A humid Saturday morning and clearly it is moving day in Lourdes. Dozens of buses clog the narrow streets of the town in the Pyrenees, hazard lights on as people are wheeled or carried from their hotels, others moving with a pep in their step as if the visit to the Marian shrine has uplifted them.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
Veteran captain Rodrigo Capo Ortega and experienced scrum-half Rory Kockott are expected to return for Castres for Sunday’s Champions Cup open clash with Munster after missing this surprise loss at Stade Amedee Domenech on Saturday evening.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Ulster Bank League Division One A points will be of huge importance to both sides in tonight’s Cork derby at Musgrave Park given, after five series of matches, home side Dolphin currently prop up the table and Cork Constitution are down in seventh.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Even though Anthony Foley was far from optimistic about Keith Earls’ prospects of being given the all clear at his consultation with a top Swedish consultant in London on Monday next, the Munster head coach has included the Ireland and Lions centre in his 38-man European Champions Cup squad.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2014
As much as Munster could do with the help of their international brigade following their opening-day Guinness Pro12 home defeat, Ian Costello has warned supporters not to expect the entire cavalry to come charging to the rescue this weekend.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
For those Munster supporters and possibly players who believe their province exists purely along the N20 between Cork and Limerick, tomorrow evening’s pre-season friendly with London Irish offers an opportunity to take something of a rare detour.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014