Dave Foley celebrates victory against Toulouse with teammates Damien Varley and Conor Murray in the  Heineken Cup quarter-final in April 2014. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Even as Ian Nagle was being singled out for his fine man-of-the-match performance in Munster’s win over the Wallabies almost four years ago, the Mu(...)

Sale’s Sebastien Chabal is wrapped up by Munster’s Donncha O’Callaghan during the clubs’ 2006 Heineken Cup meeting. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

Remember the 2006 Sale game in Limerick? The English club had beaten Munster 27-13 the previous October so a statement was needed.No better man to br(...)

Munster’s Sean Dougall is tackled by Rhys before Paul O’Connell and Denis Hurley arrive to give a helping hand. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 14 Ospreys 19 Tonight’s defeat, their second in four games this season, leaves Munster at sixth in the Pro12 table, a point below next (...)

Munster  coach Anthony Foley with Paul O’Connell at a training session at University of Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Had Ian Keatley landed his last-ditch penalty to earn Munster victory over Edinburgh here in the first round, this would have been one of two summit (...)

Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick 23/9/2014Conor Murray Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Donncha O’Callaghan will partner Paul O’Connell in the second row when Munster face Pro12 pacesetters the Ospreys tomorrow evening (6.30pm kick-off). (...)

 Paul O’Connell plays against Zebre tomorrow night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell will play his first competitive game for Munster this season in their Guinness Pro12 clash with Zebre at Thomond Park t(...)

Munster coach Anthony Foley has rung  the changes for this week’s match against Treviso. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Ireland and Lions lock Paul O’Connell, who was expected to make his return to Munster this week, was a late withdrawl from the squad, who flew to Ital(...)

 Andrew Smith makes his Munster debut tomorrow. Photograph: Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Munster have been unable to select short-term signing Eusebio Guinazu for tomorrow’s opening Pro 12 fixture against Edinburgh at Thomond Park.The Arg(...)

 Darren Sweetnam will make his Munster senior debut.  James Crombie/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley has named a team with an extended list of replacements for his first game in charge of the province, the pre-season friend(...)

Donnach O’Callahgan: entering his 16th season with Munster and “that’s all I want, to play for Ireland” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster lock Donncha O’Callaghan is treating this season as if it’s his first in an attempt to earn a regular starting spot for his province and work(...)