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# suaf - Friday 1 March, 2019

'I'm really enjoying my rugby at the moment and I'm happy out there'
# Nelson's Pillar
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# Nelson's Pillar

'I'm really enjoying my rugby at the moment and I'm happy out there'

Mar 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 7,231 Views 5 Comments

Ulster’s Peter Nelson has been given a new lease of life of late.

# suaf - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Munster dig in to win hard-fought battle at Rodney Parade in terrible conditions
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Munster dig in to win hard-fought battle at Rodney Parade in terrible conditions

Jan 26th 2019, 5:09 PM 29,280 Views 35 Comments

The Reds return to the top of their conference thanks to a narrow win over the Dragons.

# suaf - Monday 21 January, 2019

Van Graan wary of Edinburgh away from 'deafening' Thomond Park cauldron
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Van Graan wary of Edinburgh away from 'deafening' Thomond Park cauldron

Jan 21st 2019, 7:47 AM 6,947 Views 5 Comments

Munster’s head coach quickly turned his thoughts to how tight the last knockout clash between the sides was.

# suaf - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final
# 20 20 Vision
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# 20 20 Vision

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final

Jan 20th 2019, 6:39 AM 13,993 Views 18 Comments

The Athy man stayed cool is a red-hot atmosphere to keep Munster’s winning run at Thomond Park in tact.

# suaf - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Munster show their mettle under pressure to take quarter-final berth with win over Chiefs
# Knockout Rugby
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# Knockout Rugby

Munster show their mettle under pressure to take quarter-final berth with win over Chiefs

Jan 19th 2019, 7:34 PM 40,456 Views 106 Comments

Tadhg Beirne led the way as Munster found a way to beat a brilliant Exeter side.

# suaf - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Scannell and Carbery settling into a rhythm to ignite Munster attack
# Playmakers
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# Playmakers

Scannell and Carbery settling into a rhythm to ignite Munster attack

Jan 16th 2019, 5:40 AM 6,316 Views 1 Comment

The centre played most of his youth rugby as an out-half and knows how to bring the best conditions for Carbery.

# suaf - Monday 14 January, 2019

Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class
# In Depth
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# In Depth

Analysis: Beirne's destruction, Earls' try-saver and Carbery's class

Jan 14th 2019, 3:00 PM 29,197 Views 12 Comments

Johann van Graan’s Munster delivered their most compelling performance of the season on Friday night.

# suaf - Friday 21 December, 2018

JVG: 'Whether an incident happens in the first or last second, you just want consistency'
# Contentious
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# Contentious

JVG: 'Whether an incident happens in the first or last second, you just want consistency'

Dec 21st 2018, 11:31 PM 12,841 Views 19 Comments

The Munster head coach was left frustrated again by crucial officiating decisions.

# suaf - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Tommy O'Donnell among injury returns as much-changed Munster head to Ulster
# Team-Sheet
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# Team-Sheet

Tommy O'Donnell among injury returns as much-changed Munster head to Ulster

Dec 20th 2018, 12:01 PM 12,895 Views 42 Comments

Only Mike Haley and Sam Arnold have been asked to start twice in the space of six days for the province.

# suaf - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Munster increase capacity of Thomond for Champions Cup pool decider
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Munster increase capacity of Thomond for Champions Cup pool decider

Dec 19th 2018, 2:39 PM 15,488 Views 12 Comments

A sell-out crowd is expected for the visit of Exeter Chiefs in January.

# suaf - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Influential Murray ensures Munster adapt to beat destructive Castres
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Influential Murray ensures Munster adapt to beat destructive Castres

Dec 9th 2018, 2:59 PM 41,136 Views 52 Comments

Tries from Rory Scannell, CJ Stander and JJ Hanrahan helped Munster ride out enforced changes and re-take top spot in their pool.

# suaf - Thursday 6 December, 2018

McFarland enjoying the journey as Ulster set for 'biggest game of the Champions Cup so far'
# SUAF
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# SUAF

McFarland enjoying the journey as Ulster set for 'biggest game of the Champions Cup so far'

Dec 6th 2018, 9:00 AM 2,805 Views 0 Comments

‘Sometimes you get the feeling that there isn’t enough respect given to the Pro14,’ he said ahead of their Scarlets clash though.

# suaf - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Conor Murray returns as Munster bag bonus-point win over Zebre on the road
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Conor Murray returns as Munster bag bonus-point win over Zebre on the road

Nov 25th 2018, 6:01 PM 21,672 Views 18 Comments

Chris Farrell also made his return to action.

