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Opening night win for Munster Rugby but too early to judge season aspirations

Thomond Park on a Saturday night with home fans back in the stadium. All good vibes…

United Rugby Championship era begins

The United Rugby Championship was launched to the media masses and public domain today. A slick…

Connacht Rugby throw Rainbow Cup North wide open after Thomond Park victory

This Rainbow Cup tournament. It has been a slow burn not helped by the pandemic situation…

Pro14 Rainbow Cup fixtures announced finally

The Pro14 Rainbow Cup has had a shaky start given the news that the South African…

Signs of optimism for Munster Rugby as they beat Leinster Rugby in Rainbow Cup opener

The pandemic unfortunately has put pay to the South African involvement in the Rainbow Cup but…

Opinion – Munster Rugby give as good as get but classy Toulouse shine through

A few days after Munster Rugby went down with their boots on in a 33-40 loss…

Opinion – Leinster Rugby dominant as Munster Rugby struggle for answers

The final plays of yesterday’s 16-6 Guinness Pro14 win for Leinster Rugby yesterday are still in…

More harsh lessons for Munster Rugby to digest as Leinster Rugby strike late to win at Thomond Park

We have been here before Munster Rugby. Leinster Rugby winning their fifth consecutive fixture against Munster…

Monday Night Rugby at Thomond Park serves up a classic on opening night

I was quite apprehensive of this Monday Night Guinness Pro14 experiment. Thomond Park on a damp,…

Munster Rugby win somehow at the Scarlets!

30-27. If you had only seen the score line only, you would have thought this contest…