Munster Rugby Announce Contract Deals For Murray, Daly & Gleeson
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Munster Rugby and the IRFU are pleased to confirm contract extensions for Conor Murray and Jack Daly with Brian Gleeson to be promoted from the Academy to the senior squad next season. Murray and Daly have signed one-year extensions with Gleeson moving up to the senior squad on a two-year deal. Gleeson is one of five Academy players moving up to the senior squad next year with Tony Butler, Ethan Coughlan, Mark Donnelly and Edwin Edogbo also signing two-year deals. Conor Murray is one of the most decorated scrum-halfs in world rugby with 116 Ireland caps and three British & Irish Lions t ..read more
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Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Cardiff At Thomond
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3M ago
The Munster squad are preparing at the HPC ahead of Saturday night’s URC Round 13 clash against Cardiff at Thomond Park. The game kicks off at 7.35pm with tickets from €20 available here. In player news, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Crowley, Conor Murray, Calvin Nash and Peter O’Mahony have all returned to the HPC after helping Ireland to the 6 Nations title. On the injury front, Academy back-row forward Ruadhán Quinn suffered a hand injury against Ospreys on Friday night and will be sidelined for a number of weeks. Oli Jager and Fineen Wycherley have started their rehab following minor procedures for ..read more
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Squad Update | Preparations Continue For Ospreys
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4M ago
The Munster squad are continuing preparations ahead of Friday night’s URC Round 12 clash against Ospreys in Swansea (7.35pm). On the injury front, there is good news for John Hodnett (finger), Jack O’Donoghue (knee) and Simon Zebo (knee) as they all return to training this week. Oli Jager (knee) and Fineen Wycherley (knee) are both due to see specialists this week for possible surgery. Alex Nankivell is following the return to play protocols following a head injury in training last week. On the international front, Craig Casey and Jeremy Loughman have returned to the squad after Ireland’s 6 N ..read more
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British & Irish Lion to join Glasgow Warriors
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4M ago
Sutherland to join Glasgow Warriors 15 Mar 2024 Glasgow Warriors can confirm that Scotland prop Rory Sutherland will join the club this summer. The British and Irish Lion joins the Scotstoun-outfit from French side Oyonnax, making the move to Scotstoun on a two-year deal as Franco Smith’s squad continues to take shape. The confirmation of the loose-head prop’s move to Glasgow also comes on the eve of his involvement in Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland in Dublin, where he is in contention to win his 30th cap for Scotland, part of the match day squad. The 31-year ..read more
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Farrell Names Ireland Match Day Squad To Face Scotland In Dublin
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4M ago
Head Coach Andy Farrell has named his Ireland Match Day Squad for Saturday’s Guinness Men’s Six Nations clash against Scotland at Aviva Stadium (Kick-off 4.45pm). Ireland – currently sitting top of the Six Nations table heading into Super Saturday – can clinch back-to-back Championship titles with victory over Scotland in Dublin. Farrell has named an unchanged starting XV for the Round 5 clash, as Hugo Keenan, Calvin Nash and James Lowe continue in the Ireland back three. Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki are once again selected in midfield, with Jack Crowley and Jamison Gibson-Park the startin ..read more
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Ulster sign South-African winger
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4M ago
Werner Kok to sign with Ulster 58 minutes ago News Facebook Twitter Copy Link Email Link The powerful South African Sharks winger and former World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year will join the province on a two-year deal in the summer. A destructive and dynamic winger, who is known for his work-rate, Kok’s all- action play has earned him the nickname ‘Tarzan’, with a nod to his athleticism and flowing locks. The 31-year-old is a former Blitzbok champion and has been a stalwart for his nation in the Sevens game, with honours including a 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold and a bronze ..read more
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Munster To Play All Blacks XV
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4M ago
Munster Rugby are pleased to confirm that the province will take on the All Blacks XV on Saturday November 2nd at Thomond Park (5.30pm). Since the redevelopment of Thomond Park in 2008, Munster Rugby have hosted international opposition in the form of the All Blacks, Australia and the Māori All Blacks at the Limerick venue. More recently Munster Rugby have hosted sold-out clashes against South Africa A and the Crusaders in Cork’s SuperValu Páirc Ui Chaoimh in November 2022 and February 2024. Commenting on today’s announcement Munster Rugby CEO Ian Flanagan said: “We will be delighted to welco ..read more
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Farrell Names Ireland Team To Face England At Twickenham
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4M ago
Head Coach Andy Farrell has named his Ireland Match Day Squad for Saturday’s Guinness Men’s Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham (Kick-off 4.45pm). Peter O’Mahony captains Ireland for the Round 4 visit to London, with Hugo Keenan returning to the starting XV after recovering from injury. Keenan joins Calvin Nash and James Lowe in the Ireland back three, with Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw continuing their midfield partnership. Jack Crowley and Jamison Gibson-Park are retained as the half-back pairing. In the pack, Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan and Tadhg Furlong are in the front row ..read more
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Falcons star to join Saracens
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4M ago
Phil Brantingham to join Saracens Tuesday 05 March 2024 Written by: Tom Grisedale Prop-forward Phil Brantingham will leave Newcastle Falcons in the summer to join Saracens. The 22-year-old has played 25 games for his home town club, and leaves with the thanks and best wishes of everyone at the Falcons. Chairman of rugby Matt Thompson said: “Phil has done well for us and we made him a good offer to stay here. “We respect his decision and wish him all the best for his move in the summer, but between now and then he will be fully committed to finishing the season strongly for Newcastle Falco ..read more
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Ulster ready for Dragons in Origin Round at Kingspan Stadium
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Ulster ready for Dragons in Origin Round at Kingspan Stadium 31 seconds ago News Facebook Twitter Copy Link Email Link Assistant Coach, Dan Soper, has named the Ulster team to take on Dragons RFC at Kingspan Stadium in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby Championship (KO 7 35pm). The province returns to URC action at home for the first time since the Interprovincial derby victory over Connacht at Kingspan Stadium before Christmas. Ulster Rugby Academy graduate, James Hume, will captain his province from a centre partnership that sees him paired with 21-year-old Jude Postlethwaite ..read more
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