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Van Graan said : “We’re very happy about the result. I thought it was a very physical game with two quality sides who went at each other,” External link

thejournal Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "To play at such a high level for 14 seasons is a testament to his quality, his determination and his resilience. " External link

icWales Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Tommy O Donnell ) : "To play at such a high level for 14 seasons is a testament to his quality, his determination and his resilience," "A one-club man, I can only thank Tommy for everything he has done for Munster but he still has a part to play for the remainder of the season" External link

yahoo-au Monday, April 12, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "I think it's a good word 'might' (back during Rainbow Cup). We will take him week on week, I don't want to speculate on his return date. It will be great to have him back on the pitch, but I don't want to speculate on a return date" External link

limerickleader Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We have had a superb season with 16 wins out of 20 games,” External link

thejournal Monday, April 5, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “The frustrating thing is we’re so close every single time,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 5, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We will think about it; it has not been on our radar at all but what I would say is that we are going to keep using our squad,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 5, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan responded ( about Joel Jutge ) : "Look, there were a few incidents in the game that we will review and then we will follow the normal protocols with Joel Jutge (head of match officials) on Monday" External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "Look as I said, we’ll go and review all the incidents and we’ll give all the feedback on Monday," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "I thought he had a very good game," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “He’s struggling a bit. He’s got a deep cut to his leg. We’ll know a bit more later, but it didn’t look good” External link

limerickleader Monday, March 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “tenure has been one of the worst of any arts minister, and unfortunately, he’s been the longest-serving minister. Having been responsible for the police who committed the Marikana massacre, he should have never been reappointed to Cabinet, but that he was allocated to the arts portfolio shows how little government generally cares about the sector,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, March 21, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "Mikey has had a very consistent season," External link

independent-ie Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “In terms of getting to his best, all evidence at this stage suggests that, yes he can,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Artists are independent contractors rather than ‘employees’ so they are excluded from the benefits made available through the UIF, for example. I think there is a general realisation that we are on our own and we need to take care of ourselves,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Joey Carbery ) : "The other thing I would like to say is that JJ (Hanrahan) has been playing really good rugby, Ben Healy has had some fantastic moments, and then you've got two other guys pushing behind in Jack Crowley and Jake Flannery that will get minutes in the coming months as well. Within that context, I'll do what's best for Joey, the team, and all 10s involved" External link

limerickleader Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:29:00 PM EAT

Van Graan explained : “Look, obviously he is in the gym with the rest of the lads on his individual programme,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Joey Carbery ) : “Joey is an incredible human being,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "It's not something we specifically train for during the week, it's something that in our armoury. It was a really good maul and really good composure and great for JJ to get that (kick)" External link

limerickleader Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “The disappointing thing about this defeat was the fact we were 10-0 in front,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I thought we did some really good stuff on attack,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “There’s no excuses from my side,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “Look, I’m not going to sugar coat it,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "Look, most importantly is that we review this game on Monday morning and we have another game in Italy. We knew exactly what we were up against and that was the champions. " External link

limerickleader Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Van Graan replied : "I think you take every game and you do what's necessary to win. I'm glad that in the Ulster game two weeks ago, at least they used some of our tactics in that game as well, so that's brilliant to see" External link

limerickleader Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It's another game in our season. We have played nine games in the PRO14 and won eight, and so have Leinster. They are definitely one of the form sides of the competition and of the last three years. " External link

limerickleader Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We have an incredibly healthy squad in terms of a fight for each position, so there is some thinking to do (with team selection). There is so much rugby left to play. We will review this game first and start again on Monday” External link

limerickleader Monday, January 4, 2021 12:34:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "Everybody's pulling in the same direction: players, management, coaches and as a club. Look, we know that we've got a long way to go and our aim is to get into the play-offs and then perform in those play-offs. " External link

limerickleader Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He has had incredible bad luck over the last year or so," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “I think we’ll enjoy the win first of all and then reflect on it. It’s a big win for the club,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, December 21, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "With the Champions Cup comes massive games and Munster versus Clermont is a massive game. " External link

irishmirror Friday, December 18, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It's a very difficult pool that we're in. Unfortunately, you can only play what's in front of you," External link

independent-ie Monday, December 14, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "To be fair to RG (Snyman) his first few months now he has really worked hard. Even before the operation he was putting in the time, straight after the operation he was straight back in the HPC (High Performance Centre at UL. " External link

limerickleader Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “They really brought the physicality so we’re really glad about the four points and making it four out of four. It wasn’t the perfect performance by a long way, but there was some really good stuff,” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 2, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Matt Gallagher ) : “The most pleasing thing about this game and the last four weeks has been the whole squad. It was Matt’s first start at 15 for us. He’s a quality full-back and he’s going to play a lot of games for Munster” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 2, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “He’ll go for a scan. He’s a pretty tough lad is Goggy, so he’ll go for a scan and hopefully we’ll know more a bit later in the week. He’s in good form and hopefully it’s not serious” External link

limerickleader Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says ( about John Githongo ) : “It was inspired by about John Githongo, an investigative journalist in Kenya who exposed large-scale corruption and fraud at the highest levels of government and had his life threatened for doing so,” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Socially and politically, the work affirms the importance of independent journalism as a fundamental component of democracy,” “It warns citizens not to be worn down by corruption fatigue. People must continue to support the work of independent journalists and continue to take action through civil society groups and movements” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Our role as writers and artists is to tell the truth and reflect society back to itself,” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Lockdown and the Covid-19 pandemic hit the arts hard from the outset,” “The productions of four of my plays have been halted … I have engaged in fundraising from my networks to support the actors, directors and technical staff who have been affected” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "That’s massive for the squad, one of our big aims is to improve the squad year on year and we don’t want the starting XV to be comfortable. " External link

limerickleader Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "No, Joey will be the same for a number of weeks and months. He's doing very well but no update on the injury," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We, however, do not foresee significant further repo rate reductions. Generating gross domestic product (GDP) growth going forward will rely heavily on what policies will be adopted by the government to attract foreign direct investment and how quickly some of our key sectors such as tourism can recover. From a banking perspective further reduction in the repo rate will further compress the interest the banks earn and will put further pressure on earnings and profitability,” External link

