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All You Need To Know | Munster v Leinster

22nd December 2023 By The Editor

All You Need To Know | Munster v Leinster

Munster host Leinster in a sold-out St Stephen’s Day URC derby on Tuesday (7.35pm).

Find out all you need to know about the game below.

The match is sold out but you can buy tickets for our next home game against the Northampton Saints in Thomond Park on January 20 here. 

Where?

Thomond Park

When?

7.35pm, Tuesday, December 26

Did You Know?

Munster have lost just once at home since St. Stephen’s Day last year which was a 26-38 defeat to Glasgow at Thomond Park at the end of March.

Leinster’s only defeat this season was 25-43 away to Glasgow on the opening weekend.

Leinster’s only loss to a fellow Irish province since March 2022 was to Munster at the Aviva Stadium in last season’s semi-final.

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Teams

Munster: Simon Zebo; Calvin Nash, Antoine Frisch, Alex Nankivell, Shane Daly; Jack Crowley, Craig Casey; Dave Kilcoyne, Diarmuid Barron (C), Oli Jager; Edwin Edogbo, Gavin Coombes; Tom Ahern, John Hodnett, Jack O’Donoghue.

Replacements: Eoghan Clarke, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Brian Gleeson, Alex Kendellen, Paddy Patterson, Tony Butler, Seán O’Brien.

Leinster: Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, Garry Ringrose (CAPT), Ciarán Frawley, Rob Russell, Harry Byrne, Jamison Gibson-Park, Andrew Porter, Rónan Kelleher, Michael Ala’alatoa, Ross Molony, Joe McCarthy, Max Deegan, Scott Penny, Jack Conan

Replacements: Dan Sheehan, Ed Byrne, Thomas Clarkson, Jason Jenkins, Ryan Baird, Luke McGrath, Liam Turner, Will Connors

Press Pass

Hear from head coach Graham Rowntree and Craig Casey ahead of the game.

Match Officials

Referee: Andrew Brace

AR1: Peter Martin

AR2: Andrew Cole

TMO: Brian McNeice

Broadcast

Live on RTÉ, Viaplay, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Flo Rugby & URC.tv

Tickets

Champions Cup Round 4: Saturday, January 20

Munster Rugby v Northampton Saints, Thomond Park, 5.30pm; Buy tickets here

Saturday, February 3

Munster Rugby v Crusaders, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 5pm; SOLD OUT

URC Round 11: Friday, March 1

Munster v Zebre Parma, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 13: Saturday, March 30

Munster v Cardiff Rugby, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 16: Saturday, May 11

Munster v Connacht, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here

URC Round 18: Saturday, June 1

Munster v Ulster, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here

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