18 May, 12:24
The news today that Ronan O'Gara's long and distinguished playing time is over, brings to a close what was by any standards, a remarkable career.
Gates will open at 5.45pm.
Tickets are available to buy online here, from the Munster Rugby ticket offices in Musgrave Park and Thomond Park, the Munster Rugby Stores, and by calling 021-4315767 or 061-421103.
The mobile ticket unit at Hassett’s Cross will be open on match day from 10am to kick off. Tickets will also be on sale at the West Stand ticket booth from 5.45pm.
There will be an East Stand ticket collection point next to the mobile ticket unit for all general ticket collections.
Kids go free with the Family Terrace pack - 2 Adults and 2 *Juniors for €40. The North Terrace will not be open on the night.
Individual priced tickets are below:
Cat A - €40
Cat B - €30
Terrace - €20
*Junior Stand - €10
*Junior Terrace - €7
*Junior tickets are for U16s
Pre-match entertainment features Sinead O’Brien and the Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir. The half time mini rugby display will feature Fermoy RFC v UL Bohemian RFC.
There are numerous bar and catering facilities within Thomond Park, all open at 5.45pm. The Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir will perform on Level B in the West Stand concourse before the game.
Live 95fm will be entertaining at the Dug Out Bar from 5.45pm, with Belle Pizza available outside and BBQ burgers on sale inside the Dug Out Bar.
The Museum is open on match day and will close at 7.15pm, admission only €3.
The Munster Rugby East Stand Store will be open from 5pm and the mobile shop outside the West Stand will open from 5.45pm.
Match programmes will be on sale inside and outside the stadium for €4.
No one will be able to enter the stadium with alcohol or glass and customers will be requested to remove the lids of any soft drink containers on entering the stadium.
Please do not enter the pitch area at any time and adhere to the stadium ground regulations found here.
There will be stewards and security on site to assist you with your enquiries on the day, and to ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, so please respect their requests.
The Park and Ride facility will be in operation from the following locations:
- Kilmurry Lodge Hotel starting from 5.00pm
- Radisson Hotel, Ennis Road starting from 5.30pm
- South Court Hotel Raheen starting from 5.30pm
- Woodlands Hotel Adare starting at 6.45pm
There is a Public Bus Service in operation from outside the Dunnes Stores on Henry St. to Thomond Park starting from 5.45pm.
Supporters can pre-book their parking online for the Q-Park at Harvey’s Quay online at www.q-park.ie
There is no parking in the vicinity of Thomond Park Stadium.
Highs of 4 degrees, lows of 0 degrees on Saturday, with temperatures at kick-off on the lower end of the scale. Cloudy during the day, rain expected on Saturday night. Please check driving conditions before you leave home, and take care on the roads, allowing suitable time for your journey.
Broadcaster – TG4
Munster Rugby wish to thank you for your continued support.