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 ((...)

 Andrew Smith makes his Munster debut tomorrow. Photograph: Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Munster have been unable to select short-term signing Eusebio Guinazu for tomorrow’s opening Pro 12 fixture against Edinburgh at Thomond Park.The Arg(...)

 Darren Sweetnam will make his Munster senior debut.  James Crombie/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley has named a team with an extended list of replacements for his first game in charge of the province, the pre-season friend(...)

Gerhard van den Heever of Munster (left) has been included in their Heineken Cup squad. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Munster have added three players to their Heineken Cup squad ahead of the quarter-final against Toulouse next month (April 5th). With scr(...)

Munster’s  Cathal Sheridan

Following Cathal Sheridan undergoing surgery yesterday evening after breaking a bone in his right forearm in Sunday’s League v(...)

Munster’s Cathal Sheridan gets a pass away during a RaboDirect PRO12 game against Cardiff.  “It’s really early in the season yet. As a team, and as a player, we haven’t really done anything yet.” Photograph: Darren Griffiths/Inpho

Rob Penney takes particular satisfaction in helping to oversee the progress of so many young players in a continuing time of t(...)

Munster scrumhalf Conor Murray  is  on the road to recovery. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster should be able to call on scrumhalf Conor Murray for the resumption of their Heineken Cup campaign against Gloucester at Kingholm on Saturday.(...)

Munster’s James Cronin tackled by Fionn Carr last weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster have agreed two-year contracts with James Cronin, John Ryan and Cathal Sheridan that will see them stay with the province until the summer of (...)

 Chris Henry returns from injury for Ulster’s Pro12 clash with Munster at Ravenhill. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland internationals Chris Henry and Iain Henderson have both recovered from injury and are named in the Ulster starting XV to take on Munster in(...)

Munster’s JJ Hanrahan celebrates his winning try on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

They shouldn’t call it commentary at all, of course. Lends the act for too much weight, burdens it with altogether more gravitas than it is due. The Y(...)