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Gerhard van den Heever, Ronan O'Mahony and Colm McMahon (Munster Elite Development Players Officer) get ready for Limerick World Club 7s at University of Limerick Sports Centre.

McMahon: Munster not there to make up numbers

Colm McMahon, coach of the Munster team facing up to some of the finest teams in the world in the Limerick World Club Sevens at Thomond Park on August 9th and 10th, is under no illusions as to the extent of the challenge awaiting them.

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Ireland women's rugby squad are put through their paces at French rugby's training HQ in Marcoussis, southern Paris. Ireland open their World Cup campaign against the USA on Friday.

Fleming over fears and ready for biggest stage

In Currow they boast about Irish international players like Moss Keane, Mick Galwey and the Doyle brothers, Mick and Tom, but Siobhán Fleming is the only local legend to have won a Grand Slam.

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