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Munster hang on to down Ospreys

Munster held off a second-half comeback from Ospreys to register their third straight Guinness PRO14 victory in torrential rain at the Liberty Stadium.

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12dPA Sport

Wootton bags four tries in Munster rout

Alex Wootton's four tries saw him enter the Guinness PRO14 record books as Munster hammered the Cheetahs 51-18 at Thomond Park.

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19dPA Sport

Munster start season with six-try romp

Last season's beaten finalists Munster began the revamped Guinness PRO14 in confident fashion with a 34-3 bonus-point victory over Benetton Treviso at Irish Independent Park.

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22dMartyn Thomas

Stringer: I'm still up for the challenge

Ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season, Peter Stringer's 20th in professional rugby, the Worcester scrum-half reveals what keeps him from hanging up his boots.

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Barbarians to play Tonga at Thomond Park

The Barbarians will return to the scene of their most famous recent triumph when they take on Tonga at Thomond Park on Nov. 10.

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Cheetahs kick off PRO14 in Ulster

South African franchise the Cheetahs will get their first taste of PRO14 action on Friday, Sept. 1 as they take on Ulster at Kingspan Stadium.

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50dMartyn Thomas

The issues facing expanded PRO14

It is not difficult to see why Celtic Rugby would jump at the chance to breath new life into the rebranded PRO14. But the organisers face issues as they attempt to make the expansion work.

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51dESPN Staff

PRO14 expansion explained

Tuesday brought official confirmation that South African sides the Cheetahs and Southern Kings would, as expected, join an expanded PRO14 competition. But what will the new championship look like?

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91dTom Hamilton

The quiet man from Munster takes centre stage

Peter O'Mahony has been through an awful lot this season which is why captaining the British & Irish Lions in the first Test against the All Blacks will not faze or distract him in the slightest.

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124dESPN Staff

Munster dispatch Ospreys in PRO12 semis

Table toppers Munster booked their place in next Saturday's PRO12 final with a runaway 23-3 victory over Ospreys at Thomond Park.

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125dESPN Staff

Jones hands Lions fitness boost

British & Irish Lions second-row Alun Wyn Jones returns for the Ospreys to start against Munster in the PRO12 semifinal at Thomond Park.

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139dPA Sport

Munster thump Connacht in PRO12

Conor Murray gave the Lions a fitness boost with a second-half appearance in Munster's thunderous 50-14 Guinness PRO12 win over Connacht at Thomond Park.

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Conor Murray good to play before Lions

Ireland and Munster scrum-half Conor Murray looks set to complete the challenge set for him by British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland and play before the Lions depart for New Zealand.

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144dPA Sport

Munster secure home PRO12 semifinal

Munster bounced back from their Champions Cup defeat to beat Treviso 34-14 at Stadio Monigo and secure a home semi-final in the PRO12.

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Rassie Erasmus commits future to Munster

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has ended speculation linking him with a return to South Africa.

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151dPA Sport

Saracens book Champions Cup final spot

Saracens have booked their place in the European Champions Cup final in Edinburgh next month after grinding their way to a 26-10 shutout of Munster in Dublin.

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153dESPN Staff

Lions heavyweights headline Saracens-Munster semi

Eight players named in Warren Gatland's British & Irish Lions squad will start in the European Champions Cup semifinal between Munster and Saracens at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

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156dPA Sport

Zebo parks Lions talk to focus on Munster

Munster winger Simon Zebo insists Wednesday's squad announcement for the British and Irish Lions will in no way affect preparations for their Champions Cup semi-final.

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158dPA Sport

O'Callaghan try sees Munster edge past Ulster

Man-of-the-match Keith Earls was among the try scorers as Munster edged out Ulster 22-20 in a closely-fought Guinness PRO12 derby at Thomond Park.