Anthony Foley

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Conor Murray has been named Rugby Writers of Ireland player of the year at the annual awards hosted in the Guinness Storehouse. Photograph: Inpho

Conor Murray’s outstanding displays over last season and the summer earned him the Rugby Writers of Ireland player of the year award on Tuesday night (...)

  Rassie Erasmus: Munster have not lost two games in a row since he took charge at the beginning of last season. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rassie Erasmus expects Friday evening’s clash with the Dragons to be his final game in charge of Munster. New coach Johann van Graan is expected to (...)

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(...)

Ian Keatley starts in the 10 jersey on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made three changes from the side that drew in Castres last weekend, for the visit of Racing 92 to Thomond(...)

 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(...)

Munster huddle on the pitch in front of tributes to Anthony Foley ahead of last season’s home clash with racing 92. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

This week is a poignant one for all in the Munster set-up. It began with the first anniversary of Anthony Foley’s passing last Monday and culminates i(...)

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(...)

Anthony Foley and Paul O’Connell pictured after Munster’s Heineken Cup semi-final victory over Leinster at Lansdowne Road in April 2006. Foley went on to lift the trophy in Cardiff as Munster beat Biarritz at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

It had the feeling of a wake, a gathering of his friends reminiscing and reflecting on the immeasurable part he had played in their lives. But a wake (...)

Munster prop Dave Kilcoyne scores a try during the  Champions Cup match against Castres at  Stade Pierre Fabre. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A mistake-riddled 17-all draw in Castres prevented Munster from emulating their fellow Irish provinces and thus providing a clean sweep of four wins o(...)

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