Van Graan: Munster came to win but were ‘beaten by a better side’

Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan put their hands up after another Heineken Champions Cup semi-final defeat to Saracens and admitted they had simply been beaten by a better side. Munster’s Peter O’Mahony, Head Coach Johann van Graan and Jack...

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Man-of-the-match Vunipola helps Saracens to final following Munster mauling

[score] [team1]Saracens[/team1][score1]32[/score1] [team2]Munster[/team2][score2]16[/score2] [/score] Saracens continued their recent dominance of Munster as they subjected the Irish province to another mauling and consigned the Reds to a third straight European semi-final defeat. [timgcap=Saracens’ Ben Spencer is tackled by Munster’s CJ Stander...

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Galway’s outstanding form continues with in over Donegal

[score] [team1]Galway[/team1][score1]1-12[/score1] [team2]Donegal[/team2][score2]1-5[/score2] [/score] Galway’s outstanding form this spring continued as they burst out of the blocks against Donegal and...

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Fr O’Neill’s secure passage to round three of Cork Premier IHC

[score] [team1]Fr O’Neill’s[/team1][score1]1-21[/score1] [team2]Ballincollig[/team2][score2]2-14[/score2] [/score] Fr O’Neill’s survived a titanic battle with Ballincollig in a lively opening round of the...

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Watergrasshill achieve deserved victory over Inniscarra in first round of Cork PIHC

[score] [team1]Watergrasshill[/team1][score1]1-16[/score1] [team2]Inniscarra[/team2][score2]0-13[/score2] [/score] In the end it, was their performance in the third quarter that laid the foundation for...

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Devastating first-half sees Sarsfields put away Kanturk in SHC round 1 game

Sarsfields Darren Kenneally wins the ball from Kanturk’s Sean Carey and James Fitzpatrick during the Cork SHC round 1 at...

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Tyler Bleyendaal’s refusal to throw in towel will stand to him now

Donal Lenihan runs the rule over the Heineken Cup semi-finalists Munster: Tyler’s time has come There are so many examples...

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‘What he did here, not every player can do’: Ireland international Robinson praised after Preston brace

Preston boss Alex Neil saluted the quality of forwards Callum Robinson and Lukas Nmecha after they tore already-relegated Ipswich apart...

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Kidney and Kiss lead London Irish to promotion back to English Premiership

London Irish secured promotion back to the Gallagher Premiership after recording a 46-7 victory over Richmond. The Exiles, who were...

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Paul O’Connell dismisses talk of a return to Munster coaching role

Paul O’Connell has dismissed speculation that he could return to a coaching role with Munster anytime soon. The Munster and...

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Chris Farrell: Munster need different mindset to overcome semi-final woes

Chris Farrell admits Munster’s inability to progress beyond the semi-finals has become a concern that will influence their approach to...

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Sam Bennett retains Tour of Turkey lead after third-place finish

Sam Bennett remains in the leader’s blue jersey after the fourth stage of the Tour of Turkey. The Carrick-on-Suir man...

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Enda Stevens’ goal helps boost Sheffield United’s promotion prospects

Second-half goals from Mark Duffy and Enda Stevens saw Sheffield United beat 10-man Nottingham Forest 2-0 to give their hopes...

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John Giles ‘sad to have to justify myself’ over foundation

John Giles has said John Delaney should resign from the FAI. File photo of John Giles with FAI chief executive...

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Team news: Dublin make eight changes as Cork keep firepower in reserve for League semi-final

Dublin boss Mick Bohan has rung the changes as the champions prepare for Sunday’s Lidl Ladies National Football League Division...

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Waterford call for full investigation into FAI handling of Europa League ejection

Waterford FC have called for a full investigation into the FAI’s handling of their ejection from the Europa League. The...

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Ronan O’Gara reveals World Cup role with France is ‘off the table’

Ronan O’Gara has ruled out joining the French coaching setup for the World Cup. The former Ireland out-half said in...

Friday, 19/04/19 - 12:25pm Read More

James Lowe and Johnny Sexton picked to start for Leinster

An injury to Jamison Gibson-Park has handed James Lowe the opportunity to start on the wing for Leinster against Toulouse...

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Keith Earls ruled out as Munster name team for Saracens clash

Keith Earls has been ruled out of Munster’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final away to Saracens tomorrow. The Ireland winger has...

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Frankfurt stage second-leg comeback to edge out Benfica

[score] [team1]Eintracht Frankfurt[/team1][score1]2[/score1] [team2]Benfica[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] Eintracht Frankfurt wiped out a two-goal first-leg deficit to beat Benfica 2-0 in Germany and...

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