Conor Oliver

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Joey Carbery: moved from Leinster to Munster

The memories remain vivid but professional sport permits but the briefest pause to enjoy success. Leinster’s record breaking double of Champions Cup a(...)

Dan Leavy carries to score during Leinster’s win over Saracens. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Springtime for Ireland and the provinces. The possibility of an all-Irish, European Champions Cup final in Bilbao on May 12th is two games away, albei(...)

Munster squad training in UL  on Monday. Phototgraph: ©INPHO/Bryan Keane

At face value, once again the odds appear to be stacked against Munster. Three-time winners Toulon have three or four times the playing budget, and in(...)

Munster flanker Conor Oliver: ‘I had to step back from rugby in the initial period of the surgery. I was just sitting at home really and you have a lot of thinking time to do and you make yourself go a bit crazy.’ Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Promising Munster flanker Conor Oliver is looking forward to a huge finish to the season after missing most of it through injury. The 22-year-old ear(...)

Gerbrandt Grobler made his competitive Munster debut in the Guinness Pro 14 game against Zebre at Thomond Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster 33 Zebre 5 Gerbrandt Grobler, who served a two-year ban for taking performance enhancing drugs, made his competitive debut for Munster as the(...)

 Gerbrandt Grobler in action for Munster ‘A’ last weekend. Photograph: Daniel Matthams/Inpho

Johann van Graan has condemned ‘doping’ in rugby while maintaining that as head coach at Munster he is obliged to treat Gerbrandt Grobler, who has ser(...)

 Peter O’Mahony  in action against Racing 92 last weekend. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Peter O’Mahony remains Munster’s main and only injury concern ahead of their make-or-break European Champions Cup pool against Castres at Thomond Park(...)

Roscrea are threatening High Court action against the IRFU and Leinster Branch schools committee. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cistercian College Roscrea are threatening High Court action against the IRFU and Leinster Branch schools committee over the ineligibility of nine tee(...)

Andrew Conway impedes Leinster’s James Lowe, leading to a penalty try and a yellow card against the Munster player during the Pro14 game at Thomond Park on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Discipline was a common conversational theme in the post-match debrief following Munster’s 39-13 victory over Connacht at Thomond Park with an insight(...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun and Tiernan O’Halloran in action against Munster’s Simon during Munster’s 39-13 win at Thomond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster 39 Connacht 13 Defence was arguably the key constituent in Munster’s five-try, bonus-point win at a bitterly cold Thomond Park, a victory tha(...)

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