Hooker Mike Sherry will make his first start for Munster since November 2013 in the pre-season game against Connacht at Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland international hooker Mike Sherry will make his first appearance for Munster in almost two years in Friday night’s pre-season game against Conn(...)

Tyler Bleyendaal  will make his debut at Thomond Park on Friday after recovering from the neck injury that postponed the start of his Munster career. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tyler Bleyendaal will make his long awaited Munster senior debut against Grenoble this Friday as Anthony Foley’s pre-season preparations have been boo(...)

Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey could turn out to be a bolter for Ireland’s World Cup squad. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

For the third year in succession an Emerging Ireland squad will head for Eastern Europe in early summer to compete in a tournament that at face value (...)

Paul O’Connell battling for possession during his final outing for Munster in the PRO12 final defeat to Glasgow at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With Paul O’Connell riding off into Cote d’Azur sunset a year on from Ronan O’Gara retiring to Paris, things may never quite seem the same again, but (...)

Munster’s Donnacha Ryan: with the World Cup looming the secondrow could benefit from playing for Emerging Ireland at the Tbilisi Cup in June. Photograph: Inbpho

As the World Cup looms ever closer representative playing outlets become a cherished commodity for those looking to impress Ireland coach Joe S(...)

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(...)

Seán O’Brien takes part in the Ireland training session at Carton House this morning - he may now make his injury return versus the Wolfhounds on Friday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Seán O’Brien’s injury enforced sabbatical looks like coming to an end as he is expected to play some part in the Ireland Wolfhounds game against th(...)

 Kieran Marmion breaks free to scores his Connacht’s opening try against La Rochelle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup Round 6. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Joe Schmidt has received some encouraging news with the last scrumhalf standing, Connacht’s Kieran Marmion, fit to train this week with the Irish s(...)

Dave Foley in action for Munster in their Champions Cup clash against Sale at Thomond Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Forwards Rhys Ruddock and Dave Foley both face a race against time to make Ireland’s opening Six Nations clash against Italy in Rome on Saturday week(...)

Munster’s Dave Foley is tackled by  Mark Jennings of Sale during the Champions Cup match at Thomond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

at Thomond Park Munster and Ireland secondrow Dave Foley headed for Carton House and the Irish squad training this week nursing a damaged wrist sustai(...)