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Ticket & Matchday Info | Munster v Connacht

13th October 2021 By The Editor

Munster are back at Thomond Park on Saturday night.

Munster are back at Thomond Park on Saturday night. Inpho

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Thomond Park Stadium for our first interprovincial game of the United Rugby Championship on Saturday night.

To help protect you and your fellow supporters, we ask that you comply with the protocols in relation to COVID spectator safety while attending matches at Thomond Park.


Tickets are only available online here. Tickets will not be available to purchase at the stadium on matchday.

Supporters are advised to download their tickets before they arrive at Thomond Park. Read a guide on e-tickets here.

We will accommodate up to 75 per cent of the stadium capacity for this game with the biggest attendance of the season so far set to attend.

Gates will open 2 hours before kick-off at 5.35pm to facilitate access to the stadium.

Vaccination & Masks

As per government guidelines, 75 per cent attendance is possible where all adult supporters are vaccinated or immune.

An immune supporter is a person designated by government as fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within the past six months or are under the age of 18.

As per Government guidance, Munster Rugby recommends that all supporters attending Thomond Park Stadium should wear a mask.

It is the personal responsibility of all supporters to ensure they adhere to Government guidelines and adult supporters should note that proof of vaccination or recovery and ID may be requested before entry.

Please note the following:

  • Please do not attend the stadium if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any of the following symptoms: Cough, Fever, High Temperature, Sore Throat, Breathlessness, Loss/Change of sense of smell/taste or any Flu like symptoms.
  • 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.

Staff Clearance & Checks

To ensure the safety of everyone in the stadium, all staff working at the stadium on match day will have completed an IRFU approved education module along with a medical screening.

All players and staff operating in the high-performance areas of the stadium will be PCR tested in addition to the above measures. Only those who are PCR tested will be admitted to the designated high-performance areas.

Cleaning & Hand Sanitising Protocols

Additional cleaning and sanitising measures have been employed across the stadium. You will find hand sanitisers located at the entry points and throughout the stadium. Please sanitise your hands before entry and regularly while in the stadium.

Seating & Signage

Your designated seats will be identified on your match tickets. Please remain in your seats unless exiting or using amenities.

Signage will be in place throughout the stadium to remind you of our health & safety measures. We would like to thank our sponsor Laya Healthcare for assisting us with this.

HSE Contact Tracing App

Munster Rugby supports the HSE COVID Tracker app and we ask that you download this app to your device and use it while attending the stadium.

Bars & Food Concessions

Bars and food & beverage outlets will be open in the concourses within the stadium.

In line with COVID 19 guidelines, all food and beverages must be consumed in your seats or viewing area.


We will not be providing flags at the Stadium on match day, but please bring your flags from home with you to the Stadium.


Jean Wallace will join us to perform Stand Up and Fight before kick-off.

We are looking forward to welcoming the Munster Women’s team at half-time to congratulate them on their recent Vodafone Interprovincial Championship victory.

Player Meetings

While our squad love to interact with supporters, unfortunately due to COVID Guidelines, they will not be permitted to sign autographs or take selfies. We appreciate your understanding in relation to this.


Park & Ride

Pickup Location Start Time Drop Off Point Information
Chawkes Petrol Station, Castletroy 1730hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700
Radisson Hotel, Ennis Road 1730hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381701
Southcourt Hotel, Raheen 1730hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381702


The 302 bus service from Henry Street runs every half hour from 15.30 and has a drop off at Thomond Park. Full bus service details see www.buseireann.ie.

Stadium Exit

At the end of the game, please exit the stadium via the same doorway that you used for entry. We ask that all supporters, take their time and continue to follow social distancing protocols when departing the stadium.


Light rain showers with highs of 15 degrees. Weather updates are available on www.met.ie


We would appreciate your feedback in relation to measures that we have implemented in the stadium. We will issue you with a short survey after the game to facilitate this and would welcome all comments.

Thanks for your continued support!



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