Thomas Ahern

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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(...)

Munster players celebrate at the final whistle after their victory over Clermont Auvergne in the Heineken  Champions Cup at Stade Marcel-Michelin. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo

Knowing me, knowing you. Stuart Lancaster on Johann van Graan provides as much goodwill as the South African’s response to the Cumbrian’s praise. Tis(...)

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell and assistant coach Mike Catt look on in the Ireland-Georgia match at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Rejoice for 2021 Like so many others, The Offload is ignoring the three pillars of rugby union (racism, doping and concussion) to focus on a brighter(...)

Johnny Sexton spoke recently about the excellent work being done behind the scenes.  Maybe it’s time to allow the fans to see this. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

I should be writing about the Scotland game. I really should. There are plenty of angles to dive into and examine. An attack shape is developing. Cael(...)

Josh Wycherley starts in the Munster frontrow on Monday night. Photograph: Inpho

Munster v Zebre, Thomond Park, Monday, 8.15 – Live on Eir Sport 1 Munster coach Johann van Graan has included five academy players in the matchday 23(...)

Munster’s Ben Healy converts a penalty to win the Guinness Pro 14 game against the Scarlets at  Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

The Munster player’s positive test need not be viewed in a negative light. Training is cancelled so all the plans the coach wanted to put in place thi(...)

Munster’s Ben Healy was the hero on Saturday in Wales. Photograph: Inpho

The 2020/21 season is going well if . . . After watching events unfold at the RDS on Friday we envisaged Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad for Paris conta(...)

RG Snyman training earlier this month at Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The next decision for RG Snyman, Munster’s marquee Springbok signing, is where to spend the next “six to 12 months” rehabilitating his torn anterior c(...)

Galwegians’ Michael O’Donnell after the Energia All-Ireland League Division 2B game against Dungannon at  Crowley Park back in February. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Clubs, particularly those in Division 1A and 1B of the All-Ireland League, will have a significant and practical role this season in providing a compe(...)

Joey Carbery is expected to return to action for Munster in September. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

All of their squad having passed tests for Covid-19, the Munster and Leinster squads returned to full training on Monday, with Munster confirming that(...)

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