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All You Need To Know | Connacht v Munster

5th October 2022 By The Editor

A new pitch was installed at the Sportsground over the summer.

A new pitch was installed at the Sportsground over the summer. Inpho

Munster are back in action in Galway this weekend for our first Interpro derby of the new season.

Find out all you need to know ahead of Connacht v Munster below.

Read the Munster team announcement here.


The Sportsground


Friday, October 7, 7.35pm


Live on TG4, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Discovery + & URC TV.

Did you know?

It will be the first game on the new artificial surface at the Sportsground. Munster have won on three of their last four visits to Galway but Connacht have won two of the last three games between the provinces.

Press Pass | Connacht v Munster

Hear from Attack Coach Mike Prendergast and Keynan Knox ahead of the game.

Munster News

Gallery | This Week’s Best Training Pics

Squad Update

This Week At Munster Rugby


Connacht: Conor Fitzgerald; John Porch, Byron Ralston, David Hawkshaw, Mack Hansen; Jack Carty (C), Kieran Marmion; Denis Buckley, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham; Gavin Thornbury, Oisin Dowling; Shamus Hurley-Langton, Conor Oliver, Jarrad Butler.

Replacements: Grant Stewart, Peter Dooley, Jack Aungier, Niall Murray, Josh Murphy, Colm Reilly, Tom Daly, Paul Boyle.

Munster: Joey Carbery; Conor Phillips, Malakai Fekitoa, Dan Goggin, Patrick Campbell; Ben Healy, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Keynan Knox; Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne; Jack O’Donoghue, Peter O’Mahony (C), Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Scott Buckley, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Edwin Edogbo, Jack O’Sullivan, Craig Casey, Rory Scannell, Fionn Gibbons.

Match Officials

Referee: Chris Busby

AR 1: Frank Murphy

AR 2: Dan Carson

TMO: Brian MacNeice


URC Round 5

Saturday, October 15

Munster v Vodacom Bulls, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 7

Saturday, October 29

Munster v Ulster, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 8

Saturday, November 26

Munster v Connacht, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 10

Monday, December 26

Munster v Leinster, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here


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