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#Thomond Park

# thomond-park - Thursday 21 November, 2013

What Munster stadiums could be included in a 2023 Rugby World Cup bid?
# Venues
From The42
# Venues

What Munster stadiums could be included in a 2023 Rugby World Cup bid?

Nov 21st 2013, 6:25 PM 17,620 Views 34 Comments

Where should the games be played if Ireland end up hosting the event in 10 years time?

# thomond-park - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Ireland limp out of Rugby League World Cup after 50-point drubbing in Limerick
# Thomond Park
From The42
# Thomond Park

Ireland limp out of Rugby League World Cup after 50-point drubbing in Limerick

Nov 9th 2013, 11:13 PM 6,948 Views 17 Comments

Australia are on course to be world champions again.

# thomond-park - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Munster grind out Pro12 win against the Ospreys
# Thomond Park
From The42
# Thomond Park

Munster grind out Pro12 win against the Ospreys

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:15 PM 6,379 Views 33 Comments

Rob Penney’s side move to the top of the league after coming out on top of a snoozefest in Limerick.

# thomond-park - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Thomond Park the focus of new TG4 documentary
# Arena
From The42
# Arena

Thomond Park the focus of new TG4 documentary

Oct 29th 2013, 6:10 PM 4,485 Views 19 Comments

Munster’s famous stadium in Limerick is set to be honoured by the Irish-language TV station.

# thomond-park - Monday 21 October, 2013

Lateral problem persists for a Munster side in need of directness
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Lateral problem persists for a Munster side in need of directness

Oct 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 2,924 Views 5 Comments

Rob Penney’s men sparked at times against Gloucester but there was too much sideways movement in attack.

# thomond-park - Saturday 19 October, 2013

'The expectation is extremely high' says Rob Penney after Gloucester victory
# Demands
From The42
# Demands

'The expectation is extremely high' says Rob Penney after Gloucester victory

Oct 19th 2013, 9:13 PM 3,615 Views 13 Comments

The Kiwi coach was pleased to get a win and says his team will improve after victory against Gloucester.

As it happened: Munster v Gloucester, Heineken Cup From The42
Live Oct 19th 2013, 5:49 PM

As it happened: Munster v Gloucester, Heineken Cup

# thomond-park - Friday 18 October, 2013

'Munster play best when their backs are to the wall' - David Wallace
# Column
From The42
# Column

'Munster play best when their backs are to the wall' - David Wallace

Oct 18th 2013, 9:37 PM 7,387 Views 4 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland flanker is surprised that CJ Stander is not in the starting line-up.

3 key battles for Munster's do-or-die clash with Gloucester
# Head-to-heads
From The42
# Head-to-heads

3 key battles for Munster's do-or-die clash with Gloucester

Oct 18th 2013, 5:55 PM 2,897 Views 4 Comments

The return of Peter O’Mahony is crucial to the Irish province’s hopes are getting their campaign back on track.

We need the Red Army out in force - Rob Penney
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

We need the Red Army out in force - Rob Penney

Oct 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,766 Views 18 Comments

The New Zealander is hoping the Munster support at Thomond Park can lift their performance.

# thomond-park - Monday 14 October, 2013

Zebo heads for scan on ankle as Butler ruled out for 8 weeks
# Injury To Insult
From The42
# Injury To Insult

Zebo heads for scan on ankle as Butler ruled out for 8 weeks

Oct 14th 2013, 4:22 PM 1,840 Views 3 Comments

The back row suffered a fractured thumb in Edinburgh and will be out until December.

# thomond-park - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Limerick's 2018 Gay Games team make final presentation to awarding committee
# Limerick 2018
# Limerick 2018

Limerick's 2018 Gay Games team make final presentation to awarding committee

Oct 6th 2013, 10:57 AM 8,255 Views 117 Comments

The city is vying with London and Paris for the right to host the games. UL and Thomond Park will be used as venues should the bid be successful.

Penney basking in the glow of long-awaited win over Leinster
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Penney basking in the glow of long-awaited win over Leinster

Oct 6th 2013, 10:45 AM 3,359 Views 12 Comments

The Munster coach heaped praise on his out-half after the 19-15 win over Leinster, and he ‘still has JJ to unleash’.

