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Gutted after Gutsy Performance falls short: Leinster: 16 - Munster: 15

The “what-ifs” and “if-onlys” will hurt as the season came to a dramatic but ultimately disappointing end in the RDS at the semi-final stage.   2,646 more words

Keith Earls

The Long Zee-bye: Munster: 20 - Edinburgh: 16

After his final game in Cork, onto his final European home game and now the final Thomond Park game for Simon Zebo, thankfully it was not yet time for goodbye as Munster are through to the semi in Dublin in 2 weeks.  2,994 more words

Simon Zebo

Lineout Kin-GG: Munster: 24 - Ulster: 24

The cheer that greeted the final lineout win of the night by Gerbrandt Grobler (GG) demonstrated how much the supporters present appreciated the performance of the team especially in the final minutes as Ulster threw everything at them in desperate search of a bonus point win.  2,470 more words

Season 17/18

Regrets, we have a few: Racing 92: 27 – Munster: 22

A poor start; inaccurate execution at key moments; the inability to convert pressure, territory and possession into points; a missed opportunity to make history.  Yes we have a few regrets but I am also proud of the team for getting to the last four for the second year in a row.  1,923 more words

Ian Keatley

The Right Attitude at Altitude: Cheetahs: 17 - Munster: 19


A game of two halves but when you expected the effects of playing at altitude to impact the visitors and the Cheetahs to pull away as they have done so often this season it was Munster who dug deep.  1,870 more words

Season 17/18

Not black and white: Munster: 33 - Zebre: 5

The loudest, warmest cheer of the Baltic evening was reserved for the arrival of GG, to let him and all watching know that he is not an outcast amongst us but a reformed young man who made a mistake, paid the price and is trying to get on with his short rugby career.  1,939 more words

Ian Keatley

Commentator's Curse: Zebre: 19 - Munster: 36

A valuable away bonus point win marked the start of the tenure of Johann van Graan albeit he took a backseat this week since he only arrived to take up his new position on Monday.  1,177 more words

Season 17/18