Munster’s Keith Earls celebrates scoring his side’s sixth try in the win against Connacht at Thomond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster 42 Connacht 20Munster ended up with six tries and a bonus-point victory, skewed slightly by scoring three in the final eight minutes, although(...)

A goal at the end of the game from Jonathan Glynn helped Galway overcome Carlow in the Walsh Cup semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Helped by goals from Pádraig Brehony and Jonathan Glynn Galway booked a place in the Walsh Cup final but they were given a decent challenge from a pl(...)

Galway coast home in Tullamore

Galway 2-22 Offaly 1-13 An exhibition of scoring in the first half laid a powerful foundation for Galway as they waltzed to an easy win over(...)

Outhalf Tyler Bleyendaal has been cleared to travel to Munster after making good recovery from a slipped disk.(Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

After limping out of the European Champions Cup last weekend Munster have received some good news after it was announced outhalf Tyler Bleyendaal has (...)

 Munster’s Andrew Smith leaves the field against Clermont Auvergne. Photograph: Billy Stickland / Inpho

Munster will have to plan their escape from their Champions Cup pool without Australian Andrew Smith after the centre was ruled out of action for t(...)

Munster’s Paul’Connell will have his own hands full as his side take on Clermont Auvergne at Thomond Park in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

To think that we could have missed out on this. The next two weekends of the traditional back-to-back pre-Christmas games could define European Cha(...)

Munster’s Donncha O’Callaghan banned for two weeks.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Munster lock Donncha O’Callaghan will miss both European Champions Cup games against Clermont Auvergne after he was banned for two weeks for kicking S(...)

Munster’s Robin Copeland is tackled by Dragons’ Lewis Evans during the Guinness Pro 12 match at  Rodney Parade. Photograph:  Simon King/Inpho

Dragons 12 Munster 38Duncan Casey took his chance as a late call-up into the Munster starting line-up as he scored two tries in their bonus-point win (...)

 Donncha O’Callaghan will captain Munster against Cardiff Blues. Photograph; Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Donncha O’Callaghan will lead a Munster side that shows 11 changes from the win over Saracens out against Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park on Saturday ((...)

Munster’s CJ Stander in Pro12 action against Scarlets at  Thomond Park, Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Pool One: Sale Sharks v Munster AJ Bell Stadium, Saturday 1pm, Sky Sports 2 Anthony Foley is a strong enough character not to feel suffocat(...)