Thomas Du Toit

10 results

Munster’s last trophy came in 2011 - beating Leinster in the Pro12 final. Photograph: Inpho

Best Club in the World In 2011 the Red Army lorded it over Leinster in Thomond Park a week after their arch-rivals were crowned European champions. T(...)

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus during a team training session at Latymer Lower School, England, on October 29th. Photograph: Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images

There are a few words you might choose to use about England’s pack before you land on the one South Africa’s Warren Whiteley settled on. “Nice” was wh(...)

Munster’s Ian Keatley celebrates scoring Munster’s third try against Racing 92 in the Champions Cup clash at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 22 Racing 92 10 This special, never-to-be-forgotten campaign offers each game as a compelling chapter in an almost miraculous, albeit devas(...)

CJ Stander and Jean Kleyn stand shoulder to shoulder with their Munster team-mates. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The clearest evidence of an ever-deepening crisis in South African rugby was Rassie Erasmus being allowed to escape a crumbling Springbok regime to co(...)

Francis Saili’s return has come at a good time for a depleted Munster. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Pro12 preview: Connacht v Munster Venue: Sportsground, 5.30pm TV: Live TG4 An unwritten rule of print journalism is to avoid lists. People trail(...)

Munster’s Jaco Taute scores their third try against Leicester last weekend. Photo: Dan Sherida/Inpho

Irish rugby in December 2016 feels like a harmonious ecosystem. It certainly looks that way from recent results. Everyone, from players to coaches,(...)

Munster are given a penalty try after a late tackle by Leicester Tigers’ George Worth on  Jaco Taute at Thomond Park, Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Munster 38 Leicester 0 The reconstruction of Munster in the image of bygone eras is impossible. Even if the similarities are everywhere; CJ Stande(...)

Peter O’Mahony has not been included in Munster’s squad for Saturday’s clash with Treviso. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Peter O’Mahony won’t feature for Munster against Treviso on Saturday after being put on stand-by for Ireland’s clash with Australia at the Aviva Stad(...)

Munster’s CJ Stander: one of those to qualify to play for Ireland under the current three-year rule. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

World Rugby are poised to alter the three-year residency loophole that allows Ireland naturalise foreign players. The sport’s governing body have in(...)

Chiefs hooker Rhys Marshall is one of three new signings for Munster. Photograph: Getty

Munster have bolstered their squad with the arrival of three new players - Rhys Marshall, Thomas du Toit and Cathal Sheridan. The province have made(...)