Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus: “If we play like we played last weekend we won’t get points out of this game.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Facing into what could be his final European Champions Cup game at Thomond Park against Racing 92 next Saturday (kick-off 5.30), Rassie Erasmus admits(...)

Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus talks to the media at UL, Limerick on Tuesday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The outgoing Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is resigned to being without outhalf Tyler Bleyendaal and hooker Niall Scannell for this Saturda(...)

Simon Zebo looks to break during Munster’s Champions Cup draw with Castres. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Castres Olympique 17 Munster 17 Fitting end to a chaotic affair. The match officials, in their innate wisdom, decreed that Munster replacement Robin (...)

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(...)

Simon Zebo: “Simon looks good to go,” said Erasmus. “I think he will be available this weekend.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After Munster’s media briefing at the University of Limerick, Rassie Erasmus was told that he once played against Reggie Corrigan. “Really, when?” (...)

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, (...)

Munster’s JJ Hanrahan is tackled by Johnny Sexton at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joe Schmidt already knows who he wants as Johnny Sexton’s understudy when South Africa come to Dublin on November 11th. If the system is in-sync that (...)

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(...)

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(...)