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All You Need To Know | Edinburgh v Munster

16th May 2024 By The Editor

All You Need To Know | Edinburgh v Munster

Munster take on Edinburgh at Hive Stadium this Friday in Round 17 of the United Rugby Championship.

Find out all you need to know ahead of the game below.


Hive Stadium, Edinburgh


Friday, May 17, 7.35pm

Munster News

Gallery | This Week’s Best Training Pics

Squad Update


Both sides will be named at 12pm on Thursday.

Press Pass

Hear from Forwards Coach Andi Kyriacou and Shane Daly ahead of the game.

Did you know?

Edinburgh Rugby have won their last three BKT United Rugby Championship fixtures since their
13-23 defeat to the Hollywoodbets Sharks in Durban in Round 13.

The Scotsmen’s only home defeat in the Championship this season was 22-24 to Benetton at Hive
Stadium in Round 6.

Edinburgh have won their last two Championship fixtures against Irish provinces and have not
won three such encounters in a row since 2018.

Munster have won their last seven BKT United Rugby Championship matches since their
defeat at Connacht in Round 9 and have not won eight in succession in the Championship since

Munster’s only loss in their last five encounters with Scottish opponents was 26-38 to
Glasgow at Thomond Park in March 2023.

Munster won 38-17 on their only previous visit to Hive Stadium in December 2022.

Match Officials

Referee: Gianluca Gnecchi

AR 1: Michael Todd

AR 2: Ruairidh Campbell

TMO: Stuart Terheege


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

Final Two Fixtures

URC Round 17: Friday, May 17

Edinburgh v Munster, The Hive, 7.35pm;

URC Round 18: Saturday, June 1

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


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