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Munster

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score Munster stars visit sick kids in Limerick Hospital Visit This post contains images

Munster stars visit sick kids in Limerick Hospital

CJ Stander, Simon Zebo and Donncha O’Callaghan were just some of those in attendance.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From The Score Glasgow beat abject Munster by 17 points in Thomond Park Heavy Defeat

Glasgow beat abject Munster by 17 points in Thomond Park

Three first half tries have put the hosts to the sword.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score ‘We’d love to face Leinster next’ says delighted Paul O’Connell Paulie

‘We’d love to face Leinster next’ says delighted Paul O’Connell

Leinster would set up an all-Ireland last-four showdown with a win in France tomorrow.

From The Score Six-try Munster destroy Toulouse en route to Heineken Cup semi-final Marching On

Six-try Munster destroy Toulouse en route to Heineken Cup semi-final

Rob Penney’s men scored after only four minutes and never let up for a moment despite losing captain Peter O’Mahony to injury.

From The Score GIF: Keith Earls dives over for early try in rousing Munster victory Heineken Cup

GIF: Keith Earls dives over for early try in rousing Munster victory

The Limerick native got the home crowd roaring at Thomond Park.

From The Score McAlister starts instead of Beauxis for Munster clash HCup

McAlister starts instead of Beauxis for Munster clash

The 30-year-old former All Black star had originally been named on the replacements bench.

From The Score David Wallace: Result too tight to call but Munster will deliver best performance yet Heineken Cup

David Wallace: Result too tight to call but Munster will deliver best performance yet

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says Toulouse have been ‘on the radar’ ever since they thrashed his province in 1996.

From The Score Adrian Flavin: Heineken Cup rugby to Munster is like a red rag to a bull Column

Adrian Flavin: Heineken Cup rugby to Munster is like a red rag to a bull

The former Connacht hooker is clearing his weekend schedule for an intense weekend of European rugby action.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Score Toulouse have no reason to fear Munster faithful, says Maxime Medard HCup

Toulouse have no reason to fear Munster faithful, says Maxime Medard

The French winger believes his team are hitting form at the right time.

From The Score Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final Heineken Cup

Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final

There are two gigantic, French obstacles in place that may well scupper any hopes of a rematch of the 2006 and 2009 clashes.

From The Score Simon Hick column: Irish nous staving off French power play, for now Heineken Cup

Simon Hick column: Irish nous staving off French power play, for now

Top 14 sides have been unashamed in spending big and buying bigger in recent years, writes Simon Hick.

# munster-rugby - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Score McAlister doubtful for Munster clash, Noves admits HCup

McAlister doubtful for Munster clash, Noves admits

Toulouse have been hit by a string of injury woes ahead of the Thomond Park showdown.

From The Score Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final Rollercoaster

Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final

The out-half played from start to finish in the Blues’ top-of-the-table triumph over Munster.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The Score O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm Bragging Rights

O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm

The veteran centre scored a crucial try and Ian Madigan was impressive from the kicking tee.

From The Score This is the Brian O’Driscoll try that gave Leinster victory over Munster That Man Bod

This is the Brian O’Driscoll try that gave Leinster victory over Munster

The legendary centre has a habit of popping up at the right time and place.

From The Score As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro12

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as the provincial rivals clashed in a top of the table encounter.

From The Score Paul O’Connell’s cousin Eoghan makes Celtic league debut Family Affair

Paul O’Connell’s cousin Eoghan makes Celtic league debut

The defender was in the champions’ starting line-up against Ross County today.

From The Score David Wallace: ‘Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder’ Column

David Wallace: ‘Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder’

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

From The Score From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past Yesterday's Heroes

From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past

It’s not all Brian O’Driscoll sidesteps and clutch Ronan O’Gara penalties you know.

# munster-rugby - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Score Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’ Column

Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’

The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes both coaches have shadow boxed in terms of selections.

From The Score O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head Starting XV

O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head

The Pro12′s top two meet at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow evening.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From The Score ‘You do feel that bit of an edge’ – Eoin Reddan on the prospect of facing Munster Hype

‘You do feel that bit of an edge’ – Eoin Reddan on the prospect of facing Munster

The Leinster player doesn’t believe the game needs any extra hype after Rob Penney’s comments.

