Ticket & Matchday Info | Munster v Gloucester
17th October 2018 By The Editor
Munster’s first home Champions Cup game of the season sees Gloucester visit Thomond Park on Saturday, October 20. The game kicks off at 1pm with gates open at 11am.
Gloucester lead Pool 2 after a 19-14 win over French champions Castres Olympique last weekend with Munster drawing 10-all away to Exeter Chiefs.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In support of our nominated charity, The Irish Cancer Society, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the matchday squad will wear pink t-shirts during the warm-up against Gloucester on Saturday.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer affecting Irish women with almost 900 women in Munster diagnosed each year. The Irish Cancer Society is funding lifesaving cancer research to find new ways of treating breast cancer, and a number of local services to ensure those affected by cancer have the support they need, including Daffodil Centres in Cork University Hospital, Bon Secours Hospital, Waterford University Hospital and Limerick University Hospital, whereby anyone concerned about cancer can drop into the centres to chat to a Cancer Nurse.
98% of the charity’s work is funded through donations so support is crucial. For more information on hosting a Cups Against Breast Cancer coffee morning, click here. You can also show your support now by texting PINK to 50300 to donate €4. Texts cost €4. Irish Cancer Society will receive a minimum of €3.60. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 076 6805278.
Energetic trio Riff Shop will be performing pitchside from 12 noon with an interview with Doug Howlett taking place at 12.30pm. The MRSC Bar will be open from 10am.
Dizzy Kick – Champions Cup Tickets Competition
We have pairs of tickets up for grabs for Munster’s second home Champions Cup game of the season against Castres Olympique on Sunday, December 9 in Thomond Park! Check out the Munster Rugby Supporters Club Facebook page for more details.
Open from 11am, our covered Pavilion in the Fan Zone serves as a great pre-match meeting point at Thomond Park. The new Gaming Zone will be on site with 15 minutes of free sessions available. Meet the players there from noon and soak up the atmosphere in the Guinness Dug Out Bar. Thomond Park, in partnership with Masterchef, are delighted to serve breakfast blaas, French crepes and gourmet burgers!
There will be lots to enjoy in the Fan Zone including the Bank of Ireland Family Funzone which will be open for our younger supporters. Our mascot Oscar is looking forward to meeting our younger supporters too. Don’t forget the Munster Rugby Museum Experience is open from 11am right up to kick-off! The Munster Rugby Stores will be open at the Stadium and you have a choice of three locations; the main store and mobile unit in the East Stand and the mobile unit at the West Stand.
- No one will be permitted to enter the stadium with alcohol or glass and customers will be requested to remove the lids of any soft drink/ water containers on entering the stadium.
- Please do not enter the pitch area at any time and adhere to the stadium ground regulations
- There will be stewards and security onsite to assist you with your enquiries on the day, and to ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, so please respect their requests.
Park and Ride
Park and Ride will be in operation from the following locations:
|Pickup Location||Start Time||Drop Off Point||Information|
|302 Public bus service from Henry street||11am||Thomond Park||www.buseireann.ie/timetables/1479809060-302.pdf|
|Kilmurray Lodge||NOT RUNNING THIS MATCH||Thomond Park||Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700 limerickparkandride.ie|
|Radisson Blu||11am||Thomond Park||Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700 limerickparkandride.ie|
|Southcourt Hotel||11am||Thomond Park||Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700 limerickparkandride.ie|
The game will be broadcast live on Virgin Media, Channel 4 and BT Sport.
Buy tickets online here, from the Munster Rugby Ticket Offices in Irish Independent Park and Thomond Park (Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm), or by calling 061 421103.
The Thomond Park Ticket Office will stay open until 7pm on Thursday and Friday along with opening at 9am on matchday.
Adult Stand: from €40; *Student/Junior Stand: from €20; Adult Terrace: from €20; *Student/Junior Terrace: from €10
*Junior tickets can only be purchased with an adult ticket.
Student tickets can only be purchased in person at our ticket offices or at the ground on matchday. You will need a valid student ID card at time of purchase and to enter the ground.