namibiansun Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : “This is the result of great advances in the commercialisation of fuel cell technology in recent years and we believe that fuel cells remain competing technology in powering EVs. We continue to believe that the development of fuel cells could transform the South African PGMs sector as well as South Africa’s fledgling fuel cell market,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “Yeah, look, they were crucial. We had limited opportunities in a semi-final and we didn’t convert them,” External link

news24 Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Tadhg Beirne ) : “Tadhg really played well. I felt it was a good performance from him and Fineen (Wycherley) and Billy (Holland) coming on to close the game” External link

limerickleader Monday, August 31, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "We have training this afternoon and hopefully that goes well and all players selected come through that. " External link

irishmirror Friday, August 28, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Van Graan admitted : "Look, it's a big disruption, losing Jack (O'Donoghue) and James (Cronin) before the game, losing Dave (Kilcoyne) and RG within the first seven minutes and Jean Kleyn in that second-half. " External link

irishmirror Monday, August 24, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Damian de Allende ) : "We haven't played a warm-up game yet, and RG and Damian haven't played a game with us yet. We have been together for four weeks, so like with all teams, and you would have seen with the New Zealand, Australian and Premiership games, all the games were stop-start affairs," External link

news24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Van Graan insisted ( about Joey Carbery ) : "The most important thing at play is Joey," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Van Graan responded : "I’m not a medical person. We’ll look after him every step of the way. I wouldn’t want to speculate any further on the matter. " External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Joey Carbery ) : “There is a lot of rugby to be played in the coming season and we look forward to welcoming Joey back when he is fully recovered” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "As disappointing as the latest news is, we have Joey at the centre of it all, going through this, and doing everything right in making sure that when he returns to the pitch he stays on the pitch," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "Damian, RG, Matt (Gallagher) and Roman (Salanoa) haven't even met the whole squad because we've been training in small groups, so guys are meeting each other over Zoom and Microsoft Teams," External link

news24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : “When we became part of the 2010 Fifa World Cup plans, the Bulls were not playing well,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Van Graan recalls : “We had some challenges with supporters, who were really worried that it wouldn’t work and were angry we were going to Soweto,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

iol Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : “When we became part of the 2010 Fifa World Cup plans, the Bulls were not playing well,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says ( about Lucas Moripe Stadium ) : “We looked at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville and SuperSport Park in Centurion as two other options,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan recalls : “We had some challenges with supporters, who were really worried that it wouldn’t work and were angry we were going to Soweto,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "He performed well for London Irish before we offered him a deal and even then he was showcasing his versatility. I wanted a player of the highest quality who can hold his own but also fill the void when the internationals are on duty, something that's important in out setup," External link

news24 Saturday, May 23, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "What can I say? We have a the World Cup's winning inside centre coming to us. During my time at the Boks, it was clear from the outset that he's a very versatile player," "He's really come into his own as a top-class player. He's a commanding presence on the field" External link

irishsun Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He's relatively young for a player to be so experienced at international level. That's what makes him an attractive option. We all know what he's capable of, but his skillset means he's got an immensely high ceiling," External link

irishsun Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "What can I say? We have a the World Cup's winning inside centre coming to us. During my time at the Boks, it was clear from the outset that he's a very versatile player," "He's really come into his own as a top-class player. He's a commanding presence on the field" External link

news24 Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He's relatively young for a player to be so experienced at international level. That's what makes him an attractive option. We all know what he's capable of, but his skillset means he's got an immensely high ceiling," External link

news24 Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, April 29, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “It’s been a busy time, co-ordinating our players and management team from the living room, while balancing it with your family,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 20, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “That’s one of the positives we take out of the situation,” External link

limerickleader Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Van Graan explained : “Getting the usage ratio back to the mining ratio will balance out the pricing ratio,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Tommy O Donnell ) : “Tommy (O’Donnell) did the game day warm up with us on Friday evening in Cork and he's rarin’ to go and Sweets (Darren Sweetnam) came through about 50 minutes on the weekend (for Cork Con in the AlI-Ireland League) so both of them or available for selection this weekend” External link

limerickleader Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "He's (Craig Casey) come on pretty well. When I came to Munster he was injured for quite a long time. Then had a good Six Nations with the U20s last year and a really good World Cup. " External link

limerickleader Monday, January 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It really hurts. It's out of our hands now. Racing go to Saracens and have to win and we have to beat Ospreys to give ourselves a chance," External link

irishmirror Monday, January 13, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “It really hurts. It’s out of our hands now. Racing go to Saracens and have to win and we have to beat Ospreys to give ourselves a chance,” External link

eecho Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “It really hurts. It’s out of our hands now. Racing go to Saracens and have to win and we have to beat Ospreys to give ourselves a chance,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : “Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks – he’s been part of gameday warm-ups, he’s been part of the squad and Rory has trained there,” External link

zbc Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks - he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

irishsun Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks ? he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks – he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

afp-english Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks - he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 9, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told ( about Joey Carbery ) : "That's rugby, I'm gutted for Joey as an individual," External link

nampa Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “The guys who have had two weeks off will be back on Monday. Obviously, a few played against Connacht, so they will only be back against Racing,” External link

thejournal Monday, December 30, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “It’s a quality side and that’s why they’re the champions I guess,” “I thought they handled the big moments better. We were in it until the last play of the game and unfortunately, we lost a line-out there on the goal line. Very frustrating, but well done to them” External link

thejournal Sunday, December 29, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We got together as a group on Monday afternoon,” External link

herald-ie Monday, December 23, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Van Graan explained : "Last year in Europe, Saracens didn't concede between minutes 40-60 through nine games," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "As a group, we said when the draw came out that they (Saracens) are a team we haven't won against since 2014 and we've done that over the weekend," "To go away to a team like Saracens is a massive challenge. The important thing from our side is to stick to the process and we shouldn't focus on a win or a loss or a bonus point or four tries. You've got to go out there and play well" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Van Graan explained : "Last year in Europe, Saracens didn't concede between minutes 40-60 through nine games," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "As a group, we said when the draw came out that they (Saracens) are a team we haven't won against since 2014 and we've done that over the weekend," "To go away to a team like Saracens is a massive challenge. The important thing from our side is to stick to the process and we shouldn't focus on a win or a loss or a bonus point or four tries. You've got to go out there and play well" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "Jeremy will not have surgery, so in that sense he has had a good week, but it will be a few weeks yet for him. " External link

