All You Need To Know | Munster v Toulouse
8th December 2022 By The Editor
Munster are back at Thomond Park this weekend as five-time winners Toulouse visit Limerick for our opening game of the 2022/23 Champions Cup.
Find out all you need to know ahead of Munster v Toulouse below. Read the Munster team announcement here.
The teams will be named before 12pm on Friday with ticket sales passing the 20,000 mark earlier this week.
Buy match tickets here.
Sunday, December 11, 3.15pm
Did you know?
Munster and Toulouse share the record for the most Champions Cup quarter-final appearances (19).
The sides have met eight times previously in the competition with Munster winning four of the eight. Toulouse have beaten Munster three times and also won the place-kicking competition after last year’s drawn quarter-final.
The French side won 40-33 in a thrilling last 16 clash behind closed doors at Thomond Park in 2021.
Toulouse are five points clear at the top of the Top 14 after eight rounds.
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Munster: Mike Haley; Calvin Nash, Antoine Frisch, Rory Scannell, Shane Daly; Joey Carbery, Craig Casey; Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne; Peter O’Mahony (C), John Hodnett, Gavin Coombes.
Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Josh Wycherley, Roman Salanoa, Jack O’Donoghue, Alex Kendellen, Paddy Patterson, Jack Crowley, Keith Earls.
Toulouse: Thomas Ramos; Ange Capuozzo, Dimitri Delibes, Pita Ahki, Matthis Lebel; Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont (C); Rodrigue Neti, Julien Marchand, Dorian Aldegheri; Richie Arnold, Emmanuel Meafou; Anthony Jelonch, Alban Placines, Alexandre Roumat.
Replacements: Peato Mauvaka, Cyril Baille, Charlie Faumuina, Thibaud Flament, Yannick Youyoutte, Jack Willis, Martin Page Relo, Lucas Tauzin.
Hear from Tadhg Beirne and Munster Head Coach Graham Rowntree ahead of the game.
Referee Christophe Ridley
Assistants: Greg MacDonald & James Clarke
TMO: Rowan Kitt
Live on RTÉ, BT Sport, beIN Sports, France TV, SuperSport & Flo Rugby.
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