Munster head coach Johann van Graan

Clermont 31-39 Munster: Fightback supreme breaches the French fortress

MUNSTER produced the greatest European fightback of modern times to topple ASM Clermont Auvergne at their Stade Marcel Michelin fortress.
Johann van Graan’s men looked as if they were going to wave the white flag to surrender their perfect start to the season as scores from Alivereti Raka, Damian Penaud, Etienne Fourcade and penalty try put the hosts 19 points clear.
But 24 points from the boot of JJ Hanrahan and scores from Mike Haley and CJ Stander completed a famous comeback to put Munster on course for the knockout stages before Kevin O’Byrne sealed one of the province’s greatest Europea...

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