limerickleader Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "In my view you can't touch the goalposts," External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 3, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "In my view you can't touch the goalposts," External link

news24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "That last try could be vital," "It doesn't matter when you score as long as you get four. The last two years we started the Champions Cup with draws away from home so we were happy to get the win" External link

herald-ie Monday, November 18, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "That last try could be vital," External link

herald-ie Monday, November 18, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "To play without the Irish players in the early part of the season was a massive opportunity for us," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "To play without the Irish players in the early part of the season was a massive opportunity for us," External link

irishsun Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "Look, we're in this competition to win it, so obviously there's been huge disappointment for not reaching the final, especially in the two European semis," External link

independent-ie Monday, November 11, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We’d struggled here for the last two seasons and we wanted to make this one count. We chose to play into the wind,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Van Graan states : “There is limited scope for substitution and thrifting, so this should lead to an increase in rhodium demand,” External link

miningweekly Friday, October 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan adds : “A high rhodium price will, therefore, improve the economics of UG2 mining and help to make up for the lower grade of these orebodies,” External link

miningweekly Friday, October 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “The first part of pre-season we spent a lot [of time] on conditioning. The second part, a lot on our defence and our set-piece. Steve only joined us three weeks ago and we’ve spent quite a bit of time on our attack,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 16, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "We hoped Leinster could have beaten Glasgow at home here a few weeks ago and then we probably would have had a home semi-final," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan insisted : "We could have built more pressure," External link

independent-ie Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says : “It is Munster v Leinster and as we saw on the 29 December last year, I think it will be a big encounter, two hungry teams, they will want to get into a final and we are desperate to get into a final,” “In terms of Irish rugby, the two previous games were sell-outs, it is 1-1 in the season. I guess the winner takes all going into the final, so I expect a massive contest” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I don’t think anything is going on,” External link

thetimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I don’t think anything is going on,” External link

thesundaytimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I definitely do (believe Munster have improved in 12 months). I think if you actually really analyse we’ve added an awful lot to our game, that’s for sure, and particularly in our attacking game. I think in our fitness as well. "I think there was only one point in it last year and it came down to very small moments so I think we’re definitely better equipped this year to give it a better crack” External link

limerickleader Monday, May 6, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "Credit to JJ, as a No 10 that’s the moment you want," External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “That decision is between Joe and Andy [Farrell],” External link

thetimes Friday, May 3, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We are in the process of sorting out our own staff first,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "Both will be into team training for the first time tomorrow afternoon and should they come through that and Thursday's training they should all be available for selection over the weekend. " External link

independent-ie Monday, April 29, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "He literally got a knock with the last breakdown of the warm-up. It happened literally seven or eight metres away from me. " External link

limerickleader Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "With Joey Carbery, like I said, we'll will take it day by day and as soon as he becomes available we will let you know. The same with Earlsie (Keith Earls). We rested a few guys tonight and will give a further update on Monday" External link

limerickleader Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We weren’t good enough on the day,” External link

thetimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I’d love for you to say that it’s very important and we all want to get into a European final, but our job for the weekend is the 80 minutes of rugby ahead,” External link

thetimes Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : "We've first got to sort out the guys that we currently have," External link

independent-ie Monday, April 15, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Van Graan explained : “Jean is fine. He has had a lot of minutes under his belt over the course of the season. He is one of those guys that gets a lot of shots and gives a lot of shots. Nothing serious just a few bumps and bruises on his side,” “I have done that [taken off players] in a few games when a game is won. It was no disrespect to the opposition, just a fact that there was a few minutes left and someone like Pete who is so important, after he took that knock I just took him off the field. He’ll train this afternoon so he’s fine” External link

thejournal Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : “Joey at this stage is highly unlikely for the semi-final,” “There’s still a possibility but we’ll just take it day by day” External link

thetimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "Joey, at this stage, is highly unlikely for the semi-final. There is a still a possibility, but like we said last week we will just take it day by day. " External link

limerickleader Monday, April 8, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future. " External link

irishmirror Monday, April 8, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future,” “Coming to Munster I wanted to become part of the community, and every day I get to experience that sense of belonging with my family and I settled in from the very beginning” External link

beat102103 Monday, April 8, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future," External link

independent-ie Monday, April 8, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future,” “Coming to Munster I wanted to become part of the community, and every day I get to experience that sense of belonging with my family and I settled in from the very beginning” External link

waterford-news Monday, April 8, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was pretty important that we get the win, make sure we qualify for the Pro14 play-offs, make sure we qualify for Europe next season," External link

herald-ie Monday, April 8, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “He has found his feet over the past few weeks,” External link

thetimes Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "Joey will remain with the national team. He will be out for a few weeks with the hamstring injury. We will just take our time week by week. Our medical team and their medical team will stay in contact. Hopefully we will have him back soon" External link

limerickleader Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He is in good form. He is running a lot. Obviously he can’t make contact, he is doing a lot of work in the gym, he will just recover as per his protocol. I think it is a standard injury that takes a certain amount of time before you can make contact. " External link

limerickleader Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "Let me put it this way," External link

independent-ie Monday, December 24, 2018 5:48:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “If you look at the last few weeks, they’re [Ulster] playing quality rugby and they’re playing at home,” External link

thetimes Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:32:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We played pretty well last year in the first half and they played really well in the second half,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, December 21, 2018 3:52:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “You’ve got to adapt to the referee on the day,” “There was a lot going on at the breakdown: some decisions went our way and some didn’t. "Regardless of the breakdown, we had enough opportunities to get some more points on the board. We didn’t, and well done to Castres for winning by one point, in a really tense game of rugby” External link

eecho Sunday, December 16, 2018 9:53:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "You've got to adapt to the referee on the day," External link

