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Ticket & Matchday Info | Munster v Leinster

22nd December 2023 By The Editor

Ticket & Matchday Info | Munster v Leinster

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Thomond Park Stadium on St Stephen's Day for Munster Rugby v Leinster Rugby in Round 8 of the United Rugby Championship. Photo Credit: Inpho

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Thomond Park Stadium on St Stephen’s Day for Munster Rugby v Leinster Rugby in Round 8 of the United Rugby Championship.

Gates open at 5.35pm.


Tickets are sold out!

If you are attending, please purchase and ensure to download your ticket before you arrive at Thomond Park to avoid delays.

Screenshots of tickets are no longer accepted. More info here.

The Ticket Office in the East Stand of Thomond Park will be open for queries on matchday from 4.30pm.

Gates will open at 5.35pm to facilitate access to the stadium.

Avoid disappointment and book now for our clash with Northampton Saints in Thomond Park on January 20th. Buy tickets here. 


Come and meet players Keynan Knox and Cian Hurley from 6.15pm – 6.45pm.

We will have a soccer skill test down in the fanzone to test your skills.

There will be a Rockshore branded van onsite and spin the wheel to give away free Rockshore branded merch such as jackets, beanies, socks, hoodies etc.

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 3:00pm.

The Guinness Clubhouse Bar at the West Stand will also open from 3:00pm.

The Shannon Airport selfie social wall is back in action with two 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 6pm and you have a choice of two locations: the main store in the East Stand and the mobile unit at the West Stand.

Welcome Committee

Keep an eye out for our welcome committee around the ground.

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 and 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. 6.10pm. Wear your colours and have your flags are the ready!


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 and also inside the stadium.  Programmes are €5.


Soloist Sarah Dolan will lead us in SUAF 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 Carrick-on-Suir RFC, Bruff RFC, Cashel RFC and Killorglin RFC.

Please note: There will be a light show just before kick off and again at half time.


There will be no Munster March on December 26th for Munster v Leinster.

Our next Munster March will take place on January 20th ahead of our clash with Northampton Saints in Thomond Park.

However, if possible, we encourage you to use alternatives to typical car journeys from where you live by walking, cycling and using public transport, where possible.

Or, if travelling big distances and from areas with limited travel options, team up with friends to share lifts to fill up the car. Any small changes can make a difference through our collective action.


The 302-bus service from Henry Street runs every 30 minutes and has a drop off at Thomond Park.

Full bus service details see www.buseireann.ie.

Park and Ride

A park and ride service, operated by Hynan Travel, will be available from the Radisson Blu Hotel on the Ennis Road starting from 5pm

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.


Dry weather with temperatures between 2-8C

Visit www.met.ie 


This game will be live on RTÉ.

International Rugby Experience

What does it take to become a legend? Find out at the newly opened, fully interactive International Rugby Experience in Limerick city centre. 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,

They will put their own skills to the test on our exciting Legendary Skills floor, where some famous faces take them through virtual running, kicking, handling and strength trials.

Expect fun every step of the way and stunning 360-degree views of Limerick city centre to finish.

Hear the Stories, Feel the Passion, Test your Skills!


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