New Head Coach Johann van Graan joined the province in November with Defence Coach JP Ferreira arriving in December as Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber returned to the South Africa national team. Munster reached the Champions Cup quarter-finals for a record 17th time and defeated Toulon at Thomond Park before..Read More
Rassie Erasmus joined the province as Director of Rugby with Head Coach Anthony Foley, Jacques Nienaber, Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones formed the coaching team. Six wins from the opening seven games made for an excellent start but the tragic events that unfolded in Paris on October 16 saw rugby..Read More
The 2015/16 campaign started very well with seven wins from eight but a mid-season slump saw Munster exit the Champions Cup and fall out of contention in the Guinness PRO12. Munster once again finished third in their Pool with 15 points as semi-finalists Leicester Tigers and Stade Francais advanced. The..Read More
Munster legend Anthony Foley took up the Head Coach role with Mick O’Driscoll, Brian Walsh, Ian Costello and Jerry Flannery completing the coaching team. Foley led Munster to the PRO12 final after finishing joint top of the table with Glasgow before defeating the Ospreys 21-18 at Thomond Park in the..Read More
Munster reach the knock-out stages of Europe once again and this time face Toulon in Marseille in their seventh Heineken Cup semi final. The French side win 24-16 and went on to win the competition. The province also reached the semi final of the RaboDirect PRO12 and disappointingly suffered a..Read More
The province reach the Heineken Cup semi final stage for the sixth time in the competition’s history and are knocked out by Clermont Auvergne in a thrilling 16-10 encounter at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier. The game was to be Ronan O’Gara’s last outing in a Munster jersey as..Read More
Munster are knocked out of the Heineken Cup at quarter final stage, suffering a home defeat to Ulster. Ospreys then do the damage at the semi final stage of the RaboDirect PRO12. A younger Munster side produced the only silverware by claiming the British and Irish Cup at Musgrave Park.
The Wallabies return to the Cork venue twelve years later, on this occasion as World champions, but the result is the same, courtesy of a sensational injury time drop goal by Jim Galvin – Munster claim the spoils!
Argentina are held to a draw following a tempestuous match in Limerick – the following autumn a last minute penalty goal by full back Trevor Morris snatches a dramatic 3-3 draw for New Zealand at Musgrave Park.