Donnacha Ryan in Munster training at  UL Limerick  during the week. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland lock Donnacha Ryan will make his first appearance since the middle of December in Munster’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash at home to Zebre at (...)

Casey Laulala: one of only three Munster players to retain his place for game against Scarlets.

A lot may have gone in Munster’s favour in recent weeks but coach Rob Penney won’t have to look far for motivation this evening’s clash with Scarlets (...)

Munster’s David Kilcoyne is tackled by James King of Ospreys. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster coach Rob Penney said that this was the sort of game which his side would have lost last year and he praised the manner in which they saw off (...)

Ian Keatley to return for Munster against Ospreys. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

A summit meeting between the League’s top two sides might normally have set the pulses racing, all the more so given the historical edge between th(...)

Felix Jones returns at fullback for Munster’s top of the table clash with Ospreys at Thomond Park on Saturday night. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster coach Rob Penney has made eight changes to the side that beat Glasgow last week for Saturday night’s top of the table Pro 12 clash meeting aga(...)

Ian Keatley: lines out at number 10 against Edinburgh at Musgrave Park tonight. Photograph: Inpho

Munster coach Rob Penney will have been reasonably satisfied with pre-season victories over Gloucester (28-17) and London Irish (27-13) but tonight’s(...)

Munster’s Mike Sherry and Paddy Butler congratulate Ronan O’Mahony (centre) after he got a hat trick of tries against London Irish at Musgrave Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 27 London Irish 13: Ronan O’Mahony ran in a second-half hat-trick for Munster as JJ Hanrahan came of the bench to rescue a grinding win agains(...)

Rhys Ruddock (centre) will captain Emerging Ireland against a South Africa President’s XV at the IRB Tbilisi Cup on Tuesday. Photograph: Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Inpho

Emerging Ireland coach Allen Clark has made six changes from the victory over Georgia for tomorrow’s clash against a South Africa President’s XV at th(...)