independent-ie Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:44:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, December 10, 2018 1:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

eecho Monday, December 10, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, December 10, 2018 12:26:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:14:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says : “He trained so well and we re-integrated him to training and as we came back from the Cheetahs game he just seemed pure class on the field,” External link

thejournal Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:15:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says : “He trained so well and we re-integrated him to training and as we came back from the Cheetahs game he just seemed pure class on the field,” External link

thejournal Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:16:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “Obviously they have trained a bit together, played for Ireland together and it is not something we have spent too much thought about,” External link

thejournal Friday, December 7, 2018 2:00:00 AM EAT

Van Graan explained : “I was fortunate enough to be part of the Springboks for the past six years and 69 Tests so far, which was an incredible journey up to now,” External link

news24 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We are working hard to ensure the sustainable and long-term success of the Bulls and Blue Bulls, as we continue striving towards achieving success and restoring trust and faith in our brand,” "I believe this step furthermore grants us the opportunity to cross pollinate within our structures, ensuring what coaches have learnt whilst being involved at senior rugby levels is transferred throughout the entire system and structure, thus benefiting at all levels. We urge our supporters and fans to rally behind the team by coming out and showing their support" External link

news24 Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:25:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We are working hard to ensure the sustainable and long-term success of the Bulls and Blue Bulls, as we continue striving towards achieving success and restoring trust and faith in our brand,” "I believe this step furthermore grants us the opportunity to cross pollinate within our structures, ensuring what coaches have learnt whilst being involved at senior rugby levels is transferred throughout the entire system and structure, thus benefiting at all levels. We urge our supporters and fans to rally behind the team by coming out and showing their support" External link

news24 Monday, August 21, 2017 9:07:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “Dries came to the Bulls from Boland and was a very gifted player‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:53:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "We need to improve overall and the players are working unbelievably hard during the week and at training. " External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "Italy will be a tough opponent at home, playing with a lot of pride and passion and they will be looking for an improved performance against the Springboks," "We want to be technically and tactically better against a side that is playing at home and eager to show improvement" External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It's about time that we put the small things together so we can execute them well against the Barbarians next week. It's been challenging in terms of getting the big plan together. However, we know we need to improve on our defence and kicking game," External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "The coach has said he has targeted around 45 players that he wants to see at the 2019 World Cup and that starts now,amp;" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "That comes with better skill, that comes with working on it day to day.amp;" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “The sky is the limit‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:37:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “It is brilliant to get some positive news – a winning team‚” “It is fantastic to just see people enjoying winning and enjoying something positive. "Well done to them. From the Springboks side‚ [we say] what a fantastic achievement. The Proteas as well‚ if I can mention them‚ they beat Australia 5-0. "As sports people we like to encourage people and give hope. They (Sundowns and Proteas) have given hope to people‚ and that is what we would like to do” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:37:00 PM EAT

Van Graan asked : “Please help us get the word out,” External link

news24 Friday, October 14, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : “There are a number of reasons for this which you are discussing of late in the media which I don’t want to discuss,” “But our tickets are reasonably priced, from R40 and I’d like to thank all the supporters who have already bought their tickets” External link

news24 Friday, October 14, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "At the Bulls‚ it took quite a few years. It took six to seven years to win Super Rugby for the first time. Then it took another two years before winning it two more times. " External link

businessday Wednesday, September 14, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "At the Bulls‚ it took quite a few years. It took six to seven years to win Super Rugby for the first time. Then it took another two years before winning it two more times. " External link

bdlive Wednesday, September 14, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "At the Bulls‚ it [success] took quite a few years‚" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:13:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "It's a difficult question to answer," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told ( about Blacks ) : "We'll have a bigger picture of where we stand after the home Tests. It's currently a massive challenge to play against the All Blacks in New Zealand" External link

news24 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "If you want to win here, you have to be at your best for 80 minutes," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We have a few strengths that we want to use and each rugby match has its own character,” External link

news24 Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “Salta presents totally different conditions to what we played in‚ in Nelspruit last weekend‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:11:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “It’s our first away Test of the year so we’re excited‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:11:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “You’ve just got to watch them when they sing the anthem – to see what it means to play for Argentina‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We can improve in all areas‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “You’ve just got to watch them when they sing the anthem - to see what it means to play for Argentina,” External link

news24 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : “He (Marais) is the right man to again turn the Bulls into a championship team,” External link

news24 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told ( about Frans Ludeke ) : “We knew we were in a transition period and that it would be a challenging season. In 2008, when Frans Ludeke took over we finished 10th and won the competition the following year. Change takes time, especially when you start adopting a new playing style with a young team” External link

news24 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Allister Coetzee ) : "Allister had brought in a lot of exciting ideas," External link

bdlive Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Andy Farrell ) : "Northern hemisphere teams are slightly different and Ireland has a new defensive coach in Andy Farrell," External link

bdlive Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Allister Coetzee ) : "Allister had brought in a lot of exciting ideas," External link

businessday Thursday, June 2, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Andy Farrell ) : "Northern hemisphere teams are slightly different and Ireland has a new defensive coach in Andy Farrell," External link

businessday Thursday, June 2, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "I think you'll have to speak to the medical team about that," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:58:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Eben Etzebeth ) : “Lood and Eben are big mates,” External link

news24 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : “Pieter-Steph is unbelievably unlucky with injuries at the Springboks. He played his first two Tests at the end of 2013 and then had long injuries,” External link

news24 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT



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Van Graan said : “We’re very happy about the result. I thought it was a very physical game with two quality sides who went at each other,” External link

thejournal Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "To play at such a high level for 14 seasons is a testament to his quality, his determination and his resilience. " External link

icWales Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Tommy O Donnell ) : "To play at such a high level for 14 seasons is a testament to his quality, his determination and his resilience," "A one-club man, I can only thank Tommy for everything he has done for Munster but he still has a part to play for the remainder of the season" External link

yahoo-au Monday, April 12, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "I think it's a good word 'might' (back during Rainbow Cup). We will take him week on week, I don't want to speculate on his return date. It will be great to have him back on the pitch, but I don't want to speculate on a return date" External link

