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Matchday Info – Munster v Racing 92

18th October 2017 By Munster Rugby Supporters Club

Matchday Info – Munster v Racing 92

The latest ticket, travel and matchday information for Saturday evening’s Champions Cup clash in Thomond Park where Munster host Racing 92 – KO 5:30pm.

The latest ticket, travel and matchday information for Saturday evening’s Champions Cup clash in Thomond Park where Munster host Racing 92 – KO 5:30pm.

Stadium Information

The MRSC Bar will open at 3pm with the following food options served pre-match; Gourmet Burger €;5.00 or Basil Chicken & Coconut Curry with Steamed Rice €;5.00.  There will be live music after the match with No Better Buachaill band performing.

The Guinness Fan Zone  is open from 2.30pm. Soak up the atmosphere in the Guinness Dug Out Bar and Fan Zone Village and enjoy great food from a wide range of artisan vendors.

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. We will also have player meet and greets from 4:30pm. Spin South West will be on location and our mascot Oscar is looking forward to meeting younger supporters. Plus they can put their rugby skills to the test in the ‘Tackle Cage Challenge’, ‘Tak’ Reaction Board and much more! Music Generation Limerick will be on site to entertain as well as our charity partner the Irish Heart Foundation, who will provide CPR demonstrations for supporters.

The Munster Rugby Museum Experience is open from 3:30pm, until before kick-off.

The stadium turnstiles will be open from 4pm with all bars and food outlets inside the ground open at the same time.

‘Tap and go’ – Contactless payments are now available throughout Thomond Park for amounts up to €;30.

The Munster Rugby Stores will be open at the stadium with the East Stand store open from 2:30pm, and the Mobile unit outside the West Stand also open from 2:30pm.

After the game the Dugout Bar will be open and there will be live music from Tree’s Fall Down in the Pavilion on the Fan Zone, with bars and catering facilities in the fan zone also open after the game.

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.


Tickets start from €;20 for Adults, and €;10 for Juniors and are available to buy:

  • online here,
  • from the Munster Rugby Ticket Offices at Thomond Park and Irish Independent Park, or
  • by calling 061 421103
  • from the ticket office in Thomond Park from 9am on match day.

Pre-Match & Half-Time

We welcome the MRSC Choir who will perform before kick-off along with Jean Wallace.  The Hit Machine will also be with us pre match. The MRSC Guard of Honour will be present to welcome the teams onto the pitch. Our half-time mini rugby display will feature Youghal V Killorglin and Thurles V Thomond

There will also be a minute’s applause in memory of Anthony Foley just before kick off in Thomond Park.

Traffic & Travel

Irish Rail have an hourly service from both Dublin and Cork to Limerick on the day of the match.

Full details of train times and fares available at www.irishrail.ie

Park and Ride will be in operation from the following locations:

Pickup Location Start Time Drop Off Point Information
Kilmurray Lodge 1500hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700  limerickparkandride.ie
Radisson Blu 1530hrs Thomond Park Tel: + 353 (0) 61 381700
Southcourt Hotel 1530hrs Thomond Park Tel/Fax: +353 (0)61 396433. Mobile +353 (0) 87 240 8024

The public bus service from Henry Street (bus no. 302) runs every 20 minutes to Thomond Park.
There is no parking in the vicinity of Thomond Park Stadium.

Weather in Limerick
Windy with periods of rain, highs of 9 degrees.

This game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

The MRSC wish to thank you for your continued support.  


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