Person: Dan Goggin
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Six Munster players have signed new contracts with the province, including three academy players who have been promoted to the senior squad.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020
Having trailed 6-0 after 14 minutes, Munster added their points in sevens to take a 14-6 lead into the break but it was not until Conor Murray pounced off the back of a ruck in 47th minute that the home side truly put this game beyond Ospreys in front of 19,891, the biggest crowd of the weekend in the Champions Cup. Not bad for a dead rubber.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
Nash has been named to start on the wing as Keith Earls misses out due to a minor knee injury in one of two changes to Johann van Graan's side.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2020
Na Gaeil needed extra-time to beat Mayo side Kilmaine.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2020
The Munster head coach was able to select JJ Hanahan as his starting fly-half to face Racing 92 in Sunday’s crucial Heineken Champions Cup pool clash at La Défense Arena.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
For all the positive reviews of Munster’s adventurous attacking innovations under new senior coach Stephen Larkham, the lack of tries in December has underlined the reality that the province’s brave new world remains very much a work in progress.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
Joey Carbery makes his first start of the season at out-half.
Thu, 02 Jan, 2020
Carbery has spent the last two months rehabbing an ankle injury.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
Jack O’Donoughe’s first-half try and a perfect kicking performance from JJ Hanrahan gave Munster the honours in this feisty inter-pro, which saw them stretch their lead at the top of the PRO14 Conference B standings.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
Dave Kilcoyne makes his return from a calf injury to start for Munster against Connacht in tomorrow's PRO14 clash.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
Saracens have named an almost totally different side to face Munster at Allianz Park tomorrow, while the Reds make one change from their 10-3 home win.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
There are three changes to the team that defeated Ospreys.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
Na Gaeil manager Donal Rooney praised his team’s efficiency after their eight-point win over Kilshanning in Saturday’s AIB Munster club junior football championship quarter-final.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
De Allende was a star performer as South Africa clinched the World Cup with victory over England on Saturday, having scored the crucial try in their semi-final win over Wales.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Munster were ruthless and clinical as they ended a two-year wait for a win at the Arms Park by putting Cardiff Blues to the sword to leave the Welsh capital with a priceless bonus-point.
Sun, 03 Nov, 2019
The host will be without a sizeable number of internationals including record try-scoring wing Josh Adams along with fellow Welsh stars, Owen Lane and Hallam Amos.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2019
Jack O’Donoghue, the only forward to be retained from the victory over the Ospreys, captains the side for the second time in his career.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
Jack O’Sullivan and Jed Holloway both made their debuts as part of the Munster pack, with the Waratahs import Holloway lining out in the second row alongside captain Billy Holland.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
Those newcomers are among five changes by Johann van Graan to the side which lost their last Pro14 game 40-16 to the Cheetahs.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Johann van Graan’s Munster endured a first defeat of the season as Cheetahs doled out another heavy beating in this battle of the conference leaders in Bloemfontein.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Dave Kearney returns for defending champions Leinster for their Guinness PRO14 clash with Edinburgh at the RDS tomorrow evening.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Munster back row Jack O’Donoghue knows there will be a tougher test at altitude next week in Bloemfontein but insists they also have their work cut out to deal with the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth today.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
Munster have made four changes to their team for the Guinness Pro14 clash against Southern Kings.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
Munster head coach Johann van Graan knows all there is to know about South Africa’s major domestic competition, the Currie Cup. Given that the Cheetahs — one of his side’s two Guinness PRO14 opponents over the next fortnight — were recently crowned champions of the 130-year-old tournament, he is aware of the challenge awaiting his team.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Despite all those stars jetting east to the Land of the Rising Sun, the absentee which generated the most debate was the one left at home.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
Three Academy players will make their first Munster starts in Friday's friendly against London Irish.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019
The Kerry U-20 Hurlers never looked threatened in winning the Richie McElligott Cup for the third successive year in Pairc Tailteann.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Munster and Leinster have named their teams for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final at the RDS Arena.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Conor Murray, Keith Earls and Joe Carbery are all set to return to training to give Munster a massive boost to their Guinness PRO14 play-off hopes.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Munster will not rush back injured trio Joey Carbery, Keith Earls and Dave Kilcoyne for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 clash at home to Connacht unless they are 100% fit, coach Johann van Graan has insisted.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Munster boss Johann van Graan insists he is committed to improving his existing squad as the province bids to win silverware for the first time in eight years but that will be without South Africa centre Jaco Taute, who was unveiled today by Leicester Tigers as a new signing for next season.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Keith Earls has been ruled out of Munster's Heineken Champions Cup semi-final away to Saracens tomorrow.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Versatile back five player Fineen Wycherley is Munster’s only new injury concern as they start preparing for next weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Saracens.
Sun, 14 Apr, 2019
Munster coach Johann van Graan praised the strength and depth of his squad after they came from behind to oust Benetton Rugby in Treviso on Friday night.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2019
Johann van Graan sends a mix-and-match Munster side into Stadio Monigo tonight with one eye firmly on next weekend’s European semi-final with Saracens.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Three Academy players are included in the squad.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Munster have been forced into a late change ahead of their Champions Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Joey Carbery has been named in the Munster team for tomorrow's Champions Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh at Murrayfield.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
CJ Stander is back in the Munster team for tomorrow's Pro 14 match against Zebre at Thomond Park.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Johann van Graan’s glass remained half-full as he argued Munster are still very much in Guinness PRO14 title contention despite defeat to the Scarlets in Llanelli.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Rory Scannell is set to be the youngest player to reach 100 caps for Munster when he takes to the field against Scarlets on Saturday.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
Munster took pole position of Conference A in the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday night as they scored a bonus-point victory against interprovincial rivals Connacht and banished their poor away form.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Veterans of the 15 previous clashes which Connacht have hosted against Munster will breathe a sigh of relief that the weather forecast for this evening in Galway is relatively good.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
Earning a place in the team on the biggest days of all is the ambition of every member of the Munster squad. But when you ply your trade in the centre, that becomes a very difficult ambition to achieve. So when Dan Goggin got the nod from Johann van Graan for the away game against Leinster at the Aviva Stadium in October, following up with starts against Exeter Chiefs and Gloucester in the European Cup, the Young Munster man’s confidence rocketed sky high.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019