Tadhg Furlong showed his true value to Leinster in unlocking space against Munster. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Many things in rugby interest me; currently it’s space. Where is it? And how can a team create then exploit same. With monster Montpellier winger Nema(...)

Ian Keatley in action against Munster.  The outhalf has  improved his  goal-kicking (70 per cent) and found his confidence thus far this season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho .

On Saturday, November 18th, 2007, Munster hosted Clermont Auvergne in the second round of the pool stages of the then Heineken Cup at lunchtime. Some (...)

Munster’s Chris Farrell offloads as he is tackled by Leinster ’s Josh van der Flier and Robbie Henshaw at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Leinster 23 Munster 17 For a team that never led and rarely threatened to do so, Munster could nonetheless take plenty from this game and certainly, (...)

Leinster’s Devin Toner and Peter O’Mahony of Munster compete for the ball during their Pro14 clash at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster’s satisfaction in winning a contest of this ilk will be tempered slightly by glitches in performance. Dominating territorially and in the pos(...)

Leinster fullback Joey Carbery claims the high ball during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Munster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster 23 Munster 17 At the end, it was another one-score finale to a Leinster-Munster showdown, yet instead of hammering at the Leinster line, Mun(...)

Robbie Henshaw makes his first start  of the season for Leinster on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Robbie Henshaw returns for his first game of the season but there is no Sean O’Brien as Leinster host Munster in Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 clash at th(...)

  Andrew Conway is tackled by Willis Halaholo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 39 Cardiff Blues 16 Munster mined 14 points from a second half sin-binning as they put Cardiff Blues away 39-16 at Thomond Park. John Ryan an(...)

Conor Murray trains with Munster at  UL. Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Munster v Cardiff Blues Venue: Thomond Park, Limerick Kick-off: 1.30pm On TV: Live on Sky Sports The return of Munster’s three test Lions could ha(...)

Conor Murray is back in the Munster team for Saturday’s Pro14 encounter. Photograph: Inpho

Munster’s British and Irish Lions contingent of Conor Murray, captain Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander are among nine changes made by Director of Rugby R(...)

 Munster’s Chris Farrell scores a try against the Cheetahs at Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 51 Cheetahs 18 Director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has tipped Alex Wootton for a great campaign after the 23-year old went on a scoring rampage (...)