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Brian O’Driscoll: Joey Carbery “Has To Go” To Munster

Leinster face off against the Scarlets this evening with the hope of securing a historic European and domestic double but regardless of the result, the future of Joey Carbery should be known soon after.  Carbery has been the subject of considerable speculation surrounding his immediate playing future, with Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt keen to move the Kiwi-born flyhalf to …

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“Jake Has Been Calling Me Coach Since It Came Out A Few Months Ago!” – John Muldoon On His New Adventure

Just as one door closes another one opens up almost immediately for John Muldoon.  After a stellar career, which saw the one-club man make an incredible 327 appearances for Connacht, the 35-year-old will go from player to coach as he links up with Pat Lam’s Bristol next season. Muldoon will be employed as Bristol’s defence coach and he will look …

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“I Was Very P*ssed Off” – Conor Murray On Erasmus And Nienaber Munster Departure

Another season has ended for Munster without silverware but there is definitely cause for optimism for the 2018/19 season.  A full pre-season for Johann van Graan and JP Ferreria should hopefully see improvements on the pitch while they will also welcome back players such as Jaco Taute, Chris Farrell, Chris Cloete, Tommy O’Donnell and Tyler Bleyendaal whose absence was definitely …

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Cheika: Controversial Folau Won’t Be An Issue Vs Ireland

Israel Folau’s anti-gay sentiments won’t be a distraction during the Test series against Ireland, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika insisted Wednesday as he demanded a high work-rate from his side. Devout Christian Folau, one of Australia’s top players, has been embroiled in a storm since posting on social media last month that gay people were destined for hell, sending rugby chiefs …

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James Lowe – “Conor Murray Gives Me Nightmares”

James Lowe put in an excellent performance yesterday as he helped Leinster to a nail-biting 16-15 victory over bitter rivals Munster in the Guinness PRO14 semi-final.  A beautiful offload to Jack Conan gave Leinster a lead they never relinquished and to top it all off, Lowe was crowned man-of-the-match at the end of the game. When Leinster announced their team …

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