Munster’s new home grown coaching team:  Scrum coach Jerry Flannery, assistant coach (attacking/backs) Brian Walsh, head coach Anthony Foley, technical advisor/ Munster A head coach Mick O’Driscoll and assistant coach (skills and defence) Ian Costello. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster rarely do dull, but this season may be more interesting than usual. Not only has Anthony Foley been promoted to head coach, he has assembled a(...)

Munster  strike runner  Simon Zebo will be seeing more of Glasgow Warriors’  Sean Maitland and Peter Murchie in tonight’s RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final at Scotstoun. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Sentiment is rarely afforded more than standing room in professional sport, a place in the wings, far removed from centre stage. Munster won’t have co(...)

New Munster signing Robin Copeland has been named on the RaboDirect Pro12 team of the season for his displays with the Cardiff Blues. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Six Ireland internationals have been named on the RaboDirect Pro12 team of the season, with Leinster, Munster and Ulster dominating the selection.In t(...)

Casey Laulala in action against Toulon: “Casey Laulala is a case in point where the accuracy he consistently displayed fell below standard.”

What is success? Is it winning trophies or developing indigenous talent or both? This time next year Toulon will be stronger, faster, more powerful an(...)

Munster head coach  Rob Penney: “The one thing that I’d like to think the Munster boys have now is a belief in themselves.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

After beating Toulouse, Rob Penney revealed they had seen consistent pictures of where they could attack the four-time champions. Exhausting them t(...)

Munster’s JJ Hanrahan has made ‘miraculous’ progress in his recovery from a groin tear, according to Rob Penney. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Except for long-term casualties, such as Peter O’Mahony and Mike Sherry, Rob Penney hopes to draw from a relatively strong squad for Sunday’s daunt(...)

 CJ Stander scores Munster’s third try. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Munster 47 Toulouse 23 In the end, it was a shellacking, a good old fashioned rout but there weren’t too many complainants about the aesthetics(...)

Peter O’Mahony has recovered from injury to start against Toulouse.

Peter O’Mahony has been passed fit to lead out Munster when they meet the four-time champions Toulouse in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cu(...)

Donnacha Ryan will start in the Munster secondrow against the Ospreys in Swansea. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster have been boosted by the return of Donnacha Ryan, Tommy O’Donnell and Felix Jones from Ireland camp and all three will start Sunday’s t(...)

Munster winger  Gerhard van den Heever goes over for the fourth try to secure the bonus point against Cardiff Blues  in the  RaboDirect Pro12 game at Thomand Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster 54 Cardiff Blues 13: Munster’s biggest win of the season moved them seven points clear at the top of the RaboDirect Pro12 after another Welsh (...)