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
It seems a little early in the Guinness Pro12 schedule for this match-up between old foes to feel like a crossroads game but for both Leinster and Munster this first weekend of October is exactly the moment where things start to get serious.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
The message from the Munster camp this week in anticipation of today’s Heineken Cup quarter-final may have been delivered in a variety of tones but it all boiled down to the same thing: It will take their best performance of the season to give them any hope of beating Toulouse this afternoon.
Sat, 05 Apr, 2014
In terms of resolving outstanding issues, head coach Rob Penney is receiving plenty of encouragement from his medics ahead of Munster’s Heineken Cup clash in Gloucester, even if he appears more than happy to put discussion of his own future on hold.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2014