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The Divided Irish Rugby Reaction To Joey Carbery Signing For Munster

The Divided Irish Rugby Reaction To Joey Carbery Signing For Munster

All is finally confirmed: Joey Carbery is on his way to Munster. The out-half confirmed the news at a press conference this afternoon, as Joe Schmidt spoke to the media ahead of departure for a three-test series in Australia.

Carbery is believed to have signed a two-year deal at Thomond Park, having made 37 appearances for Leinster.

Reaction to the news has cleaved along predictable lines: Munster fans are delighted, while Leinster fans are....less so.

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Elsewhere, Schmidt confirmed that Rory Best misses the tour with a hamstring injury. Peter O'Mahony and Johnny Sexton will share captaincy duties.

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Gavin Cooney
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