In one of the few conversations about his funeral arrangements, Garrett had told Áine that he didn’t want a blow-in giving his eulogy, and that it had better be funny. She did him proud on both counts, writes
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
With another new coaching ticket in place for next season, patience has become a common theme of conversation amongst Munster fans- whether it's showing it or running out of it. We look at the terrace temperature of two well-versed followers.
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
Munster are closing in on appointing an American football strength and conditioning coach as head of athletic performance, causing surprise and disappointment within Munster and Irish rugby circles that indigenous candidates have been overlooked again.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
He’s the coaching constant at Munster, working under three different head coaches in as many years. Jerry Flannery understands better than most the value system crucial to the province’s future - and the importance of the Munster manual.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
The Connacht team bus will leave the Sportsground shortly after noon today for The Strand Hotel in Limerick where the players and management will have a light meal, run through their plans for the match and then head for Thomond Park.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
A Kerry seaside holiday home scheme with 11, large well-built homes with stone facades is for sale for a receiver, guiding €1.2 million, while local reports also suggest the imminent sale of a local hotel or two, to US-based buyers.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
WHILE professionalism is now well entrenched in rugby, John Kelly’s role for Munster Rugby has progressed from a decade as a paid player until the Ireland wing’s retirement in 2007 to that of a volunteer, albeit one a chair of a PGC responsible for the recruitment and retention of players as well as the hiring of the coaching staff.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
It is now more than a decade since the famous Miracle Match of 2003, but memories of that never-to-be-forgotten occasion will be revived when three survivors participate in today’s Seat Series clash of Munster and Gloucester at Thomond Park (kick-off 5pm).
Sat, 24 Aug, 2013
There will be no Heineken Cup miracle match for Ronan O’Gara this weekend after the veteran fly-half picked up a one-week ban that rules him out of Sunday’s must-win final pool game with Racing Metro.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
Mick Galwey, his old sparring partner with Shannon, Munster and Ireland, last night launched John Hayes’s autobiography “The Bull” in the Sin Bin, the Limerick bar owned by another former team mate and rugby legend, Peter Clohessy, who couldn’t be present because of the death earlier in the day of his father, Noel.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2012
MUNSTER’S latest second row prodigies Ian Nagle and Dave Foley are poised for a breakthrough, but they’re still hampered by the presence of an international “group of four” that will force them to wait their turn in the queue, according to respected analyst and rugby coach Niall O’Donovan.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
FROM the fifth minute onward when Ireland chose a scrum rather than a more predictable option after being awarded a free kick and dismantled the Argentine Jaguares at what they are renowned for doing best, there could have been only one outcome to last night’s A international at the splendid new stadium in Tallaght.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2009