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All You Need To Know | Munster v Leinster

22nd December 2022 By The Editor

Munster players arrive for training on Wednesday.

Munster players arrive for training on Wednesday. Inpho

Munster are back in action on St Stephen’s Day with the final Interpro derby of the URC regular season taking place in Limerick as Leinster visit Thomond Park.

Find out all you need to know ahead of the game below.

Please note that the game is completely sold-out. Champions Cup tickets for Munster v Northampton on Saturday, January 14, are available here.


Thomond Park


Monday, December 26, 7.35pm


Live on: TG4, Viaplay, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Discovery + & URC.tv

Did you know?

This will be the first Christmas Interpro derby at Thomond Park since December 2019 with the 2020 and 2021 editions both postponed until early in the following year.

Thomond Park is set to host a capacity 25,600 attendance. A 21,884 crowd attended Munster v Toulouse earlier this month, the highest attendance across the opening two rounds of Champions Cup fixtures.

Munster News

Event Information

Gallery | This Week’s Best Training Pics

Squad Update

Ticket Update

Munster In The Community

This Week At Munster Rugby


Munster: Shane Daly; Calvin Nash, Antoine Frisch, Jack Crowley, Keith Earls; Joey Carbery, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne; Jack O’Donoghue, Peter O’Mahony (C), Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Josh Wycherley, Roman Salanoa, Kiran McDonald, Alex Kendellen, Craig Casey, Rory Scannell, Patrick Campbell.

Leinster: Hugo Keenan; Jordan Larmour, Garry Ringrose (C), Jamie Osborne, James Lowe; Ross Byrne, Nick McCarthy; Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan, Cian Healy; Ryan Baird, Joe McCarthy; Rhys Ruddock, Scott Penny, Max Deegan.

Replacements: John McKee, Michael Milne, Vakhtang Abdaladze, Ross Molony, Jack Conan, Luke McGrath, Harry Byrne, Liam Turner.

Press Pass

Hear from Munster Attack Coach Mike Prendergast and Antoine Frisch as they spoke to the media this week ahead of the game.

Match Officials

Referee: Chris Busby

AR 1: Joy Neville

AR 2: Peter Martin

TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)


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


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