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Munster Confirm Jaco Taute Move To Leicester Tigers

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Munster have confirmed that South African centre, Jaco Taute, will join Leicester Tigers at the beginning of the next season.  The announcement comes hours after the Premiership club confirmed the signing of Leinster centre, Noel Reid. Taute was first brought to the province in September 2016 as a replacement for the injured Francis Saili and made his debut the following …

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Jaco Taute To Captain Munster For Tomorrow’s Interpro Derby

Munster’s Jaco Taute will captain his side for the first time as they face off against Ulster in tomorrow’s interpro derby. Tomorrow’s pivotal Guinness PRO14 matchup will see Munster coach Johann van Graan make 13 changes to the side he picked last time around as they take on Ulster in the Kingspan Stadium. Both teams were unveiled alongside one other via each …

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Francis Saili Earns Buckets Of Praise In His Final Thomond Park Game As Munster Power Past Ospreys

Guinness PRO12 Semi-Final, Thomond Park, Limerick 20/5/2017 Munster vs Ospreys Munster's Francis Saili with Kieron Fonotia of Ospreys

In his final game for Munster at Thomond Park, Francis Saili turned in a man-of-the-match performance. The centre’s two-year stint at the province is coming to an end this summer as they have confirmed Jaco Taute will replace him, and Saili used Saturday’s Pro12 semi-final against Ospreys to ensure that he will go out with a bang. The 26-year-old got the …

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Munster Confirm Jaco Taute Is Staying, But Donnacha Ryan And Five More Will Be Leaving

Munster Rugby Press Conference, UL, Limerick 27/3/2017 Jaco Taute

Munster have confirmed that Jaco Taute has officially signed with the province for the next two years. The former Springbok has proven to be a hugely popular figure since signing on a short-term contract last year, and keeping him was one of compatriot Rassie Erasmus’s biggest objectives this summer. That has now been achieved, with the centre signing a two-year deal …

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5 Interprovincial Transfers The IRFU Should Facilitate Next Summer

In comparison to the situation that exist in Wales, the IRFU’s pyramidal structure works far more efficiently and without the baggage associated with welsh regional rugby. In Ireland the club/schools system feeds the provinces, who in turn produce players for the national team. In order to best manage the pool of talent available, the IRFU centrally contract their elite players and determine …

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Ranking Irish Rugby’s Most Memorable Images Of 2016

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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

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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 Chances Of Extending Jaco Taute’s Stay Given Second Boost In 24 Hours.

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Munster might well have just been handed a massive, South African-sized Christmas present. Further to IRFU High Performance Director David Nucifora’s interview released on the organisation’s social media accounts on Thursday, the prospect of centre Jaco Taute remaining at the province beyond his initial short-term loan contract has been enhanced. The Limerick Post have reported that they believe Taute has been released from …

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Munster Announce Team To Face Racing 92

Munster have announced their side to take on Racing 92 in Paris. After suffering a 25-14 defeat at the hands of Leinster last weekend, Munster face a daunting trip to Paris to take on Racing 92 on Sunday. Despite the defeat, Rassie Erasmus has only made one change to the side, with Jaco Taute starting at outside centre instead of …

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5 Conclusions From Leinster Vs. Munster

Leinster saw off Munster 25-14 at the Aviva stadium. The game between Leinster and Munster in the Aviva stadium was certainly not a classic. Both sides are shadows of their former selves, with Munster in particular still looking off the pace. During the early weeks of the season it was apparent that Rassie Erasmus had stripped Munster back to the …

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Peter O’Mahony Included In Munster Squad To Face Zebre

Peter O’Mahony will make his long awaited return this weekend. Munster fans will finally get the chance to see Peter O’Mahony in action this weekend, after Rassie Erasmus named the backrow in his squad to face Zebre in Thomond Park on Saturday. The inspirational player has been forced to watch from the side lines after suffering  a horrific cruciate ligament injury …

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