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History Timeline

1947

1947

An injury time try gives Australia victory over Munster by the narrowest of margins at the Mardyke in Cork.

1938

1938

Munster played their first ever match at Thomond Park and celebrate the occasion with victory over Leinster.

1905

1905

Played host to Dave Gallagher’s New Zealand All-Blacks. Known as the Originals as they were the first New Zealand team to tour this part of the world. The match was played at the Markets Field, Limerick and ended with the tourists running out winners by a big margin.

1879

1879

Munster Branch founded. The province defeats Leinster at the fourth time of asking and as a result are granted a position on the Irish selection committee.

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