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How To Watch Munster v Connacht In The Rainbow Cup

How To Watch Munster v Connacht In The Rainbow Cup
By Eoin Harrington
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The Rainbow Cup continues this weekend, with all four Irish provinces in action over the course of the weekend. The teams enter the third matchday this weekend – and we have all the info you need on how to watch Munster v Connacht in the Rainbow Cup.

Where will Munster v Connacht take place?

Munster host Connacht at Thomond Park in Limerick. The game will be played behind closed doors.

When will Munster v Connacht kick-off?

Munster v Connacht kicks off at 6pm on Friday May 14th.

How to watch Munster v Connacht in Ireland?

Eir Sport are the host broadcasters for the game, with their live coverage starting at 5:30pm. TG4 will have deferred coverage of the game later in the evening, with their coverage kicking off at 8:30pm.

How are the two teams looking?


Munster have the best record in the competition so far, having taken two wins from their first two games against Leinster and Ulster. They are looking for their first silverware since winning the Magners League in 2011, having come up short in the Pro14 and Champions Cup earlier in the season.

Connacht have had a mixed bag so far in the Rainbow Cup, winning a thrilling opener against Ulster before throwing away an early lead against Leinster in week two.

Who’s playing?

Munster: Matt Gallagher, Andrew Conway, Dan Goggin, Damian de Allende, Shane Daly; Ben Healy, Craig Casey; James Cronin, Rhys Marshall, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland, Gavin Coombes, Peter O’Mahony (c), CJ Stander.


Connacht: John Porch, Sammy Arnold, Sean O’Brien, Tom Daly, Alex Wootton; Conor Fitzgerald, Kieran Marmion; Paddy McAllister, Shane Delahunt, Dominic Robertson-McCoy, Niall Murray, Ultan Dillane, Cian Prendergast, Conor Oliver, Abraham Papali’i.

Are there any other games on?

Immediately after full-time at Thomond Park, Leinster host Ulster at the RDS in Dublin. That game kicks off at 8:15pm and is also live on eir Sport, while TG4 have deferred coverage from 10:30pm.

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