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 Head coach Anthony Foley at training ahead of their Pro12 tie against Edinburgh. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster players will put a brave, pragmatic face on it but this has been a shattering week for coach Anthony Foley. Normally the arrival of a proven c(...)

Ronan O’Gara kicks a late drop goal to beat Wales and clinch the Grand Slam for Ireland in 2011. Photo: Inpho

Former Ireland, Munster and Lions fly-half Ronan O’Gara will be inducted into the Irupa Hall of Fame, after being selected for the honour by a panel o(...)

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 (...)

CJ Stander takes on Leinster’s Jamie Heaslip: “We are looking forward to Friday night.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster have had two weeks to initially stew over the sound beating which Connacht meted out to them before turning their attentions to what Anthony F(...)

Anthony Foley’s Munster could miss out on Champions Cup qualification. Photograph: Inpho

Munster are in a right fine mess. The bald facts are the Anthony Foley-led, indigenous coaching ticket has been damaged on the back of a season which (...)

Anthony Foley will no longer be in charge of picking the team at Munster. Photograph: Inpho

The Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald yesterday confirmed that the province’s newly appointed director of rugby, Johan ‘Rassie’ Erasmus, will supersede e(...)

The arrival of Johan Erasmus spells the end for Anthony Foley’s coaching ticket. Photograph: Getty

No matter what way you interpreted it, yesterday marked the end of an indigenous Munster coaching ticket which assuredly gave it their all but came u(...)

Johan Erasmus during his playing days with South Africa. He has been confirmed as Munster’s new director of rugby on a three-year-deal. Photograph: Getty

Johan Erasmus has been confirmed as Munster’s new director of rugby on a three-year-deal. The former Springbok international and current high perfo(...)

Connacht’s coach Pat Lam celebrates with skills coach Dave Ellis after the province’s Pro12 victory over Munster at  The Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: Inpho

GERRY THORNLEY This truly felt momentous, seismic even. In front of a record, near 8,000 sell-out, Saturday night at the Sportsground witnessed not (...)