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Match Day Information: Munster v Sale Sharks

21st January 2015 By Munster Rugby Supporters Club

Match Day Information: Munster v Sale Sharks

Munster’s Champions Cup Round 6 game against Sale Sharks takes place this Sunday, January 25th in Thomond Park, KO 15:15pm.

Munster’s Champions Cup Round 6 game against Sale Sharks takes place this Sunday, January 25th in Thomond Park, KO 15:15pm.

Stadium Information

The MRSC Bar will be open from 1:15pm. Special guests from the USA Branch of the Supporters Club will be there on their annual pilgrimage to Thomond Park so be sure to call in to say hello. Access to the bar can be found via Entrance 18 in the West Stand. For more information on their trip to Ireland see the article here.

The Fanzone Plaza will be up and running from 12pm and the Guinness Dug Out Bar will be open from 1pm, with live music in the Plaza from 1pm.

The new Munster Rugby Museum will be officially opened by Minister Michael Ring at 12:00, and will be open to the public from 1pm.

There will also be lots of activity for all the family – the Bank of Ireland Family Funzone will be open for our younger supporters.

We also welcome Irish Yoghurts to Thomond Park.  Irish Yoghurts were the winners of Bank of Ireland’s Sponsor for a Day promotion, and their logo will feature on the front of the Munster jersey on the day.  Irish Yoghurts will also be giving supporters a chance to taste their products in the Fanzone.

Live 95Fm will supporting the event, and there will be plenty of choice in terms of food and beverages.

Free Munster flags will be given out by the volunteers from the MRSC.

The stadium turnstiles will be open at 1.15pm, with all bars inside the ground open at the same time.

We welcome back Cara O’Sullivan who will perform pre-match, as well as the Munster Rugby Supporters Club ChoirThe 27 Brass Band will keep things lively during the warm up and again at half time.

At half time Castleisland RFC and Kilfeacle & District RFC U11’s take to the field, and the 27 Brass Band will be back with another performance.

Match programmes will be on sale inside and outside the ground, costing €;5.

The Munster Rugby Stores will be open at the stadium – the East Stand store open from 1pm, and the Mobile unit outside the West Stand from 1.15pm.

No one will be able to enter the stadium with alcohol or glass and customers will be requested to remove the lids of any soft drink containers on entering the stadium.

Please do not enter the pitch area at any time and adhere to the stadium ground regulations found here.

There will be stewards and security on site to assist you with your enquiries on the day, and to ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, so please respect their requests.

Traffic & Travel


The MRSC in conjunction with Munster Sports Travel are running a return coach service from Cork to Thomond Park for the match – More information on that here.

Pickup Location Start Time Drop Off Point
Henry Street 13.15 Thomond Park
Kilmurray Lodge 12.30 Thomond Park
Radisson Blu 13.00 Ennis Road
Southcourt Hotel 13.00 Ennis Road
Dirty Nelly’s Bunratty 13.30 Ennis Road

Supporters can pre-book their parking online for the Q-Park at Harvey’s Quay online at www.q-park.ie

There is no parking in the vicinity of Thomond Park Stadium.

Ticket Information

Tickets for this game are currently on sale from the Ticket Offices in Irish Independent Park and Thomond Park, and www.munsterrugby.ie, Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and www.ticketmaster.ie

Tickets will be on sale on match day from the Ticket Office in the Fanzone Plaza from 11am, and from the West Stand Ticket Office from 1.15pm.

Terrace Family packs – €;60
Adults Stand tickets from €;45
Adult Terrace tickets from €;20

Weather in Limerick

Some showers are expected.  Temperatures to reach a high of 12 degrees/low of 6 degrees.


This game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

The Munster Rugby Supporters Club wish to thank you for your continued support. 


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