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Munster

# munster - Today’s News

From The Score ‘It’s another world out there’, but Murray ready to fill Munster’s number 10 jersey if needed Starter For 10

‘It’s another world out there’, but Murray ready to fill Munster’s number 10 jersey if needed

Injury to JJ hanrahan means that Munster have no recognised back-up at out-half, but the scrum-half is confident he could temporarily fill the void.

From The Score ‘It’s only taken me seven months!’ – Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster Powerhouse

‘It’s only taken me seven months!’ – Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster

The explosive No. 8 believes the northern province can make up for Heineken Cup disappointment in the Pro12.

# munster - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score 6 minor hurlers included in Tipperary side to face Waterford in Munster MFC opener Starting XV

6 minor hurlers included in Tipperary side to face Waterford in Munster MFC opener

The teams meet in the Fraher Field in Dungarvan tomorrow.

From The Score Jack O’Connor includes 7 PS Chorca Dhuibhne Hogan Cup winners in Kerry minor team Croker Champs
From The Score Here’s the Cork and Limerick minor football sides for their Munster championship opener Rebels Choice

# munster - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score Munster’s JJ Hanrahan ruled out of Connacht clash with groin tear Sidelined

Munster’s JJ Hanrahan ruled out of Connacht clash with groin tear

The province may be without the 21-year-old out-half for some time after he underwent an MRI scan today.

From The Score Everything up for grabs in frantic final weeks of Pro12 Provincial

Everything up for grabs in frantic final weeks of Pro12

Just nine points separate the top four and there are still three inter-pros to be played in the final three weeks.

# munster - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Score O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney Sidelined

O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney

The head coach urged his captain not to rush his return to competitive rugby and instead focus on ‘getting himself right for the long term.’

From The Score Hanrahan, van den Heever among seven Munster changes for Warriors visit Starting XV

Hanrahan, van den Heever among seven Munster changes for Warriors visit

Rob Penney has made five changes to his pack, including resting Paul O’Connell.

# munster - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Score Four Stars – 14 pics from Cork and Cavan’s golden age of U21 football Winning Feeling

Four Stars – 14 pics from Cork and Cavan’s golden age of U21 football

The Rebels and the Breffni maintained their dominance in Munster and Ulster last night.

From The Score Munster to bring former lock Mick O’Driscoll into coaching set-up next season Micko

Munster to bring former lock Mick O’Driscoll into coaching set-up next season

The 35-year-old Cork man will come on board as a ‘Technical Advisor’ to new head coach Anthony Foley.

# munster - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Score Shoulder surgery rules O’Mahony out for rest of season Captain Fantastic

Shoulder surgery rules O’Mahony out for rest of season

And elsewhere, Ulster have signed up a former Munster prop.

From The Score Here’s the Waterford, Cork, Clare and Kerry teams for tonight’s Munster MHC action Team News

Here’s the Waterford, Cork, Clare and Kerry teams for tonight’s Munster MHC action

Waterford travel to face Clare on Wednesday while Cork are at home to Kerry.

From The Score 7 players from Munster winning team in Limerick minor side to face Tipperary Starting XV

7 players from Munster winning team in Limerick minor side to face Tipperary

The sides meet in the Gaelic Grounds on Thursday night.

# munster - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Munster’s breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot Analysis

Analysis: Munster’s breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot

We’ve pulled out the GIFs and videos to examine the strength of Rob Penney’s men in dismantling Toulouse last weekend.

# munster - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Score O’Mahony undergoes scan as Munster confirm broken hand for Laulala Injury Worries

O’Mahony undergoes scan as Munster confirm broken hand for Laulala

The province’s captain will learn the extent of his shoulder injury when he meets a specialist tomorrow.

From The Score The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend Numbers Game

The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend

Leinster’s missed tackles, Munster’s rucking efficiency and Ulster’s share of possession all feature.

From The Score Munster backs coach Simon Mannix set for move to French club Pau Moving On

Munster backs coach Simon Mannix set for move to French club Pau

The New Zealander will leave the southern province at the end of the current campaign.

From The Score Here’s what the French media are saying after the Heineken Cup quarter-finals Reaction

Here’s what the French media are saying after the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

We’ve taken a look at L’Équipe, Midi Olympique and Rugbyrama to discover the alternative viewpoint on the action.

From The Score 5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals Then There Were 4

5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

It was a rollercoaster weekend of rugby with plenty of ups in Thomond Park.

# munster - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Murray gives ‘special mention’ to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse Pack Power

Murray gives ‘special mention’ to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse

The Munster scrum-half says his pack ensured yesterday’s Heineken Cup clash was an enjoyable outing for Munster’s clinical backline.

From The Score ‘You’d probably love to stay in Ireland and keep it an All-Ireland semi-final’ HCup

‘You’d probably love to stay in Ireland and keep it an All-Ireland semi-final’

Munster second row Paul O’Connell was thrilled by his side’s maul during yesterday’s victory over Toulouse in Limerick.

