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Joey Carbery In Line For Return For Thomond Park Leinster Clash

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Munster must face into back-to-back clashes against reigning European champions Saracens without the services of experienced out-half, Tyler Bleyendaal. Following a bright start to the season, Bleyendaal was ruled out of their European clash with Racing 92 with neck stiffness and the province confirmed that he will be rested for a number of weeks in order to take “every precaution …

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Tyler Bleyendaal: Ireland Call-Up Is “Long Way Away”

Tyler Bleyendaal Munster

Munster out-half, Tyler Bleyendaal, has conceded that his goal of playing for Ireland is still “a long way away” as he continues to reintegrate back into the Munster squad following a lengthy injury.  The New Zealand native has been qualified to play for the country of his residency since last year and has trained with Joe Schmidt’s side in Carton …

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Tyler Bleyendaal Set To Captain Munster On Injury Return

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Munster have announced that Tyler Bleyendaal will captain the province for their game against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Sunday. The New Zealand centre has not featured for Munster’s senior side in eight months due to a neck injury and this will act as a huge boost for Bleyendaal as he is given the armband for the game against the …

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Tyler Bleyendaal Named On Bench For Munster A This Weekend

Tyler Bleyendaal has officially been named on the bench for the Munster A side scheduled to face Leinster this weekend.  Bleyendaal has been on the long road to recovery for the last year since injuring his neck last October. The fly-half has endured a nasty string of injuries that have forced several delays to him kickstarting his Munster career but …

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Concern Down In Munster With Very Worrying Injury List

Munster currently lie in second place in Conference A of the Guinness PRO14 and they endured mixed results while their international contingent were away with Ireland for the duration of the Six Nations. Munster recorded two wins against Zebre and the Glasgow Warriors while suffering away defeats to the Cardiff Blues and most recently Edinburgh at the weekend. They take on …

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Johann Van Graan Provides Positive Update On Tyler Bleyendaal

It’s full steam ahead for Munster as they look to continue their march to the knockout stages of the PRO14 after enjoying a little break over the last few weeks.  Next up for Johann van Graan’s side is the Thomond Park clash against Zebre on Saturday and the Munster head coach provided a positive update today on Tyler Bleyendaal’s injury …

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Bundee Aki And Tyler Bleyendaal Are Training With Ireland This Week

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Joe Schmidt has this week gathered his Irish side for a training camp in Kildare’s Carton House before the players return to their clubs for the new season. The world’s number three side will take on South Africa, Fiji and Argentina in November and may have a new name to call upon with Bundee Aki soon eligible for citizenship. The Connacht …

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EPCR Unveil Full List Of Nominees For ‘Player Of The Year’

With the finale weekend of the Six Nations behind us, attention now moves sharply back to the club game. Close on the horizon is Rugby Champions Cup action. Furthermore, the quarter-finals this year have thrown up some mammoth ties involving Europe’s rugby elite. To whet our appetite for the knockout stages, the EPCR have been drip feeding the public their nominees …

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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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5 Quick Conclusions From Munster’s 32-7 Win Over Racing 92

1. Munster’s Work Rate Munster are not and never have been a team that can open up their opposition like Connacht or Wasps, instead they look to take teams through multiple phases in order to create space. For such a strategy to work, players need to demonstrate massive work rate at the break down in order to produce quick ball. …

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Munster Half-Back Reportedly Headed For France’s Top 14

Munster Rugby is enjoying a stunning return to form this season and as a result clubs from around Europe have been keen to poach some of the province’s stars. Key to the Limerick-based club’s success has been the blossoming partnership between half-backs Conor Murray and Tyler Bleyendaal. The 26-year-old New Zealand native joined Munster back in 2015 and despite having …

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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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Ireland’s Overseas XV

Ireland have slowly been accumulating overseas players in recent seasons. In a very candid interview published in the Irish Examiner yesterday, Luke Fitzgerald bluntly took a stance against the IRFU’s policy of recruiting overseas players. Very deliberately, Fitzgerald reasoned that the policy was “wrong”, before bluntly asking “Are we not good enough to fill the spots? I don’t know if there’s …

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