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Munster’s CJ Stander on the attack against Clermont Auvergne in Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster on many, many occasions have turned seemingly hopeless situations into heroic, unfathomable victories.With Ronan O’Gara on board, even this gr(...)

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony in a maul against Clermont Auvergne at Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

You don’t know how strong you are until strength is all you have left. After losing at the Stoop on Saturday, Leinster will have to dig deep tomorrow,(...)

Clermont Auvergne forwards coach Jono Gibbes: “We’ve looked in their eyes and they’ve looked in our eyes. Now we have to go back and evolve our strategy, maybe get some better lineout options.”  Photograph: Ian Kington/Afp/Getty Images

After ASM Clermont Auvergne’s 16-9 victory in Thomond Park last Saturday night we found a familiar face leaning against the changing room wall draped (...)

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was singled out for punishment by Clermont Auvergne, according to Anthony Foley. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

The overriding feeling leaving Limerick on Saturday evening was that Munster have no option next weekend but to combat this hugely intimidating ASM Cl(...)

Munster outhalf Ian Keatley, with James Cronin in support, is tackled by Nick Abendanon during Saturday evening’s match at Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster 9 ASM Clermont Auvergne 16It ended as it always does in Limerick; with a heroic act. This time from Clermont Auvergne captain Damien Chouly.Mu(...)

Clermont Auvergne’s Wesley Fofana has the chance to get to grips with Paul O’Connell of Munster again at Thomond Park in the European Champions Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

Munster v Clermont Auvergne Thomond Park, 5.30pm If it’s tea-time at Thomond on a Saturday night and the bearpit is heaving at the seams long befor(...)

Dave Foley is one of the Munster players to sign a new contractPhotograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Further evidence of how much more smoothly the Irish system, and specifically contract renegotiations, now run was further underlined yesterday with t(...)

Munster’s Donncha O’Callaghan celebrates their 21-20 victory over Ulster last Saturday. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Munster and Donnacha O’Callaghan are considering their right to appeal the decision by a Pro12 appointed disciplinary committee to suspend Munster’(...)

John Afoa of Ulster crashes into Leicester’s Graham Kitchener in the Heineken Cup game at Welford Road. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/ Inpho/Presseye

There’s something a little bit different about the quarter-final line-up in the Heineken Cup that sets it apart from other years. It’s not often we re(...)

In a final between two sides so well matched, Jonny Wilkinson could be the one to prove the difference.

It isn’t often I get to blow my own trumpet so I’ll just make it a small one. In the first column of the season back in October, I tipped Clerm(...)

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