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Ticket & Matchday Info | Munster v Bayonne

7th December 2023 By The Editor

Munster face Bayonne at Thomond Park on Saturday evening.

Munster face Bayonne at Thomond Park on Saturday evening. Inpho

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Thomond Park Stadium on Saturday for Munster Rugby v Aviron Bayonnais in round 1 of the Investec Champions Cup.

Gates open at 3.30pm.


Tickets are available to purchase here.

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

Screenshots of tickets are no longer accepted. See full details here.

The Ticket Office in the East Stand of Thomond Park will be open for queries on matchday from 2.30pm.

Fan Zone

Come and meet players from 4.30pm – 5pm.

We will have a soccer skill test down in the fanzone and some music by jazz band Downtown Dixieland.

Our mascot Oscar is looking forward to meeting our younger supporters too.

The Guinness Dug Out Bar in the Fanzone is a great pre-match meeting point and you can soak up the atmosphere here. The Guinness Dug Out Bar opens from 3pm.  The Guinness Clubhouse Bar at the West Stand will open from 3.30pm.

The Shannon Airport selfie social wall is back in action with 2 return tickets to Paris from Shannon Airport up for grabs so keep an eye on our big screen!

The Life Style Sports stores will be open at the Stadium from 3pm you have a choice of 2 locations: the main store in the East Stand and the mobile unit at the West Stand.

Earls & Conway

Munster Rugby are delighted to confirm that Andrew Conway & Keith Earls will be guests of honour at Thomond Park this Saturday

Supporters will get the opportunity to show their appreciation for the duo’s huge contribution to Munster Rugby at half time.

Munster March

Munster Rugby and adidas are inviting supporters to participate in the Munster March on Saturday, December 9th at 3.20pm.

The march will begin from the Richard Harris statue on Bedford Row in Limerick City Centre.

We want Munster supporters of all ages to walk the one mile from Limerick City Centre to Thomond Park to help raise awareness of the club’s commitment to environmental sustainability and climate action.

See more info here.

Welcome Committee

Keep an eye out for our welcome committee around the grounds. They will be wearing bright yellow jackets and will be there to be a friendly face on arrival and assist with any questions you have.

Bars & Food Concessions

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

Team Arrivals

Join us as we welcome both teams to Thomond Park as they arrive by bus to the main reception area at approx 4pm. Wear your colours and have your flags at the ready!


Munster Rugby Supporters 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 and also inside the stadium. Programmes are €5.


Soloist Jean Wallace will lead us in Stand Up & Fight with the MRSC choir and the MRSC Guard of honour will also be present to welcome the teams onto the pitch.

At half-time we will welcome the U11 teams from Bandon RFC, Ballincollig RFC, Bantry Bay RFC and Ballina Killaloe RFC.



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 will not be in operation.

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 and follow the directions of the stewards when departing the stadium.


8 degrees with possible showers. See www.met.ie for updates.


This game will be live on RTÉ.

International Rugby Experience

The newly-opened, fully interactive International Rugby Experience in Limerick city centre provides the perfect pre-match build up.

Ideal for all ages, visitors move through six, awe-inspiring stages centered around World Rugby’s values of passion, discipline, integrity, solidarity and respect.

Use Code MUNSTER10 to receive a 10% discount on all tickets. Book Now at www.internationalrugbyexperience.com

Thanks for your continued support!


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