All You Want To Know | Munster v Benetton – Munster Rugby

Munster face Benetton this weekend seeking to enhance their profitable run to 6 video games and shut out the Guinness PRO14 common season with 14 victories in 16 matches.

Discover out all you might want to know forward of the sport under.

The place?

Thomond Park


Friday, March 19 at 6pm


Reside on TG4, eir Sport 1, Premier Sports activities 1, DAZN, Tremendous Sport (SA), ESPN+ (USA) & pro14.television.

Match Programme

The official matchday programme shall be obtainable to obtain free of charge on Friday.

Munster Information

Workforce Announcement

Gallery | Coaching Pics

CJ Stander Assertion

Champions Cup Fixture Particulars

Squad Replace

This Week At Munster Rugby


Munster: Jake Flannery; Andrew Conway, Alex McHenry, Rory Scannell, Liam Coombes; JJ Hanrahan, Paddy Patterson; Liam O’Connor, Diarmuid Barron, Keynan Knox; Cian Hurley, Thomas Ahern; Jack O’Donoghue (C), Chris Cloete, Jack O’Sullivan.

Replacements: Rhys Marshall, Jeremy Loughman, Roman Salanoa, Jack Daly, Tommy O’Donnell, Nick McCarthy, Ben Healy, Matt Gallagher.

Benetton Rugby: Jayden Hayward; Ratuva Tavuyara, Joaquin Riera, Luca Morisi, Angelo Esposito; Tommaso Allan, Dewaldt Duvenage (C); Nicola Quaglio, Tomas Baravalle, Filippo Alongi; Irné Herbst, Eli Snyman; Alberto Sgarbi, Manuel Zuliani, Giovanni Pettinelli.

Replacements: Corniel Els, Thomas Gallo, Tiziano Pasquali, Nicola Piantella, Marco Barbini, Luca Petrozzi, Tommaso Benvenuti, Leonardo Sarto

Do you know?

Hollie Davidson will take cost of her first Guinness PRO14 match this weekend after the Scottish match official was appointed to the Spherical 16 recreation between Munster Rugby and Benetton Rugby.

Moreover, Pleasure Neville (IRFU) will function Tv Match Official for this ground-breaking recreation which can make this the primary fixture in a top-tier males’s skilled membership rugby that each the referee and TMO roles are stuffed by feminine officers.


This recreation kicks off an enormous three weeks for the province as Benetton go to Thomond Park forward of subsequent Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 ultimate in opposition to Leinster with Toulouse then visiting Limerick within the Champions Cup knockout phases.

Benetton had been the final Italian group to beat Munster in any competitors seven-and-a-half years in the past. Regardless of having come near beating a variety of sides, Benetton have but to register a win this season within the PRO14.

It took a last-gasp drop aim from JJ Hanrahan to offer a much-changed Munster facet an 18-16 victory away to Benetton on the finish of January.

The Munstermen prolonged their profitable run within the PRO14 to 5 video games with final Friday’s 28-10 victory over Scarlets due to tries from Gavin Coombes, Shane Daly, Niall Scannell and Kevin O’Byrne.

Benetton had been in sight of a primary victory of the PRO14 season on Sunday after they took an 11-point lead approaching half-time, solely to succumb to a 29-14 defeat in opposition to the Cardiff Blues.

Match Officers

Referee: Hollie Davidson (SRU, Championship Debut)

Assistant Referees: Frank Murphy & Rob O’Sullivan (each IRFU)

TMO: Pleasure Neville (IRFU)

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