Tommy Bowe in action for the Ospreys in 2010 against Munster. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Players whose Ireland careers stalled Trevor Brennan - The Leinster back-rower won 13 caps between 1998 and 2002 but after he left Leinster for(...)

Simon Zebo: “In not taking this decision lightly I have decided on what’s best for my family.”

Simon Zebo is set to pitch up with his former teammates Ronan O’Gara and Donnacha Ryan at Racing 92 from next season onwards after notifying Munster a(...)

Simon Zebo says this is the right time to leave Munster. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster and the IRFU have confirmed that Simon Zebo will depart the province at the end of the current season. The 27-year-old winger and fullback ha(...)

Munster’s   Keith Earls is tackled by Racing 92’s New Zealand flyhalf Dan Carter  during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool  match  at Thomond Park in Limerick. Munster won the game 14-7. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Munster 14 Racing 7 Dan Carter has done pretty much everything in the game. International rugby’s most prolific points scorer signed off his stellar (...)

  Racing 92  assistant coach Ronan O’Gara: “We need to get more stability, build our base and get more consistent performances.” Photograph:   Bryan Keane/Inpho

He knows what to expect better than anyone, all the more so having been back here with Racing last January, and having again been granted more influen(...)

Munster scrumhalf  Conor Murray slides over to score his side’s first try in the    Champions Cup match against Racing 92 at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 14 Racing 92 7 Cometh the hour, cometh the man. After 60 scoreless minutes, Conor Murray’s charge down and alert finish broke the deadlock, a(...)

Munster backs’ coach Felix Jones: “I think I’ve learned more about rugby in the last 18 months than I ever did as a player.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

At just 30 years of age, Felix Jones is the youngest full-time coach with any of the provincial set-ups. It’s been a rapid rise since his playing car(...)

 Munster’s Simon Zebo in action against Castres last weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There were many little vignettes from last Monday’s documentary Anthony Foley: Munsterman on RTE. Amongst those in the Red Army who made the trek to t(...)

Simon Zebo: “Munster Rugby is the creme de la creme when it comes to club rugby and I’m very happy to be spending my time here.”  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Simon Zebo dropped the broadest hint yet that he is about to accept a new contract from Munster, which is substantially improved on his existing deal (...)

Peter O’Mahony addresses the Munster team huddle at Stade Pierre Fabre in Castres. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Some hard facts from the coalface were brought to light by Billy Holland after Munster’s draw with Castres in France. “It’s a game we should have wo(...)