Munster will want to put a three-match losing run against Scottish opposition behind them when they host GUINNESS PRO12 front runners Glasgow Warriors on the night of Irish Independent Park's official opening.
Munster Rugby is currently accepting applications for the role of Academy S & C Lead. The Academy S & C Lead will coordinate and deliver strength and conditioning support for the Munster Academy and Sub Academy.
Saturday's GUINNESS PRO12 match between the Scarlets and Munster on Sky Sports sees the commencement of trials of innovative video review technology developed by Hawk-Eye to determine how new technology can enhance player welfare, while strengthening the accuracy and efficiency of the television match official (TMO).
After meeting with the specialist yesterday, it was confirmed that Munster and Ireland Wolfhounds back rower Robin Copeland requires a shoulder stabilisation procedure, ruling him out for the remainder of the season.
Conor Murray believes it is a measure of the growth of the Ireland team under Joe Schmidt that there was an element of disappointment to their 18-11 RBS 6 Nations win over France, and says they will need to improve once more for the upcoming visit of England.
Munster resume their quest to qualify for the GUINNESS PRO12 play-offs with a home date with Cardiff Blues, as they look to make a winning start at the newly-redeveloped Irish Independent Park in Cork.
Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Ronan O'Mahony and Duncan Williams have signed two-year contract extensions with the province, and that Leinster Academy player Jordan Coghlan will join Munster on a development contract.
Head coach Anthony Foley has named a strong Munstr team to face Cardiff Blues in Cork on Saturday (kick-off 7.35pm), including Denis Hurley as captain and the Ireland duo of Ian Keatley and Keith Earls.
Ireland scrum half Conor Murray insists the team performance in Rome will not be good enough at home to France this coming Saturday. Joe Schmidt's men needed second half tries from Murray and Tommy O'Donnell to fend off the Italian threat.
It must have been pleasing for Eric Elwood and Dan McFarland, the 2007 Ireland Under-20 Grand Slam-winning coaches, to watch Ireland's RBS 6 Nations win over Italy and see two of their former charges on the scoresheet.