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Munster Rugby’s Champions Cup Fixtures Confirmed

13th July 2023 By The Editor

Jack O’Donoghue runs in a try against Northampton at Thomond Park last season.

Jack O’Donoghue runs in a try against Northampton at Thomond Park last season. Inpho

EPCR have confirmed the Champions Cup Pool fixtures for the 2023/24 season with Munster to host Bayonne and Northampton Saints at Thomond Park with away games against former winners Toulon and Exeter Chiefs in Pool 3.

Both home games at Thomond Park will be 5.30pm Saturday evening kick-offs. Book the best seats in the house for our home games with a Season Ticket, see full details here.

Our campaign will kick-off with a first-ever meeting against Bayonne (Aviron Bayonnais) in Limerick on Saturday, December 9 (5.30pm).

We travel to Devon the following weekend for a clash against 2020 champions Exeter Chiefs on Sunday, December 17, with a 1pm kick-off.

Munster will face three-time winners Toulon at Stade Félix Mayol on Saturday, January 13, at 4.15pm local time/3.15pm Irish time. It will be Munster’s first visit to the venue since January 2011 when Toulon won 32-16 to knock Munster out of the competition at the Pool stage.

Our final Pool 3 game will be at Thomond Park against Northampton Saints on Saturday, January 20, at 5.30pm.

The four highest-ranked clubs from each of the pools will qualify for the knockout stage.

Find out all you need to know about our Champions Cup opposition here.

Pool 3 Fixtures

(Kick-offs in Irish time)

Round 1

Friday, December 8

Glasgow Warriors v Northampton Saints, Scotstoun Stadium, 8pm;

Saturday, December 9

RC Toulon v Exeter Chiefs, Stade Félix Mayol, 1pm;

Munster Rugby v Aviron Bayonnais, Thomond Park, 5.30pm;

Round 2                            

Friday, December 15

Northampton Saints v RC Toulon, cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens, 8pm;

Aviron Bayonnais v Glasgow Warriors, Stade Jean-Dauger, 8pm;

Sunday, December 17

Exeter Chiefs v Munster Rugby, Sandy Park, 1pm;

Round 3

Friday, January 12

Northampton Saints v Aviron Bayonnais, cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens, 8pm;

Saturday January 13

Exeter Chiefs v Glasgow Warriors, Sandy Park, 1pm;

RC Toulon v Munster Rugby, Stade Félix Mayol, 3.15pm;

Round 4

Friday, January 19

Glasgow Warriors v RC Toulon, Scotstoun Stadium, 8pm;

Saturday, January 20

Munster Rugby v Northampton Saints, Thomond Park, 5.30pm;

Sunday, January 21  

Aviron Bayonnais v Exeter Chiefs, Stade Jean-Dauger, 5.30pm;

Knock-Out Rounds

Round of 16 – 5/6/7 April 2024

Quarter-finals – 12/13/14 April 2024

Semi-finals – 3/4/5 May 2024

Champions Cup final – Saturday 25 May 2024, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

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