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Ticket & Matchday Info: Munster v Connacht

5th May 2017 By The Editor

Ticket & Matchday Info: Munster v Connacht

The latest ticket, travel and matchday information for Saturday afternoon’s Guinness PRO12 clash in Thomond Park where Munster host Connacht – ko 5:15pm.

The latest ticket, travel and matchday information for Saturday afternoon’s Guinness PRO12 clash in Thomond Park where Munster host Connacht – ko 5:15pm.


Tickets start from €20 for Adults, €40 for Families and €7 for Juniors and are available to buy:

  • online here,
  • from the Munster Rugby Ticket Offices at Thomond Park and Irish Independent Park, or
  • by calling 061 42110
  • from the ticket office in Thomond Park from 9am on match day.

Pre-Match & Half-Time

We welcome the MRSC Choir who will perform before kick-off along with Jean Wallace.  The MRSC Guard of Honour will be present to welcome the teams onto the pitch. Our half-time mini rugby display will feature Old Christians v Tramore RFC and Shannon RFC v Ennis RFC. There will also be a chance to win a Munster Rugby jersey signed by the squad at half time.

Stadium Information

Open from 3pm, make our brand new covered Pavilion on the Fan Zone your pre-match meeting point. Meet the players there from 4:30pm, soak up the atmosphere in the Guinness Dug Out Bar and enjoy great food from a wide range of artisan vendors.

There will be lots of activity in the Fan Zone including the Bank of Ireland Family Funzone which will be open for our younger supporters. Spin South West will be on location and our mascot Oscar is looking forward to meeting younger supporters. Plus they can put their rugby skills to the test in the ‘Tackle Cage Challenge’, ‘Tak’ Reaction Board and much more! The Munster Rugby Museum Experience is open from 3:30pm, until before kick-off and we will have live musical entertainment from Music Generation Limerick.

The MRSC Committee will be in the Pavillion on the Fanzone from 3pm until 4.45pm to talk to supporters about MRSC Memberships and Season Tickets for the 2017/18 Season. Call down to say hello and ask them any questions you have.

The stadium turnstiles will be open from 3:45pm with all bars and food outlets inside the ground open at the same time.

Don’t forget to pick up your matchday programme from one of our programme sellers for just €4.  Check out the team line-ups and hear from Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus, Rhys Marshall, rising star Alex Wootton, and much more. You can also win a family pack of tickets to the PRO12 semi-final at Thomond Park in two weeks so make sure you pick up your copy.

‘Tap and go’ contactless payments are now available throughout Thomond Park for amounts up to €30.

The Munster Rugby Stores will be open at the stadium with the East Stand store open from 3pm, and the Mobile unit outside the West Stand also open from 3pm.


After the game there will be live music from Music Generation Limerick in the Pavilion on the Fan Zone, with bars and catering facilities in the Zan Zone also open after the game.

Please note:

  • 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
  • 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.

Traffic & Travel


Irish Rail have services from both Dublin and Cork to Limerick on the day of the match. Full details of train times and fares available at www.irishrail.ie


Bus Eireann will run services to Limerick on the day of the match. Full details of times and fares are available at www.buseireann.ie

Dublin Coach will provide a return bus service to Limerick from Dublin and Ennis, Killarney and Tralee. Fares vary between €5 and €10 one way with 2 kids u-12 traveling free with every paying adult. It is advised that all passengers book online to guarantee their seat for time of travel www.dublincoach.ie

CityLink will provide a return bus service to Limerick from Cork and Galway. Fares for a return journey start at €13.30 and can be booked online at http://www.citylink.ie/.

Park and Ride will be in operation from the following locations:

Pickup Location Start Time Drop Off Point Information
Bus Eireann Shuttle from Henry Street 1515hrs Thomond Park  
Kilmurray Lodge 1400hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700
Radisson Blu 1500hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700
Southcourt Hotel 1500hrs Thomond Park Tel/Fax: +353 (0)61 396433

The public bus service (Bus Eireann) from Henry Street (bus no. 302) runs every 20 minutes to Thomond Park.

Q-Park is Munster’s parking destination for all matches at Thomond Park for the 2016/2017 season. Those attending matches can booking their parking online and get big discounts. There are 2 parking products that supporters can choose from. 8hrs parking for only €5 or 24hrs parking for only €7. Simply click here, select your preferred parking product and book!

There is no parking in the vicinity of Thomond Park Stadium.

Weather in Limerick

Cloudy with highs of 15 degrees.


This game will be broadcast live on TG4.

Munster Rugby wish to thank you for your continued support.


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