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Scarlets Lock Sees Red After Punching Two Munster Players

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Scarlets lock Sam Lousi has received a straight red card in the 33rd minute of their PRO14 encounter with Munster after punching two players. The incident occurred shortly after the half-hour mark as Munster were advancing and were awarded a penalty from a ruck close to the Scarlets line. Following the referee’s decision, there were some afters involving a number …

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Van Graan “Gutted” As Joey Carbery Ruled Out For Up To Four Months

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Munster head coach Johann van Graan has said he is “gutted” for Joey Carbery following his latest injury setback on his return from a lengthy absence. According to Virgin Media’s Sinead Kissane, the 24-year-old is set to spend between two and four months on the sidelines after suffering a wrist ligament injury in Friday night’s game against Ulster which requires …

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Peter O’Mahony: “He’d Be Disappointed Himself But He Shouldn’t Be”

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Munster captain Peter O’Mahony has praised the performance of out-half JJ Hanrahan during his side’s Champions Cup draw with Racing 92 in Thomond Park on Saturday. The Kerry man kicked 11 of Munster’s 21-point haul, including a monster conversion to level the game following Andrew Conway’s late try. Hanrahan had an opportunity to steal the win for Johann van Graan’s …

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Munster Sweat On JJ Hanrahan Injury As Europe Looms

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Seán McMahon reporting from Thomond Park.  Munster are facing into a potential out-half crisis with European rugby on the horizon after JJ Hanrahan was removed after the half-hour mark in Munster’s 22-16 win over Ulster in Limerick on Saturday night.  Munster head coach Johann van Graan confirmed during his post-match press conference that Hanrahan was removed with what looks to …

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Watch: JJ Hanrahan Blunder Gifts Try To Glasgow Warriors

At halftime at Scotsoun, the Glasgow Warriors are currently leading Munster 22-0.  It’s been a dismal opening 40 minutes from the southern province who have yet to enter the Glasgow 22 after 40 minutes of rugby. Three tries from Callum Gibbins, Stuart Hogg and Adam Ashe have put the home side completely in control of this game but it will be …

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JJ Hanrahan Sees Joey Carbery Competition As Par For The Course

JJ Hanrahan was a relaxed figure when he spoke to the media moments after Munster’s 38-0 victory over the Cheetahs at Thomond Park on Saturday evening.  The Currow native put in a very good performance to follow up his preseason exploits as he looks to start the season with a bang to help cement his place as Munster’s first choice …

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Opinion: Irish Rugby Is On The Right Track But There Are Still Improvements To Be Made

With the national and provincial season complete, the timing is right to investigate and delve into the movements the IRFU have been making for both province and country this season. This is alongside new plans which have been put in place for elite player development, provincial and club game investment plus the growth of an ever-improving Sevens programme. While all …

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Ian Keatley Being Lined Up For Premiership Switch [Report]

Ian Keatley looks set to leave Munster this summer. Despite being previously linked with moves to La Rochelle and Bayonne, according to the Irish Independent, it now looks as though Ian Keatley will leave Munster for the Worcester Warriors this summer. The fly-half, who was recalled to the Irish squad during the early rounds of the Six Nations, had suffered …

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Munster Confirm Three New Signings And Six Contract Extensions

Chris Farrell of Grenoble during the Top 14 match between Racing 92 and Grenoble on November 19, 2016 in Colombes, France. (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport) (Photo by Dave Winter/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

Munster have confirmed three new players to be added to their ranks next season, as well as tying six current players down for a longer period of time. Rassie Erasmus’ rejuvenated side have been in flying form recently, securing a home Champions Cup quarter-final against Toulouse as well as sitting in second place in the Pro12 table. While tentative speculation surrounding …

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Former IRB Junior Player Of The Year JJ Hanrahan Set For Shock Munster Return

When it was announced in 2014 that promising Ireland out-half JJ Hanrahan was to leave Munster for the Northampton Saints, many fans shook their heads in disbelief at the IRFU’s perceived short-sightedness. As Munster’s form continued to slide, the loss of Hanrahan, widely regarded as one of Ireland’s most promising half-backs, was just another blow for the brand that had …

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JJ Hanrahan’s Future At Northamton Could Be In Doubt

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 4, Franklin's Gardens, Northampton, England 18/12/2015 Northampton Saints vs Racing 92 Northampton Saints' JJ Hanrahan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Former Munster fly-half JJ Hanrahan’s future in English club rugby could be in doubt after the 24-year-old was left out of Northampton’s match day squad to face Bath in the Saints’ season opener at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday. Hanrahan was excluded from Jim Mallinder’s squad due to injury, but significantly the coach’s son and England U-20 captain Harry, starts at fly-half for the …

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