23 Apr 14
This weekend the 16th Man takes to the seas and skies as the Red Army #InvadeMarseille for the Heineken Cup semi-final. Here's your guide to what's going on and how to get around Marseille.
Gates open 2 hours before kick-off at 5.05pm. Please arrive early and allow sufficient travel time for your journey.
Tickets for the game are still available from the ticket office in Thomond Park Stadium, the Munster Rugby office Tramore Road in Cork, the Munster Rugby Stores in O'Connell St Limerick and Maylor St. Cork, from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide, via the hotline 0818 719 300 and online here.
Tickets for the game will be available to purchase at Thomond Park Stadium tonight from the Ticketmaster van by Hassett's Cross.
Thomond Park Season ticket book holders - Please note your ticket should be the Magners League Match 7 Orange ticket.
Please be in your seats/terrace at least 20 minutes before kick-off. Please check your tickets for the details of the turnstiles (T1-T12) as your ticket will only be accepted in the turnstiles identified on your ticket. View a plan of Thomond Park here.
The Park and Ride facility will be in operation from the following locations:
Kilmurry Lodge Hotel: Buses starting at 4.30pm
Radisson Hotel, Ennis Rd: Buses starting at 4.30pm
City East Plaza: Buses starting at 5.30pm
Maldron Hotel: Bus leaving at 5.30pm
Raheen Ryans Centra: Buses starting at 5.00pm
There is a public bus service in operation from outside the Dunnes Stores on Henry St. to Thomond Park starting at 5pm.
Pre-book your parking online for Q-Park Harvey's Quay to guarantee a space on match days and to avail of reduced parking charges. There are three options - all day parking €8, afternoon parking for €5, or evening/overnight for only €3. Customers can book online, and pay with Visa, Visa Debit or MasterCard at www.q-park.ie or www.thomondpark.ie
There is no parking in the vicinity of Thomond Park Stadium.
On the pitch entertainment features Jean Wallace, the Munster Rugby Supporters Club Choir and Arcana.
The Dug-Out bar is open at 5.05pm with live entertainment and competitions. There are numerous bars and catering facilities in Thomond Park.
Remember to watch out for the Magners League Face in the Crowd - it could be you!
Match programmes will be on sale from booths inside and outside the stadium for €4.
Customers are not permitted to exit and re-enter the stadium at any point.
No one will be able to enter the stadium with alcohol or glass and customers will be requested to remove the lids of ant 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.
Munster Rugby wish to thank you for your continued support.