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All You Need To Know | Munster v Vodacom Bulls

13th October 2022 By The Editor

Jack O Donoghue in action against Bulls in last season

Jack O Donoghue in action against Bulls in last season's 29-24 defeat in Pretoria. Inpho

A big occasion awaits on Saturday night as Munster welcome Vodacom Bulls to Thomond Park for the first time in our first game at Thomond Park this season in round 5 of the BKT URC.

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

Buy match tickets here.

Read the Munster team announcement here.


Thomond Park


Saturday, October 15, 7.35pm

Munster News

Event Information

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Squad Update

Champions Cup Tickets Go On Sale

This Week At Munster Rugby

Did you know?

It will be the first game on the new surface at Thomond Park. A hybrid pitch, similar to the Aviva Stadium, with reinforced turf technology was installed at the ground over the summer.


Munster: Patrick Campbell; Calvin Nash, Malakai Fekitoa, Dan Goggin, Shane Daly; Joey Carbery, Craig Casey; Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer; Jean Kleyn, Edwin Edogbo; Tadhg Beirne, Peter O’Mahony (C), Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Dave Kilcoyne, Roman Salanoa, Tom Ahern, Jack O’Donoghue, Conor Murray, Jack Crowley, John Hodnett.

Bulls: Kurt-lee Arendse; Cornel Hendricks, Lionel Mapoe, Harold Vorster, Wandisile Simelane; Johan Goosen, Embrose Papier; Simphiwe Matanzima, Jan-Hendrik Wessels, Mornay Smith; Walt Steenkamp, Ruan Nortje; Marcell Coetzee (C), WJ Steenkamp, Elrigh Louw,

Replacements: Bismarck Du Plessis, Dylan Smith, Jacques van Rooyen, Ruan Vermaak, Marco Van Staden, Zak Burger, Chris Smith, David Kriel.

Press Pass | Munster v Vodacom Bulls

Hear from Defence Coach Denis Leamy and Craig Casey ahead of the game.

Match Officials

Referee: Mike Adamson

AR 1: Andrew Cole

AR 2: Dermot Blake

TMO: Andrew McMenemy


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


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

Champions Cup Round 1

Sunday, December 11

Munster Rugby v Stade Toulousain, Thomond Park, 3.15pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 10

Monday, December 26

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

Champions Cup Round 3

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Munster Rugby v Northampton Saints, Thomond Park, 3.15pm; Buy tickets here


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