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#Thomond Park

# thomond-park - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Taylor won't rush as he lays out Limerick vision
# League Of Ireland
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# League Of Ireland

Taylor won't rush as he lays out Limerick vision

Jan 12th 2013, 8:30 AM 829 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Taylor is ready to hit the ground running as he prepares for Limerick’s first season back in the Premier Division.

# thomond-park - Friday 11 January, 2013

Limerick hope Taylor will be perfect fit
# League Of Ireland
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# League Of Ireland

Limerick hope Taylor will be perfect fit

Jan 11th 2013, 3:33 PM 1,120 Views 3 Comments

Stuart Taylor held his first press conference as Limerick FC’s new manager today.

O'Gara gets the nod for 4-try mission to Murrayfield
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

O'Gara gets the nod for 4-try mission to Murrayfield

Jan 11th 2013, 12:31 PM 6,188 Views 14 Comments

Munster coach Rob Penney has named a strong team for the Sunday clash with Edinburgh.

# thomond-park - Saturday 29 December, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, RaboDirect Pro12 From The42
Live Dec 29th 2012, 5:24 PM

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, RaboDirect Pro12

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Munster v Ulster
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Munster v Ulster

Dec 29th 2012, 8:21 AM 910 Views 2 Comments

Ulster’s team selection has left them vulnerable at Thomond Park this evening.

# thomond-park - Friday 28 December, 2012

Pro12 team news: Gilroy and Marshall the leading lights in weakened Ulster XV
# Unbeaten
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# Unbeaten

Pro12 team news: Gilroy and Marshall the leading lights in weakened Ulster XV

Dec 28th 2012, 12:12 PM 766 Views 0 Comments

The entire 23-man squad travelling to Thomond Park tomorrow is Irish-qualified.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Brandywell date as Sligo begin title defence
# Airtricity League
From The42
# Airtricity League

Brandywell date as Sligo begin title defence

Dec 19th 2012, 12:35 PM 540 Views 0 Comments

The fixture list for the 2013 Airtricity League Premier Division season was announced this afternoon — and the champions are at Derry City.

# thomond-park - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: Du Preez wants sluggish Munster to get out of third gear
# Clutch Games
From The42
# Clutch Games

Heineken Cup: Du Preez wants sluggish Munster to get out of third gear

Dec 13th 2012, 6:37 PM 1,250 Views 3 Comments

The lineout gambit worked a treat. If Munster can fix their scrum a follow-up victory awaits.

# thomond-park - Monday 10 December, 2012

Ding dong the ref is gone: Gauzère replaced for Munster v Saracens
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

Ding dong the ref is gone: Gauzère replaced for Munster v Saracens

Dec 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,903 Views 6 Comments

The French referee managed to alienate everyone within a 370-mile radius of Thomond Park on Saturday.

Exiles: McCall backs Saracens to right the wrongs of Thomond showdown
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Exiles: McCall backs Saracens to right the wrongs of Thomond showdown

Dec 10th 2012, 4:45 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster coach is confident his side can progress to the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.

# thomond-park - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Bonus point for Saracens could prove very important says Borthwick
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Bonus point for Saracens could prove very important says Borthwick

Dec 9th 2012, 7:43 PM 1,289 Views 1 Comment

Munster were clearly the better side against their English opponents but conceded a late penalty.

James Coughlan is good enough to play for Ireland - Rob Penney
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

James Coughlan is good enough to play for Ireland - Rob Penney

Dec 9th 2012, 12:24 PM 1,618 Views 3 Comments

Somebody get down to Bear and tell Jamie Heaslip.

# thomond-park - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'

Dec 8th 2012, 9:35 PM 17,103 Views 49 Comments

Rob Penney brought out some old-school superlatives to praise his victorious side.

Munster v Saracens: 3 key battles to decide the outcome
# Pool 1
From The42
# Pool 1

Munster v Saracens: 3 key battles to decide the outcome

Dec 8th 2012, 8:25 AM 1,320 Views 0 Comments

Rob Penney’s side are in Thomond Park tonight, but that doesn’t mean they’re safe.

