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Ticket & Matchday Info | Munster v Northampton & Leinster

12th January 2023 By The Editor

There are two games for Munster supporters to look forward to on Saturday.

There are two games for Munster supporters to look forward to on Saturday. Inpho

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Thomond Park and Musgrave Park this Saturday with the Munster men and women both in action.

With the men’s and women’s squads both in action on the same day, the province did explore hosting a double-header at Thomond Park, however, timings did not align to broadcast schedules.

In consultation with the women’s squad, the optimal solution was to play their game at Musgrave Park with it televised on TG4.

See full event info for both games below.

Champions Cup: Munster v Northampton, Thomond Park, Saturday (3.15pm)

See all you need to know ahead of the game here.

Tickets

Tickets are available to purchase here from €25 for adults and €12.50 for juniors right up until kick off.

The best value tickets are the Family Packs of four tickets for just €50.

Please purchase and ensure to download your ticket before you arrive at Thomond Park to avoid delays.

The Ticket Office in the East Stand of Thomond Park will be open for queries on matchday from 10am, additional ticket cabins on the East and West will open from 12pm. Payments are only accepted by card at the Stadium.

Gates will open at 1.15pm to facilitate access to the stadium.

Fan Zone

Open from 12.15pm, the Guinness Dug Out Bar in the Fanzone is a great pre-match meeting point and you can soak up the atmosphere here. The Swing Grill will also open from 12.15pm. Come and meet the players from 2.15pm. There will be lots to enjoy including the Bank of Ireland Family Funzone, where you can challenge your friends and family to the Hang Tough Challenge and Ball Toss Challenge. Our mascot Oscar is looking forward to meeting our younger supporters too.

The MRSC Choir and Laya Healthcare’s A Beat Ahead Drummers will be there to entertain supporters.

The Guinness Clubhouse Bar at the West Stand will open from 12.45pm.

The Life Style Sports stores will be open at the Stadium from 1.15pm you have a choice of 2 locations: the main store in the East Stand and the mobile unit at the West Stand.

Bars & Food Concessions

Public bars and food & beverage outlets will be open in the concourses within the stadium.

Flags

Munster Rugby Supporter Club members will distribute flags in advance of the game.

Match Programmes

Match programmes will be available for sale on the approach to the stadium turnstiles. Please ensure that you purchase your match programme before you go through the turnstiles. Programmes are €5.

Entertainment

Brian Hartnett and the MRSC Choir will perform Stand Up and Fight before kick-off. The MRSC Guard of honour will also be present to welcome the teams on to the pitch.  At half time we will welcome the U11 teams from Fermoy, Fethard & District, Galbally and Garryowen. Laya Healthcare’s A Beat Ahead Drummers will also join us on pitch at half time.

We will have flights for 2 to Liverpool to give away courtesy of Shannon Airport during our stadium selfie competition.

There will be flashing and fast moving lights as part of the match build up, please seek assistance from a steward if you feel unwell.

Buses

The 302 bus service from Henry Street runs every 20 minutes and has a drop off at Thomond Park. Full bus service details see www.buseireann.ie.

Park and Ride

The following Park and Ride services will be in operation:

Pickup Location Start Time Drop Off Point Information
Chawkes Petrol Station, Castletroy 13:00 Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700
Radisson Hotel, Ennis Road 13:00 Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700
South Court Hotel, Raheen 13:15 Thomond Park €10

Stadium Exit

At the end of the game, please exit the stadium via the same doorway that you used for entry. We ask that all supporters, take their time follow the directions of the stewards when departing the stadium.

Weather

Showers, highs of 5°. Weather updates are available on www.met.ie.

Broadcast

This game will be live on RTÉ, BT Sport, beIN Sports, SuperSport & Flo Rugby.

Please note the following:

  • No one will be permitted to enter the stadium with alcohol or glass and customers will be requested to remove the lids of any soft drink/ water containers on entering the stadium.
  • Please do not enter the pitch area at any time and adhere to the stadium ground regulations
  • There will be stewards and security onsite to assist you with your enquiries on the day, and to ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, so please respect their requests.
  • Please do not attend the stadium if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any of the following symptoms: Cough, Fever, High Temperature, Sore Throat, Breathlessness, Loss/Change of sense of smell/taste or any Flu like symptoms.

Women’s Interprovincial Championship: Munster v Leinster, Musgrave Park (12.15pm)

See all you need to know ahead of the game here.

Tickets

€10 match tickets & €20 Family Packs of 4 tickets are still available here.

Tickets will be available to purchase from the Dolphin and Sunday’s Well entrance from 11.15am on match day. Please note that payments can be made by card and cash.

Fan Zone

Vodafone will be hosting a Fan Zone by the Dolphin Entrance. Challenge your friends and family to rugby skills challenges and soak up the match day atmosphere.

Stadium Information

The stadium turnstiles will be open from 11.15am at the Dolphin Gate and Sunday’s Well Gate.

Food concessions inside the ground will also serve a variety of hot food to supporters.

Traffic & Travel

Please note any cars blocking entrances will be towed. As Musgrave Park is located in a residential area, we request that you respect the local residents at all times.

If you are coming from the city centre, the 203 bus from Patrick Street stops at Musgrave Park on the Pearse Road end.

Weather

Partly cloudy with temperatures of 6 degrees.

Broadcast

This game will be live on TG4.

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