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South African Reports Link Munster’s Rassie Erasmus With Springboks Job

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JANUARY 14: Munster Rugby director of Rugby Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Glasgow Warriors and Munster Rugby at Scotstoun Stadium on January 14, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus continues to be linked with becoming the Springboks’ new head coach today, despite playing down the rumours over the weekend. As reported by Sport24, it’s widely expected that current South Africa rugby coach Allister Coetzee will see his contract terminated in the very new future. SARU would of course then be in need of a …

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Munster Fans Celebrate After Their Side’s Massive Win Over Racing 92

Munster’s 32-7 win over Racing 92 on Saturday afternoon was a fitting performance to send off former head coach Anthony Foley in style. Foley was pronounced dead just hours before the previous scheduled fixture between these two sides back in October, suffering an acute pulmonary oedema at the Munster team hotel in Paris, and on a day which caused so much heartache …

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Munster Prepare For Emotional Return To Paris This Week For Champions Cup Clash with Racing 92

Munster Fans Pay Tribute to Anthony Foley, Thomond Park, Limerick 19/10/2016 Tributes are paid to Munster head coach Anthony Foley outside Thomond Park Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Back in October, on another routine Champions Cup weekend, rugby took a back seat as news emerged of the tragic passing of Munster head coach and Ireland legend Anthony Foley while in Paris for the southern province’s clash with Racing 92. Following the devastating news, the fixture was immediately cancelled and the Munster squad returned to Limerick heartbroken at the …

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Ranking Irish Rugby’s Most Memorable Images Of 2016


As the year draws to a close, we can look back on 2016 as a phenomenal, and at times tragic, twelve months of rugby. The rugby community lost a true legend in Anthony Foley as Munster’s Head Coach suddenly passed away in October. The effect he had on the sport has been highlighted wonderfully since his death with the numerous tributes …

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Huge News For Munster Fans As Key Player Signs Contract Extension


Following Munster’s comprehensive victory over rivals Leinster last night, some phenomenal and much-anticipated news for the province emerged. Jaco Taute has been pivotal to the revival of Munster this season with his performances in midfield endearing him to the Thomond Park faithful. His contract was due to finish on New Year’s Eve with the Springbok only arriving as short-term cover …

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Munster’s Clash With Racing 92 Rescheduled For January

Munster’s meeting with Racing 92 was postponed after news of Anthony Foley’s passing emerged. European Club Rugby have confirmed that Munster’s postponed fixture against Racing 92 has been rescheduled for Saturday January 7 at 3:45 (Irish time). The game was due to take place on October 16, but was called off after news of Anthony Foley passing emerged. The rescheduled …

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