# suaf - Friday 23 November, 2018

Wootton hopes to give Munster's away form a boost while staking first-team claim
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Wootton hopes to give Munster's away form a boost while staking first-team claim

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:05 AM 6,031 Views 7 Comments

A heavy loss in Cardiff stands out in Munster’s poor recent away record.

# suaf - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It'd be hard to see me playing anywhere else': Keith Earls extends contract to 2021
# Can't Beat Keith
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# Can't Beat Keith

'It'd be hard to see me playing anywhere else': Keith Earls extends contract to 2021

Oct 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 17,731 Views 50 Comments

The 31-year-old has three years ahead to chase more records at provincial and Test level.

# suaf - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'
# Pride
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# Pride

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'

Sep 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,830 Views 0 Comments

Laura Guest has gone from captaining Munster to inter-pro success to leading them as head coach.

# suaf - Friday 27 April, 2018

Arnold only man retained as Munster rest front-liners for Ulster clash
# Back On The Horse
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# Back On The Horse

Arnold only man retained as Munster rest front-liners for Ulster clash

Apr 27th 2018, 12:20 PM 12,740 Views 16 Comments

All but six members of Munster’s matchday squad in Bordeaux will rest up this weekend.

# suaf - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'It's just me. I always feel a bit better if we had a little scuffle in the game!'
# SUAF
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# SUAF

'It's just me. I always feel a bit better if we had a little scuffle in the game!'

Mar 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 21,899 Views 2 Comments

Munster lock Jean Kleyn is looking forward to the physical side of the clash with Toulon today.

# suaf - Friday 16 February, 2018

Andrew Conway signs new contract to remain at Munster until 2020
# Munster
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# Munster

Andrew Conway signs new contract to remain at Munster until 2020

Feb 16th 2018, 10:46 AM 5,581 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Fitzgerald has also been given a fresh deal, extending his development contract for another year.

# suaf - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'He used to bully the hell out of me! He really scared me, frightened me actually'
# Ready For A Reunion
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# Ready For A Reunion

'He used to bully the hell out of me! He really scared me, frightened me actually'

Feb 14th 2018, 9:35 AM 11,899 Views 10 Comments

Ulster coach Niall Malone on Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill and all things in the northern province.

# suaf - Monday 22 January, 2018

Munster well worth the wait as they book record quarter-final date in style
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Munster well worth the wait as they book record quarter-final date in style

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 7,966 Views 4 Comments

Despite a three-hour delay, the southern province ticked pretty much every box as they powered into the Champions Cup knockout stages.

# suaf - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'
# Red Army
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# Red Army

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'

Jan 21st 2018, 7:55 PM 15,994 Views 11 Comments

Johann van Graan has thanked the Munster management, players, ground staff and supporters after the province booked their place in the Champions Cup quarters.

# suaf - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I've to roll out quicker and stay quiet as well': O'Mahony determined set a better example for Munster
# Discipline
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# Discipline

'I've to roll out quicker and stay quiet as well': O'Mahony determined set a better example for Munster

Jan 18th 2018, 12:29 PM 10,494 Views 18 Comments

Donnacha Ryan proved a frustrating figure for the Munster captain last weekend.

# suaf - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Expansive Munster attack about 'inter-linked' approach for Van Graan
# Joined Up Thinking
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# Joined Up Thinking

Expansive Munster attack about 'inter-linked' approach for Van Graan

Jan 17th 2018, 7:50 AM 4,987 Views 5 Comments

Johann van Graan wants to take an ‘inter-linked’ look at each area rather than single one department out for praise.

# suaf - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

O'Mahony hopeful of shaking off ankle knock after missing Munster training today
# SUAF
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# SUAF

O'Mahony hopeful of shaking off ankle knock after missing Munster training today

Jan 16th 2018, 1:24 PM 5,361 Views 4 Comments

Conor Oliver has been added to the province’s squad for the pool 6 finale against Castres.

# suaf - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Munster name Grobler in 'A' side to face Costello's Nottingham tomorrow
# Gg
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# Gg

Munster name Grobler in 'A' side to face Costello's Nottingham tomorrow

Jan 11th 2018, 1:31 PM 10,688 Views 37 Comments

Conor Oliver joins the under-fire South African in the pack while Ulster A have also named their ‘A team’.