limerickleader Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We have had a superb season with 16 wins out of 20 games,” External link

thejournal Monday, April 5, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “The frustrating thing is we’re so close every single time,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 5, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We will think about it; it has not been on our radar at all but what I would say is that we are going to keep using our squad,” External link

independent-ie Monday, April 5, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan responded ( about Joel Jutge ) : "Look, there were a few incidents in the game that we will review and then we will follow the normal protocols with Joel Jutge (head of match officials) on Monday" External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "Look as I said, we’ll go and review all the incidents and we’ll give all the feedback on Monday," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "I thought he had a very good game," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “He’s struggling a bit. He’s got a deep cut to his leg. We’ll know a bit more later, but it didn’t look good” External link

limerickleader Monday, March 29, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “tenure has been one of the worst of any arts minister, and unfortunately, he’s been the longest-serving minister. Having been responsible for the police who committed the Marikana massacre, he should have never been reappointed to Cabinet, but that he was allocated to the arts portfolio shows how little government generally cares about the sector,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, March 21, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "Mikey has had a very consistent season," External link

independent-ie Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “In terms of getting to his best, all evidence at this stage suggests that, yes he can,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Artists are independent contractors rather than ‘employees’ so they are excluded from the benefits made available through the UIF, for example. I think there is a general realisation that we are on our own and we need to take care of ourselves,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Joey Carbery ) : "The other thing I would like to say is that JJ (Hanrahan) has been playing really good rugby, Ben Healy has had some fantastic moments, and then you've got two other guys pushing behind in Jack Crowley and Jake Flannery that will get minutes in the coming months as well. Within that context, I'll do what's best for Joey, the team, and all 10s involved" External link

limerickleader Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:29:00 PM EAT

Van Graan explained : “Look, obviously he is in the gym with the rest of the lads on his individual programme,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Joey Carbery ) : “Joey is an incredible human being,” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "It's not something we specifically train for during the week, it's something that in our armoury. It was a really good maul and really good composure and great for JJ to get that (kick)" External link

limerickleader Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “The disappointing thing about this defeat was the fact we were 10-0 in front,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I thought we did some really good stuff on attack,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “There’s no excuses from my side,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “Look, I’m not going to sugar coat it,” External link

thejournal Monday, January 25, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "Look, most importantly is that we review this game on Monday morning and we have another game in Italy. We knew exactly what we were up against and that was the champions. " External link

limerickleader Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Van Graan replied : "I think you take every game and you do what's necessary to win. I'm glad that in the Ulster game two weeks ago, at least they used some of our tactics in that game as well, so that's brilliant to see" External link

limerickleader Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It's another game in our season. We have played nine games in the PRO14 and won eight, and so have Leinster. They are definitely one of the form sides of the competition and of the last three years. " External link

limerickleader Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:58:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We have an incredibly healthy squad in terms of a fight for each position, so there is some thinking to do (with team selection). There is so much rugby left to play. We will review this game first and start again on Monday” External link

limerickleader Monday, January 4, 2021 12:34:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "Everybody's pulling in the same direction: players, management, coaches and as a club. Look, we know that we've got a long way to go and our aim is to get into the play-offs and then perform in those play-offs. " External link

limerickleader Sunday, December 27, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He has had incredible bad luck over the last year or so," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “I think we’ll enjoy the win first of all and then reflect on it. It’s a big win for the club,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, December 21, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "With the Champions Cup comes massive games and Munster versus Clermont is a massive game. " External link

irishmirror Friday, December 18, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It's a very difficult pool that we're in. Unfortunately, you can only play what's in front of you," External link

independent-ie Monday, December 14, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "To be fair to RG (Snyman) his first few months now he has really worked hard. Even before the operation he was putting in the time, straight after the operation he was straight back in the HPC (High Performance Centre at UL. " External link

limerickleader Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “They really brought the physicality so we’re really glad about the four points and making it four out of four. It wasn’t the perfect performance by a long way, but there was some really good stuff,” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 2, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Matt Gallagher ) : “The most pleasing thing about this game and the last four weeks has been the whole squad. It was Matt’s first start at 15 for us. He’s a quality full-back and he’s going to play a lot of games for Munster” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 2, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “He’ll go for a scan. He’s a pretty tough lad is Goggy, so he’ll go for a scan and hopefully we’ll know more a bit later in the week. He’s in good form and hopefully it’s not serious” External link

limerickleader Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says ( about John Githongo ) : “It was inspired by about John Githongo, an investigative journalist in Kenya who exposed large-scale corruption and fraud at the highest levels of government and had his life threatened for doing so,” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Socially and politically, the work affirms the importance of independent journalism as a fundamental component of democracy,” “It warns citizens not to be worn down by corruption fatigue. People must continue to support the work of independent journalists and continue to take action through civil society groups and movements” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Our role as writers and artists is to tell the truth and reflect society back to itself,” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says : “Lockdown and the Covid-19 pandemic hit the arts hard from the outset,” “The productions of four of my plays have been halted … I have engaged in fundraising from my networks to support the actors, directors and technical staff who have been affected” External link

mg Friday, October 2, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "That’s massive for the squad, one of our big aims is to improve the squad year on year and we don’t want the starting XV to be comfortable. " External link

limerickleader Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "No, Joey will be the same for a number of weeks and months. He's doing very well but no update on the injury," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We, however, do not foresee significant further repo rate reductions. Generating gross domestic product (GDP) growth going forward will rely heavily on what policies will be adopted by the government to attract foreign direct investment and how quickly some of our key sectors such as tourism can recover. From a banking perspective further reduction in the repo rate will further compress the interest the banks earn and will put further pressure on earnings and profitability,” External link

namibiansun Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : “This is the result of great advances in the commercialisation of fuel cell technology in recent years and we believe that fuel cells remain competing technology in powering EVs. We continue to believe that the development of fuel cells could transform the South African PGMs sector as well as South Africa’s fledgling fuel cell market,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “Yeah, look, they were crucial. We had limited opportunities in a semi-final and we didn’t convert them,” External link

