Rory Scannell

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 Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne have been excused for Munster’s final game of the season. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Although Stephen Larkham had strongly intimated that Tadhg Beirne and Conor Murray would be granted the game time they were looking for away to Zebre (...)

Peter O’Mahony, Craig Casey and Billy Holland during Munster training ahead of the Rainbow Cup clash with Cardiff. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Pro14 Rainbow Cup: Munster v Cardiff Blues Kick-off: 7.35pm, Friday. Venue: Thomond Park. On TV: Live on eir Sport. When Munster kicked off the Rain(...)

Andy Farrell:  instead of the Fijian tour, the IRFU are very close to signing off on two home Tests this summer  against Japan and the United States. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There can be little doubt that the lack of a voice from the Irish coaching ticket, and specifically Andy Farrell, didn’t help the chances of one or tw(...)

Luke McGrath celebrates after Jack Conan’s try against Munster. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster 16 Munster 6 Yet more new ground broken by Leinster, as they secured a fourth successive Pro14 title, albeit this record sixth successive wi(...)

Munster’s Ben Healy scores a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Benetton Rugby at  Thomond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster 31 Benetton Rugby 17 A Munster side showing 13 changes from last week warmed up for next week’s Guinness Pro 14 showdown with Leinster by com(...)

Scotland’s Stuart Hogg celebrates scoring a try against England at Murrayfield last month with Finn Russell. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Back in 2008, Stuart Hogg was playing for the Scottish Under-17s against their English counterparts in Netherdale, home to Gala RFC. Borders territory(...)

Craig Casey during Munster rugby squad training at UL in Limerick on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

MUNSTER v CONNACHT Thomond Park (7.35, live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports) A victory on Friday night will guarantee Munster a place in the Guinness P(...)

Billy Holland: will captain Munster against Benetton in Italy. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Guinness Pro14: Benetton v Munster, Stadio Monigo, Treviso, Kick-off: 6pm local time (5pm Irish). On TV: Live on eir Sport. Munster seek to return t(...)

The cameras didn’t convey how wet and unhelpful conditions were at Thomond Park. Photograph: Inpho

Munster 10 Leinster 13 No defeat will have hurt Munster more this season than this one and as Leinster headed back on the M7 through the freezing, sn(...)

Munster’s Chris Farrell scores a crucial try against Connacht on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht 10 Munster 16 Not pretty, but effective as always. Munster prevailed in a game that only came alive in the last five minutes to rubber-stamp(...)

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