Niyi Adeolokun scores Connacht’s third try despite the tackle of Munster’s  Darren Sweetnam during the Guinness Pro 12 game at The Sportsground in  Galway. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 35 Munster 14 In a season of memories and landmarks, Connacht didn’t so much complete their first ever seasonal double over Munster rivals b(...)

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(...)

 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(...)

Dave O’Callaghan: returns at openside flanker for Munster against Ospreys. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

For both sides it’s a matter of who can patch up better. Munster have five on international duty while Ospreys have eight. In that pre-game match up (...)

Empty spaces evident at Thomond Park as Ian Keatley attempts a conversion against Stade Francais last week. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Arnold Schwarzenegger claims that “legends are not born”. The Austrian should know; as a professional bodybuilder and winner of Mr Universe at 20 alo(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo celebrates his try with Francis Saili and Rory Scannell in their Champions Cup win over Stade Francais. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 26 Stade Francais 13 There’s still fire in the Munster belly after all. This redemptory bonus point win will have little tangible effect on(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo is attracting the interest of clubs like Toulouse while tighthead prop Marty Moore is leaving Leinster for Wasps in the English Premiership. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“I mean, let’s look at the margins that they’re losing these games by. No one’s being blown off the park.” – David Nucifora, the IRFU Performance Dire(...)

Munster supporters may baulk at the idea of renaming Thomond Park but the windfall could assist in the province’s recruitment drive. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster Rugby’s decision to employ a consultant to examine the feasibility and provide direction in trying to sell the naming rights of Thomond Park (...)

James Cronin has signed a new three-year deal at Munster. Mike Sherry has also signed a new deal at the province. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Munster have completed the signing of frontrow duo James Cronin and Mike Sherry on new contracts. It was not all good news for the province, with con(...)