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Munster

# munster - Today’s News

From The Score Yellow for ROG, Wally’s late try and hurt; the last time Munster played Toulon Memories

Yellow for ROG, Wally’s late try and hurt; the last time Munster played Toulon

The province’s defeat to the Philippe Saint-André’s men meant they failed to reach the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup.

From The Score ‘We’ll have to go to a special place internally’ – Zebo ready for Toulon test Z Factor

‘We’ll have to go to a special place internally’ – Zebo ready for Toulon test

The 24-year-old wing says he learned from last season’s Heineken Cup semi-final defeat to Clermont.

# munster - Yesterday’s News

From The Score ‘The match is 51 to 49% in our favour’ – Toulon head coach Laporte Mind Games

‘The match is 51 to 49% in our favour’ – Toulon head coach Laporte

The former France boss has highlighted the threat of Munster’s maul and line-out ahead of Sunday’s semi-final.

From The Score A look back at Munster’s European campaign ahead of Marseille invasion SUAF

A look back at Munster’s European campaign ahead of Marseille invasion

This pirate-themed video runs through the highlights that have led to the province reaching a Heineken Cup semi-final.

From The Score Analysis: Toulon combine freakish power with clever twists, but Munster can cope Powerhouse

Analysis: Toulon combine freakish power with clever twists, but Munster can cope

We’ve examined the Toulon attack, using GIFs and videos to illustrate the threat Rob Penney’s men face on Sunday.

# munster - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Score Hanrahan making ‘really good progress’ as Munster get set for Toulon Contention

Hanrahan making ‘really good progress’ as Munster get set for Toulon

The 21-year-old was at the squad’s training session in Cork today, while Casey Laulala’s recovery has gone to plan.

From The Score Toulon captain Jonny Wilkinson fit to face Munster in Marseille Wilko

Toulon captain Jonny Wilkinson fit to face Munster in Marseille

The English out-half has recovered from the injury he picked up against Leinster, but Bakkies Botha and Ali Williams are doubts.

From The Score Habana getting set to make up for lost time in Toulon shirt Heineken Cup

Habana getting set to make up for lost time in Toulon shirt

But first, he’s hoping to be part of ‘a long day at the office’ against Munster.

# munster - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The Score The Heineken Cup semi-finals are here, and any one of these four teams could win it FINAL 4

The Heineken Cup semi-finals are here, and any one of these four teams could win it

Toulon or Munster, Clermont or Saracens. Where’s your money going?

# munster - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Cork v Roscommon, All-Ireland U21 football semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: Cork v Roscommon, All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as the champions of Connacht took on the Rebels for the right to take part in the All-Ireland under 21 final.

# munster - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Score O’Connell returns, Henshaw back to centre as Munster and Connacht shuffle pack for inter-pro clash Team-sheets

O’Connell returns, Henshaw back to centre as Munster and Connacht shuffle pack for inter-pro clash

Conor Murray is one of two scrum-halves on the Munster bench.

# munster - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Score Englishman Wayne Barnes to referee Munster’s clash with Toulon Whistleblower

Englishman Wayne Barnes to referee Munster’s clash with Toulon

The ERC has announced the full list of refereeing appointments for the European semi-final weekend.

From The Score Outdated view of Munster mentality ‘a curse’ — Conor Murray Fresh Thinking

Outdated view of Munster mentality ‘a curse’ — Conor Murray

The scrum-half thinks his team have no need to cling to an underdog status.

From The Score ‘It’s another world out there’, but Murray ready to fill Munster’s number 10 jersey if needed Starter For 10

‘It’s another world out there’, but Murray ready to fill Munster’s number 10 jersey if needed

Injury to JJ hanrahan means that Munster have no recognised back-up at out-half, but the scrum-half is confident he could temporarily fill the void.

From The Score ‘It’s only taken me seven months!’ – Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster Powerhouse

‘It’s only taken me seven months!’ – Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster

The explosive No. 8 believes the northern province can make up for Heineken Cup disappointment in the Pro12.

# munster - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score 6 minor hurlers included in Tipperary side to face Waterford in Munster MFC opener Starting XV

6 minor hurlers included in Tipperary side to face Waterford in Munster MFC opener

The teams meet in the Fraher Field in Dungarvan tomorrow.

From The Score Jack O’Connor includes 7 PS Chorca Dhuibhne Hogan Cup winners in Kerry minor team Croker Champs
From The Score Here’s the Cork and Limerick minor football sides for their Munster championship opener Rebels Choice

# munster - Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score Munster’s JJ Hanrahan ruled out of Connacht clash with groin tear Sidelined

Munster’s JJ Hanrahan ruled out of Connacht clash with groin tear

The province may be without the 21-year-old out-half for some time after he underwent an MRI scan today.

