Munster Confirm Irish Forward Will Depart At The End Of The Season

On the move.

Munster Rugby have confirmed that Irish forward Robin Copeland will depart the province at the end of the season.

The 31-year-old back row has made 62 appearances, scoring 11 tries, since his debut against Treviso in September 2014. In his time at Munster, he produced a man-of-the-match performance in the historic win against the Maori All Blacks in November 2016, and played an instrumental role in securing the British and Irish Cup with Munster A in 2017.

On the international front, Robin represented the Ireland Wolfhounds against England Saxons in January 2014 and later that year played in Emerging Ireland’s Nations Cup winning campaign in Romania where he was awarded Player of the Tournament.

The Wexford native went on to make his senior debut against Georgia in the Guinness Series that November.

Speaking about Copeland’s departure, Head Coach Johann van Graan said:

“While it has been great to retain so many of our players this season, we respect Robin’s decision to move on. 

“A physical and versatile player, we know he will continue to be successful, and everyone at Munster wishes Robin all the best for the future.”