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The Celtic Cup Kicks Off On Friday

5th September 2018 By The Editor


Sunday's Well welcome Bruff to Irish Independent Park on Saturday

Munster A’s inaugural Celtic Cup campaign kicks off on Friday with Connacht A visiting Irish Independent Park for a 5.30pm kick-off.

Head Coach Peter Malone will be naming his side for the clash tomorrow as Munster look to make a winning start to the new tournament.

The Celtic Cup features development squads from Munster, Connacht, Leinster, Ulster, Blues, Dragons, Scarlets and the Ospreys.

The aim is to provide a learning environment for players, coaches and referees by recreating the week-to-week challenges presented by senior professional rugby. The competition will run over seven consecutive weeks.

All three of Munster’s home games will be played on the new modified 3G surface at Irish Independent Park


Entry to all three home Celtic Cup round games are free for Full and Associate members of the MRSC.

Family Pack (two Adults and two Junior): €20

Adult: €10

Junior: €5

All tickets are general admission.

The Celtic Cup Fixtures

Friday, September 7

Munster A v Connacht A, Irish Independent Park, 5.30pm

Saturday, September 15

Ospreys v Munster, Swansea RFC, 2pm

Friday, September 21

Munster v Dragons, Irish Independent Park, 5.30pm

Saturday, September 29

Cardiff Blues v Munster, Cardiff Arms Park, 2pm

Friday, October 5

Munster v Scarlets, Irish Independent Park, 7.30pm

W/E of October 12, 13, 14

Leinster v Munster, details TBC

See more details on the Celtic Cup below

IRFU & WRU Launch The Celtic Cup to Develop Emerging Talent


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