Joey Carbery kicked the decisive penalty as Leinster beat Munster 16-15 in Dublin on Saturday to set up a Pro14 final against the Scarlets.
MARIETTE ADAMS looks ahead to the Pro14 semi-finals between the Glasgow Warriors and the Scarlets in Glasgow and the Leinster, Munster clash in Dublin.
Former Springbok and Bulls flank Arno Botha has signed a one-year deal with Irish club Munster.
Munster beat Edinburgh 20-16 in Limerick to advance to the semi-finals of the Pro14.
Munster drew 24-24 with Ulster, while there were Pro14 wins for the Cheetahs, Scarlets, Ospreys, Connacht, Zebre and Edinburgh. In the final round of the regular season, hosts Munster came back from a 24-14 half-time deficit, with flyhalf JJ Hanrahan kicking a 68th-minute penalty to level the scores. Munster scored their first try in the second minute of the match… Read more →
Racing 92 saw off an improved second-half showing from Munster with a 27-22 win in the European Champions Cup semi-final in Bordeaux on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports. The French club will face Leinster in the final at San Mamés Stadium in Spain on 12 May. REPORT: Leinster power past ineffective Scarlets A furious opening quarter from Racing ultimately saw them through as wing Teddy… Read more →
Highly-rated Munster assistant coach Felix Jones has turned down an offer to join Rassie Erasmus’ backroom staff in South Africa. According to the Irish Independent, Erasmus had lined up Jones to join the Boks as a skills coach, but he ultimately decided to continue as Munster’s backs and attack coach. The former Ireland and Munster fullback was originally recommended for… Read more →
Munster coach Johann van Graan insists that Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping ban is a ‘thing of the past’. Grobler tested positive for an anabolic-androgenic steroid in 2014 while he was still with the Stormers and Western Province, and received a two-year suspension after admitting his guilt. He was then handed an opportunity with French club Racing 92, before signing a three-year deal… Read more →
Munster’s fitness chief Aled Walters is set to take up a role with Rassie Erasmus as part of the Springbok set-up. Walters, in his sixth season with Munster, joined the Irish team in 2012 as a strength and rehab coach, and has previously worked with the Brumbies in Super Rugby and Taranaki in New Zealand. The Springboks have already recruited… Read more →
Ulster fought back from 17-0 down to beat Munster 24-17 in their Pro14 match in Belfast.