Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Munster return to Thomond Park tonight in search of the performance that will get them back to winning ways, but with boss Johann van Graan reminding them they cannot afford to assume Zebre will present them with the opportunity to do so.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
THOUGH a saltwater baby, half my childhood seemingly passed in the sea playing Man From Atlantis (ask anyone with receding hair and expanding belly), with age I am infinitely more reticent in my dealings with the cold, cold Atlantic, inching in toe by toe — and that’s while wearing a wetsuit. And so it is with January, these days, I ‘inch into it’, toe by toe.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
Michael Bradley knows all about building from the bottom in professional rugby — his seven years at the Sportsground took Connacht through the most difficult period in their history — and he is happy with the progress he is making in his first few months with Zebre.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
New Munster head coach Johann van Graan has pledged to do everything he can to persuade Peter O'Mahony his future lies in his native province, despite reports linking the club captain with a move away from Ireland.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
Wed, 22 Mar, 2017
Connacht captain John Muldoon said that the province must take the abandonment of their Guinness PRO12 clash with Zebre in their stride and concentrate on the next match, a trip to Llanelli next weekend where they bid to secure their first win of the campaign.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
with high stakes in every game and tension etched across head coaches’ brows from Galway to Parma ahead of today’s 22nd and final round of the Guinness Pro12 league campaign, you would wonder why the men in suits had to be dragged kicking and screaming into a brave new word of meritocracy.
Sat, 07 May, 2016