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All You Need To Know | Zebre v Munster

26th January 2022 By The Editor

Liam Coombes in action against Zebre last season.

Liam Coombes in action against Zebre last season. Inpho

Munster return to United Rugby Championship action this weekend with Johann van Graan’s side visiting Zebre in Parma.

Former Argentina Assistant Coach Emiliano Bergamaschi has recently named as Zebre’s new Head Coach following the departure of Michael Bradley.


Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma


Saturday, January 29, 5pm Irish time


Live on URC TV (subscribe here), RTÉ 2, Premier Sports, SuperSport & Mediaset.

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Zebre: Junior Laloifi; Pierre Bruno, Erich Cronjé, Enrico Lucchin, Jacopo Trulla; Timothy O’Malley, Marcello Violi; Paolo BuonfiglioOliviero FabianiEduardo Bello; David Sisi (C), Andrea Zambonin; Liam Mitchell, Iacopo Bianchi, Renato Giammarioli.

Replacements: Massimo Ceciliani, Andrea Lovotti, Joshua Zilocchi, Leonard Krumov, Potu Junior Leavasa, Alessandro Fusco, Antonio Rizzi, Giulio Bisegni.

Munster: Matt Gallagher; Calvin Nash, Liam Coombes, Dan Goggin, Shane Daly; Jake Flannery, Neil Cronin; Jeremy Loughman, Diarmuid Barron, Keynan Knox; Jean Kleyn, Fineen Wycherley; Jack O’Donoghue (C), John Hodnett, Jack O’Sullivan.

Replacements: Scott Buckley, Josh Wycherley, Roman Salanoa, Thomas Ahern, Alex Kendellen, Paddy Patterson, Jack Crowley, Chris Farrell.

Did you know?

Munster go into the game having won nine of their 11 fixtures so far this season.

Match Officials

Referee: Craig Evans

Assistant Referees: Federico Vedovelli & Maria Beatrice Benvenuti

TMO: Alan Falzone

Upcoming Home Games

Friday, February 18

URC: Munster v Edinburgh, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

Saturday, March 5

URC: Munster v Dragons, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here

Friday, March 25

URC: Munster v Benetton, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

Friday, April 29

Munster v Cardiff, 7.35pm, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here


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