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“I’m Really Looking Forward To Seeing Him Play Again” – Van Graan On Casey

Craig Casey

Professional rugby is a results-driven business.  When the season gets up and running it’s often difficult for teams to allocate the time to experiment with different players or provide vital senior experience to the younger contingent. Especially right now, with the current condensed period of the season which sees four rounds of the European Cup take place over five weeks, …

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“My Grandmother Heard I Was Warming Up & Forced Her Way Into Thomond”

Craig Casey

Craig Casey’s Munster debut wasn’t entirely conventional.  The Limerick native has enjoyed somewhat of a meteoric rise since he first made a name for himself in the Munster Schools Senior Cup before joining Munster’s Academy almost two years ago. Progression into the Ireland U20s set-up soon followed but injury hampered Casey’s season in 2018. He returned this year with a …

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Good News For Munster As Beirne Extends Contract & Casey Commits

Munster and the IRFU have today confirmed that Tadhg Beirne has signed a two-year contract extension and will be remaining with the provincial side until June 2022.  The versatile forward joined the southern province on a two-year deal last summer following a successful stint with Scarlets in the Guinness PRO 14. The lock has started in 18 of his 20 …

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Johann Van Graan: We’re Going To Back Those U20s Guys Next Season

Johann van Graan

The potential success of Munster’s season will be decided in the coming weeks.  A disappointing exit in the Heineken Champions Cup to Saracens was followed by the southern province scraping into the last four of the Guinness PRO14 thanks to their narrow win over Benetton on Saturday at Thomond Park. Munster’s problems in attack have been highlighted at times throughout …

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Three Surgeries In 14 Months But Casey Puts Injury Hell In The Past

Craig Casey Ireland U20

Craig Casey is looking to put 14 months of an injury nightmare behind him as prepares for the upcoming U20 Six Nations with Ireland.  Limerickman Casey’s career had been developing nicely. He captained his school Ard Scoil Rís to the semi-finals of the 2017 Munster Senior Schools Cup while also representing Munster and Ireland at U18 level. He secured a …

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