Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Toulouse At Thomond
6th December 2022 By The Editor
The Munster squad started their training week on Tuesday ahead of Sunday’s Champions Cup opener against Toulouse at Thomond Park (3.15pm).
A bumper crowd will attend the fixture with tickets from €25 available here. A Family Pack of 4 tickets costs just €50.
11 Munster players were in AIL action for their clubs at the weekend.
In Division 1A, Dan Goggin, Conor Phillips, Eoin O’Connor and Fionn Gibbons featured for Young Munster as they beat Shannon at Thomond Park with Phillips among the tries.
Ethan Coughlan, Kieran Ryan and Darragh McSweeney lined out for Shannon.
Cian Hurley and Jack Oliver lined out for Garryowen as they were defeated by Ballynahinch at Dooradoyle.
In Division 1B, James French helped Highfield defeat UCC at Woodleigh Park.
In Division 2A, Ruadhan Quinn was a try-scorer for Old Crescent as they defeated Ballymena.
Evan O’Connell featured for UL Bohemian as they were beaten by Navan.
On the injury front, Conor Murray returns to training this week after recovering from the groin injury he sustained on his 100th Ireland cap against South Africa last month.
Mike Haley is expected to complete his return to play protocols this week with a view to returning to full team training.
Simon Zebo sustained a low-grade knee injury against Edinburgh and will begin rehabilitation with the medical department. He will be unavailable for the coming weeks.
Continuing to rehab: Stephen Archer (ankle), Tom Ahern (shoulder), RG Snyman (knee), Fineen Wycherley (shoulder), Paddy Kelly (head), Jack Daly (knee), Jack O’Sullivan (knee), Andrew Conway (knee), Keynan Knox (knee).
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
URC Round 12
Friday, January 6
Munster v Emirates Lions, Musgrave 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
URC Round 14
Friday, February 17, 2023
Munster Rugby v Ospreys, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 15
Friday, March 3, 2023
Munster Rugby v Scarlets, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 16
Saturday, March 25, 2023
Munster Rugby v Glasgow Warriors, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here