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Johann Van Graan Staunchly Defends Munster’s Stance On Gerbrandt Grobler

There has been huge controversy surrounding the signing of Munster second row Gerbrandt Grobler. The 25-year-old South African served a two-year ban for the use of steroids in 2014, but is now joined with the Thomond Park outfit. After making an appearance against Worcester Warriors in a pre-season friendly last summer, Grobler suffered an injury which has seen him ruled …

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Munster Fans Bemoan Ill-Discipline After Frustrating Loss In Paris

Munster very nearly claimed a huge win in Paris on Sunday but just couldn’t get the better of Racing 92 in a close-fought clash which ended 34-30 in favour of the French giants.  The result sees the southern province remain top of Pool 4, but there is certainly a tinge of regret attached to this result for Munster. Going into …

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Report: Munster Targeting Argentine International To Replace Departing Zebo

Just hours after Racing 92 finally revealed the worst-kept secret in rugby and confirmed that Irish full-back Simon Zebo will join them from Munster next season, a report has emerged suggesting that the southern province are looking far afield for Zebo’s replacement. According to Colm Kinsella of the Limerick Leader, Munster are targeting 24-year-old Argentine international and Jaguares back Santiago …

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Racing 92 Appear To Have Confirmed That Simon Zebo Is Joining The Club

Simon Zebo is departing Munster at the end of the season, after the news emerged in October. The Cork native has sacrificed his international career to pursue a new venture, with all indications suggesting that he will be headed to France, with several rumours having linked him with Racing 92. However, there had been no official confirmation of the move, until now it …

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Munster Lose Another Backroom Team Member To The Springboks

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After losing director of rugby Rassie Erasmus and defence coach Jaques Nienaber to the South African national side, Munster are saying farewell to a third member of staff who heads off to join the Springboks. Head of athletic performance Aled Walters has been at the Thomond Park side since 2012, but will depart in March to link up with South Africa. …

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Munster’s Sam Arnold Discovers His Fate After Disciplinary Hearing

Guinness PRO14, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 1/1/2018 Ulster vs Munster Munster's Sam Arnold and defense coach JP Ferreira

Munster centre Sam Arnold has been suspended for by Pro14 officials after his New Year’s Day red card against Ulster. The former Ireland U20 international received his marching orders after a high tackle on Ulster’s Christian Lealiifano in Monday’s clash at Ravenhill, a match that Ulster came from behind in a storming second-half performance to win 24-17. A statement, confirming …

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