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Match Day Information – Munster v Cardiff Blues

7th September 2016 By Munster Rugby Supporters Club

Match Day Information – Munster v Cardiff Blues

The latest ticket, travel and matchday information for Friday’s Guinness PRO12 clash in Irish Independent Park where Munster host Cardiff Blues in Round 2 of the competition – KO 7:35pm.

The latest ticket, travel and matchday information for Friday’s Guinness PRO12 clash in Irish Independent Park where Munster host Cardiff Blues in Round 2 of the competition – KO 7:35pm.


As this is the first competition home game of the season we would ask all members who purchased Irish Independent Park season tickets to check that they have received the correct tickets in their membership packs.  Members who have availed of the Free Junior Tickets, please ensure that you have printed these tickets, the email confirmation is not your ticket.

Tickets are available to buy:

  • online here
  • Munster Rugby Ticket office from 9am – 4pm
  • Mobile Ticket unit (Dolphin Gate) from 2pm on match day

Ticket Prices (please note dynamic pricing in place so prices subject to change)

Adult Stand – €;30
Junior Stand – €;10
Adult Terrace – €;20
Junior Terrace – €;7
Family Pack Terrace – €;40 (2 adults & 2 junior)
Stand Upgrades – on sale at the South end of the stand from gates open at 6.05pm – subject to availability. Adults €;15/Junior €;3

Please note that there is unreserved seating in the West Stand.

Pre-Match & Half-Time

We will welcome Jamie Stanton to Irish Independent Park, Jamie is an up and coming musician from Cork and is currently touring his debut album ‘Flying Colours’ which hit the No.1 Spot in the iTunes album charts in October 2015

Stadium Information

There will be lots of activity in the Fan Zone including the Bank of Ireland Family Funzone which will be open for our younger supporters.  Oscar is looking forward to meeting younger supporters there, plus they can put their rugby skills to the test in the ‘Tackle Cage Challenge’, ‘Tak’ Reaction Board and much more! We will also have player meet and greets from 7:10pm in the family fun zone

The stadium turnstiles will be open from 6:05pm, with all food outlets inside the ground open at the same time.

The Munster Rugby Stores mobile unit will be open at the stadium from 6:05pm.

Please note:

  • 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 Free MRSC Bus, sponsored by Guinness, will be travelling from Dolans Limerick at 4.15pm – book your place via your MRSC account here (very limited spaces still available)

The Black Ash Park and Ride have extended their car park opening hours until 10pm with a reduced rate of €;3 per car for those attending the match.

The Three Red Kings are trialling a car pool service for supporters for the season at this game. Interested in learning more? Read here.

Parking is limited in the vicinity of Irish Independent Park and any cars blocking entrances will be towed.

Red Experience Venue Offer

The Commons Express Inn, New Mallow Road, Cork are offering a chargrilled Irish Angus burger with hand cut fries and beverage of your choice to supporters pre and post game for just 13.95 – just show your MRSC membership card at the till (T&C’s apply)

Weather in Cork

Breezy with showers expected.  Highs of 10 degrees.


This game will be broadcast live on TG4.

Munster Rugby & the MRSC wish to thank you for your continued support.  


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