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(...)

Simon Zebo has returned from international duty to the Munster team. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster have named a strong side for the visit of Connacht on Saturday evening with Simon Zebo and Tommy O’Donnell both named in their starting fiftee(...)

Munster head coach Anthony Foley with Paul O’Connell:  “I know he’s contracted up to the end of next season so that’s the way I view it.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Munster coach Anthony Foley says he has not discussed with Paul O’Connell whether the Irish captain will continue playing international rugby beyond (...)

Munster prop BJ Botha has signed a contract extension. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

BJ Botha has signed a six-month contract extension to remain at Munster until at least December 2015. Munster’s South African prop first joined the p(...)

Paul O’Connell celebrates a try on his Ireland debut against Wales in the  2002 Six Nations. Photograph: INPHO/Allsport 3:42

February 3rd, 2002. Laid out after attempting to tackle Welsh secondrow Craig Quinnell, a red-haired man in a navy scrum cap lies prone atop the blue (...)

Donnacha Ryan makes his return to the Munster squad after a year of rehabilitation with a foot injury.

  Ospreys v Munster Saturday, Liberty Stadium, 2.40 Sky Sports 1 Professional sport rarely accommodates sentiment during a match (...)

Donnacha Ryan could return after 12 months out in Munster’s clash with Ospreys. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

A curious twist to the fixtures schedule for the Pro12 sees all four Irish provinces head to Wales this weekend but Munster coach Anthony Foley does n(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls scores their third try of the Guinness Pro 12 game against Glasgow at Musgrave Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster 22 Glasgow 10Munster moved above Glasgow to the top of the Guinness Pro 12 after defeating the under-strength Scots in at Musgrave Park in a b(...)

Putting it on the line: Ireland’s Keith Wood powers over for a  try against England in their 2001 Six Nations match. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It’s the big one, simple as. Ireland against England has a resonance, a sense of history and occasion which surpasses all other Irish fixtures. Be it (...)

Munster’s Dave Foley won’t play again this season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
Dave Foley out for rest of the season
  • Rugby
  • February 24, 2015, 18:27

Munster’s season of injury woes took another turn for the worse today when it was confirmed that lock Dave Foley is out for the season.The 26-year old(...)