Absence of game-management cost Leinster dear — O’Connor
# Into The Wind
From The42
# Into The Wind

Absence of game-management cost Leinster dear — O’Connor

Oct 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,672 Views 22 Comments

That, and Romain Poite’s consistent inconsistency.

# thomond-park - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Munster call on key men at key times to end losing run to Leinster
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Munster call on key men at key times to end losing run to Leinster

Oct 5th 2013, 10:02 PM 4,356 Views 16 Comments

The southern province had catalysts at the start and controllers at the finish of a hard-fought inter-pro.

'Leinster players won't use Paul O'Connell head kick as motivation'
# Ring My Bell
From The42
# Ring My Bell

'Leinster players won't use Paul O'Connell head kick as motivation'

Oct 5th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,466 Views 26 Comments

Dave Kearney was knocked unconscious after he was on the receiving end of a reckless kick.

# thomond-park - Friday 4 October, 2013

9 reasons to be get excited about this weekend's Pro12 action
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

9 reasons to be get excited about this weekend's Pro12 action

Oct 4th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,057 Views 1 Comment

It’s Munster, it’s Leinster and so much more.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Leinster v Munster is one of rugby's great spectacles - Matt O'Connor
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Leinster v Munster is one of rugby's great spectacles - Matt O'Connor

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,032 Views 10 Comments

The Australian is excited ahead of Leinster’s visit to Thomond Park on Saturday.

# thomond-park - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

You're up against Paul O'Connell, that's always in the back of your head -- Devin Toner
# Big Game
From The42
# Big Game

You're up against Paul O'Connell, that's always in the back of your head -- Devin Toner

Oct 1st 2013, 7:05 AM 2,600 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster lock will be urging his pack to get the basics right at Thomond Park this weekend.

# thomond-park - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Thomond reception prepared me for Top 14 boos, says Jonny Sexton
# Challenges
From The42
# Challenges

Thomond reception prepared me for Top 14 boos, says Jonny Sexton

Sep 17th 2013, 1:46 PM 4,923 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland kicker talks about life at Racing Metro and his friendship with coach Ronan O’Gara.

# thomond-park - Friday 23 August, 2013

Munster ethos stands on the shoulders of giants
# Lineage
From The42
# Lineage

Munster ethos stands on the shoulders of giants

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 2,228 Views 0 Comments

James Coughlan wants the current Munster crop to follow in the footsteps of legends.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Tunnels, flags and precise drinking times: take a 22 step walk around Munster's dressing rooms
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Tunnels, flags and precise drinking times: take a 22 step walk around Munster's dressing rooms

Aug 21st 2013, 1:25 PM 5,358 Views 7 Comments

It’s like MTV Cribs, but with less plasma TVs.

Conway put on the spot over Munster switch
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Conway put on the spot over Munster switch

Aug 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 5,459 Views 44 Comments

The ex-Leinster wing says he is looking forward to getting out of his comfort zone with Munster.

# thomond-park - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Fancy being Munster's press officer? If so, Paul O'Connell wants you!
# Pitching In
From The42
# Pitching In

Fancy being Munster's press officer? If so, Paul O'Connell wants you!

Jul 30th 2013, 12:22 PM 4,222 Views 9 Comments

One of your duties will be to prevent him from facing Gloucester on this hefty grass mower.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Bruce Springsteen rocks Limerick for 3.5 hours, hundreds listen for free
# Glory Days
From The Daily Edge
# Glory Days

Bruce Springsteen rocks Limerick for 3.5 hours, hundreds listen for free

Jul 17th 2013, 9:45 AM 6,871 Views 14 Comments

There hasn’t been one bad report from last night’s Thomond Park gig.

# thomond-park - Monday 8 July, 2013

Ex-Munster chief Tony McGahan is new Rebels coach
# Dumper
From The42
# Dumper

Ex-Munster chief Tony McGahan is new Rebels coach

Jul 8th 2013, 9:20 AM 3,414 Views 15 Comments

McGahan leaves his post with the Wallabies.

# thomond-park - Friday 3 May, 2013

22 signs you’re a sports fan from Limerick
# Treaty County
From The42
# Treaty County

22 signs you’re a sports fan from Limerick

May 3rd 2013, 7:45 PM 19,805 Views 36 Comments

Whose the bigger legend – The Claw or The Bull?

