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All You Need To Know | Munster v Ulster

6th January 2022 By The Editor

Chris Farrell and Rory Scannell form the centre partnership with Scannell making his 150th Munster appearance.

Chris Farrell and Rory Scannell form the centre partnership with Scannell making his 150th Munster appearance. Inpho

Munster are back at Thomond Park this weekend for a big Interpro derby against Ulster after the province suffered their second loss of the season away to Connacht last time out.

Find out all you need to know ahead of the game below with full ticket & matchday information here.


Thomond Park


Saturday, 7.35pm


Live on URC TV (subscribe here), RTÉ & Premier Sports.

Munster News

Team Announcement

Six Munster Players Sign New Two-Year Contracts

Graham Rowntree Signs Munster Contract Extension-

Ticket & Matchday Information

Squad Update


Munster: Mike Haley; Seán French, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Simon Zebo; Jack Crowley, Craig Casey; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer; Thomas Ahern, Fineen Wycherley; Peter O’Mahony (C), John Hodnett, Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Josh Wycherley, John Ryan, Tadhg Beirne, Jack O’Donoghue, Neil Cronin, Ben Healy, Shane Daly.

Ulster: Mike Lowry; Craig Gilroy, Ben Moxham, James Hume, Ethan McIlroy; Billy Burns, John Cooney; Jack McGrath, Rob Herring, Tom O’Toole; Alan O’Connor (C), Sam Carter; Greg Jones, Nick Timoney, Duane Vermeulen.

Replacements: John Andrew, Andrew Warwick, Ross Kane, Kieran Treadwell, Marcus Rea, Nathan Doak, Angus Curtis, Rob Lyttle.


Under the government measures, the number of spectators attending is limited to 5,000.

MRSC members and 10-Year Ticket Holders entered a lottery for tickets with the successful members contacted by email last week. Members who were unsuccessful have been emailed with details on refunds/credit. See full details of the lottery here.

All general sale tickets have been declared void with refunds being processed.


Munster will be seeking to make it six Thomond Park wins in a row on Saturday night against an Ulster side that have won five of their opening seven games in the URC, recording two Champions Cup wins.

The provinces have very similar records so far this campaign with Munster also winning both Champions Cup fixtures and recording four victories in six URC matches.

The home side have won the last six encounters between these teams and Munster are five points behind Ulster in the table with one game in hand.

Press Pass

Fresh from signing a two-year contract extension, Munster Rugby Forwards Coach Graham Rowntree spoke to the media this week along with Mike Haley.

Digital Match Programme

View your free copy online here.

Match Officials

Referee: Mike Adamson

Assistant Referees: Paul Haycock & Dermot Blake

TMO: Brian MacNeice


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