With another capacity sell out crowd expected for their final home game tonight, Munsterâ00s average ticket sales reached almost 18,000, moving the Province into the top three, along with Stade Francais and Toulouse, in terms of support for league rugby throughout Europe.
David Jordan, Director of Celtic Rugby said: â00The success that Munster have experienced on the pitch has been reflected off it with the confirmation that they are the Magners Leagueâ00s â00Best Supported Teamâ00 for 2008/09.â0
â00The award reflects both the hard work behind the scenes and the fact that Munsterâ00s loyal fans are turning out in all weathers to endorse a style of rugby that has seen their team become the Magners League Champions this season.â0
â00The refurbishment of Thomond Park Stadium is a magnificent achievement and Iâ00m sure it will provide a fitting backdrop to the presentation of the trophies later this evening. Congratulations must go to everyone concerned with the Province.â0
Stephen Kent, Marketing Director, Wm Magner Ltd added: â00We would like to offer our congratulations to everyone at Munster. This award reflects the hard work put in both on and off the field, along with the passion and loyalty of Munsterâ00s fantastic fans. This award, alongside Munster being crowned Magners League Champions for 2008/09, reflects the hunger that exists for the Magners League brand of rugby.â0
â00We look forward to another sell out crowd at tonightâ00s game, an exciting game of rugby and to celebrating the title with Munster and their fans following the game.â0