news24 Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Tadhg Beirne ) : “Tadhg really played well. I felt it was a good performance from him and Fineen (Wycherley) and Billy (Holland) coming on to close the game” External link

limerickleader Monday, August 31, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "We have training this afternoon and hopefully that goes well and all players selected come through that. " External link

irishmirror Friday, August 28, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Van Graan admitted : "Look, it's a big disruption, losing Jack (O'Donoghue) and James (Cronin) before the game, losing Dave (Kilcoyne) and RG within the first seven minutes and Jean Kleyn in that second-half. " External link

irishmirror Monday, August 24, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Damian de Allende ) : "We haven't played a warm-up game yet, and RG and Damian haven't played a game with us yet. We have been together for four weeks, so like with all teams, and you would have seen with the New Zealand, Australian and Premiership games, all the games were stop-start affairs," External link

news24 Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Van Graan insisted ( about Joey Carbery ) : "The most important thing at play is Joey," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Van Graan responded : "I’m not a medical person. We’ll look after him every step of the way. I wouldn’t want to speculate any further on the matter. " External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added ( about Joey Carbery ) : “There is a lot of rugby to be played in the coming season and we look forward to welcoming Joey back when he is fully recovered” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "As disappointing as the latest news is, we have Joey at the centre of it all, going through this, and doing everything right in making sure that when he returns to the pitch he stays on the pitch," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "Damian, RG, Matt (Gallagher) and Roman (Salanoa) haven't even met the whole squad because we've been training in small groups, so guys are meeting each other over Zoom and Microsoft Teams," External link

news24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : “When we became part of the 2010 Fifa World Cup plans, the Bulls were not playing well,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Van Graan recalls : “We had some challenges with supporters, who were really worried that it wouldn’t work and were angry we were going to Soweto,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

iol Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : “When we became part of the 2010 Fifa World Cup plans, the Bulls were not playing well,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan says ( about Lucas Moripe Stadium ) : “We looked at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville and SuperSport Park in Centurion as two other options,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan recalls : “We had some challenges with supporters, who were really worried that it wouldn’t work and were angry we were going to Soweto,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "He performed well for London Irish before we offered him a deal and even then he was showcasing his versatility. I wanted a player of the highest quality who can hold his own but also fill the void when the internationals are on duty, something that's important in out setup," External link

news24 Saturday, May 23, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "What can I say? We have a the World Cup's winning inside centre coming to us. During my time at the Boks, it was clear from the outset that he's a very versatile player," "He's really come into his own as a top-class player. He's a commanding presence on the field" External link

irishsun Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He's relatively young for a player to be so experienced at international level. That's what makes him an attractive option. We all know what he's capable of, but his skillset means he's got an immensely high ceiling," External link

irishsun Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "What can I say? We have a the World Cup's winning inside centre coming to us. During my time at the Boks, it was clear from the outset that he's a very versatile player," "He's really come into his own as a top-class player. He's a commanding presence on the field" External link

news24 Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He's relatively young for a player to be so experienced at international level. That's what makes him an attractive option. We all know what he's capable of, but his skillset means he's got an immensely high ceiling," External link

news24 Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, April 29, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “One thing that’s critical for mining, especially deep-level underground mining, is volumes,” “The industry needs to find a way to ramp up to full capacity as soon as possible” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “It’s been a busy time, co-ordinating our players and management team from the living room, while balancing it with your family,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, April 20, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “That’s one of the positives we take out of the situation,” External link

limerickleader Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Van Graan explained : “Getting the usage ratio back to the mining ratio will balance out the pricing ratio,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Tommy O Donnell ) : “Tommy (O’Donnell) did the game day warm up with us on Friday evening in Cork and he's rarin’ to go and Sweets (Darren Sweetnam) came through about 50 minutes on the weekend (for Cork Con in the AlI-Ireland League) so both of them or available for selection this weekend” External link

limerickleader Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "He's (Craig Casey) come on pretty well. When I came to Munster he was injured for quite a long time. Then had a good Six Nations with the U20s last year and a really good World Cup. " External link

limerickleader Monday, January 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It really hurts. It's out of our hands now. Racing go to Saracens and have to win and we have to beat Ospreys to give ourselves a chance," External link

irishmirror Monday, January 13, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “It really hurts. It’s out of our hands now. Racing go to Saracens and have to win and we have to beat Ospreys to give ourselves a chance,” External link

eecho Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “It really hurts. It’s out of our hands now. Racing go to Saracens and have to win and we have to beat Ospreys to give ourselves a chance,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : “Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks – he’s been part of gameday warm-ups, he’s been part of the squad and Rory has trained there,” External link

zbc Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks - he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

irishsun Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks ? he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks – he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

afp-english Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Rory Scannell ) : "Ben has grown quite a lot over the last few weeks - he's been part of gameday warm-ups, he's been part of the squad and Rory has trained there," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 9, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told ( about Joey Carbery ) : "That's rugby, I'm gutted for Joey as an individual," External link

nampa Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “The guys who have had two weeks off will be back on Monday. Obviously, a few played against Connacht, so they will only be back against Racing,” External link

thejournal Monday, December 30, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “It’s a quality side and that’s why they’re the champions I guess,” “I thought they handled the big moments better. We were in it until the last play of the game and unfortunately, we lost a line-out there on the goal line. Very frustrating, but well done to them” External link

thejournal Sunday, December 29, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We got together as a group on Monday afternoon,” External link

herald-ie Monday, December 23, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Van Graan explained : "Last year in Europe, Saracens didn't concede between minutes 40-60 through nine games," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "As a group, we said when the draw came out that they (Saracens) are a team we haven't won against since 2014 and we've done that over the weekend," "To go away to a team like Saracens is a massive challenge. The important thing from our side is to stick to the process and we shouldn't focus on a win or a loss or a bonus point or four tries. You've got to go out there and play well" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Van Graan explained : "Last year in Europe, Saracens didn't concede between minutes 40-60 through nine games," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "As a group, we said when the draw came out that they (Saracens) are a team we haven't won against since 2014 and we've done that over the weekend," "To go away to a team like Saracens is a massive challenge. The important thing from our side is to stick to the process and we shouldn't focus on a win or a loss or a bonus point or four tries. You've got to go out there and play well" External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "Jeremy will not have surgery, so in that sense he has had a good week, but it will be a few weeks yet for him. " External link

