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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Ireland U20 out-half Ben Healy will make his Munster senior debut tomorrow night as Johann van Graan opts for wholesale changes for the PRO14 visit of Edinburgh to Cork.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
Keith Earls will make his first Munster appearance of the season in tomorrow's Champions Cup opener against the Ospreys.
Fri, 15 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
World Cup demands deprive both Munster and Ospreys of the majority of their top players when they meet in the Guinness PRO14 at Musgrave Park tonight.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2019
The new PRO14 campaign may be in its infancy but for the Cheetahs their clash with Munster this evening kick-off 5.15pm) has a real end-of-season feel to it in Bloemfontein.
Fri, 11 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
It mightn’t have been a performance to set the pulses racing but Munster still got the new campaign off to a five-try, bonus point start by hammering the hapless Dragons - even without a dozen of their World Cup-tied players on duty in Japan.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
Dragons new head coach Dean Ryan has described this afternoon’s Guinness PRO14 visit to Thomond Park as “a massive challenge”. His forwards coach, Ceri Jones, went a stage further in calling it “the acid test”.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
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
Munster go in search of their eighth win in a row this evening when they take on Scarlets at Parcy Scarlets on an occasion to be marked by Rory Scannell’s 100th appearance for the province.
Sat, 02 Mar, 2019
Rival coaches Johann van Graan and Richard Cockerill have adopted contrasting strategies in choosing their teams for tonight’s (7.35pm) Guinness PRO14 encounter at Musgrave Park.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Munster coach Johann van Graan praised stand-in captain Tyler Bleyendaal and his men for carving out a bonus point win at Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein yesterday.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
Munster have the best record of the Irish provinces on the opening day of the league and Johann van Graan will be hoping to maintain that when they kick off their PRO14 campaign at home to the Cheetahs today at Thomond Park.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
Wed, 15 Jun, 2011
IRELAND U20s captain Niall Annett insists victory over South Africa tonight (7.10pm Irish time) will erase the pain of their agonising 33-25 defeat to England in their IRB Junior World Championship opener on Friday.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2011
Niall O’Brien is fit after an operation on his finger and will return for Ireland on this month’s tour of Zimbabwe.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
IRELAND coach Philo Simmons has kept faith with the squad which played in the ICC World T20 last month when naming his 13-man squad for the RSA Challenge ODI against Australia at Clontarf on June 17.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
CAPTAIN William Porterfield is hoping Ireland can mark his 100th cap today by once again excelling at Sabina Park, as their preparation for the ICC World Twenty20 steps up.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
Captain Will Porterfield is hoping Ireland can mark his 100th international cap tomorrow by once again excelling at Sabina Park, as their preparation for the ICC World Twenty20 steps up.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2010
IRELAND coach Phil Simmons admits he would be “very disappointed” if his team do not make the quarter-finals of the World Twenty20.
Tue, 26 May, 2009
WILLIAM PORTERFIELD was the only fitness doubt for Ireland ahead of today’s third match against Uganda in Krugersdorp as the tournament favourites look to keep a 100% start to their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2009
IRELAND will fully deserve a celebratory drink in Nairobi tonight if they can somehow beat both Kenya and a heartbreaker of a pitch to reach the InterContinental Cup final.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2008
PHIL SIMMONS will be looking for an Ireland victory over Scotland today in the European Championship decider at Clontarf to banish memories of the lowest point of his 15 months as national coach.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2008
IT WAS a tale of two county players at Clontarf yesterday as Eoin Morgan failed to show for Ireland while fellow professional Niall O’Brien eased his side to a seven-wicket victory over Holland in the European Championship.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2008
IRELAND’S hopes of qualifying for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers received a huge boost with the news that the squad’s English-based county cricketers will be available for next month’s qualifiers as well as the upcoming European Championships.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2008
IRELAND will discover over the next four days whether the gamble to cede home advantage to the United Arab Emirates in the InterContinental Cup round robin will seriously damage their defence of the title.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2008
THE Irish Cricket Union yesterday announced a 13-man squad for the Friends Provident matches in England this weekend.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
Ireland have confirmed an unchanged 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup, which starts in the West Indies next month.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2007
IRISH cricket bosses are hoping for a financial windfall at next year’s World Cricket League in Kenya.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006