season fixtures.

From The42 Three men couldn’t stop Paulie as Munster secured a home semi-final Final Four

Three men couldn’t stop Paulie as Munster secured a home semi-final

Ospreys are up next for Munster.

From The42 Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend Line-up

Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend

The semi-final pairings weren’t known until the last moments of today’s games.

From The42 As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker Judgement Day

As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker

There is a LOT to play for in the last round of fixtures.

# munster-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The42 Zebo, O’Mahony and TOD miss out as Munster forced into back row shuffle Changes

Zebo, O’Mahony and TOD miss out as Munster forced into back row shuffle

There are two alterations in Anthony Foley’s front row too.

From The42 ‘I broke my hand punching Simon Easterby in my first game back’ Different Man

‘I broke my hand punching Simon Easterby in my first game back’

Paul O’Connell says his approach to training has altered massively over the last nine years.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The42 ‘He really does have it all’ – Henderson decision boosts Ulster’s Pro12 hopes Hendo

‘He really does have it all’ – Henderson decision boosts Ulster’s Pro12 hopes

The explosive blindside flanker will be involved against Glasgow on Saturday after his red card was rescinded.

From The42 All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 An away semi-final doesn’t daunt Munster but injury concerns stack up for Anthony Foley Pro12 Finale

An away semi-final doesn’t daunt Munster but injury concerns stack up for Anthony Foley

Dragons are the visitors to Musgrave Park on Saturday with a home semi-final on the line.

# munster-rugby - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold Drama

Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold

With just two minutes left at Kingspan Stadium, Anthony Foley’s men led by seven points.

From The42 Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Not one of them wear the blue of Leinster, however.

From The42 Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer Schmidt Watch

Stander excels again as Ireland qualification grows ever closer

The powerful back row was man of the match for the sixth time in the league this season.

From The42 Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score Suftum

Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score

Munster will look at their defensive shortcomings in the lead-up to Ulster’s first-half try.

From The42 Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here Highlights Reel This post contains videos

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here

Including the best bits of Connacht’s win in Italy.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Munster legend Leamy’s Clonmel miss out on magnificent double Club Rugby

Munster legend Leamy’s Clonmel miss out on magnificent double

Shannon were crowned Junior Cup champions as the Tipp club relinquished their crown.

From The42 Ulster’s Jackson passes ‘nerve-wracking’ kicking test in front of Schmidt Jacko

Ulster’s Jackson passes ‘nerve-wracking’ kicking test in front of Schmidt

The 23-year-old was once again in impressive form for Neil Doak’s side.

From The42 ‘We ran out of numbers against 14 men’ – Munster’s Foley left frustrated Axel

‘We ran out of numbers against 14 men’ – Munster’s Foley left frustrated

Ulster tries late in each half ultimately cost the southern province an important win.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From The42 Ulster set to appeal Iain Henderson’s red card against Munster Sent Off

Ulster set to appeal Iain Henderson’s red card against Munster

Head coach Neil Doak confirmed that Ulster will look to have the decision rescinded.

From The42 Jackson underlines superb form with Joe Schmidt watching on Talking Points

Jackson underlines superb form with Joe Schmidt watching on

Iain Henderson’s debatable red card, a thrilling contest and next weekend’s final round.

From The42 Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast Drama

Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast

Paddy Jackson held his nerve with a last-gasp conversion to earn two points for Neil Doak’s men.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

There was a lot at stake in Belfast.

# munster-rugby - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The42 Munster’s new All Blacks signing provided a delicious assist for this try Pass

Munster’s new All Blacks signing provided a delicious assist for this try

Unfortunately for the Blues, they once again lost in Super Rugby.

Munster fans will be overjoyed to see the destructive second row pairing for this weekend

Paul O’Connell and Donnacha Ryan are as physical as they come.

From The42 Ulster are without one of their most devastating flyers for tomorrow’s big provincial derby Unlucky

Ulster are without one of their most devastating flyers for tomorrow’s big provincial derby

Meanwhile, their is one change to the Connacht team to face Zebre.

From The42 Iain Henderson ‘relishing the confrontation’ with Peter O’Mahony Blindside

Iain Henderson ‘relishing the confrontation’ with Peter O’Mahony

The rivals for Ireland’s number six jersey boast contrasting styles and will collide on Saturday.

From The42 A Munster and Ireland cult hero has a new head coach job Pastures New

A Munster and Ireland cult hero has a new head coach job

The former prop takes over from Ian Sherwin in the role with the AIL Division 1B side.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The42 ‘Some rugby careers don’t last 5 years’ — Jared Payne Adopted Son

‘Some rugby careers don’t last 5 years’ — Jared Payne

The Ulster and Ireland centre can see no sense in the proposed change to rugby’s eligibility rules.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The42 ‘He lives and breathes it’ – Munster impressed with Kiwi signing Bleyendaal Tyler

‘He lives and breathes it’ – Munster impressed with Kiwi signing Bleyendaal

The province were forced to bide their time to see the Kiwi playmaker in action.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The42 Doyle leads the march as Garryowen bounce straight back to top flight Club Rugby

Doyle leads the march as Garryowen bounce straight back to top flight

The former Munster centre/out-half was appointed head coach at the start of the season.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best? Highlight Reel This post contains videos

These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best?

Irish players account for exactly half of the nominations for Pro12 Try of the Season.

From The42 Paul O’Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement Paulie

Paul O’Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 Tyler Bleyendaal’s Munster career began with a big win over Ulster Kiwi Import

Tyler Bleyendaal’s Munster career began with a big win over Ulster

Young Munster man Diarmuid McCarthy continued his resurgence with another two tries.

# munster-rugby - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The42 Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown Execution

Try analysis: Munster pull out a set-piece beauty for TOD touchdown

Anthony Foley’s side carried out a highly effective lineout move to break down Treviso.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From The42 Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster Centurion

Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster

Tommy O’Donnell is expecting a breakdown battle in Ravenhill.

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