Andrew Conway: will be part of a formidable Munster backline against Scarlets at Thomond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Munster v Scarlets, Thomond Park, Saturday, 3.0pm Win and Munster can forget this depressing campaign. Lose and it lasts forever. Or at least every(...)

Andrew Conway scoring a try against Edinburgh: “Scarlets are a brilliant team. If you watch them consistently, they can score tries from everywhere.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A packed house, a perfect evening for running rugby, a well-manicured playing strip and Munster shedding any inhibitions by giving the ball plenty of (...)

Munster’s Keith Earls contests the ball with with Edinburgh’s Damien Hoyland and Jason Tovey during the Guiness pro 12 game at Musgrave Park. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Anthony Foley praised his players for holding their nerve to claim what could prove a priceless bonus-point 27-19 win over Edinburgh in Cork on Friday(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo scores a try during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Edinburgh. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 27 Edinburgh 19 The faithful turned up and Munster’s bravery was rewarded. Playing with more ambition and cutting edge, Munster were full val(...)

CJ Stander captains Munster in their crunch game against Edinburgh. Photograph: Inpho

Anthony Foley has made five changes to his Munster side for Friday night’s Pro 12 fixture against Edinburgh. The game at Musgrave Park will be the (...)

Leinster’s Eoin Reddan and Munster’s Andrew Conway in aerial battle during the sides’ last Pro12 league meeting in December, which Leinster won. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

They’ve had bigger games. They’ve had bigger crowds. But Leinster and Munster have rarely encountered each other in such acute need for league points.(...)

Johnny Sexton returns for Leinster against Munster. Photograph: Inpho

Johnny Sexton returns for Leinster in Saturday evening’s crunch Pro 12 clash with Munster at the Aviva Stadium. In total Leo Cullen has made nine c(...)

 Tommy O’Donnell returns to the backrow for Munster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster v Zebre Thomond Park, Friday, 7.0 Live on TG4 It doesn’t matter whether Munster are smarting from the nature of their defeat against the (...)

Munster  head coach Anthony Foley. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The only major coaching contract in Irish rugby not yet nailed down for next season is expected to be resolved in the next week or so when Anthony Fol(...)

Simon Zebo shelters behind Niall Scannell and John Ryan during Munster’s training session at   UL. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Munster’s bid to kick on into the Pro12 play-offs has been boosted by the return of Ireland winger Simon Zebo for their clash with Dragons this weeken(...)