Munster Draw The Champions
17th June 2011 By Munster Rugby
Munster have been drawn with title holders Bristol Rugby in Pool 2 of this season’s British & Irish Cup that’s due to commence on September 21st.
However, that means they won't play the champions in the Pool Stages as the new format pitches Pool 2 sides against those in a Pool 1 grouping that includes Cornish Pirates who defeated Munster in the inaugural final.
The other sides that Munster will play are Moseley, Neath and Ayr.
Munster open their campaign with a home tie against the Pirates on Saturday 12th of Novemeber at a venue yet to be decided.
12th November: Munster v Cornish Pirates.
19th November: Neath v Munster.
10th December: Munster v Ayr.
17th December: Moseley v Munster.
Leinster will be up against Esher, Melrose, Llanelli & London Welsh while Ulster are pitted against Doncaster Knights, Currie, Pontypridd and Rotherhamd Titans.