limerickleader Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "In my view you can't touch the goalposts," External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 3, 2019 3:40:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "In my view you can't touch the goalposts," External link

news24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "That last try could be vital," "It doesn't matter when you score as long as you get four. The last two years we started the Champions Cup with draws away from home so we were happy to get the win" External link

herald-ie Monday, November 18, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "That last try could be vital," External link

herald-ie Monday, November 18, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "To play without the Irish players in the early part of the season was a massive opportunity for us," External link

polandsun Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "To play without the Irish players in the early part of the season was a massive opportunity for us," External link

irishsun Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "Look, we're in this competition to win it, so obviously there's been huge disappointment for not reaching the final, especially in the two European semis," External link

independent-ie Monday, November 11, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We’d struggled here for the last two seasons and we wanted to make this one count. We chose to play into the wind,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:08:00 PM EAT

Van Graan states : “There is limited scope for substitution and thrifting, so this should lead to an increase in rhodium demand,” External link

miningweekly Friday, October 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan adds : “A high rhodium price will, therefore, improve the economics of UG2 mining and help to make up for the lower grade of these orebodies,” External link

miningweekly Friday, October 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “The first part of pre-season we spent a lot [of time] on conditioning. The second part, a lot on our defence and our set-piece. Steve only joined us three weeks ago and we’ve spent quite a bit of time on our attack,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, September 16, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "We hoped Leinster could have beaten Glasgow at home here a few weeks ago and then we probably would have had a home semi-final," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan insisted : "We could have built more pressure," External link

independent-ie Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says : “It is Munster v Leinster and as we saw on the 29 December last year, I think it will be a big encounter, two hungry teams, they will want to get into a final and we are desperate to get into a final,” “In terms of Irish rugby, the two previous games were sell-outs, it is 1-1 in the season. I guess the winner takes all going into the final, so I expect a massive contest” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I don’t think anything is going on,” External link

thetimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I don’t think anything is going on,” External link

thesundaytimes Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I definitely do (believe Munster have improved in 12 months). I think if you actually really analyse we’ve added an awful lot to our game, that’s for sure, and particularly in our attacking game. I think in our fitness as well. "I think there was only one point in it last year and it came down to very small moments so I think we’re definitely better equipped this year to give it a better crack” External link

limerickleader Monday, May 6, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "Credit to JJ, as a No 10 that’s the moment you want," External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “That decision is between Joe and Andy [Farrell],” External link

thetimes Friday, May 3, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We are in the process of sorting out our own staff first,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "Both will be into team training for the first time tomorrow afternoon and should they come through that and Thursday's training they should all be available for selection over the weekend. " External link

independent-ie Monday, April 29, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "He literally got a knock with the last breakdown of the warm-up. It happened literally seven or eight metres away from me. " External link

limerickleader Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Van Graan added : "With Joey Carbery, like I said, we'll will take it day by day and as soon as he becomes available we will let you know. The same with Earlsie (Keith Earls). We rested a few guys tonight and will give a further update on Monday" External link

limerickleader Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We weren’t good enough on the day,” External link

thetimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “I’d love for you to say that it’s very important and we all want to get into a European final, but our job for the weekend is the 80 minutes of rugby ahead,” External link

thetimes Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told : "We've first got to sort out the guys that we currently have," External link

independent-ie Monday, April 15, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Van Graan explained : “Jean is fine. He has had a lot of minutes under his belt over the course of the season. He is one of those guys that gets a lot of shots and gives a lot of shots. Nothing serious just a few bumps and bruises on his side,” “I have done that [taken off players] in a few games when a game is won. It was no disrespect to the opposition, just a fact that there was a few minutes left and someone like Pete who is so important, after he took that knock I just took him off the field. He’ll train this afternoon so he’s fine” External link

thejournal Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : “Joey at this stage is highly unlikely for the semi-final,” “There’s still a possibility but we’ll just take it day by day” External link

thetimes Tuesday, April 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "Joey, at this stage, is highly unlikely for the semi-final. There is a still a possibility, but like we said last week we will just take it day by day. " External link

limerickleader Monday, April 8, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future. " External link

irishmirror Monday, April 8, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future,” “Coming to Munster I wanted to become part of the community, and every day I get to experience that sense of belonging with my family and I settled in from the very beginning” External link

beat102103 Monday, April 8, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future," External link

independent-ie Monday, April 8, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “I am very happy and grateful to be in this position, knowing that I can continue to work with this incredible group of people and play my part in shaping Munster’s future,” “Coming to Munster I wanted to become part of the community, and every day I get to experience that sense of belonging with my family and I settled in from the very beginning” External link

waterford-news Monday, April 8, 2019 2:41:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was pretty important that we get the win, make sure we qualify for the Pro14 play-offs, make sure we qualify for Europe next season," External link

herald-ie Monday, April 8, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “He has found his feet over the past few weeks,” External link

thetimes Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Joey Carbery ) : "Joey will remain with the national team. He will be out for a few weeks with the hamstring injury. We will just take our time week by week. Our medical team and their medical team will stay in contact. Hopefully we will have him back soon" External link

limerickleader Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "He is in good form. He is running a lot. Obviously he can’t make contact, he is doing a lot of work in the gym, he will just recover as per his protocol. I think it is a standard injury that takes a certain amount of time before you can make contact. " External link

limerickleader Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "Let me put it this way," External link

independent-ie Monday, December 24, 2018 5:48:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “If you look at the last few weeks, they’re [Ulster] playing quality rugby and they’re playing at home,” External link

thetimes Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:32:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “We played pretty well last year in the first half and they played really well in the second half,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, December 21, 2018 3:52:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “You’ve got to adapt to the referee on the day,” “There was a lot going on at the breakdown: some decisions went our way and some didn’t. "Regardless of the breakdown, we had enough opportunities to get some more points on the board. We didn’t, and well done to Castres for winning by one point, in a really tense game of rugby” External link

