# heineken-cup - Sunday 27 April, 2014
We went minute-by-minute as Munster took on the reigning champions in Marseille.
Toulon’s back row represented one of Europe’s most feared units but the South African is capable of taking the fight to them.
The former Reds lock played two seasons of Top 14 rugby with Perpignan.
Shades? Check. Pack of ciggies? Check. Couple of pints? Check. Sun block? Oh.
It’s gonna be tough, but Munster hold hope of toppling the European champions in Marseille.
# heineken-cup - Saturday 26 April, 2014
Rob Penney’s men went through a gentle captain’s run ahead of Sunday’s semi final with Toulon.
The England winger surpassed the record for tournament tries and referee Nigel Owens made his mark.
The Saracens winger is one try off equalling a long-standing European Cup record.
The former Munster flanker details the areas the province need to excel in to pull off the unlikely in Marseille.
# heineken-cup - Friday 25 April, 2014
7,000 fans from the southern province are turning the port town red as we speak.
With no Irish team involved in this weekend’s first Heineken Cup semi-final, you can just sit back and enjoy it.
Selecting a natural number 7 may be the wildcard Munster need on Sunday.
Donncha Ryan’s absence has forced Rob Penney into a back row reshuffle for Sunday’s trip to Marseille.
“Munster definitely don’t want to be chasing a game and trying to fix problems as they go.”
Munster’s James Coughlan feels his side must avoid over-thinking their Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulon.
# heineken-cup - Thursday 24 April, 2014
The province’s defeat to the Philippe Saint-André’s men meant they failed to reach the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup.
The 24-year-old wing says he learned from last season’s Heineken Cup semi-final defeat to Clermont.
# heineken-cup - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The former France boss has highlighted the threat of Munster’s maul and line-out ahead of Sunday’s semi-final.
This pirate-themed video runs through the highlights that have led to the province reaching a Heineken Cup semi-final.
The Grenoble scrum-half knows a thing or two about facing the Top 14′s best following his breakthrough season with Grenoble.
If Mourad Boudjellal’s side win a second straight European title, others will start following their gameplan.
The veteran lock says the Heineken Cup champions are better than the side that beat his province heavily in France in 2011.
# heineken-cup - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
The 21-year-old was at the squad’s training session in Cork today, while Casey Laulala’s recovery has gone to plan.
22-year-old academy out-half Jonathan Holland trained with the senior squad as JJ Hanrahan underwent fitness tests.
There have been suggestions that Munster should go with an attacking back three of Zebo, Conway and Earls.
The English out-half has recovered from the injury he picked up against Leinster, but Bakkies Botha and Ali Williams are doubts.
But first, he’s hoping to be part of ‘a long day at the office’ against Munster.
# heineken-cup - Monday 21 April, 2014
Watch out, Toulon. The winger was ‘Poppin Them Thangs’ in between sets today.
Toulon or Munster, Clermont or Saracens. Where’s your money going?
Head coach Rob Penney is calling on his team to play the best game in their history to knock off the reigning champions.
# heineken-cup - Sunday 20 April, 2014
The Munster coach was pleased that his side picked up a bonus point win, and no injuries, in Galway.
# heineken-cup - Thursday 17 April, 2014
The ERC has announced the full list of refereeing appointments for the European semi-final weekend.
# heineken-cup - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
CJ Stander, Simon Zebo and Donncha O’Callaghan were just some of those in attendance.
# heineken-cup - Saturday 12 April, 2014
The South Afrcian was on form as Munster’s Heineken Cup semi-final opposition came from 20-9 down to prevail.
# heineken-cup - Thursday 10 April, 2014
The Heineken Cup is no more as a new 20-team competition will take its place from next season on.
The end for the Heineken Cup is all but confirmed.
# heineken-cup - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Using GIFs and videos, we’ve examined the province’s kicking and attacking during the Heineken Cup quarter-final.
# heineken-cup - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Head coach Matt O’Connor is keen that his side learn the lessons of their sub-par display in France.
Meanwhile, Munster say Casey Lualala will be in a cast for 10 days but should return for the semi-final against Toulon.
We’ve pulled out the GIFs and videos to examine the strength of Rob Penney’s men in dismantling Toulouse last weekend.