Tue, 09 Jun, 2020
Wed, 03 Jun, 2020
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018
The “Sold Out” signs have been up for days at Thomond Park, Ireland’s Six Nations heroes have returned to the fold and the treatment room is as busy as it has been all season. Would it be any other way for Munster in a Champions Cup quarter-final week?
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
Serge Betsen enjoyed many momentous days playing for France: Six Nations Grand Slams, Top 14 titles, World Cup semi-finals. But something still rankles: The 2006 Heineken Cup final defeat to Munster, and that try by Peter Stringer.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2018
On November 1, 1995, Richard Wallace touched down at Thomond Park to score Munster's first points in European Cup competition. This Saturday at the much-changed stadium, barring a complete disaster from Johann van Graan's new charges, someone from the province will pop up and grab the 4,000th. We recall some of the landmarks in between.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016
The Racing 92 physio was in tears in the dressing room in Lyon last Saturday. That was Patrice Boutevin’s third European Cup final loss, and while it’s not nice to see adult men broken up, it’s good he cares so much.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Munster players were ready and willing to travel to Paris for this weekend’s Rugby Champions Cup fixture despite the terrorist attack that shocked the city and the world last Friday, according to the province’s Australian lock Mark Chisholm.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
Peter Stringer was the long-time first-choice scrum-half with Munster and Ireland before falling out of favour and making the decision to reboot his now 18-year professional career in England. He relives it all in his new autobiography, ‘Pulling the Strings’, writes
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
rom the moment Ireland’s Call thundered out inside the Millennium Stadium it was obvious something special was in the air. Never had a chorus of anything but Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau reverberated under the roof of Cardiff’s iconic venue to such deafening levels.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015
Amidst the mountain of names mentioned yesterday as possible replacements for Matt O’Connor’s Leinster job, it was that of Robbie Deans that emerged on top with the New Zealander’s tumbling odds squaring with earlier smoke signals from sources.
Fri, 22 May, 2015