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(...)

 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(...)

 Chris Henry returns from injury for Ulster’s Pro12 clash with Munster at Ravenhill. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland internationals Chris Henry and Iain Henderson have both recovered from injury and are named in the Ulster starting XV to take on Munster in(...)

Seán Dougall is the meat in the sandwich as the Munster man is tackled by Connacht’s Craig Clarke and Dan Parks in last night’s game at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

MUNSTER 22, CONNACHT 16Munster scorers: Try: Hanrahan; Con: Hanrahan; Pens: Hanrahan (5)Connacht scorers: Try: Heffernan; Con: Parks; Pens: Parks (3)T(...)

Niall Scannell will make his starting debut for Munster against Connacht at Thomond Park on Friday night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Outhalf JJ Hanrahan is the only Munster player retained in the starting XV from last weekend’s victory over Scarlets for Friday night’s interprovincia(...)

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 (...)

Munster’s Ian Keatley kicks a penalty against Ospreys at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 12 Ospreys 6Munster recorded their first win in six meetings with the Ospreys as they maintained their lead at the top of the RaboDirect PRO12(...)

JJ Hanrahan and Keith Earls  training with Munster at Cork Institute of Technology. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A return trip to Scotland is liable to induce a fairly spooky feeling within Munster ranks. Not alone is there the relatively recent memory of their H(...)

 Stuart Olding   in action during the Heineken Cup match between Ulster and Leicester Tigers at Ravenhill . Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Olding moves to fullback for Ulster
  • Rugby
  • October 24, 2013, 13:10

Ulster coach Mark Anscombe, has made two personnel changes and one positional switch to the team that beat Montpellier for tomorrow night’s game again(...)