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#Munster

# munster - Today’s News

From The42 Earls shows class at 13 for Munster before ‘precautionary’ early exit X Factor

Earls shows class at 13 for Munster before ‘precautionary’ early exit

The 27-year-old joined up with the Ireland squad last night, and Anthony Foley says his fitness is not a major concern.

# munster - Yesterday’s News

From The42 ‘Bittersweet’ feeling for Foley as Munster’s European season ends Pride

‘Bittersweet’ feeling for Foley as Munster’s European season ends

The Munster head coach praised the ‘good character’ of his side during the win over Sale.

From The42 ‘It was one of those days when we had license to spread the ball’ — Zebo Sharkbait

‘It was one of those days when we had license to spread the ball’ — Zebo

Simon Zebo was at the heart of a rampant Munster attack in the second half against Sale.

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute for Munster’s closing pool fixture in Thomond Park.

# munster - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The42 JJ Hanrahan: Leaving Munster doesn’t mean goodbye for good Prodigal Son

JJ Hanrahan: Leaving Munster doesn’t mean goodbye for good

The talented Kerry native will join the Northampton Saints in England next season.

From The42 Ireland ambitions drive JJ Hanrahan’s decision to exit Munster Interview

Ireland ambitions drive JJ Hanrahan’s decision to exit Munster

The 22-year-old tells The42 about the many factors that led to him signing for Northampton Saints.

# munster - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The42 Munster are speaking to high-quality transfer targets – Anthony Foley In The Market

Munster are speaking to high-quality transfer targets – Anthony Foley

The head coach also says finances have never been a concern in terms of sealing a deal.

From The42 CJ Stander ruled out for up to six weeks in latest Munster injury blow No Luck

CJ Stander ruled out for up to six weeks in latest Munster injury blow

Conor Murray and Simon Zebo are both doubts for this weekend’s clash with Sale Sharks.

From The42 Munster confirm Tomás O’Leary will return to the province next season Homecoming

Munster confirm Tomás O’Leary will return to the province next season

Meanwhile, the province have confirmed new contracts for Andrew Conway and Dave O’Callaghan.

From The42 They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash Gratitude

They saved me from retirement: Reddan reels back the years ahead of Wasps clash

The 34-year-old admits he feels ‘indebted’ to the Premiership club, with whom he won a Heineken Cup and Premiership.

# munster - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Munster’s darkest day must drive growth in attacking approach Systems Failure

Analysis: Munster’s darkest day must drive growth in attacking approach

We break down the defeat to Saracens, focusing on the kicking game, defensive lapses, handling errors and more.

# munster - Monday 19 January, 2015

From The42 ‘We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down’ – Peter O’Mahony Out Of Europe

‘We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down’ – Peter O’Mahony

The Munster captain was understandably gutted after his side’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday.

# munster - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From The42 Munster fail to show up as error count proves costly at Saracens Well Beaten

Munster fail to show up as error count proves costly at Saracens

Head coach Anthony Foley bemoaned his side’s inability to get into space at Allianz Park.

# munster - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The42 Irish coach McCall thrilled with Saracens’ convincing win over Munster Exile

Irish coach McCall thrilled with Saracens’ convincing win over Munster

The Premiership club’s director of rugby admitted to ‘a small sense of frustration we didn’t get the fourth try’.

From The42 Foley left frustrated and annoyed after Saracens dismantle Munster Dejection

Foley left frustrated and annoyed after Saracens dismantle Munster

The Munster head coach believes his side was good enough to qualify for the quarter-finals in Europe.

From The42 Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens SUAF

Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens

A little earlier than planned, but Munster won’t shirk the need to play knockout cup rugby in England today.

# munster - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Huge loss for Munster as Murray misses make-or-break Saracens clash Key Man

Huge loss for Munster as Murray misses make-or-break Saracens clash

Duncan Williams will start at scrum-half for Munster at Allianz Park tomorrow.

# munster - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The42 No miracles required against Saracens but Munster need smart gameplan Analysis

No miracles required against Saracens but Munster need smart gameplan

We take a look at the importance of the kicking game, maul control, and attacking variety.

# munster - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 How big an advantage will Saracens’ synthetic pitch be against Munster? Artificial

How big an advantage will Saracens’ synthetic pitch be against Munster?

The Premiership side are extremely effective on their innovative surface at Allianz Park.

