All You Need To Know | Munster v Leinster
22nd December 2022 By The Editor
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.
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: 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.
Hear from Munster Attack Coach Mike Prendergast and Antoine Frisch as they spoke to the media this week ahead of the game.
Referee: Chris Busby
AR 1: Joy Neville
AR 2: Peter Martin
TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)
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