Niyi Adeolokun scores Connacht’s third try despite the tackle of Munster’s  Darren Sweetnam during the Guinness Pro 12 game at The Sportsground in  Galway. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 35 Munster 14 In a season of memories and landmarks, Connacht didn’t so much complete their first ever seasonal double over Munster rivals b(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo runs in for a try during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Zebre at  Thomond Park. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 47 Zebre 0 Munster got their Pro 12 campaign back on track at Thomond Park with an expected victory over Zebre, which maintained their domi(...)

Munster’s Francis Saili kicks through during the Guinness Pro 12 game against Cardiff Blues  at  Cardiff Arms Park. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

Cardiff Blues 37 Munster 28 Munster lost ground on provincial rivals Ulster in the chase for a top four spot in the Guinness Pro12 with a 37-28 defea(...)

Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell in action for Ireland during the Six Nations game against France at the Stade de France last week. Photograph: Getty.

Glasgow Warriors v Munster, Kilmarnock (7.35pm, live on Sky Sports 5) A meeting of the teams that contested last season’s Guinness Pro12 final, whe(...)

Former Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes has signed  a three-year extension to his deal with Clermont Auverne. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The list of contenders for the position of Leinster head coach is diminishing by the day following the confirmation that Clermont Auvergne assistant c(...)

Clontarf’s Sam Cronin gets his pass away at Temple Hill. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork Constitution 24 Clontarf 9Cork Constitution’s enviable cup pedigree shone through once again as they won the Ulster Bank Bateman Cup for the thir(...)

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(...)

JJ Hanrahan says a lack of time in the Munster No 10 shirt was one of the reasons he has decided to leave his home province, but he has left the door ajar for a possible return in the future. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

JJ Hanrahan says a lack of time in the Munster No 10 shirt was one of the reasons he has decided to leave his home province, but he has left the door(...)

Tomas O’Leary is set to rejoin his home province Munster from London Irish. (Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images)

Following their bitterly disappointing Champions Cup group stage exit last weekend Munster have announced a number of senior players have signed co(...)

 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(...)