eecho Sunday, December 16, 2018 9:53:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "You've got to adapt to the referee on the day," External link

independent-ie Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:44:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, December 10, 2018 1:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

eecho Monday, December 10, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

irishexaminer Monday, December 10, 2018 12:26:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "It was a very tough European battle between two heavyweights. Credit to Castres, who stuck to their task. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:14:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says : “He trained so well and we re-integrated him to training and as we came back from the Cheetahs game he just seemed pure class on the field,” External link

thejournal Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:15:00 PM EAT

Van Graan says : “He trained so well and we re-integrated him to training and as we came back from the Cheetahs game he just seemed pure class on the field,” External link

thejournal Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:16:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “Obviously they have trained a bit together, played for Ireland together and it is not something we have spent too much thought about,” External link

thejournal Friday, December 7, 2018 2:00:00 AM EAT

Van Graan explained : “I was fortunate enough to be part of the Springboks for the past six years and 69 Tests so far, which was an incredible journey up to now,” External link

news24 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We are working hard to ensure the sustainable and long-term success of the Bulls and Blue Bulls, as we continue striving towards achieving success and restoring trust and faith in our brand,” "I believe this step furthermore grants us the opportunity to cross pollinate within our structures, ensuring what coaches have learnt whilst being involved at senior rugby levels is transferred throughout the entire system and structure, thus benefiting at all levels. We urge our supporters and fans to rally behind the team by coming out and showing their support" External link

news24 Tuesday, August 22, 2017 1:25:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We are working hard to ensure the sustainable and long-term success of the Bulls and Blue Bulls, as we continue striving towards achieving success and restoring trust and faith in our brand,” "I believe this step furthermore grants us the opportunity to cross pollinate within our structures, ensuring what coaches have learnt whilst being involved at senior rugby levels is transferred throughout the entire system and structure, thus benefiting at all levels. We urge our supporters and fans to rally behind the team by coming out and showing their support" External link

news24 Monday, August 21, 2017 9:07:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “Dries came to the Bulls from Boland and was a very gifted player‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:53:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "We need to improve overall and the players are working unbelievably hard during the week and at training. " External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : "Italy will be a tough opponent at home, playing with a lot of pride and passion and they will be looking for an improved performance against the Springboks," "We want to be technically and tactically better against a side that is playing at home and eager to show improvement" External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 16, 2016 1:43:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "It's about time that we put the small things together so we can execute them well against the Barbarians next week. It's been challenging in terms of getting the big plan together. However, we know we need to improve on our defence and kicking game," External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "The coach has said he has targeted around 45 players that he wants to see at the 2019 World Cup and that starts now,amp;" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "That comes with better skill, that comes with working on it day to day.amp;" External link

irishsun Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:28:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : “The sky is the limit‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:37:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Mamelodi Sundowns ) : “It is brilliant to get some positive news – a winning team‚” “It is fantastic to just see people enjoying winning and enjoying something positive. "Well done to them. From the Springboks side‚ [we say] what a fantastic achievement. The Proteas as well‚ if I can mention them‚ they beat Australia 5-0. "As sports people we like to encourage people and give hope. They (Sundowns and Proteas) have given hope to people‚ and that is what we would like to do” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:37:00 PM EAT

Van Graan asked : “Please help us get the word out,” External link

news24 Friday, October 14, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Van Graan added : “There are a number of reasons for this which you are discussing of late in the media which I don’t want to discuss,” “But our tickets are reasonably priced, from R40 and I’d like to thank all the supporters who have already bought their tickets” External link

news24 Friday, October 14, 2016 5:26:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "At the Bulls‚ it took quite a few years. It took six to seven years to win Super Rugby for the first time. Then it took another two years before winning it two more times. " External link

businessday Wednesday, September 14, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "At the Bulls‚ it took quite a few years. It took six to seven years to win Super Rugby for the first time. Then it took another two years before winning it two more times. " External link

bdlive Wednesday, September 14, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "At the Bulls‚ it [success] took quite a few years‚" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:13:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : "It's a difficult question to answer," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told ( about Blacks ) : "We'll have a bigger picture of where we stand after the home Tests. It's currently a massive challenge to play against the All Blacks in New Zealand" External link

news24 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : "If you want to win here, you have to be at your best for 80 minutes," External link

news24 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:24:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We have a few strengths that we want to use and each rugby match has its own character,” External link

news24 Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “Salta presents totally different conditions to what we played in‚ in Nelspruit last weekend‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:11:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “It’s our first away Test of the year so we’re excited‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 24, 2016 2:11:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “You’ve just got to watch them when they sing the anthem – to see what it means to play for Argentina‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “We can improve in all areas‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:16:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said : “You’ve just got to watch them when they sing the anthem - to see what it means to play for Argentina,” External link

news24 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : “He (Marais) is the right man to again turn the Bulls into a championship team,” External link

news24 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Van Graan told ( about Frans Ludeke ) : “We knew we were in a transition period and that it would be a challenging season. In 2008, when Frans Ludeke took over we finished 10th and won the competition the following year. Change takes time, especially when you start adopting a new playing style with a young team” External link

news24 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:03:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Allister Coetzee ) : "Allister had brought in a lot of exciting ideas," External link

bdlive Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Andy Farrell ) : "Northern hemisphere teams are slightly different and Ireland has a new defensive coach in Andy Farrell," External link

bdlive Thursday, June 2, 2016 8:01:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Allister Coetzee ) : "Allister had brought in a lot of exciting ideas," External link

businessday Thursday, June 2, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Andy Farrell ) : "Northern hemisphere teams are slightly different and Ireland has a new defensive coach in Andy Farrell," External link

businessday Thursday, June 2, 2016 7:51:00 AM EAT

Van Graan said : "I think you'll have to speak to the medical team about that," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:58:00 PM EAT

Van Graan said ( about Eben Etzebeth ) : “Lood and Eben are big mates,” External link

news24 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7:44:00 PM EAT

Van Graan told : “Pieter-Steph is unbelievably unlucky with injuries at the Springboks. He played his first two Tests at the end of 2013 and then had long injuries,” External link

news24 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:19:00 PM EAT



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