CJ Stander captains Munster in their crunch game against Edinburgh. Photograph: Inpho

Anthony Foley has made five changes to his Munster side for Friday night’s Pro 12 fixture against Edinburgh. The game at Musgrave Park will be the (...)

Munster’s Rory Scannell tackles Leinster outhalf Johnny Sexton at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Johnny Sexton had barely trained since the Six Nations. Still, 16 flawless points on Saturday night ensured questions were being asked about Munster (...)

Leinster’s Jamie Heaslip tackles Munster’s Ian Keatley Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Dave Kilcoyne’s quick tap and Ian Keatley’s missed penalty kick appear to have snatched victory, or at least a draw, from Munster’s grasp. Anthony Fo(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton scores his sides first try Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Leinster 16 Munster 13 Johnny Holland is the same age Johnny Sexton was when the undisputed Ireland number 10 began to move through the ranks. In t(...)

Connacht’s Denis Buckley. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Considering the importance of our provincial derbies to the Guinness Pro12 and Europe, it’s the individual that has caught my attention. There’s no (...)

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  head coach Anthony Foley. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The only major coaching contract in Irish rugby not yet nailed down for next season is expected to be resolved in the next week or so when Anthony Fol(...)

Munster’s James Cronin scores the bonus point try in their Pro12 win over Newport Gwent Dragons. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 26 Newport Gwent Dragons 5 Dave Kilcoyne and his replacement James Cronin combined for three tries as Munster ran out 26-5 bonus-point winn(...)

 Tommy O’Donnell leads a Munster break in the Guinness Pro 12 game against  Benetton Treviso at Stadio Monigo. Photograph: Laszlo Rinaldi/Inpho

Benetton Treviso 13 Munster 16 Ian Keatley kicked Munster to a deserved and hard fought victory in northern Italy, but there is still plenty to work(...)

Anthony Foley has made six changes to his Munster side for Sunday’s trip to play Treviso. Photograph: Inpho

Anthony Foley has made six changes to his Munster side for Sunday’s Pro 12 trip to play Treviso. Munster have slipped to a lowly eigth place in the(...)