From The Score Simon Hick column: New ways of looking at the game bringing fresh perspectives Opinion

Simon Hick column: New ways of looking at the game bringing fresh perspectives

Fans, journalists and analysts are changing their outlook.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score 15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney 28 Candles

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney

The Cooley native turns 28 today. Plenty of time for more derring-do feats of counter-attacking brilliance from the Ireland fullback.

From The Score ‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett Interview

‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett

The New Zealand rugby legend as much satisfaction from seeing Keith Earls in the Munster 14 jersey as he ever got from playing there himself.

From The Score Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster’s clash with Munster Old Foes

Here are all the statistics you need to know ahead of Leinster’s clash with Munster

Top try scorers, who has the most caps, who scored the most points in a game and which team has won more games.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The Score Rugby’s ruthless run-in: ‘No-one remembers the team that comes second’ Player Diary

Rugby’s ruthless run-in: ‘No-one remembers the team that comes second’

Former Ulster fullback Adam D’Arcy gives us an insight into the “ruthless” run-in that will make or break many careers.

From The Score Munster’s meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster’s problem Point To Prove

Munster’s meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster’s problem

Blues forwards coach Jono Gibbes is not buying attempts to ramp up Saturday’s interpro as a grudge match for overlooked players.

# munster-rugby - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Score Ross on Munster rivalry: ‘You fight more in a family than you do with strangers’ Interpro

Ross on Munster rivalry: ‘You fight more in a family than you do with strangers’

The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

From The Score O’Driscoll ‘excited’ about facing Munster, possibly for the final time Back To Business

O’Driscoll ‘excited’ about facing Munster, possibly for the final time

Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes says the outside centre is happy to get back to provincial basics.

From The Score ‘It won’t be good enough next week’ – Munster ready to rise to Leinster challenge Leinster V Munster

‘It won’t be good enough next week’ – Munster ready to rise to Leinster challenge

Provincial heavyweights move on from sluggish shows as they prepare to meet again this weekend.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Score Munster labour to PRO12 victory over Treviso Winning

Munster labour to PRO12 victory over Treviso

It was unconvincing display from Rob Penney’s men, who were somewhat fortunate to be leading 7-3 at half-time.

# munster-rugby - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Score Pro12: What you (may have) missed while watching the Six Nations Up To Speed

Pro12: What you (may have) missed while watching the Six Nations

Connacht are winning games, Fez is back with a bang and Zebo is doing that ‘Z’ sign whenever he gets a chance.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Score Peter Stringer signs 1-year contract extension with Bath New Deal

Peter Stringer signs 1-year contract extension with Bath

The former Munster scrum half will stay in England for another season.

# munster-rugby - Monday 17 March, 2014

From The Score 8 Irish players who took advantage of the Six Nations window Young Guns

8 Irish players who took advantage of the Six Nations window

Several squad members made an impact in the Pro12 while Ireland were chasing silverware.

# munster-rugby - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Score Capacity of Munster’s Musgrave Park to increase to 10,000… after Il Divo concert Revamp

Capacity of Munster’s Musgrave Park to increase to 10,000… after Il Divo concert

Once the operatic crooners pack their tuxedos away, work will commence of upgrades to the home of Dolphin and Sunday’s Well.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Score RTÉ to screen Munster’s crucial away clash with Connacht on Easter weekend Easter Promise

RTÉ to screen Munster’s crucial away clash with Connacht on Easter weekend

The April tie at The Sportsground could well clinch a semi final spot for Rob Penney’s men.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From The Score ‘If Joe goes down that road I’m sure Ian Madigan will do a great job’ – O’Connor Italian Job

‘If Joe goes down that road I’m sure Ian Madigan will do a great job’ – O’Connor

The out-half could yet start against Italy in the Six Nations following the thumb injury to Jonny Sexton.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The Score Munster lose out to Scarlets in a tale of two intercept tries Match Report

Munster lose out to Scarlets in a tale of two intercept tries

Rob Penney’s men needed a win in Wales to stave off Leinster’s pursuit for top spot.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The Score Munster bring in Super Rugby hooker MacDonald Cover Man

Munster bring in Super Rugby hooker MacDonald

New Zealander signs on a three-month contract from the beginning of March.

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