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Huge Blow For Munster As Joey Carbery Set For Lengthy Layoff

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Munster will have to plan for some crucial fixtures without the services of their star out-half Joey Carbery.  Carbery is currently sidelined with an ankle injury which he originally picked up in the Rugby World Cup warm-up game against Italy at the Aviva Stadium back in August. The 24-year-old missed the remainder of the preparatory fixtures against Wales and England …

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Munster Defence Coach JP Ferreira Signs Contract Extension

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Munster have announced that their defence coach JP Ferreira has signed a contract extension which will keep him in Limerick until June 2022.  Ferreira arrived at Munster in December 2017 as he replaced Jacques Nienaber who departed for the Springboks alongside Rassie Erasmus. Ferreira has had a strong impact in his time with the southern province with Munster boasting the …

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Late Blow For Ireland As Joey Carbery Drops Out Of Matchday Squad

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Ireland have received a late blow ahead of kick-off in their clash with Russia in Kobe with the news that Joey Carbery is a late withdrawal.  With the team sheets confirmed over an hour before kick-off, Carbery was a notable absentee with Conor Murray coming onto the bench to replace him. Carbery was initially named amongst the replacements and he …

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Murphy Straight In As Schmidt Makes 11 Changes For Russia Clash

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Joe Schmidt has made 11 changes for Ireland’s crunch World Cup clash with Russia on Thursday. Jordi Murphy comes straight into the back-row at number eight alongside Rhys Ruddock and Peter O’Mahony who makes his third start in 12 days. Tadhg Beirne and Jean Kleyn are set to start their first World Cup matches when they take their place in …

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“Nervous Days” Behind Joey Carbery As He Looks To Attack World Cup

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Sean McMahon reporting from Yokohama.  When the images of Joey Carbery grimacing on the Aviva Stadium turf were broadcasted to the thousands of supporters watching Ireland’s win over Italy, they would have feared the worst.  Carbery suffered an ankle injury in Ireland’s first warm-up game, an injury all that more difficult to take considering he was producing a man-of-the-match performance …

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Joe Schmidt Provides Update On Joey Carbery Injury

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Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has said that the ankle injury suffered by Joey Carbery in Saturday afternoon’s win over Italy at the Aviva Stadium is “stable”.  The Auckland-born out-half left the field on a stretcher 10 minutes into the second half with an ankle injury. Carbery attempted to walk off the field but he struggled to put weight on …

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“Fabulous” Joey Carbery Pushing For Position In Sexton Absence

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Ireland are now entering a much needed ‘rest week’ after two gruelling two-week blocks of pre-season preparation ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Fitness and strength & conditioning work have been the main focus during the past month as the Ireland coaching staff hope to have the players in the best possible shape to deal with the difficult environmental …

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Frustrated Joey Carbery Looking To Make Comeback Against Leinster

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It’s been a frustrating couple of weeks for Joey Carbery.  The Ireland out-half has had to sit on the sidelines and watch his side endure a difficult time as they exited the Champions Cup at the semi-final stage to eventual winners Saracens. Munster also scraped over the line in their Guinness PRO14 quarter-final victory over Benetton at Thomond Park as …

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“Joey and Earlsy Were Both 95% And We Decided Not To Take A Chance”

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Sean McMahon reporting from Thomond Park Munster head coach Johann van Graan is hoping to have both Keith Earls (thigh) and Joey Carbery (hamstring) fit for their Guinness PRO14 semi-final with Leinster in two weeks.  Munster have been without Earls and Carbery for the last number of weeks. Both players made their last appearances when they defeated Edinburgh in the …

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Murray Fit For Quarter-Final As Earls & Carbery Return To Training

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Munster head coach, Johann van Graan, has confirmed that Conor Murray will be available for selection for their Guinness PRO14 quarter-final against Benetton on Saturday.  The scrum-half was forced to miss their final group game against Connacht last Saturday after he picked up a neck injury during the warm-up. Van Graan revealed afterwards that his withdrawal from the matchday squad …

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D’Arcy: Carbery Won’t Be A Loss If Conor Murray Can Make His Mark

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Gordon D’Arcy believes Conor Murray will need to stamp his authority in their Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Saracens in order to fill the void left by Joey Carbery. Carbery has been deemed as “highly unlikely” to start the game after being withdrawn during their quarter-final win over Edinburgh after 36 minutes with the hamstring injury that prematurely ended his …

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Joey Carbery “Highly Unlikely” For Saracens Showdown

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Head coach Johann van Graan confirmed that Joey Carbery is “highly unlikely” to be available for Munster’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final showdown with Saracens on Saturday.  The talented out-half pulled up with a hamstring injury in the first half of the quarter-final win over Edinburgh at Murrayfield less than three weeks ago. It was a recurrence of the same injury …

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