24 May, 14:58
With the latest signings announced earlier today Academy Manager Peter Malone gives his thoughts on the newest members to join the Munster Rugby Academy.
Heineken Cup Rugby Round 6: Munster v Racing Metro 92, Thomond Park, Sunday 20th Jan 2013, ko 12:45pm.
Gates will open at 10:45am.
Remaining North and South terrace tickets (€30) are available to buy online here, from the Munster Rugby ticket offices in Musgrave Park and Thomond Park, or by calling 061-421103. Tickets also available from the Munster Rugby Stores in Maylor St. (Cork) and O'Connell St. (Limerick).
The Mobile Ticket unit will be open over the weekend selling remaining tickets subject to availability.
Times as follows:
• Saturday 9am - 6pm
• Sunday 9am - half time
On match day, ticket collections are from the Ticketmaster van on the East Stand side of Thomond Park from 9.30am.
The West Stand ticket booth will be open for sales (subject to availability), collections and enquiries on match day from 10:45am.
Please try to arrive early and allow sufficient time for your journey.
The Park and Ride facility will be in operation from the following locations:
• Kilmurry Lodge Hotel starting from 10:30am
• Radisson Hotel, Ennis Road starting from 11am
• South Court Hotel Raheen starting from 10:30am
• Woodlands Hotel Adare starting at 10:45am
There is a public bus service operating directly from Limerick City centre to Thomond Park Stadium starting from 10:45am, picking up outside the Dunnes Stores on Henry Street, with a return service following the game.
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.
Match programmes will be on sale inside and outside the stadium for €5.
On the pitch entertainment will start from 45 mins before the game, and features Jean Wallace, The Buachaills and the Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir.
There are numerous bar and catering facilities within Thomond Park, all open at 10:45am. The Dugout Bar located at the front of the East Stand, will have Heineken Cup rugby on tv and a carvery menu.
On Level B West Stand, the Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir will be performing before the game, and there will be an artisan BBQ on Level C.
The Museum is open on match day from 10am -12:15pm.
The Munster Rugby Store in the East Stand will be open from 10am and the mobile shop outside the West Stand will open from 10:45am.
The half time mini rugby display will feature Ballina/Killaloe RFC v Killorglin RFC, and The Buachaills will be back for another performance. Keep an eye out for the Munster Rugby Face in the Crowd and see if your face appears on the big screen to win Munster Rugby tickets!
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.
Cloudy and dry in the morning to early afternoon with temperatures of 2 degrees
Broadcaster – Sky Sports
Munster Rugby thank you for your continued support and here's to a memorable day of Heineken Cup rugby in Thomond Park!