If Munster are to prevail against Ulster on Sunday at Thomond Park and reach the Heineken Cup semi-finals they will surely be requesting that Leinster provide them with an annual pre-European tune-up after this sobering RaboDirect Pro12 defeat to their fiercest rivals.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
Unsurprisingly, four of six changes to the Munster starting XV to face Leinster in Saturday night's RaboDirect PRO12 encounter in Thomond Park (KO: 7.30pm) are caused by the return of internationals who had been missing from the squad on Six Nations duty.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
Munster director of coaching Tony McGahan is hopeful Paul O’Connell, Conor Murray and Donnacha Ryan will be fit to face Ulster in 11 days, despite having to plan without all three Ireland internationals for Saturday’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash with Leinster.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
On a day that signalled the exit of Tomás O’Leary at the end of the season, Munster director of coaching Tony McGahan gave hope that captain Paul O’Connell would be fit to face Ulster in next month’s Heineken Cup quarter-final.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012