# thomond-park - Friday 7 December, 2012

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to this weekend's European rugby action
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to this weekend's European rugby action

Dec 7th 2012, 3:47 PM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

Our four provinces are facing into a pivotal fortnight of the season, here’s all you need to know.

Earls and O'Callaghan named in Munster side to face Saracens
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Earls and O'Callaghan named in Munster side to face Saracens

Dec 7th 2012, 12:36 PM 944 Views 0 Comments

There are no huge surprises in the selection for the Irish side’s pivotal Heineken Cup tie.

# thomond-park - Thursday 6 December, 2012

No shortage of Munster leaders, says Ryan
# Collective Effort
From The42
# Collective Effort

No shortage of Munster leaders, says Ryan

Dec 6th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,143 Views 5 Comments

The lock says that Rob Penney has created an environment where more are able to stand up and be counted.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

It's impossible for Kidney to ignore young Ulster stars - Ian Humphreys
# Next Generation
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# Next Generation

It's impossible for Kidney to ignore young Ulster stars - Ian Humphreys

Nov 28th 2012, 3:24 PM 1,178 Views 2 Comments

The London Irish out-half has predicted bright international futures for his former teammates.

Bruce Springsteen playing Limerick, Cork and Belfast next year
# Bruuuuuce
From The Daily Edge
# Bruuuuuce

Bruce Springsteen playing Limerick, Cork and Belfast next year

Nov 28th 2012, 2:36 PM 11,760 Views 40 Comments

He’ll be bringing live music back to Pairc Uí Chaoimh.

# thomond-park - Monday 19 November, 2012

'I’d have them challenging for the Premier Division straight away' - Roddy in for the Limerick job
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

'I’d have them challenging for the Premier Division straight away' - Roddy in for the Limerick job

Nov 19th 2012, 5:40 PM 1,936 Views 2 Comments

The ex-Monaghan United manager is keen to take the reigns of the First Division champions.

Connacht blow as Muldoon damages knee ligaments
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Connacht blow as Muldoon damages knee ligaments

Nov 19th 2012, 10:40 AM 642 Views 0 Comments

The back-row was stretchered off early in the second half of Ireland’s win against Fiji on Saturday.

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms
# Bright Sparks
From The42
# Bright Sparks

It's a new time for Irish rugby declares Kidney as Argentina test looms

Nov 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,979 Views 12 Comments

‘It certainly makes going to work easier on Monday when you’ve got a win,’ remarked the Irish coach.

# thomond-park - Sunday 18 November, 2012

'They did the jersey proud' - Heaslip praises emerging Irish stars
# Captain Marvels
From The42
# Captain Marvels

'They did the jersey proud' - Heaslip praises emerging Irish stars

Nov 18th 2012, 2:02 PM 6,500 Views 11 Comments

The captain expressed his satisfaction at shutting down the Fijians in the 53-0 win.

# thomond-park - Saturday 17 November, 2012

#IreFIJ: How Ireland’s new-look team rated this evening
# Out Of 10
From The42
# Out Of 10

#IreFIJ: How Ireland’s new-look team rated this evening

Nov 17th 2012, 9:38 PM 18,133 Views 31 Comments

There are plenty of reasons to be cheerful after the 53-0 win over Fiji in Limerick.

Kidney happy with selection headache after stunning displays by McFadden and Gilroy
# IreFij
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# IreFij

Kidney happy with selection headache after stunning displays by McFadden and Gilroy

Nov 17th 2012, 8:25 PM 10,198 Views 13 Comments

The Ulster winger ran in three tries while his wing colleague chipped in with a double.

November tests: Elder statesman Hurley eyes Test spot as he prepares for Fiji challenge
# Lovely Hurley
From The42
# Lovely Hurley

November tests: Elder statesman Hurley eyes Test spot as he prepares for Fiji challenge

Nov 17th 2012, 3:24 PM 892 Views 0 Comments

He may be only 28-years-old but the Munster fullback is the experienced head in the Irish backline today.

