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All You Need To Know | Connacht v Munster

29th December 2023 By The Editor

Eoghan Clarke in action against Leinster on St Stephen

Eoghan Clarke in action against Leinster on St Stephen's Day. Inpho

Munster travel to Galway on New Year’s Day for a clash against Connacht in round 9 of the URC.

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


The Sportsground


3pm, Monday, January 1

Did You Know?

Connacht’s narrow defeat to Leinster at the Sportsground earlier this month ended a run of seven successive victories at the venue in the URC.

Munster’s last six fixtures in the BKT United Rugby Championship have been evenly split with three wins and three losses.

Connacht were beaten 20-19 by Ulster on December 22 with Munster losing 9-3 to Leinster four days later.

Munster News

Squad Update


Both sides will be named at 12pm on Saturday.

Match Officials

Referee: Chris Busby

AR1: Andy Brace

AR2: Keane Davison

TMO: Mark Patton


Live on: TG4, Viaplay, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Flo Rugby & URC.tv


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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