Munster

CJ Stander set for Ireland debut against Wales

South Africa-born flanker CJ Stander will make his international debut for his adopted Ireland in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales, with Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney joining a further seven Irish stars ruled out the game with injury.
5 February 2016

Munster convince Simon Zebo to make u-turn and sign new deal

Munster have convinced winger Simon Zebo to turn down a move to France and the Top 14, with the Ireland international instead committing his future to Thomond Park until June 2018.
1 February 2016

Early Mark Chisholm key as Munster overcome Zebre

Mark Chisholm scored his first try for Munster to help the Irish province to a 16-12 Guinness Pro12 victory over Zebre in Parma.
30 January 2016

Munster finish European Champions Cup campaign with comfortable win at Treviso

Munster finished their European Champions Cup campaign with a dominant bonus-point victory, 28-5, at Benetton Treviso.
24 January 2016

Munster snap European losing streak with win over Stade Francais

Munster managed to salvage some pride from what has been an immensely disappointing Champions Cup campaign with a 26-13 bonus point win over Stade Francais at Thomond Park.
16 January 2016

Andy Farrell takes on advisory role at Munster

Former England assistant coach Andy Farrell is to take on an advisory role at Munster with immediate effect
12 January 2016

Stade Francais thrash Munster despite Raisuqe red card

Despite being down to 14 men for over forty minutes against Munster, Stade Francais all but secured their place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a comprehensive 27-7 victory in Paris.
9 January 2016

Munster's losing streak ends with victory over Ulster

Munster halted their five-game losing run and completed the double over Ulster this season by beating their interprovincial rivals 9-7 on Saturday to stay in touch with the leading sides in the Guinness PRO12.
2 January 2016

Leinster add to Munster's misery

Munster fell to their fifth straight defeat in all competitions as Zane Kirchner's last-minute intercept try sealed a 24-7 win for Leinster at Thomond Park.
28 December 2015

Rugby Rumours: French Power Plays and UK Shifts

Rugby Rumours: French Power Plays and UK Shifts
22 December 2015

Leicester Tigers eye quarter-finals after doubling up Munster

Leicester Tigers put one foot in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals by completing a hard-earned double at home to Munster.
20 December 2015

Leicester impress with 31-19 victory over Munster

Leicester underlined their credentials as European Champions Cup contenders this season with a clinical 31-19 dismissal of Munster at Thomond Park.
13 December 2015

Rugby Rumours: Sonny Bill, Pocock and some Irish cross-province moves

The latest whisperings, murmurs and rumours from the world of rugby union, picking up bits and bobs from the written press, online and social media.
11 December 2015

The silver lining for provincial rugby

It’s been a grim couple of months for Irish rugby.
11 December 2015

Munster and Ospreys flying the flag for Pro 12

After just two rounds of European rugby this season, including some teams having only played a solitary game, the prognosis is already dire for the Guinness PRO12 sides.
2 December 2015

CJ Stander commits to Munster

Munster back-rower CJ Stander has penned a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the province until at least June 2018.
2 December 2015

Stade Francais postpone Champions Cup game against Munster

Stade Francais have taken the step of postponing their Champions Cup clash with Munster this weekend in the wake of the Paris atrocities last Friday.
18 November 2015

Simon Zebo earns Munster bonus point in win over Treviso

Simon Zebo scored a late try to secure a bonus point for Munster as they beat Benetton Treviso 32-7 at Thomond Park in their opening European Rugby Champions Cup game.
14 November 2015

Munster and Ireland full-back Felix Jones retires

Munster and Ireland full-back Felix Jones has been forced to retire aged just 28 after a neck injury.
29 October 2015

CJ Stander is Munster's hero

Replacement CJ Stander was the hero as Munster stole a 20-18 Guinness PRO12 victory in the final minute to leave Ospreys winless from their opening two matches.
14 September 2015