Waiting on the wings: McFadden happy to take his Irish chances where they come
# Right On
From The42
# Right On

Waiting on the wings: McFadden happy to take his Irish chances where they come

Nov 17th 2012, 10:10 AM 487 Views 0 Comments

The Kildare native wants a spot in the Irish centre but will settle for a starring role out right against Fiji.

Open Thread: What do you expect to learn from Ireland against Fiji tonight?
# Thomond Teachings
From The42
# Thomond Teachings

Open Thread: What do you expect to learn from Ireland against Fiji tonight?

Nov 17th 2012, 9:25 AM 2,693 Views 15 Comments

Will it be more interesting than entertaining?

# thomond-park - Friday 16 November, 2012

Proving ground: 3 things Ireland must show against Fiji
# Ireland Xv
From The42
# Ireland Xv

Proving ground: 3 things Ireland must show against Fiji

Nov 16th 2012, 6:44 PM 1,231 Views 2 Comments

Declan Kidney has given the young lads an opportunity to shine in Limerick. Here’s how they can maximise their chances.

Return of the Mike: Second row McCarthy beefs up the bench for Fiji clash
# IreFij
From The42
# IreFij

Return of the Mike: Second row McCarthy beefs up the bench for Fiji clash

Nov 16th 2012, 2:06 PM 5,428 Views 5 Comments

The Connacht lock will be hoping to build on a man-of-the-match outing against the Springboks last week.

Paddy Jackson relishing 'special day' as Kidney looks for Ulster man to kick on
# New Guys
From The42
# New Guys

Paddy Jackson relishing 'special day' as Kidney looks for Ulster man to kick on

Nov 16th 2012, 9:33 AM 954 Views 0 Comments

The Ravenhill out half will be one of three new faces from Ulster on show tomorrow.

We’re all about Fiji, says Jamie Heaslip, as Argentina await
# November Internationals
From The42
# November Internationals

We’re all about Fiji, says Jamie Heaslip, as Argentina await

Nov 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,789 Views 2 Comments

The stand-in skipper says he only ‘glanced’ at the Pumas’ defeat of Wales last weekend.

# thomond-park - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Do they do good sushi in Limerick? Here's your international rugby lunch of the day
# LUNCH TIME
From The42
# LUNCH TIME

Do they do good sushi in Limerick? Here's your international rugby lunch of the day

Nov 15th 2012, 3:58 PM 1,787 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how you become big and strong, kids…

Declan Kidney names much-changed side for Fiji game in Limerick
# Rugby
From The42
# Rugby

Declan Kidney names much-changed side for Fiji game in Limerick

Nov 15th 2012, 1:13 PM 7,019 Views 22 Comments

Declan Kidney has this afternoon named his starting XV for the game at Thomond Park on Saturday.

# thomond-park - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

November tests: Cave wants to be centre of attention against Fiji
# Cave Dwelling
From The42
# Cave Dwelling

November tests: Cave wants to be centre of attention against Fiji

Nov 14th 2012, 5:29 PM 1,475 Views 0 Comments

The Ulsterman’s sights are also on the number 13 jersey for the crucial tie against Argentina next weekend.

'There's nothing wrong with the confidence' - Gert Smal
# Forward Thinking
From The42
# Forward Thinking

'There's nothing wrong with the confidence' - Gert Smal

Nov 14th 2012, 8:30 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

It’s those niggly little details that have tripped Ireland up for the past 18 months, explained the Irish coach.

# thomond-park - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Be like Mike: Tuohy ready to follow the lead of magnificent McCarthy
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

Be like Mike: Tuohy ready to follow the lead of magnificent McCarthy

Nov 13th 2012, 5:38 PM 1,392 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster lock is grateful to be preparing for a game against a side outside the world’s top two.

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Nov 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 10,322 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

# thomond-park - Friday 26 October, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12 From The42
Live Oct 26th 2012, 7:34 PM

As it happened: Munster v Zebre, RaboDirect Pro12

Rob Penney: Munster not underestimating challenge of Zebre
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Rob Penney: Munster not underestimating challenge of Zebre

Oct 26th 2012, 8:40 AM 433 Views 0 Comments

The Italian’s ‘played some good footie and they’ve been in the battle right up to the end on a number of occasions’.