Casey Laulala in action against Toulon: “Casey Laulala is a case in point where the accuracy he consistently displayed fell below standard.”

What is success? Is it winning trophies or developing indigenous talent or both? This time next year Toulon will be stronger, faster, more powerful an(...)

Seán Dougall (left) and his Munster team-mates after their defeat to Toulon on Sunday.

With some degree of difficulty, one would imagine, Munster have to quickly turn their attention toward the Ra(...)

Munster’s Conor Murray cuts a dejected figure following the semi-final defeat to Toulon at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It was the occasion and the contest that this fantastic competition merited after Saracens’ bloodless coup at a hollow Twickenham the day befor(...)

Munster’s Damien Varley dejected after the province’s defeat. Photograph: Inpho

The debate will forever rage as to whether Munster should have gone for the posts rather than(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo scores a try despite Toulon’s Drew Mitchell tackle during the Heineken Cup semi-final at the  Stade Velodrome in Marseille. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Toulon 24 Munster 16: Toulon moved to within one match of defending their H(...)

Mourad Boudjellal: “I did not agree with all his decisions [in the quarter-final against Leinster] and felt he was a bit biased.”

Referee Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Heineken Cup semi-final between Toulon and Munster in Marseille on Sunday week, less than a month(...)

 Munster’s Dave Foley tackles Jonny Gray of Glasgow Warriors. The homeide’s performance was miles off the intensity required. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

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Dylan Hartley: lack of evidence means no further action will be taken.

Dylan Hartley will face no disciplinary action following a claim from Leicester hooker Tom Youngs that he was bitten by an opponent in Saturday(...)

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of Munster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse at Thomond Park, the tournament organisers (...)

Rory Best expects England to target Ireland’s maul in next Saturday’s Six Nations clash at Twickenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

England will be out to “destroy” Ireland’s maul in order to derail Joe Schmidt’s Triple Crown tilt, according to hooker Rory Best. The U(...)