Johann Van Graan

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Andrew Conway: has recovered from injury and starts on the right wing for Munster against Southern Kings. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster v Southern Kings, Musgrave Park (7.35, live on Eir Sport, Premier Sport) Johann van Graan has been able to call upon a portion of his Irish s(...)

Johann van Graan on Conor Murray: ‘He won’t deliver the perfect performance every week but that’s a world class player.’ Photograph:David Rogers/Getty Images

Munster coach Johann van Graan says that Conor Murray’s current form after a long lay-off is not a cause for concern and that he expects him to be bac(...)

 Ireland’s Conor Murray in action against Scotland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

No hurry for Murray The Conor Murray problem is exacerbated by the fact it is Conor Murray. When a scrumhalf suffers a dip in form – like Aaron Smith(...)

Munster’s Tyler Bleyendaal in action against the  Dragons during the Guinness Pro 14 game at  Rodney Parade. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Dragons 7 Munster 8 Munster’s young players stood up to be counted to grind out a nervy win over the Dragons and then saw captain Tyler Bleyendaal c(...)

Joey Carbery kicks a penalty in the Heineken Champions Cup Round 6 match between Munster and Exeter Chiefs in  Thomond Park, Limerick, last Saturday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

“There was a lot of expectation when he came to Munster, but the way he’s handled himself, he is a special man and a special player; I’m proud to be h(...)

Ulster’s Darren Cave sent out a very questionable tweet after Ulster’s win. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cave man stands up for Ulster Darren Cave and Andrew Trimble recently talked about how “institutionalised” professional rugby players become until th(...)

Garry Ringrose scores a try for Leinster in their Heineken Champions Cup Round 6 match against Wasps at Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Sunday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster will push for a 5.30pm kick-off on Saturday March 30th when they host Ulster in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup at the Aviva(...)

Munster’s Joey Carbery kicks the winning penalty against Exeter Chiefs at Thomond Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

On the Monday morning after he missed three penalties out of seven in Munster’s 13-12 defeat away against Castres in round four, by all accounts Joey (...)

Munster’s Tadhg Beirne blocks a kick from Nic White of Exeter Chiefs during the Heineken Champions Cup Round 6 match at Thomond Park, Limerick on Saturday.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Munster 9 Exeter Chiefs 7 Even since its redevelopment, few grounds do old school quite like Thomond Park. This was an old-school scoreline at the en(...)

Munster head coach Johann van Graan leaves Thomond Park after his team beat Exeter. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

A relieved Johann van Graan described Munster’s 9-7 Champions Cup win over Exeter as the toughest game of rugby he has experienced in his 13 months or(...)

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