Three to savour: magic nights when Thomond Park rocked
January 18, 2003. Pool Two: Munster 33 Gloucester 6
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January 18, 2003. Pool Two: Munster 33 Gloucester 6
HOURS after creating a new Heineken Cup record of 12 successive victories, Munster were publicly acclaimed as the top sporting team of 2006.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2006
THERE are no major injury worries in the Munster camp ahead of Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash with Cardiff at the Arms Park.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2006
MUNSTER coach Declan Kidney hasn’t given up on his side winning the Magners League.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2006
WALES lock Ian Gough has dubbed New Zealand “honest cheaters” just four days before the two countries clash at the Millennium Stadium.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
RONAN O’GARA wasn’t gloating afterwards, he was just pleased to have knocked over a long range penalty to kick Munster to a well deserved Heineken Cup victory at Welford Road yesterday.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2006
MUNSTER hope to head to Welford Road for their first defence of the Heineken Cup with a clean bill of health.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2006
BARRY MURPHY, a revelation for Munster last year, is ready to return to Heineken Cup action.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN and Anthony Horgan are definitely ruled out of the early games in Munster’s Heineken Cup campaign, but medical bulletins indicate both should be back in a month.
Tue, 10 Oct, 2006
THE big boys are back for Leinster and Munster — most of them at least.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN may yet manage to see out his extended contract with Munster.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2006
IS it the end of the road in Munster for New Zealand legend Christian Cullen?
Mon, 02 Oct, 2006
ALAN QUINLAN’S amazing recovery from injury should be complete tonight, when his name is added to the Irish squad for the tour to New Zealand and Australia.
Sat, 27 May, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN, ruled out for the Heineken Cup final, may have his contract renewed for another season.
Wed, 17 May, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN will be the focus of attention again tonight when he lines out at centre for Munster in the Celtic League clash with Neath/Swansea Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium.
Fri, 05 May, 2006
ALAN QUINLAN could return to bolster Munster’s Celtic League bid, a month ahead of his expected return from injury.
Thu, 04 May, 2006
Fri, 28 Apr, 2006
TOMÁS O'LEARY has been ruled out of the Munster team for tonight's Celtic League clash with Edinburgh Gunners at Thomond Park.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2006
CHRISTIAN CULLEN’S injury jinx has struck again and he is out of Munster’s squad for tonight’s Celtic League clash with Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade (7.10pm).
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
MICK O’DRISCOLL has put family tragedy behind him to answer Munster’s call in today’s Celtic League fixture against Llanelli at Stradey Park (5.30pm).
Sat, 25 Mar, 2006
A MUNSTER team hell bent on making amends for one of their worst performances in the last ten years can be expected to retain their position as Celtic League leaders after this afternoon’s (3.30, Setanta Sports) clash with Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2006
IRELAND A internationals Tomas O’Leary, Barry Murphy and Mick O’Driscoll, along with Anthony Foley and Donncha O’Callaghan, are all included in the Munster squad for Saturday’s Celtic League clash with Glasgow at Thomond Park (3.30pm).
Wed, 15 Feb, 2006
MUNSTER coach Declan Kidney has applied for three new player licences for his Celtic League squad ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Newport Gwent Dragons at Musgrave Park (5.15pm).
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
WITH the exception of reserve Jeremy Manning, ruled out by a broken arm, and long-term injury victims Frankie Sheahan, Alan Quinlan and Mike Mullins, Munster expect to be at full-strength for tomorrow’s Heineken Cup clash against Sale Sharks at Thomond Park.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2006
ANTHONY FOLEY is a veteran of 71 Heineken European Cup matches with Munster, he has scored a record 21 tries and enjoyed some of his happiest moments, as well as some of the most difficult, away to top French sides.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2006
SHANNON pair Stephen Keogh and Ian Dowling are poised to come into Munster’s starting line-up for tomorrow night’s Celtic League clash with Edinburgh Gunners at Murrayfield (7.30, Setanta Sports).
Fri, 06 Jan, 2006
MUNSTER’S preparations for tomorrow’s (1pm) Celtic League clash with Leinster at the RDS in Dublin have been disrupted by the death of coach Declan Kidney’s mother, Eileen, but they have still announced a 25-strong squad from which the starting side and seven replacements will be finalised today.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2005
AFTER a six-week absence, Munster’s Shaun Payne may be set to return for Saturday’s Heineken Cup tie against the Newport Gwent Dragons at Thomond Park.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2005
JEREMY Manning, Munster’s highly promising New Zealander, is handed an opportunity of establishing himself as a regular in the side with his selection at full-back for tonight’s (7.10pm) eagerly awaited Celtic League clash with Ulster at Musgrave Park.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2005
SALE Sharks still have the edge in Pool One, but they will watch the video of this rollicking good Munster display with a measure of trepidation.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2005
MUNSTER coach Declan Kidney has challenged his squad’s fringe players to grab their Heineken Cup opportunities with both hands.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2005
MUNSTER have suffered another major Heineken Cup blow, with Peter Stringer ruled for four weeks with a knee ligament injury.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2005
PAUL DEVLIN is the major fall-out victim in Declan Kidney’s 36-man Heineken Cup Squad, announced yesterday.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2005
Fri, 23 Sep, 2005
MUNSTER have received a welcome boost for tomorrow night as Lions Paul O'Connell, John Hayes, Ronan O'Gara and Donncha O'Callaghan all start for the Celtic League clash against Llanelli Scarlets at Musgrave Park (7.10pm).
Thu, 22 Sep, 2005
Munster coach Declan Kidney is giving the youngsters on the panel plenty of opportunities.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2005
MUNSTER will be boosted by the return of Lions Ronan O’Gara and Donncha O’Callaghan for Saturday’s Celtic League clash with Glasgow in Scotland.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2005