Munster need to shine again after decade in the dark

Johann van Graan's capture of Damian de Allende and RG Snyman is the biggest bit of rugby business in the world this year and a serious statement of intent

‘Johann van Graan is not Rassie Erasmus. He may not even have been first choice to replace him, but either way it was a seismic shift in personality.’ Photo: Sportsfile

Brendan Fanning

You've narrowly missed the tenth anniversary of the last time all four provinces were involved at HQ around the same time. It will be on Reeling in the Years soon enough. It was rugby's first game at the new Aviva Stadium.