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How To Watch Munster V Stormers In The URC: TV Info And Team News

How To Watch Munster V Stormers In The URC: TV Info And Team News
By Joshua Bell Curran Updated
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After two disastrous weeks in Europe for Munster and the Stormers, the two sides will be looking to bounce back for the penultimate URC round. The Stormers welcome Munster to Cape Town as Graham Rowntree's side look to change a growing narrative about the difficulty of playing in South Africa. We have all the info on how to watch Munster v Stormers right here.

When is Munster v Stormers?

Munster v Stormers will kick-off at 17:15 on Saturday 15th April at 17:15 in the DHL Stadium Cape Town.

How to watch Munster v Stormers 

Munster v Stormers will be broadcast live on RTE 2 with coverage starting at 16:45 ahead of the 17:15 kick-off.

2 October 2021; Munster players celebrate after Jack O'Donoghue of Munster, hidden, goes over to score their fourth try during the United Rugby Championship match between Munster and DHL Stormers at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Form Guide

Both sides come into this fixture off the back of absolutely disastrous weekends in Europe. Munster went crashing out in the round of 16, the week before last with the Sharks putting 50 points on them. The Stormers fared slightly better winning a closely contested round of 16 game by four points but ultimately were thrashed 42-17 by Exeter in the quarter-finals.

Despite a poor two weeks from Munster that saw them suffer heavy losses in the Champions Cup and the URC, their league form before that had been positive winning four games on the bounce before their 12-point loss to Glasgow. That run of wins left Munster in a comfortable fifth place and barring a disaster safely through to the URC quarter-finals. Munster's only concern will be the Stormer's incredible form.


Currently second in the table and the defending URC champions, the Stormers are now four URC games unbeaten and recently held top-seed Leinster to a draw in the RDS. While their prospects of catching Leinster are now impossible, they're just two points ahead of Ulster and will be determined not to give up any home advantages, given the considerable challenge of travelling to Europe.


Head to head, the Stormers are the defending champions, in better form and typically very strong at home giving them the edge. However, the last time these sides met in late 2021 Munster won with relative comfort 34-18. While they're up against it if Munster perform to their capabilities as they have on occasions this year, they'll have every chance of upsetting the defending champions.

Team News


Peter O'Mahony leads out Munster as Jean Kleyn and RG Snyman pair up in the second row. Conor Murray starts at nine paired up with Jack Crowley at ten with no space for Craig Casey or Keith Earls who were named on the bench:


15. Mike Haley 14. Calvin Nash 13. Antoine Frisch 12. Malakai Fekitoa 11. Shane Daly 10. Jack Crowley 9. Conor Murray; 1. Jeremy Loughman 2. Diarmuid Barron 3. Stephen Archer 4. Jean Kleyn 5.RG Snyman 6. Peter O’Mahony (C) 7. Alex Kendellen 8. Gavin Coombes.


As always, Steven Kitshoff will captain the side with Paul de Wet and Manie Libbok starting at nine and ten respectively, while Evan Roos is set to make his return from injury off the bench. The team in full is:

That's all the information you need on how to watch Munster v Stormers this Saturday afternoon.


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