From The42 Declan Kidney won’t be taking over as head coach of London Irish Former Master

Declan Kidney won’t be taking over as head coach of London Irish

The Premiership club have confirmed the appointment of Tom Coventry ahead of next season.

# munster - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Saracens lock Kruis will miss Munster clash because of this tip tackle Engine Room

Saracens lock Kruis will miss Munster clash because of this tip tackle

The second row has been suspended for three weeks, so will be available to play for England in the Six Nations.

# munster - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’  fixtures Let's Go To Work

Fresh start for O’Callaghan and Munster with ‘season defining’ fixtures

Like the province, back row Dave O’Callaghan is out to make a fresh start on the trip to Italy.

From The42 5 reasons to watch Leinster, Munster and Ulster in Pro12 action Showtime

5 reasons to watch Leinster, Munster and Ulster in Pro12 action

Ben Te’o at 13, Munster’s back row composition, Luke McGrath’s chance, an Ulster lift and the returning faces.

# munster - Friday 9 January, 2015

From The42 Keith Earls and James Cronin on the bench for Munster trip to Zebre Team-sheets

Keith Earls and James Cronin on the bench for Munster trip to Zebre

The province have named a potent backline with Conor Murray, Ian Keatley and JJ Hanrahan all involved.

# munster - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The42 A former Munster scrum-half is up for Premiership try of the week Irish Abroad

A former Munster scrum-half is up for Premiership try of the week

Paul Rowley’s effort for London Welsh is facing stiff competition from the likes of Stephen Myler.

From The42 Marmion learning good habits at Pat Lam’s flexible Connacht Petit General

Marmion learning good habits at Pat Lam’s flexible Connacht

The 22-year-old got on the end of an excellent try against Munster last time out.

# munster - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Munster’s Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise Talent

Munster’s Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise

The Kerry native appears well suited to the style of rugby Northampton play.

From The42 Ian Keatley signs new deal to stay with Munster until 2017 Secured

Ian Keatley signs new deal to stay with Munster until 2017

Ireland under 20 captain Jack O’Donoghue has also committed to a three-year deal in his home province.

From The42 Northampton weren’t quite sure which Munster out-half they signed today Mistaken Identity
From The42 Northampton confirm capture of JJ Hanrahan from Munster JJH

Northampton confirm capture of JJ Hanrahan from Munster

The 22-year-old will move to the Premiership club next season.

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From The42 Reports are linking Tomás O’Leary with a return to Munster next season Homecoming

Reports are linking Tomás O’Leary with a return to Munster next season

The homing instincts in Corkonians are strong.

From The42 Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo Pro12

Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo

The southern province have momentum to build before pitching up at Saracens.

# munster - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The42 Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens Good News

Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens

The wing and the prop took part in limited training today and might even be fit enough to face Zebre this weekend.

# munster - Friday 2 January, 2015

From The42 New found flair the difference for Connacht against Munster — John Muldoon Fight And Flair

New found flair the difference for Connacht against Munster — John Muldoon

The blindside says his side have always worked hard, but now they have a spark outside.

From The42 Momentum of Marmion try turned game for Connacht — Foley 2 In 42

Momentum of Marmion try turned game for Connacht — Foley

The Munster coach found no reason to argue that the better team had won at the Sportsground.

From The42 Henshaw shouted himself hoarse as Connacht repelled Munster with dogged late defence 80 Minute Man

Henshaw shouted himself hoarse as Connacht repelled Munster with dogged late defence

The brilliant young centre says Connacht’s success is down to clarity and the emergence of new leaders.

# munster - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The42 Ian Keatley used the western wind to his full advantage to nail an outrageous touchline conversion Swerve

# munster - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 Henshaw set for Connacht return in sold-out New Year’s Day Munster tie West's Awake

Henshaw set for Connacht return in sold-out New Year’s Day Munster tie

On-loan lock Quinn Roux and dynamic back row Eoin McKeon are also back in the selection mix.

# munster - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The42 Half-term report: Munster lead the way for the Irish provinces Mumhan Abu

Half-term report: Munster lead the way for the Irish provinces

Anthony Foley’s side have been strong in the Pro12 and are still alive in Europe.

From The42 Attention turns to Lam’s Connacht as Munster strive for consistency Derby Season

Attention turns to Lam’s Connacht as Munster strive for consistency

Anthony Foley wants his side to match ‘one of our better performances’ on a regular basis.

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