Munster and Connacht’s teams for the inter-provincial clash in Thomond Park was released yesterday afternoon.
Match tickets are available to buy online here or from the stadium on match day. A family pack of four tickets costs just €40 with Stand tickets from €15 for juniors and €30 for adults.
Here is a rundown of what both sides looked like
Graham Rowntreee has selected a strong side for the game at 7.35pm today.
Joey Carbery gets the nod over recent Ireland debutant Jack Crowley at out half. Crowley started the win over Australia in Carbery and Johnny Sexton’s absence. Craig Casey starts at scrum half.
Mike Haley; Calvin Nash, and Shane Daly start in a back three.
Peter O’Mahony captains the side from the back row, as well as John Hodnett, Alex Kendellen.
Jean Kleyn and Tadhg Beirne start as locks.
Rory Scannell and Antoine Frisch start in the centre.
Josh Wycherley, Diarmuid Barron and Roman Salanoa start in the front-row
Fullback: 15. Mike Haley;
Winger: 14. Calvin Nash
Centres: 13., Antoine Frisch, 13. Rory Scannell,
Winger: 11. Shane Daly;
Outhalf: 10. Joey Carbery, Scrumhalf:9. Craig Casey;
Front row: 1. Josh Wycherley, 2. Diarmuid Barron, 3. Roman Salanoa
Second row: 4. Jean Kleyn, 5. Tadhg Beirne;
Backrow: 6. Peter O’Mahony (C), John Hodnett, Alex Kendellen.
Replacements: Niall Scannell, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Edwin Edogbo, Jack O’Donoghue, Paddy Patterson, Jack Crowley, Gavin Coombes
Here is your Munster team to face Connacht in Saturday's Interprovincial derby at Thomond Park (7.35pm) 💪
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— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) November 25, 2022
Six Connacht players who were with the Ireland squad in November have come into the starting lineup
Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Gavin Thornbury, Cian Prendergast, Caolin Blade and Bundee Aki all start.
John Porch, Byron Ralston, Alex Wootton start in a back three
Denis Buckley joins Heffernan and Bealham in the front row
Josh Murphy and Thornbury start as locks.
Prendergast, Conor Oliver and Jarrad Butler start in the back row
Captain Jack Carty starts at out-half while Caolin Blade starts beside him at scrumhalf.
Finally Tom Farrell partners Aki in the centre.
Full back: 15. John Porch
Winger 14. Byron Ralston
Centres 13. Tom Farrell 12. Bundee Aki
Winger 11. Alex Wootton
Out half 10. Jack Carty (C) Scurmhalf 9. Caolin Blade
Front row 1. Denis Buckley, 2. Dave Heffernan 3. Finlay Bealham
Second row 4. Josh Murphy 5. Gavin Thornbury
Backrow 6. Cian Prendergast, 7. Conor Oliver 8. Jarrad Butler
Replacements: 16. Shane Delahunt, 17. Peter Dooley, 18. Jack Aungier, 19. Niall Murray, 20. Oisín Dowling, 21. Kieran Marmion, 22. Conor Fitzgerald, 23. Paul Boyle
— Connacht Rugby (@connachtrugby) November 25, 2022