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#Semi-final

# semi-final - Monday 14 May, 2018

From The42 'Munster, with the prep they’ll have had, they’ll have got the edge' Derby

'Munster, with the prep they’ll have had, they’ll have got the edge'

Leinster know their inter-provincial rivals will be keen to cut them down after European glory.

# semi-final - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From The42 'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed' Derby Day

'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed'

Munster will need to improve vastly in the next two weeks before the Pro14 semi-final against Leinster.

# semi-final - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From The42 'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class Zeebs

'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class

The Munster fullback produced the most memorable moment of the 20-16 win over Edinburgh.

# semi-final - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Roma v Liverpool, Champions League semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Roma v Liverpool, Champions League semi-final

Liverpool face Roma, having beaten them 5-2 at the first leg at Anfield.

# semi-final - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Champions League semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Champions League semi-final

Bayern Munich took on Real Madrid in tonight’s first leg in Germany.

From The42 Analysis: How Leinster brilliantly negated Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat Shut Down

Analysis: How Leinster brilliantly negated Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

The Scarlets second row was left deeply frustrated by Leinster’s excellent rucking.

# semi-final - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The42 Analysis: A clever little moment that sums up Donnacha Ryan's excellence Mind Games

Analysis: A clever little moment that sums up Donnacha Ryan's excellence

Munster looked to use a clever lineout play early on against Racing but the Tipp man stopped it.

From The42 'I'd never criticise my players. When we lose, it's on me' - Van Graan The Boss

'I'd never criticise my players. When we lose, it's on me' - Van Graan

The Munster head coach believes his team will bounce back from the disappointment in Bordeaux.

# semi-final - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From The42 Donnacha Ryan a difference-maker in Racing's win over Munster Workhorse

Donnacha Ryan a difference-maker in Racing's win over Munster

The 34-year-old made his presence felt in typically unfussy fashion in Bordeaux.

From The42 Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing Dream Over

Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing

Johann van Graan’s side scored late consolation tries but were clearly second best in Bordeaux.

# semi-final - Saturday 21 April, 2018

From The42 'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out Benched

'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out

The experienced fullback has missed out on a start for the clash with Racing 92.

# semi-final - Friday 20 April, 2018

From The42 Munster and Holland feel they're no longer 'a little bit one-dimensional' Familiar Foe

Munster and Holland feel they're no longer 'a little bit one-dimensional'

Tipperary totem Donnacha Ryan will be targeting Munster’s lineout on Sunday in France.

# semi-final - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From The42 Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return Changes

Lowe and McGrath set to miss out as Henshaw makes Leinster return

Isa Nacewa looks likely to shift to the wing as Henshaw comes into the midfield.

From The42 'If I'm still watching it on YouTube and thinking about it, then it's no good to me' Match Winner

'If I'm still watching it on YouTube and thinking about it, then it's no good to me'

Andrew Conway will be looking to make another game-changing impact for Munster against Racing 92.

# semi-final - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From The42 'He's just incredible' - Murray the main man for Munster ahead of France trip Influential

'He's just incredible' - Murray the main man for Munster ahead of France trip

The Ireland international is vital for the southern province this weekend against Racing 92.

# semi-final - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From The42 Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie In Contention

Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie

The 30-year-old win will return to training with Munster tomorrow.

# semi-final - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The42 'Johnny and Isa, they’ve been there before and know what it takes to win' Wide Head

'Johnny and Isa, they’ve been there before and know what it takes to win'

The impressively mature Garry Ringrose prefers to celebrate team-mates’ tries, rather than his own.

# semi-final - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From The42 TJ Reid inspires Cats as victory over Wexford seals progress to Division 1 final Neighbours

TJ Reid inspires Cats as victory over Wexford seals progress to Division 1 final

Kilkenny claimed a nine-point win at Wexford Park.

From The42 Donnacha Ryan's Racing win in Clermont to set up semi-final clash with Munster Reunited

Donnacha Ryan's Racing win in Clermont to set up semi-final clash with Munster

A controversial Dan Carter pass tilted an intense contest in Racing’s favour.

From The42 'The Munster way is to do it the difficult way' - Van Graan grateful after Munster win Rollercoaster

'The Munster way is to do it the difficult way' - Van Graan grateful after Munster win

The Munster boss had a flashback to the 2007 Super Rugby final yesterday in Thomond Park.

