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REVIEW 2016: A Look Back At The Year In Rugby

REVIEW 2016: A Look Back At The Year In Rugby

December 28, 2016 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

Jay Galvin takes us through the year in rugby from Ultan Dillane and Anthony Foley to Tralee RFC’s fortunes…  This past year has brought some outstanding highlights in the local, provincial and national rugby scene. To say that a year is a long time in the rugby sporting world is […]

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VIDEO: Beautiful Silence And Respectful Roars On An Emotional Day In Thomond Park

VIDEO: Beautiful Silence And Respectful Roars On An Emotional Day In Thomond Park

October 23, 2016 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

Avid Munster fan, Mike O’Halloran, describes his feelings after an emotional day in Thomond Park where Munster honoured Anthony Foley’s memory… IS it wrong to describe the atmosphere in Thomond Park yesterday as beautiful? On the way to the game I had expected the atmosphere to be sombre, and I suppose to […]

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Council Opens Book Of Condolence For The Late Anthony Foley

Council Opens Book Of Condolence For The Late Anthony Foley

October 17, 2016 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

A BOOK of Condolence for the late Anthony Foley will be opened by Kerry County Council from 12 noon today, Monday. All seven local authorities in Munster have agreed to do so from noon today. The Munster rugby coach died on Saturday night at the team hotel in Paris on […]

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Rugby: Feelgood Factor Is Back As Munster Run Riot

Rugby: Feelgood Factor Is Back As Munster Run Riot

January 25, 2015 at 9:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, was at Thomond Park today where he saw Munster run riot over Sale Sharks… Munster 65 Sale Sharks 10 THERE was a try fest in Thomond this afternoon with Munster scoring eight second half tries. Simon Zebo twisted his way to the line to touch […]

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Mike O’Halloran: Munster Outclassed By Saracens

Mike O’Halloran: Munster Outclassed By Saracens

January 18, 2015 at 7:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, reports from London on Munster’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday Saracens 33 Munster 10 In my piece last week before the Munster team was selected, I said that Conor Murray would be a loss if he was unable to play and so it proved. […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Can Munster Beat Saracens To Keep Cup Hopes Alive?

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Can Munster Beat Saracens To Keep Cup Hopes Alive?

January 15, 2015 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, says that despite Munster’s recent woes, all is not lost for Saturday’s Champions Cup game at Saracens… NEXT Saturday at 1pm, Munster Rugby will line out in the “plastic pitch” that is the home of Saracens RFC in London. By 3pm the Munster train to the […]

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Mike O’Halloran: My Dream For JJ Hanrahan

Mike O’Halloran: My Dream For JJ Hanrahan

January 10, 2015 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby columnist, Mike O’Halloran, believes the dream of seeing JJ Hanrahan in the No.10 of Munster is still possible…just not for a while… I have been supporting Munster and attending matches in Thomond Park since 1973 and in all those years, I have never experienced the disappointment that Munster fans […]

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Munster Confirm That JJ Hanrahan Will Leave For Northampton

January 7, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  DISAPPOINTING news has come through for Munster Rugby fans in the county, with the announcement that Currow native JJ Hanrahan will leave the province at the end of the current season to join Aviva Premiership side Northampton Saints. Despite being offered a three year deal with Munster, the Kerry man confirmed his […]

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Rugby: Two Big Days Ahead For Munster

Rugby: Two Big Days Ahead For Munster

December 15, 2014 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, on a disappointing day for Munster yesterday… I ASKED in my preview of this game Can Munster win and I answered ‘of course they can’, but I was wrong. Try as they might, Munster could not overcome ASM Clermont Auvergne, even after getting a dream start. […]

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Rugby View: Will JJ Hanrahan Stay Or Will He Go?

Rugby View: Will JJ Hanrahan Stay Or Will He Go?

December 11, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on the speculation that Kerryman, JJ Hanrahan, could be leaving Munster… IT is all over print, broadcast and digital media that Currow man and Munster Rugby star J J Hanrahan has been offered a contract with Nothampton Saints – figures of €190,000 contract are being […]

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Rugby View: Can Munster Beat Clermont? Of Course They Can!

Rugby View: Can Munster Beat Clermont? Of Course They Can!

December 10, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, believes Munster can overcome Clermont Auvergne in France next weekend… Munster were bullied into submission by Clermont Auvergne last Saturday evening in Thomond Park, when they surrendered their impressive record of beating French opposition 23 times in Limerick. Munster travel to France on Sunday for […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

October 25, 2014 at 9:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on Munster’s victory on Friday night… AFTER a very tense first half, full tactical box kicking and handling errors, Munster finally overcame the challenge presented by the star studded Saracens. This game was won by the forwards, especially the back row of O’Donnell, CJ Stander […]

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Members of Tralee Rugby Club and Sisters Laura and Emer O'Mahony played on opposite teams in the Inter-Pro final between Munster and Connacht on in Tralee Rugby Club. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Inter-Pro Final and Family Fun At Tralee Rugby Club

September 22, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

ON Saturday Tralee Rugby Club hosted both an Interprovincial Senior Ladies Final between Munster v Connacht and a ‘Family Fun Day’. The Inter-pro final featured seven players who play for Tralee Rugby Club across both sides, with Connacht in fact having four players drawn from the Tralee club. There was […]

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VIDEO: Munster Rugby Lads Show Off Their Soccer Skills

July 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

IF the rugby doesn’t work out for Munster’s Ronan O’Mahony and Felix Jones they can always look at a career in soccer judging by the skills they showed at Lifestyle Sports in Tralee on Thursday afternoon. The rugby lads made a stop-off at the Manor West store as part of ‘The Munster […]

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Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FANS of Munster rugby are in for a treat as top players like Keith Earls and BJ Botha are coming to town. The Red heroes will visit Lifestyle Sports in Manor West this Thursday between 12 noon and 12.45pm. Six of Munster Rugby’s finest: […]

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