Munster coach Tony McGahan has made just one change in personnel, from the side that started the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final against Brive, for tomorrow afternoon’s semi-final match against Harlequins at Thomond Park Stadium, kick-off 1pm.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
THE lead photograph on page one of Brive’s La Montagne on Saturday suggested it was “David défie Goliath”, and given the paths these two clubs have taken since the start of European rugby competition in 1995, the Amlin Challenge quarter-final was aptly billed.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2011
MUNSTER skipper Paul O’Connell received bad news yesterday, as a European Rugby Cup (ERC) appeals committee decided a four-week ban was just reward for the red card he sustained in the Heineken Cup win over the Ospreys earlier this month.
Fri, 24 Dec, 2010
KEITH EARLS looks set to make a timely return for Munster in this Saturday’s Heineken Cup showdown with London Irish at the Madjeski Stadium. With fellow backs Felix Jones and Ian Dowling on the long-term injury list and Lifeimi Mafi suspended, the return of Earls is good news for Munster coach Tony McGahan, who named the versatile Irish international in his extended squad yesterday.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
THE sense of gloom that enveloped the Munster squad after serious injuries to Felix Jones, Ian Dowling and Denis Fogarty lifted considerably yesterday with the news Denis Hurley, Denis Leamy, Lifeimi Mafi and David Wallace have regained full fitness and are included in the squad for Friday’s clash with the Glasgow Warriors at Firhill.
Wed, 22 Sep, 2010