Over 3000 fans turned up at a sunny Irish Independent Park this morning to watch the extended Ireland training squad continue their World Cup preparations under the watchful eye of Head Coach Joe Schmidt.
With pre-season preparations continuing and just over two weeks to the first game against Grenoble in Thomond Park, the Munster squad will welcome the arrival of new signing Francis Saili later this week.
The ever popular Bank of Ireland Munster Rugby Summer Camps are now underway and to celebrate, Munster Rugby is giving you the chance to win places at our camps across the next four weeks, beginning with Ballincollig,Bruff and Fermoy.
On completing their Ireland training camp commitments this week at Carton House Conor Murray, Peter O'Mahony and Simon Zebo met with media in Dublin yesterday evening in officially launching the new adidas Munster Rugby home and alternate kit.
The Ireland squad gathered in Galway this morning for an open training session at the Sportsground, and in the afternoon Paul O'Connell took centre stage at an exclusive fan event in discussing his upcoming move to Toulon and revealing the new Irish World Cup jersey.
Following the rehabilitation of a knee injury sustained during last season's pre-season encounter with London Irish at the Waterford RSC, Cian Bohane now prepares for a return to competitive action in Season 2015/16.
The Pool Draw for this year's Limerick World Club 7s at Thomond Park took place this morning and sees Munster drawn in Pool 2 of the competition alongside San Francisco, Canadian Maples and Wellington.
An already exciting weekend of rugby action at the Limerick World Club 7s has been further bolstered by the news that Connacht will now play their pre-season game against Munster at Thomond Park on the Friday night of the festival, August 21st at 7:45pm.
Following a strong and positive reaction to the adidas 2015/16 Munster home and alternate jerseys, check out the new adidas team-wear range which is now available for pre-order online and in-store at Life Style Sports stores.
Munster commence pre-season action against French Top 14 outfit Grenoble at Thomond Park on Friday August 14th, KO 7pm. Come and enjoy the carnival atmosphere both on and off the field, and spectators are also invited to join the squad for a post-match BBQ in Thomond Park's Fan Zone Plaza.
The draw for this year's Limerick World Club 7s will take place on Thursday morning at 11am. It has also been confirmed that Elite Player Development Officer Colm McMahon will again take charge of the Munster 7s side that will compete in Thomond Park on the 21st and 22nd of August.
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.