Munster & Leinster Confirm Three Exciting Pre-Season Friendly Matches


Munster Rugby have today confirmed that the province will play two pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2021/22 campaign against Premiership clubs Bath and Exeter Chiefs.

Munster host Bath at Thomond Park on Saturday, September 4, before travelling to Devon for a clash with Exeter Chiefs the following Saturday, September 11.

Both games kick-off at 3pm and will provide preparation for the upcoming season with the first round of United Rugby Championship fixtures scheduled for the final weekend of September.

Ticket details for the home game with Bath will be confirmed in due course as we adhere to all government guidelines.

Saturday 4th September
Munster v Bath, Thomond Park, 3pm;
Ticket details to follow.

Saturday 11th September
Exeter Chiefs v Munster, Sandy Park, 3pm;
Tickets available here via

Leinster Rugby and Harlequins, meanwhile, have announced a Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Fixture ahead of the start of the 2021/22 season.

The reigning Guinness PRO14 and Gallagher Premiership champions will face each other on Friday evening, 10th September with a 7.00pm kick-off.

Details around the venue, spectator numbers, and protocols around will be confirmed closer to the game after consultation with the Department of Sport, by which time further clarity around Covid-19 restrictions will be available.

Bank of Ireland Pre-Season Friendly
Leinster Rugby v Harlequins
Friday, 10th September 2021, VENUE TBC, Kick-Off: 7.00pm

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