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2nd October 2017 By The Editor

With an optimal Saturday evening kick-off time of 5.30pm, don’t miss your chance to experience the unrivalled atmosphere of European match night at Thomond Park as two of the province’s most beloved sons, Ronan O’Gara and Donnacha Ryan, return with Racing 92 to do battle in round 2 of the Champions Cup.

With an optimal Saturday evening kick-off time of 5.30pm, don’t miss your chance to experience the unrivalled atmosphere of European match night at Thomond Park as two of the province’s most beloved sons, Ronan O’Gara and Donnacha Ryan, return with Racing 92 to do battle in round 2 of the Champions Cup.

The fiercest of rivalries comes to a head this weekend as Munster face Leinster at the Aviva Stadium and the Guinness PRO14 interprovincial will serve as the ideal preparation for a return to European action a week later.

Rassie Erasmus’ men open their Champions Cup campaign away to Castres who, despite winning just two from six in the Top 14 to date, showed their muscle with a six-point win over the always-fancied Clermont just yesterday.  Munster and Castres draw swords at the Stade Peirre Antoine on Sunday October 15th at 1pm (Irish).

The following weekend, on Saturday October 21st, Thomond Park is set to come alive for its biggest night of the season thus far.  A carnival atmosphere is guaranteed in and around the ground and a  5.30pm kick-off is ideal for those travelling to and from, or for those who wish to continue the occasion well into the night in Limerick city.

On the field, Racing are chasing their first away pool win in the competition in almost two years.  However the 2016 French champions will be all the wiser for their experience of Thomond Park last season and this coupled with the nous and knowhow of O’Gara and Ryan will make them a tricky prospect.  Munster also have the inside track on their opposition also with new additions James Hart and Gerbrandt Grobler signing from the Parisian outfit this summer.

On the domestic front, Racing have blown both hot and cold to date, winning three and losing three and will be gunning after Lyon handed them their first home defeat of the season at the weekend.

With just under three weeks to go, make sure you are there to add your voice to the Munster roar and enjoy a night of top-flight European action in Thomond Park.

Munster v Racing 92 Tickets

Europe comes to town when Munster play their first home game of the Champions Cup against Racing 92 on Saturday October 21 at 5.30pm.

Tickets from:

  • Adults €20
  • Juniors €10
  • Students €10

Tickets can be purchased online here, from the Munster Rugby Ticket Offices at Irish Independent Park and Thomond Park, or by calling 061 421103

Hospitality

Executive Box and Thomond Suite packages are now sold out for this game

1978 Suite packages remain is available and include:

  • East Stand match tickets
  • One course meal
  • Match programme
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Preview of the game with Munster Rugby player

Price: €175pp

For more information and bookings contact Anthony Morrissey on 087 6202530 or click here for a contact form.

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