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Shane Horgan: Munster style better suited to Scarlets than Leinster

Munster’s gameplan is better suited to causing Scarlets problems than Leinster’s, according to former Leinster, Ireland and Lions back Shane Horgan. 

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Rob Kearney: To see Munster win will be ‘tough viewing’

Rob Kearney isn’t relishing the thought of watching Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 final but watch it he will.

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What a difference a year makes for Niall Scannell

If Niall Scannell ever needs a reality check about what real pressure feels like, he and his Munster team-mates do not need to search too far back in the memory banks.

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Lions debutant Robbie Henshaw inspired by Brian O’Driscoll’s wise words

Ireland star Robbie Henshaw will be armed with words of wisdom from former Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll when he heads to New Zealand next week.

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Bleyendaal: United front saw us beat adversity

When Tyler Bleyendaal arrived at Munster in January 2015, he immediately saw the similarities between the Irish province and his hometown Crusaders. Little did the Christchurch, New Zealand-born fly-half expect that tragedy would also become a common link between his past and present.

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Steff Evans hoping for place in final

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac is hoping “common sense will prevail” to allow Steff Evans to face Munster in Saturday’s Guinness PRO12 final at the Aviva Stadium.

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Warren Gatland’s warning to latecomers

Warren Gatland has warned that Munster’s three tourists will be among a wider group of players to find themselves at a disadvantage when they finally put club duties to bed and link up with his Lions.

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