Munster Rugby is currently accepting applications for its Nominated Charities programme. Established in 2010, the programme is an official structure designed to actively support two nominated charities each season. The closing date for application is July 31st.
In recent weeks, Munster Rugby has donated a total of 83 boxes of unused team kit from the past five seasons to developing rugby countries through SOS Kit Aid, a charity whose mission is to recycle sports kit for the benefit of young people overseas so they are given a sporting chance.
The students of Cannistown National School in Navan, Co. Meath were the guests of Munster Rugby and the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind recently when they were treated to a training session at Irish Independent Park with Munster's Peter O'Mahony, Niall Scannell, James Cronin and Donnacha Ryan.
Over a thousand rugby fans from across out the province turned out Thomond Park yesterday to see rugby's greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, making it the most attended event of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour to date.
Irish Independent Park will play host to Gaelic games for the first time this summer with a number of the annual Allianz Sciath na Scol Hurling and Camogie Finals to be played at Munster Rugby's Cork home.