From The Score Everything up for grabs in frantic final weeks of Pro12 Provincial

Everything up for grabs in frantic final weeks of Pro12

Just nine points separate the top four and there are still three inter-pros to be played in the final three weeks.

# munster - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Score O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney Sidelined

O’Mahony in buoyant mood after surgery, will help Munster’s analysis team — Penney

The head coach urged his captain not to rush his return to competitive rugby and instead focus on ‘getting himself right for the long term.’

From The Score Hanrahan, van den Heever among seven Munster changes for Warriors visit Starting XV

Hanrahan, van den Heever among seven Munster changes for Warriors visit

Rob Penney has made five changes to his pack, including resting Paul O’Connell.

# munster - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Score Four Stars – 14 pics from Cork and Cavan’s golden age of U21 football Winning Feeling

Four Stars – 14 pics from Cork and Cavan’s golden age of U21 football

The Rebels and the Breffni maintained their dominance in Munster and Ulster last night.

From The Score Munster to bring former lock Mick O’Driscoll into coaching set-up next season Micko

Munster to bring former lock Mick O’Driscoll into coaching set-up next season

The 35-year-old Cork man will come on board as a ‘Technical Advisor’ to new head coach Anthony Foley.

# munster - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Score Shoulder surgery rules O’Mahony out for rest of season Captain Fantastic

Shoulder surgery rules O’Mahony out for rest of season

And elsewhere, Ulster have signed up a former Munster prop.

From The Score Here’s the Waterford, Cork, Clare and Kerry teams for tonight’s Munster MHC action Team News

Here’s the Waterford, Cork, Clare and Kerry teams for tonight’s Munster MHC action

Waterford travel to face Clare on Wednesday while Cork are at home to Kerry.

From The Score 7 players from Munster winning team in Limerick minor side to face Tipperary Starting XV

7 players from Munster winning team in Limerick minor side to face Tipperary

The sides meet in the Gaelic Grounds on Thursday night.

# munster - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Munster’s breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot Analysis

Analysis: Munster’s breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot

We’ve pulled out the GIFs and videos to examine the strength of Rob Penney’s men in dismantling Toulouse last weekend.

# munster - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Score O’Mahony undergoes scan as Munster confirm broken hand for Laulala Injury Worries

O’Mahony undergoes scan as Munster confirm broken hand for Laulala

The province’s captain will learn the extent of his shoulder injury when he meets a specialist tomorrow.

From The Score The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend Numbers Game

The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend

Leinster’s missed tackles, Munster’s rucking efficiency and Ulster’s share of possession all feature.

From The Score Munster backs coach Simon Mannix set for move to French club Pau Moving On

Munster backs coach Simon Mannix set for move to French club Pau

The New Zealander will leave the southern province at the end of the current campaign.

From The Score Here’s what the French media are saying after the Heineken Cup quarter-finals Reaction

Here’s what the French media are saying after the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

We’ve taken a look at L’Équipe, Midi Olympique and Rugbyrama to discover the alternative viewpoint on the action.

From The Score 5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals Then There Were 4

5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

It was a rollercoaster weekend of rugby with plenty of ups in Thomond Park.

# munster - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Murray gives ‘special mention’ to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse Pack Power

Murray gives ‘special mention’ to his forwards after armchair ride against Toulouse

The Munster scrum-half says his pack ensured yesterday’s Heineken Cup clash was an enjoyable outing for Munster’s clinical backline.

From The Score ‘You’d probably love to stay in Ireland and keep it an All-Ireland semi-final’ HCup

‘You’d probably love to stay in Ireland and keep it an All-Ireland semi-final’

Munster second row Paul O’Connell was thrilled by his side’s maul during yesterday’s victory over Toulouse in Limerick.

# munster - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score Penney pays tribute to Thomond Park crowd as Munster deliver from 1 to 23 Satisfaction

Penney pays tribute to Thomond Park crowd as Munster deliver from 1 to 23

The Kiwi head coach says this afternoon’s performance ‘absolutely’ ranks as one of the finest during his time with Munster.

From The Score As it happened: Munster v Toulouse, Heineken Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Toulouse, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Rob Penney’s men looked to overcome a powerful French challenge in Thomond Park.

From The Score Botha heads into scrum battle with Toulouse confident in Munster’s power Scrum Power

Botha heads into scrum battle with Toulouse confident in Munster’s power

The South African prop explains how the province has adapted to the demand for hooking and the removal of the hit.

From The Score Toulouse v Munster: The previous meetings between giants of European rugby Souvenirs

Toulouse v Munster: The previous meetings between giants of European rugby

Despite their separate successful histories, the fixture has only been played four times in the Heineken Cup.

# munster - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Score Here’s what the French media are saying about the Heineken Cup weekend ahead Le Rugby

Here’s what the French media are saying about the Heineken Cup weekend ahead

We’ve taken a look at the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Rugbyrama to see what the other side are talking about.

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