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Here Is How Munster Can Qualify For The Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

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Munster are on the verge of exiting the Champions Cup after defeat to Racing 92 on Sunday afternoon. Johann van Graan’s side fell to a 39-22 loss against Racing in Paris, a result that leaves their hopes of advancing from Pool 4 in serious jeopardy. At present, Munster appear unlikely to advance to the quarter-finals. They are currently third in …

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Watch: Stade Francais-Racing 92 Clash Descends Into Almighty Brawl

There was plenty of drama in the Top 14 on Sunday as Racing’s Wenceslas Lauret and Stade Français’ Pascal Papé were both shown red cards in a mid-match brawl. With Stade Français leading 13-6, on the stroke of half-time both sides were reduced to 14 men, when both Lauret and Papé were sent off. The fight started with a bit of pushing and shoving, before …

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Watch: Munster Video Commemorates Zebo’s 50th Provincial Try

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Simon Zebo of Munster celebrates scoring his third try during the Heineken Cup match between Northampton Saints and Munster at StadiumMK on January 21, 2012 in Milton Keynes, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Irish rugby is enjoying a stellar season and nobody personifies this more than Simon Zebo. The Munster winger has been ever-present in Munster’s successful (so far) European campaign and has even cemented a place for himself in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland XV. Ireland has produced countless stellar wingers down through the ages, who have tried and failed to topple the All Blacks. …

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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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Racing Metro Release Stinging Statement Pressing Fraudulent And Criminal Charges Against Johan Goosen

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 10: Johan Goosen of Racing 92 makes a break past Guilhem Guirado of Toulon during the European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Final between Racing 92 and RC Toulon at Stade Yves Du Manoir on April 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The on-going feud between Racing Metro and Johan Goosen appears to be escalating. The South African star signed a bumper contract with the Paris side last year, but has since indicated that he will retire from rugby. Racing are maintaining that he is bound by his contract to the club, and released a truly stinging statement today, declaring that they will …

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VIDEO – Ronan O’Gara Living ‘Minute By Minute’ Since Anthony Foley’s Passing

Racing Metro assistant and former Munster fly-half Ronan O’Gara has said that he’s been living ‘minute by minute’ since the passing of his friend and former teammate Anthony Foley last weekend. Foley, aged 42, died at the Munster team hotel in Paris last Sunday just hours before Munster were due to take on O’Gara’s Racing Metro in Colombes. Footage from …

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VIDEO – Dan Carter Slices Through Leicester Defence To Score Brilliant Solo Try

Racing Metro fly-half Dan Carter has had to deal with a lot of criticism following a L’Equipe report earlier this month that revealed the New Zealander had tested positive for corticosteroids use. Carter, along with teammates Joe Rokocoko and Juan Imhoff, were subsequently cleared of any wrongdoing by the FFR and in his first game back since the allegations, the former All Blacks outhalf …

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Dan Carter Sees No Problem With His Use Of Corticosteroids

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Former New Zealand out-half Dan Carter has said that he can’t see a problem with his therapeutic use of corticosteroids after French newspaper L’Equipe reported that “traces of corticosteroids” — which are used to help reduce inflammation — had been found in the urine samples of Carter and Racing teammates Juan Imhoff and Joe Rokocoko prior to last season’s Top 14 final win over …

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Marcus Horan – You Can’t Expect A Reaction From This Munster Team

Guinness PRO12, The Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland 8/10/2016 Leinster vs Munster Munster’s Billy Holland and Conor Murray after the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Former Munster and Ireland prop Marcus Horan has said that you can’t expect a reaction from this current Munster side against Racing Metro on Sunday following Munster’s 25-14 defeat to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium last weekend. After starting the season with four wins from their first five games under new coach Rassie Erasmus, Munster slumped to their second defeat of the …

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Ronan O’Gara Rubbishes Suggestions Of Any Wrongdoing By Racing 92

Racing Metro assistant coach Ronan O’Gara has rubbished claims that the club were at fault after it was revealed earlier this week that Racing’s Dan Carter, Joe Rokocoko and Juan Imhoff had all tested positive for corticoids or corticosteroids following the club’s Top 14 triumph in Barcelona last season. It was reported by L’Equipe that trace amounts of the steroid were identified in …

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Watch: Dan Carter’s Ten Best Ever Tries

Dan Carter

Upon his retirement, Dan Carter will go down as one of the greatest players to ever grace a rugby football field. The Kiwi has won almost every honour in the game, and today he is seeking to add a European Cup triumph to his amazing CV. Be it for club or country, the fly-half has always been immense, combining skill, …

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Watch: Sebastien Chabal’s Ten Biggest Hits

MARSEILLES , FRANCE - NOVEMBER 08: Sebastien Chabal of France in action during the International Friendly between France and Argentina at Stade Velodrome on November 8, 2008 in Marseilles, France. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Sébastien Chabal is regarded as one of the most physical players to ever grace the game of rugby football. The French giant played at number 8 throughout a glittered career, and be it for Bourgoin, Sale Sharks, Racing Metro, Lyon or France, he always brought the pain. He is renowned for those big hits he used to put in around …

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France Start Player Who Hasn’t Played 15 Aside Rugby In Two Years Against Italy

Guy Noves has made a wildcard selection on the wing. Although we have all grown accustomed to French coaches making strange selections, Guy Noves’ decision to include Virimi Vakatawa in his starting XV against Italy has come out of the blue. Better known for his performances in the French sevens side, the Fijian born Vakatawa has not played 15 aside rugby since leaving …

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European Champions Cup Qualifying Picture Explained

On Friday morning, we predicted that things would be a lot clearer on Monday as far as qualifying for the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup is concerned. How wrong we were. There are still places in the last eight up for grabs before the competition breaks for the Six Nations. Despite not harbouring realistic hopes of reaching the next …

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