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Chris Farrell Ruled Out Of Castres Trip As Munster Release Injury Update

Chris Farrell Joey Carbery Munster

Munster have gathered today at their High-Performance Centre at the University of Limerick as they begin preparations for their upcoming trip to Castres in Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup.  The southern province accounted for the French champions at Thomond Park on Sunday but failed to get the winning bonus point. A much tighter affair is expected on Saturday …

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Simon Zebo Expecting Tough Test Against ‘Dangerous’ Leicester

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The pivotal third round of the European Champions Cup takes place this weekend with former winners, pretenders and potential outsiders all poised to take a step towards the final in Newcastle next May. On Sunday, two-time runners-up Racing 92 welcome double champions Leicester Tigers. The wealthy French club, currently fifth in the Top 14, are unbeaten having seen off Ulster …

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Van Graan Hails Contract News As A Sign That Players “Believe In Our Dream”

Johann van Graan Munster

Munster head coach Johann van Graan faced the media today ahead of his side’s clash with Castres in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday.  With the southern province announcing just before Tuesday’s press conference that 12 players have signed contract extensions, the news was put to van Graan and the 38-year-old, as you would expect, was incredibly pleased …

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Munster Release Injury Update Ahead Of Castres Thomond Park Battle

Munster Injury

Munster Rugby has released an injury update ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup Round 3 clash with Castres at Thomond Park on Sunday.  The good news is that both Conor Murray and Chris Farrell came through Friday night’s Edinburgh clash unscathed as they both made their first starts of the season. Mike Haley was replaced at halftime due to a suspected …

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Boost For Munster With The Announcement Of 12 Contract Extensions

Munster Contracts JJ Hanrahan

Munster Rugby have announced that 12 players have signed contract extensions with the southern province in what is an early Christmas present for supporters. Nine of the 12 players are all products of the Munster Academy and the 12 players are: John Ryan, Niall Scannell, Rory Scannell, Darren Sweetnam, Jack O’Donoghue, JJ Hanrahan, Alex Wootton, Rhys Marshall, Fineen Wycherley, Calvin Nash, …

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Clean Sweep For Irish Provinces As Leinster Put 59 Points On Dragons

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It’s been a successful weekend for the Irish provinces in the Guinness PRO14 as Munster, Leinster, Connacht and Ulster all recorded wins.  Munster were in action on Friday night as they beat Edinburgh 44-14 in Cork. Keith Earls scored a hattrick in eight first-half minutes en route to the comprehensive win. That victory saw Conor Murray and man-of-the-match Chris Farrell …

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Eight Try Munster Put Edinburgh To The Sword In Dominant Win


Munster – 44 Edinburgh – 14 Munster secured a one-sided bonus-point victory as a superb first half showing put Edinburgh to the sword and secured the outcome of this game long before Nigel Owen blew the full-time whistle. Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Tadhg Beirne and Peter O’Mahony were all excellent but it was man-of-the-match Chris Farrell who stole the show …

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“I Want To Go Out & Put My Stamp On Games” – Andrew Conway

Andrew Conway

Ireland winger Andrew Conway expects Andy Farrell to make a smooth transition to the role of national team head coach when he takes over from Joe Schmidt after next year’s World Cup in Japan. Following the New Zealander’s much-anticipated decision to step down at the end of his current contract with the IRFU, Farrell was immediately unveiled as his eventual …

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Internationals Return As Munster Name Strong Side For Edinburgh

Munster Conor Murray

Munster have named their team which will take on Edinburgh on Friday night at Irish Independent Park in Cork and it includes a whole host of Irish internationals who were in action throughout the November window.  In total, there are 11 changes to the team which secured a bonus-point victory against Zebre in Parma on Sunday. The front-five is completely …

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