Dave Kilcoyne is set the miss the start of the Six Nations Championship as a result of the knee injury he suffered  against Clermont Auvergne at Thomond Park. Photograph: Inpho

Munster and Ireland prop Dave Kilcoyne is set the miss the start of the Six Nations Championship as a result of the knee injury he suffered in the rou(...)

Munster head coach Anthony Foley: “What we don’t want is to play the victim. We were well beaten by Clermont.”   Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Once Munster coach Anthony Foley dispensed a medical bulletin that charted the province’s injury concerns ahead of Sunday’s European Champions Cup seq(...)

 Clermont’s Fritz Lee leads the  celebrations  after the final whistle of the European Rugby Champions Cup match against Munster  at Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clermont Auvergne number eight Fritz Lee may be cited for repeatedly punching Munster captain Peter O’Mahony in the 10th minute of the 16-9 victory a(...)

Munster’s Denis Hurley and Pat Howard tackle Aurelien Rougerie of  Clermont Auvergne during the European Rugby Champions Cup match at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster 9 ASM Clermont Auvergne 16 Clermont Auvergne just provided a lesson to others on how to stack Thomond Park. The first French club to win in L(...)

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 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(...)

Dave Foley is one of the Munster players to sign a new contractPhotograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Further evidence of how much more smoothly the Irish system, and specifically contract renegotiations, now run was further underlined yesterday with t(...)

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(...)

Donncha O’Callaghan will lead the team in a pack that shows a slight reshuffle in the backrow. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley has made five changes from the side that secured a bonus point victory over the Dragons for their Guinness Pro12 clash wit(...)

Leinster loosehead Jack McGrath is likely to take the number one jersey off Dave Kilcoyne for Saturday’s fixture against Australia at the Aviva Stadium

Attitude, aptitude and good fortune are three essential components common to most successful sportspeople. The first two are mental and physical quali(...)