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(...)

Munster’s Felix Jones is tackled by Scarlets’ Jordan Williams during their Pro12 clash in  Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli. Photograph: Craig Thomas/Camerasport/Inpho

In the space of 80 minutes in west Wales, Anthony Foley witnessed the good, the bad and the ugly of his Munster side as they salvaged a draw to ensure(...)

Bath’s director of rugby Mike ford talks to his son George, the outhalf of that club and England. George will have a pivotal position as kicker when England come to Dublin for the Six Nations game on Sunday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty.

Ellery Hanley and his entourage swept out the door. Mike Ford watched the departure of the man voted the greatest British rugby league player of all t(...)

Tommy O’Donnell returns to the Munster starting line up for Saturday’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets. (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

Anthony Foley has named eight changes to his Munster side for Saturday’s game away at Scarlets, with the some of the province’s international cohort r(...)

They are grand times indeed when Ireland can beat France by seven points, extend a winning streak to nine games and still not everybody is entirely(...)

Damien Varley pictured at Munster’s training session at UL Limerick on Tuesday on the day he announced his retirement  from rugby due to a foot injury. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ireland hooker Damien Varley has confirmed that he is to retire from rugby due to a foot injury.The 31-year-old Munster forward first suffered the inj(...)

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue scores a try in the Guinness Pro 12 victory over Cardiff Blues at Musgrave Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Munster 33 Cardiff 16Munster made the best possible start at a revamped Musgrave Park as they saw off the challenge of Cardiff Blues at the Cork venue(...)