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# munster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

Add Sale to the list: 8 times Munster have stolen victory at the death

Poor Saracens have been scalped twice by Munster at the end of European encounters.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Munster have some celebrity fans in their ranks now

One Downton Abbey star showed their support yesterday.

Stander points to calm heads after Munster’s dramatic win in Sale

The South African back row was man of the match at the AJ Bell Stadium.

23 pictures from a super Saturday of European rugby

It makes for happy viewing for Munster and Connacht fans.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 18 October, 2014

5 talking points after Munster’s last-gasp win over Sale

Keatley’s mettle, Stander in beast mode, breakdown battle, midfield problems and the comeback.

Ruby Walsh, Cian Healy and Aidan O’Mahony: Here’s the Twitter reaction to Munster’s late win

Cian Healy angered some Munster fans with his post-game tweet.

‘I think as a 10 that’s your responsibility’ – Munster’s match winner Keatley

The 27-year-old held his nerve to clinch the victory for Munster with a last-gasp drop goal.

Keatley keeps his cool to give Munster dramatic win away to Sale

Munster came from 16 points down to seal a typically dramatic win.

As it happened: Sale Sharks v Munster, Champions Cup

Anthony Foley’s men got their Pool 1 campaign underway with a last-gasp win at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Quinlan, Galwey and Wallace remember Munster’s road to Twickenham 15 years on

Fifteen years ago, Munster started to believe.

‘We’re Munster, they’ll want to have a go at us’ — Murray leads rejuvenated side to take on Sharks

Despite a shaky start to the season, Munster are favourites on their opening European road trip.

# munster-rugby - Friday 17 October, 2014

Blow for Munster as Damien Varley set to go under the knife for surgery

The Irish international has been managing a foot injury for the last 15 months.

Munster go with the tried and tested as they begin their European odyssey

Dave Kilcoyne and Peter O’Mahony are the only differences to the side that won the derby against Leinster.

Chop-tackling Kilcoyne learning from Flannery’s professionalism at Munster

The 25-year-old Ireland prop faces competition from James Cronin for the number one shirt.

# munster-rugby - Thursday 16 October, 2014

The aristocrats and the mercenaries: Here’s every cliché you’ll need for the Champions Cup

Munster have a chip on their shoulder and Toulouse are the aristocrats.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Munster wary of Danny Cipriani’s X-factor ahead of trip to Sale

The southern province feel Cipriani ‘can turn a game with one play.’

‘I remember Deccy going around banging on doors to get fellas out of bed’

Munster head coach Anthony Foley explains the intricacies of an early kick-off against Sale on Saturday.

# munster-rugby - Monday 13 October, 2014

Forget Chabal, 9 years on Wallace’s timing v Sale is the lasting memory for O’Callaghan

The sides meet this Saturday and the lock is aiming to avoid a repeat of the 2005 trip to Edgeley Park.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The highlights for Leinster, Connacht and more Pro12 action from this weekend

Also featuring a JJ-Hanrahan-inspired victory for Munster over the Scarlets.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 11 October, 2014

# munster-rugby - Friday 10 October, 2014

Hanrahan guides Munster to Thomond Park success over Scarlets

The performance was not as impressive as last weekend, but Anthony Foley’s men picked up a second successive win.

Longevity no accident for record setting Donncha O’Callaghan

When push comes to squat in the Munster weight room, the lock says, “you’d swear it was European Cup final day.”

# munster-rugby - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Munster bring Peter O’Mahony and JJ Hanrahan back for Scarlets scrap

Anthony Foley has made eight changes to his side after the win over Leinster.

# munster-rugby - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

‘If they go in as favourites, they could underperform’ – Howlett thinks Irish teams need mentality shift

The former All Black talks Munster, Jonah Lomu and Super Rugby vs European Cup.

O’Mahony wants Munster progress at Thomond after shoulders pass Leinster test

The southern province’s captain admits it was ‘mentally daunting’ returning to action after almost six months out.

# munster-rugby - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

You’ll want to watch ‘A Sporting Chance’ – Limerick’s answer to ‘School of Hard Knocks’

A group of Limerick youths try to turn their lives around with the help of sport.

# munster-rugby - Monday 6 October, 2014

Munster’s Foley joins O’Connor in questioning refereeing of Leinster clash

The southern province’s head coach felt BJ Botha and Damien Varley should have stayed on the pitch.

Nothing changes public perceptions like a good inter-pro victory, eh Munster?

For all the success of Munster and Leinster, they still measure themselves against one another, write Whiff of Cordite.

Leinster win a ‘monkey off our back’, but Munster must quickly refocus — Tommy O’Donnell

The openside put in a serious shift on Saturday evening, but says the team discipline must improve.

# munster-rugby - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Gopperth points to poor start after Leinster are ‘out-passioned’ by Munster

The Kiwi out-half was disappointed with his side’s effort at the breakdown.

# munster-rugby - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Fiery first-half display powers Munster to stunning Aviva win over Leinster

Anthony Foley’s men powered the aggression levels up to claim a major win.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as the two Irish provinces renewed their rivalry.

Does Ian Keatley have what it takes to become a top-class fly-half?

Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace discuss whether the Munster number 10 can step up to the next level.

‘There is a worry that Thomond Park isn’t a hard place to go to and win now’

We sat down with Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace to discuss today’s big game.

Leinster fullback Kearney: ‘I expect a very different Munster this week’

The Ireland international believes being written off suits Anthony Foley’s men perfectly.

# munster-rugby - Friday 3 October, 2014

It’s the great big Leinster v Munster quiz

How well do you know the rivalry?

O’Mahony included on Munster bench as Leinster make three changes

The southern province’s captain returns sooner than anticipated, while Ian Madigan and Gordon D’Arcy continue as Leinster’s centres.

Analysis: Breakdown speed key for Leinster against Munster’s slowing strength

Matt O’Connor’s men are at their very best when they clear out rucks swiftly and accurately.

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