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Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac hails stylish final victory over Munster - Aberdeen Evening Express;

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac hails stylish final victory over Munster - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen Evening ExpressScarlets head coach Wayne Pivac hails stylish final victory over MunsterAberdeen Evening ExpressHead coach Wayne Pivac praised Scarlets' attacking style as they secured the Guinness PRO12 title with a stunning 46-22 success against Munster at the Aviva Stadium. First half tries from Liam Williams, Steff Evans, Gareth Davies and Tadhg Beirne put ...and more »

Munster boss Rassie Erasmus focuses on growth despite record loss in Guinness Pro12 - The Irish Sun;

Munster boss Rassie Erasmus focuses on growth despite record loss in Guinness Pro12 - The Irish Sun

The Irish SunMunster boss Rassie Erasmus focuses on growth despite record loss in Guinness Pro12The Irish SunRASSIE ERASMUS admitted that last night's thumping by Scarlets was a bit of a reality check for Munster. Erasmus watched his team suffer a record PRO12 final defeat as Welsh outfit Scarlets scored six tries to win comfortably by 24 points. Munster ...and more »

Rassie Erasmus says Munster can have no excuses after Scarlets defeat - Irish Mirror;

Rassie Erasmus says Munster can have no excuses after Scarlets defeat - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorRassie Erasmus says Munster can have no excuses after Scarlets defeatIrish MirrorThe province lost 46-22 to the rampant Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium this evening, conceding six tries in the process. Share. ByMichael Scully. 22:19, 27 MAY 2017; Updated 22:23, 27 MAY 2017. Sport. Munster's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus (Photo: ...and more »

Munster 22 - Scarlets 46: John Barclay leads side to glory - The Scotsman;

Munster 22 - Scarlets 46: John Barclay leads side to glory - The Scotsman

The ScotsmanMunster 22 - Scarlets 46: John Barclay leads side to gloryThe ScotsmanThe Scarlets, led by Scotland skipper John Barclay, overcame the odds and the vast majority of supporters at Dublin's Aviva Stadium to register their first title triumph since 2004 when they were the “Llanelli Scarlets”. It was a record score, a record ...and more »

Scarlets beat Munster 46-22 to capture Guinness Pro12 title for the first time since 2004 - Western Telegraph

Scarlets beat Munster 46-22 to capture Guinness Pro12 title for the first time since 2004Western TelegraphFormer Haverfordwest prop Rob Evans shows his delight afterwards with head coach Wayne Pivac. PICTURE: PA Wire. / Fraser Watson, Reporter / @FraserMercsport. 0 comments. IT was an historic night for former Pembrokeshire players Rob Evans and ...and more »

Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac insists Wales are capable of copying his side's expansive attacking blueprint - WalesOnline;

Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac insists Wales are capable of copying his side's expansive attacking blueprint - WalesOnline

WalesOnlineScarlets boss Wayne Pivac insists Wales are capable of copying his side's expansive attacking blueprintWalesOnlineThe West Walians hammered Munster 46-22 in a six-try romp at the Aviva Stadium to secure their first piece of silverware for 13 long years. It was a remarkable performance from a side who have played rugby with a smile on their faces in recent months.and more »

Scarlets Beirne hails 'best decision' leaving Leinster - RTE.ie;

Scarlets Beirne hails 'best decision' leaving Leinster - RTE.ie

RTE.ieScarlets Beirne hails 'best decision' leaving LeinsterRTE.ieLeaving Leinster may have been one of the toughest choices that Tadhg Beirne has had to make, but as the Scarlets lock basked in the glory of this evening's Guinness Pro12 final victory over Munster, the Kildare native admitted that it was the "best ...and more »

TWEETS: The reaction to Munster's disappointing Pro 12 final loss - Buzz.ie;

TWEETS: The reaction to Munster's disappointing Pro 12 final loss - Buzz.ie

Buzz.ieTWEETS: The reaction to Munster's disappointing Pro 12 final lossBuzz.ieAfter defeating Leinster in the semi-finals last week, Scarlets hammered Rassie Erasmus' Munster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. The Pro 12 final looked done and dusted after only half an hour as the Welsh side took a commanding 29-3 lead. The final ...and more »

Guinness PRO12 final as it happened - Munster annihilated by the Scarlets - Irish Independent;

Guinness PRO12 final as it happened - Munster annihilated by the Scarlets - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentGuinness PRO12 final as it happened - Munster annihilated by the ScarletsIrish IndependentMunster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus during the Guinness PRO12 Final between Munster and Scarlets at 2 Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus during the Guinness PRO12 Final between Munster and Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.and more »

Peter O'Mahony wasn't having any of the final press conference question - SportsJOE.ie;

Peter O'Mahony wasn't having any of the final press conference question - SportsJOE.ie

SportsJOE.iePeter O'Mahony wasn't having any of the final press conference questionSportsJOE.ieThe Munster captain stared dead ahead for the first five minutes of the post-match press briefing as Rassie Erasmus fielded questions. When he finally got a chance to speak, O'Mahony revealed how the Munster squad had urged each other, at half-time, ...and more »

'You can only progress so much in a year. It will only come with time' - The42;