# suaf - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Munster take big step towards quarter-finals with momentous win at Welford Road
# SUAF
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# SUAF

Munster take big step towards quarter-finals with momentous win at Welford Road

Dec 17th 2017, 7:35 PM 41,108 Views 74 Comments

Ian Keatley kicked 20 points as the southern province tightened their grip on Pool 4.

# suaf - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Four-try Munster produce their European best to freeze Leicester out in big win
# Stand Up And Fight
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# Stand Up And Fight

Four-try Munster produce their European best to freeze Leicester out in big win

Dec 9th 2017, 10:23 PM 29,318 Views 53 Comments

Johann van Graan’s first European game in charge saw his side seize control of their pool.

# suaf - Friday 8 December, 2017

'They love Munster and Munster love them' - Taute confident POM and Stander will stay put
# Southern Comfort
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# Southern Comfort

'They love Munster and Munster love them' - Taute confident POM and Stander will stay put

Dec 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,059 Views 8 Comments

Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander will pledge their future to the southern province, Jaco Taute says.

Playing for Ireland is more important for me than a move abroad - Keith Earls
# Home And Away
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# Home And Away

Playing for Ireland is more important for me than a move abroad - Keith Earls

Dec 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,719 Views 8 Comments

‘It’s huge, it’s a lot to give up to head away to France or England or wherever it is.’

# suaf - Friday 1 December, 2017

November gives Wootton irresistible scent of international rugby
# SUAF
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# SUAF

November gives Wootton irresistible scent of international rugby

Dec 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 8,009 Views 17 Comments

The fruit of Ireland’s Exiles programme, the wing is determined to carry his excellent form through a pivotal December for Johann van Graan’s Munster.

# suaf - Monday 23 October, 2017

Putting rugby in its proper perspective has allowed Ian Keatley to enjoy the game
# Daddy Cool
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# Daddy Cool

Putting rugby in its proper perspective has allowed Ian Keatley to enjoy the game

Oct 23rd 2017, 10:05 AM 9,284 Views 10 Comments

Starting 10, opposite Dan Carter, Saturday was one of Keatley’s best nights in red.

'I'm going to miss it a lot': Van Graan arrival draws exit closer for Erasmus
# Handover
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# Handover

'I'm going to miss it a lot': Van Graan arrival draws exit closer for Erasmus

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 18,687 Views 0 Comments

The South African cut an emotional figure when asked about what he would miss about Munster.

# suaf - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'It's really hard to break Munster at home': Settling for a point doesn't come easy for O'Gara
# PRODIGAL
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# PRODIGAL

'It's really hard to break Munster at home': Settling for a point doesn't come easy for O'Gara

Oct 22nd 2017, 11:52 AM 26,491 Views 7 Comments

With the game well in the balance on the hour, O’Gara was gutted to miss out on a win in Thomond Park.

# suaf - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle
# No Guts No Glory
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# No Guts No Glory

Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle

Oct 21st 2017, 11:20 PM 12,158 Views 6 Comments

“The guys’ hearts were really big today and the technique was really sound.”

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points

Oct 21st 2017, 9:29 PM 12,290 Views 14 Comments

In tough conditions, the southern province claimed a hard-fought win over Racing 92.

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing
# Slow Burner
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# Slow Burner

Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing

Oct 21st 2017, 7:37 PM 32,160 Views 64 Comments

For an hour, Munster’s first home outing in Europe looked destined for a stalemate in a gruelling weather-hit contest.

Munster must be squeaky clean as Storm Brian and Dan Carter descend on Limerick
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

Munster must be squeaky clean as Storm Brian and Dan Carter descend on Limerick

Oct 21st 2017, 3:16 PM 29,304 Views 11 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 look well equipped to make it an uncomfortable evening for Munster.

# suaf - Friday 20 October, 2017

European title 'a void that needs to be filled' for Zebo and Munster
# Golden Nugget
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# Golden Nugget

European title 'a void that needs to be filled' for Zebo and Munster

Oct 20th 2017, 6:12 AM 5,038 Views 11 Comments

While Zebo is unable to rule out a move away from his native province, the prospect of bringing a trophy home sounds like a reason to stay.

# suaf - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'In the last two or three minutes we tried hard to throw it away' - Rassie
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

'In the last two or three minutes we tried hard to throw it away' - Rassie

Oct 15th 2017, 5:34 PM 7,289 Views 5 Comments

Munster’s late indiscipline went unpunished in Castres.