Toulouse secondrow Joe Tekori can prove a handful for Munster defenders on Saturday. Photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP.

Any team that can put 28 points on Toulon in the Stade Vélodrome is worthy of respect. But then this is Toulouse we’re talking about, who’ve ra(...)

Munster’s Ian Keatley: “It is hard to flick a switch but we are professionals, this is our job, we should be able to do it.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

A north Dubliner by birth, before Munster’s game away to Gloucester in January Ian Keatley was shaded by the long shadow of a Cork man. More pr(...)

Paul O’Connell: the secondrow was in an almost cranky mood at  Munster’s press conference. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Only in adversity does Paul O’Connell’s true character tend to be revealed. Remember this very moment last season. Munster were in the ho(...)

Gerhard van den Heever of Munster (left) has been included in their Heineken Cup squad. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Munster have added three players to their Heineken Cup squad ahead of the quarter-final against Toulouse next month (April 5th). With scr(...)

Nathan Hines knows what it takes to win a Heineken Cup, having made a try-scoring contribution to Leinster’s famous 33-22 comeback win over Nor(...)

Clermont Auvergne's Aurelien Rougerie is an injury concern ahead of meeting with Munster. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clermont Auvergne captain Aurelien Rougerie is doubtful for Saturday’s Heineken Cup semi-final against Munster in Montpellier after picking up (...)