# thomond-park - Monday 15 April, 2013

Paul O'Connell to escape citing after kicking Kearney in the head
# Paul O'Connell
From The42
# Paul O'Connell

Paul O'Connell to escape citing after kicking Kearney in the head

Apr 15th 2013, 1:13 PM 20,935 Views 108 Comments

Munster breathe a sigh of relief after Pro12 officials find that O’Connell actions were not intentional.

# thomond-park - Saturday 13 April, 2013

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12 From The42
Live Apr 13th 2013, 8:00 PM

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

"Simon Zebo was a great loss to Cork hurling, let me tell you"
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

"Simon Zebo was a great loss to Cork hurling, let me tell you"

Apr 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 20,271 Views 42 Comments

The Munster winger’s former mentor at Blackrock ‘Rockies’ reflects on a young playmaker who was ‘a natural leader’.

Column: Hell for leather rivalry has driven Irish rugby for over a decade
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Column: Hell for leather rivalry has driven Irish rugby for over a decade

Apr 13th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,951 Views 12 Comments

“The people you want to lose least to are the people you know best,” says Shane Byrne.

Munster v Leinster: 3 key battles that will decide the bragging rights
# Red V Blue
From The42
# Red V Blue

Munster v Leinster: 3 key battles that will decide the bragging rights

Apr 13th 2013, 8:57 AM 2,145 Views 1 Comment

Warren Gatland and his coaching crew will be at Thomond Park to witness the interprovincial clash.

# thomond-park - Friday 12 April, 2013

Clane RFC members embark on 170km fundraising run to Thomond Park
# Halfway There
From The42
# Halfway There

Clane RFC members embark on 170km fundraising run to Thomond Park

Apr 12th 2013, 3:40 PM 2,263 Views 6 Comments

30 club members set off from Kildare early this morning and hope to arrive in Limerick in time for Munster vs. Leinster.

It's Paul O'Connell versus Brian O'Driscoll, 18 months in the making
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

It's Paul O'Connell versus Brian O'Driscoll, 18 months in the making

Apr 12th 2013, 12:11 PM 5,075 Views 23 Comments

The Pro12 clash between Munster and Leinster will be the first time the Irish rugby legends will have shared the same pitch for 18 months.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Strauss looking to deliver knock-out blow to Munster's Pro12 hopes
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Strauss looking to deliver knock-out blow to Munster's Pro12 hopes

Apr 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,669 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland international is hoping to finish an injury-interrupted with silverware but Paul O’Connell may have something to say about it.

# thomond-park - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Rob Penney finally getting the respect his Munster achievements deserve – Greg Feek
# Penny Drops
From The42
# Penny Drops

Rob Penney finally getting the respect his Munster achievements deserve – Greg Feek

Apr 9th 2013, 5:06 PM 2,238 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster scrum coach believes his fellow Kiwi is benefitting from embracing his side’s battling qualities.

# thomond-park - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Ireland near top of world's list for stadium capacity
# Snooker Loopy
From The42
# Snooker Loopy

Ireland near top of world's list for stadium capacity

Mar 24th 2013, 11:38 AM 23,560 Views 34 Comments

Only one country has more seats in its stadiums, proportionate to its population, than Ireland. Can you guess who?

# thomond-park - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Limerick claim point off Cork City on return to big time
# Airtricity League
From The42
# Airtricity League

Limerick claim point off Cork City on return to big time

Mar 10th 2013, 7:54 PM 1,277 Views 9 Comments

Six goals in six League of Ireland games this weekend. Welcome back.

# thomond-park - Friday 22 February, 2013

Power rankings: Irish sports grounds
# Venues
From The42
# Venues

Power rankings: Irish sports grounds

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 3,546 Views 13 Comments

Were does your team’s stadium rank?

# thomond-park - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Interview: O'Gara's loss is Keatley's gain
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Interview: O'Gara's loss is Keatley's gain

Jan 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,159 Views 5 Comments

The 25-year-old gets a rare chance at outhalf in the Heineken Cup as Munster take on Racing Metro at Thomond Park tomorrow.