# semi-final - Saturday 31 March, 2018

From The42 'We were taking the mick out of him inside that it was a very handy one' Clever

'We were taking the mick out of him inside that it was a very handy one'

Peter O’Mahony was impressed with the performance from Munster’s backline against Toulon.

# semi-final - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Chelsea, League Cup semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Arsenal v Chelsea, League Cup semi-final

Arsenal took on Chelsea with plenty to play for after the first leg ended 0-0.

# semi-final - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, League Cup semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, League Cup semi-final

Chelsea took on Arsenal, with both sides in need of a boost following underwhelming Premier League campaigns so far.

# semi-final - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 Brilliant McMillan inspires Dundalk to FAI Cup final in Tallaght thriller FAI Cup

Brilliant McMillan inspires Dundalk to FAI Cup final in Tallaght thriller

Dundalk booked their place in the FAI Cup final for the third year in a row.

# semi-final - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14-year-old Leah from Meath nailed her Britain's Got Talent live semi but failed to make it through Heartbreaking

# semi-final - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From The42 'It's sad to lose guys like that' - Ryan and Saili bid farewell to Thomond Park Emotional

'It's sad to lose guys like that' - Ryan and Saili bid farewell to Thomond Park

Donnacha Ryan and Francis Saili finished their time at the Limerick stadium in style.

From The42 Scintillating Zebo try helps Munster into Pro12 final against Scarlets Finalists

Scintillating Zebo try helps Munster into Pro12 final against Scarlets

Rassie Erasmus’ men scored three tries in their semi-final victory at Thomond Park.

# semi-final - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Scarlets, Pro12 semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Scarlets, Pro12 semi-final

The Pro12 is down to just four teams. Can Leinster keep up their perfect semi-final record? Or will the Scarlets be the first ever away team to progress to the grand final?

From The42 Saili gets nod at 13 ahead of Taute for Munster's Pro12 semi-final Team News

Saili gets nod at 13 ahead of Taute for Munster's Pro12 semi-final

Conor Murray is back at scrum-half, while Tyler Bleyendaal is fit to start.

# semi-final - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From The42 As it happened: Man United v Celta Vigo, Europa League semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Celta Vigo, Europa League semi-final

Man United took on Celta Vigo with a place in the Europa League final up for grabs.

# semi-final - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 Check out all the goals from tonight's Champions League semi-final Resilience This post contains videos

Check out all the goals from tonight's Champions League semi-final

Goals from Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann had dragged the hosts back into this tie.

# semi-final - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From The42 Here are all the goals from tonight's Champions League semi-final Take A Bow This post contains videos

Here are all the goals from tonight's Champions League semi-final

The full-back registered three assists and a goal over two legs.

# semi-final - Monday 8 May, 2017

From The42 Tyler Bleyendaal emerges as a doubt for Munster's Pro12 semi-final Worry

Tyler Bleyendaal emerges as a doubt for Munster's Pro12 semi-final

Meanwhile, Rassie Erasmus paid tribute to his backroom staff after winning Pro12 coach of the season.

# semi-final - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The42 As it happened: Celta Vigo v Manchester United, Europa League semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Celta Vigo v Manchester United, Europa League semi-final

Jose Mourinho’s men were in the north-west of Spain for this evening’s first leg.

# semi-final - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From The42 As it happened: Monaco v Juventus, Champions League semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Monaco v Juventus, Champions League semi-final

Monaco took on Juventus, with the winner over two legs likely to face Real Madrid in the final.

# semi-final - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From The42 France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again Jouez

France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again

Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.

# semi-final - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From The42 'A diamond gets formed out of coal when it gets put under pressure' Silver Lining

'A diamond gets formed out of coal when it gets put under pressure'

Rassie Erasmus believes this defeat is part of Munster’s journey.

# semi-final - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 2016 All-Ireland finalists Cork and Dublin unveil starting sides for league semi-final clash Ladies Football

# semi-final - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From The42 'I'm a father, I'm a husband, then I'm a rugby player' - Munster's Earls New Era

'I'm a father, I'm a husband, then I'm a rugby player' - Munster's Earls

The Ireland international wing has learned to be part of a new Munster modus operandi.

# semi-final - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 'I don’t think we should be the underdogs when we go into games' Mentality

'I don’t think we should be the underdogs when we go into games'

Rassie Erasmus and Peter O’Mahony are keen for Munster to enjoy semi-final week before facing Saracens.