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This Week At Munster Rugby

22nd August 2022 By The Editor

David Kelliher scores a try for the Munster Boys U18 Clubs team at the weekend.

David Kelliher scores a try for the Munster Boys U18 Clubs team at the weekend. Inpho

Munster’s 2022/23 campaign under the new coaching team of Graham Rowntree, Mike Prendergast, Andi Kyriacou and Denis Leamy begins on Friday night at Musgrave Park as we take on Gloucester in our first game of pre-season.

Kick-off is at 7.30pm with tickets available here.

It will be the English club’s first fixture since Gloucester player Ed Slater’s Motor Neurone Disease (MND) diagnosis in July.

In the aftermath of the diagnosis, Gloucester Rugby set up a fundraising page to show their support to Ed and his family.

Supporters can donate here.

Ed Slater with Peter O’Mahony in 2018.

Scroll down to see what’s happening in the coming days across the organisation.

Monday

Read a round-up of the weekend’s underage Interprovincial Championship action as three Munster sides kicked off their campaigns with a triple-header against Leinster. See full details here.

Week eight of the Bank of Ireland Munster Summer Camps begins at Skibbereen, Old Crescent and Muskerry.

We have a video from the Girls School of Excellence that took place in Bandon Grammar School last week.

There will be news ahead of Friday’s game against Gloucester. You can read our Squad Update ahead of the match here.

Tuesday

This year’s Munster Rugby Inclusion Camp begins at Ballincollig RFC with full details here.

We will be holding our first Press Conference of the new season ahead of Munster v Gloucester.

There will be a training gallery with the best pics from the HPC.

You can check out photos from last week’s Summer Camps at Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa and Nenagh Ormond RFC.

There will be a staff update with news of the latest Greencore Munster Rugby Academy appointments.

Coaches from Munster’s senior clubs will visit the HPC for a day with our coaches and staff.

Wednesday

Find out all of the Ticket & Matchday Info ahead of Munster v Gloucester at Musgrave Park.

We will have an update on the upgrade of the pitch at Thomond Park.

Thursday

The Munster team to face Gloucester will be named.

The Ireland Women’s team to face Japan in their second Test will be named.

Friday

There will be team announcements for the four Munster age-grade sides in action at the weekend.

Pre-Season Fixture: Munster v Gloucester, Musgrave Park, 7.30pm; Buy tickets here

Munster will be wearing our new adidas Alternate kit for the game, available exclusively at Life Style Sports here.

Saturday

Japan v Ireland, Chichibunomiya, 11am Irish time;

Munster U18 Girls v Connacht, Corinthians RFC, 2pm;

Sunday

Munster U18 Boys Schools v Ulster, Musgrave Park, 11.45am;

Munster U18 Boys Clubs v Ulster, Musgrave Park, 2pm;

Munster U19 Boys v Ulster, Musgrave Park, 4.15pm;

See the full list of underage Interpro fixtures here.

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