'You can only progress so much in a year. It will only come with time' - The42

The42'You can only progress so much in a year. It will only come with time'The42Rassie Erasmus knows Munster aren't where they need to be but he's positive they will grow. By Murray Kinsella Saturday 27 May 2017, 10:15 PM. 40 minutes ago 1,161 Views 2 Comments. http://the42.ie/3412729. Share Tweet Email. RASSIE ERASMUS ...and more »

The epic scenes of celebration inside the Scarlets dressing room after they romped to historic Pro12 title - WalesOnline;

The epic scenes of celebration inside the Scarlets dressing room after they romped to historic Pro12 title - WalesOnline

WalesOnlineThe epic scenes of celebration inside the Scarlets dressing room after they romped to historic Pro12 titleWalesOnlineThe Scarlets claimed their second ever Pro12 title with a stunning 46-22 victory over Munster in Dublin this evening... and you get the impression they're going to enjoy it. Many had them as underdogs heading into the season finale at the Aviva Stadium ...and more »

WATCH - 'It's a stupid way to look at things' - Rassie Erasmus slaps down question after Munster lose PRO12 final - Irish Independent;

WATCH - 'It's a stupid way to look at things' - Rassie Erasmus slaps down question after Munster lose PRO12 final - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentWATCH - 'It's a stupid way to look at things' - Rassie Erasmus slaps down question after Munster lose PRO12 finalIrish IndependentSix-try Scarlets swept Munster's meek challenge aside to win a one-sided Guinness PRO12 final 46-22 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Wayne Pivac's men captured the Welsh region's second PRO12 title - and first since 2004 - as their devastatingly potent ...and more »

Munster 22 Scarlets 46: Six-try Welshmen sweep meek challenge aside to win one-sided Pro12 final - Telegraph.co.uk;

Munster 22 Scarlets 46: Six-try Welshmen sweep meek challenge aside to win one-sided Pro12 final - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMunster 22 Scarlets 46: Six-try Welshmen sweep meek challenge aside to win one-sided Pro12 finalTelegraph.co.ukTwo wins in the space of eight days in Dublin have turned the Scarlets from also-rans into Guinness Pro12 champions. They silenced the RDS with their comprehensive semi-final victory over Leinster and they stunned the Munster hordes across the road ...and more »

James Davies won't change who he is to win Wales caps - SkySports;

James Davies won't change who he is to win Wales caps - SkySports

SkySportsJames Davies won't change who he is to win Wales capsSkySportsScarlets flanker James Davies says he does not know what he has to do to make the Wales team, but won't change who he is. Flanker Davies has been outstanding for Scarlets but was the standout omission when Robin McBryde named his squad to face ...and more »

Rassie Erasmus: 'Maybe this was just a step too far' for Munster - Irish Times;

Rassie Erasmus: 'Maybe this was just a step too far' for Munster - Irish Times

Irish TimesRassie Erasmus: 'Maybe this was just a step too far' for MunsterIrish TimesThis was shaping into a fantastic season for Irish rugby. Then came a weekend in April when Saracens strangled Munster into submission before Clermont electrocuted Leinster. No worries. Champions Cup semi-finals are decent returns so long as the Pro 12 ...and more »

Scarlets scrum-half forced to choose between PRO 12 final against Munster and his stag weekend in Budapest - Irish Independent;

Scarlets scrum-half forced to choose between PRO 12 final against Munster and his stag weekend in Budapest - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentScarlets scrum-half forced to choose between PRO 12 final against Munster and his stag weekend in BudapestIrish IndependentJonathan Evans summed up his dilemma perfectly on social media. The Scarlets replacement scrum-half obviously wasn't expecting his side to stun Leinster in the PRO 12 semi-final because he had organised a pretty big event to coincide with tomorrow's ...and more »

"The Irish Media Gave Us No Chance"- Tadhg Beirne Sums Up Scarlets' Superb Pro 12 Win - Balls.ie

Balls.ie"The Irish Media Gave Us No Chance"- Tadhg Beirne Sums Up Scarlets' Superb Pro 12 WinBalls.ieWhile Saturday's Guinness Pro 12 final ended up being a forgettable one for Munster rugby and indeed the vast majority in attendance at the Aviva Stadium, there was one Irishman who was absolutely beaming after the final whistle. Kildare man Tadhg ...and more »

Brilliant Beirne, Erasmus' big question and more Pro12 final talking points - The42;

Brilliant Beirne, Erasmus' big question and more Pro12 final talking points - The42

The42Brilliant Beirne, Erasmus' big question and more Pro12 final talking pointsThe42MUNSTER WERE OUTCLASSED by the Scarlets in a 46-22 defeat in the Guinness Pro12 final at the Aviva Stadium. Read our match report here. Stunning Scarlets. The Welsh side were a joy to watch once again in Dublin, a week after they had dismantled ...and more »

'They looked nervous' - Luke Fitzgerald and The Left Wing analyse Munster's PRO12 final loss - Irish Independent;

'They looked nervous' - Luke Fitzgerald and The Left Wing analyse Munster's PRO12 final loss - Irish Independent

Irish Independent'They looked nervous' - Luke Fitzgerald and The Left Wing analyse Munster's PRO12 final lossIrish IndependentThe Left Wing's Luke Fitzgerald attributed nerves, making too many mistakes and not holding onto the ball in contact for Munster's PRO12 final loss against the Scarlets on Saturday. Munster's 46-22 loss at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin was the largest ...and more »