# munster - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score Penney pays tribute to Thomond Park crowd as Munster deliver from 1 to 23 Satisfaction

Penney pays tribute to Thomond Park crowd as Munster deliver from 1 to 23

The Kiwi head coach says this afternoon’s performance ‘absolutely’ ranks as one of the finest during his time with Munster.

From The Score As it happened: Munster v Toulouse, Heineken Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Toulouse, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Rob Penney’s men looked to overcome a powerful French challenge in Thomond Park.

From The Score Botha heads into scrum battle with Toulouse confident in Munster’s power Scrum Power

Botha heads into scrum battle with Toulouse confident in Munster’s power

The South African prop explains how the province has adapted to the demand for hooking and the removal of the hit.

From The Score Toulouse v Munster: The previous meetings between giants of European rugby Souvenirs

Toulouse v Munster: The previous meetings between giants of European rugby

Despite their separate successful histories, the fixture has only been played four times in the Heineken Cup.

# munster - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Score Here’s what the French media are saying about the Heineken Cup weekend ahead Le Rugby

Here’s what the French media are saying about the Heineken Cup weekend ahead

We’ve taken a look at the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Rugbyrama to see what the other side are talking about.

From The Score O’Mahony recovers from hamstring issue to captain Munster against Toulouse Red Army

O’Mahony recovers from hamstring issue to captain Munster against Toulouse

Rob Penney has made just two changes to his team, with James Downey also returning to the side at 12.

From The Score Ireland U18 Clubs name promising squad to travel to Three Nations Tournament Talent

Ireland U18 Clubs name promising squad to travel to Three Nations Tournament

Leinster have 10 players included in the squad, with Munster providing six, Ulster two and Connacht just one.

From The Score Murray highlights Munster’s need for strong kick chase against Toulouse footwork Playmaker

Murray highlights Munster’s need for strong kick chase against Toulouse footwork

The Ireland international will play a key role in sweeping defensively, as well as directing attacking play at Thomond Park.

From The Score Stopping the offload and O’Mahony’s breakdown work the keys for Munster View From France

Stopping the offload and O’Mahony’s breakdown work the keys for Munster

Grenoble skills coach and former Munster scrum-half Mike Prendergast discusses the strengths of Toulouse.

# munster - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Score Paul O’Connell set for ‘mammoth task’ against offloading kings Toulouse Poc

Paul O’Connell set for ‘mammoth task’ against offloading kings Toulouse

The Ireland captain has highlighted the threats posed by the Top 14 side’s size, footwork and passing after contact.

# munster - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score Toulouse dealt major blow as Johnston ruled out of Munster quarter-final Weakened

Toulouse dealt major blow as Johnston ruled out of Munster quarter-final

The gigantic Samoan prop will not play in Limerick after sustaining a neck injury last weekend.

From The Score Munster’s army will be in the stands – Toulouse coach Guy Novès Red Army

Munster’s army will be in the stands – Toulouse coach Guy Novès

The experienced boss of the Top 14 side feels his men are in a good place ahead of the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

From The Score Munster’s Keatley enthusiastic about facing Toulouse’s 70% back three threat Keats

Munster’s Keatley enthusiastic about facing Toulouse’s 70% back three threat

The out-half explains that his province’s analysis of Saturday’s quarter-final opposition has been ongoing for seven weeks.

From The Score ‘Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?’ – Penney’s pride in Munster scrum HCup

‘Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?’ – Penney’s pride in Munster scrum

The province’s Kiwi head coach is confident his forwards can deal with the ‘behemoth’ Toulouse pack this weekend.

# munster - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Score O’Mahony: ‘We’re going to have to play the best game we’ve played all year’ Hamstrung

O’Mahony: ‘We’re going to have to play the best game we’ve played all year’

The Munster captain is working hard to prove his fitness ahead of the challenge against a ‘a huge, huge’ Toulouse back row.

From The Score Ryan a major doubt for Toulouse clash as Munster remain uncertain over O’Mahony Injuries

Ryan a major doubt for Toulouse clash as Munster remain uncertain over O’Mahony

Rob Penney does not expect to be able to call on the second row, while Stephen Archer has been ruled out.

# munster - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Score Picamoles and Johnston emerge as doubts for Toulouse’s visit to Munster Injuries

Picamoles and Johnston emerge as doubts for Toulouse’s visit to Munster

The powerful pair of forwards were withdrawn during their side’s 32-28 defeat to Toulon on Saturday.

# munster - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From The Score Munster among clubs sending scouts to inaugural American rugby combine Athletic Potential

Munster among clubs sending scouts to inaugural American rugby combine

There will be up to 60 athletes with NFL experience at the unique two-day event in Minneapolis next weekend.

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