All You Need To Know | Munster v Scarlets
1st March 2023 By The Editor
Munster play their final game at Musgrave Park this season against Scarlets on Friday night in round 15 of the United Rugby Championship (7.35pm).
The game is our fourth sold-out fixture of the season, see full details here.
Read the Munster team news here.
Find out all you need to know ahead of the game below.
Friday, March 3, 7.35pm
Did you know?
Scarlets are on a superb run of form and have won six games in a row in all competitions, beating Edinburgh 42-14 last time out.
Munster have won six of our last seven URC games, picking up 29 points of a possible 35. Five of those six victories were secured with a try bonus-point to move up to fifth place in the table.
We have been defeated once at Musgrave Park since 2016: an 18-16 loss Edinburgh in November 2019.
See the URC table ahead of the final four rounds here.
Munster: Patrick Campbell; Calvin Nash, Antoine Frisch, Malakai Fekitoa, Shane Daly; Joey Carbery, Paddy Patterson; Josh Wycherley, Diarmuid Barron, Roman Salanoa; Jean Kleyn, Fineen Wycherley; Jack O’Donoghue (C), John Hodnett, Gavin Coombes.
Replacements: Niall Scannell, Mark Donnelly, Keynan Knox, RG Snyman, Alex Kendellen, Ethan Coughlan, Jack Crowley, Jack O’Sullivan.
Scarlets: Johnny McNicholl; Tom Rogers, Joe Roberts, Ioan Nicholas, Steff Evans; Sam Costelow, Dane Blacker; Kemsley Mathias, Shaun Evans, Sam Wainwright; Vaea Fifita, Sam Lousi; Josh Macleod (C), Dan Davis, Sione Kalamafoni.
Replacements: Taylor Davies, Steff Thomas, Javan Sebastian, Morgan Jones, Carwyn Tuipulotu, Gareth Davies, Dan Jones, Johnny Williams.
Hear from Defence Coach Denis Leamy and Fineen Wycherley ahead of the game.
Live on: RTÉ, BBC Wales, Viaplay, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Discovery + & URC TV.
Referee: Ben Blain
AR 1: Andrew Cole
AR 2: Sam Holt
TMO: Andrew McMenemy
URC Round 16
Saturday, March 25
Munster Rugby v Glasgow Warriors, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here