Leinster’s Shane Jennings was sidelined for 13 weeks after tearing his hamstring against Connacht. Photograph: Billy Stickland/inpho

One player hoping his name will be on Matt O’Connnor’s team when he names his Leinster side today is Shane Jennings. While the bulk of the internatio(...)

Pat Howard returns to the Munster midfield for the Pro12 trip to play Glasgow Warriors. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley has rung the changes to his league leading side for the Pro 12 clash with third-placed Glasgow at Scotstoun, changing eigh(...)

Clermont’s Wesley Fofana puts in a tackle on Munster’s Peter O’Mahony. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Clermont Auvergne 26 Munster 19Regrets they’ll have a few after suffering their first back-to-back defeats but there was no shame in Munster’s defeat (...)

JJ Hanrahan is believed to be frustrated with his lack of progress at Munster.  Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

JJ Hanrahan is on the verge of leaving his native Munster and joining Northampton next season. Currently in the second year of a two-year deal with th(...)

Paul O’Connell returns to Munster’s starting line up for tomorrow’s European Challenge Cup game against Clermont at Thomond Park

Munster welcome back captain Peter O’Mahony back to their starting line for tomorrow’s European Challenge Cup game against Clermont Auvergne at Thomon(...)

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony: his side is seeking its 100th win in European rugby when Clermont visit Thomond Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Playing all their home games this season at Thomond Park while Musgrave Park is being redeveloped is one thing. Being compelled to play five of the si(...)

Munster coach  Anthony Foley wants international flanker Peter O’Mahony to be signed up by the IRFU on a new deal. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Munster boss Anthony Foley has admitted he will push for a “good deal” to ensure Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony commits his future to Thomond Park.O’M(...)

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring his side’s first goal in the 2-1 win over Stoke City at Old Trafford last night
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • December 3, 2014, 08:27

RIP Hughsey In the early hours the funeral of Phillip Hughes took place in his hometown of Macksville, New South Wales. More than a thousan(...)

Dave Foley, who picked up the man of the match award in his international debut against Georgia, is one of four players to commit their future to Munster

Stephen Archer, Dave Foley, Felix Jones and Dave Kilcoyne have all signed contract extensions with Munster and the IRFU. Tight-head prop Archer has si(...)

Munster’s Donncha O’Callaghan celebrates at the final whistle against Ulster. Photograph: James Crombie

Donncha O’Callaghan has been called to account by the match citing commissioner Eddie Walsh for an incident in the 41st minute of Munster’s 21-(...)