Details announced for Munster’s Champions Cup clash with Northampton

EPCR confirmed the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage of all Round of 16 fixtures on Thursday, with every tie set to be televised live.

Fixture details have been announced for Munster’s Investec Champions Cup Round of 16 clash with Northampton, set to take place in April.

The sides met in the final group game last weekend, as Munster limped to defeat, and their next bout will be played on Sunday, April 7, kicking off at 12:30pm in Franklin’s Gardens.

EPCR confirmed the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage of all Round of 16 fixtures on Thursday, with every tie set to be televised live by TNT Sports in the UK and Ireland.

14 January 2023; Tadhg Beirne of Munster celebrates after his side’s victory in the Heineken Champions Cup Pool B Round 3 match between Munster and Northampton Saints at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photo by Tyler Miller/Sportsfile

The first of the Round of 16 action begins on Friday, April 5, as Harlequins take on Glasgow Warriors at the Twickenham Stoop. Leinster meet Leicester Tigers at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, April 6 while the holders, Stade Rochelais, are scheduled to travel to Cape Town to face the DHL Stormers on the same day.

There is even more ties set to be played on the Saturday, with the Vodacom Bulls pencilled in to meet Lyon, while the Exeter Chiefs host Bath Rugby. Union Bordeaux-Bègles and Saracens round out the Saturday action.

Finally, five-time winners Stade Toulousain will face off with Racing 92, the clash set to be played at Le Stadium on Sunday, April 7.

Social Sharing

Posted in

HIGHLIGHTS | Munster secure bonus-point win away to Scarlets

Gavin Coombes brought his Munster haul to 42 tries in 88 appearances with two trademark scores, while Jack ...
Read More
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is RB1_2690-Pinergy-1024x683.jpg

“You have to expect anything” | Oli Jager wary of Scarlets threat ahead of URC meeting

Friday night's opponents Scarlets come into the clash having lost their last two URC games, and they have ...
Read More

Quinn set for first URC start as Munster name side for Scarlets clash

22-year-old back-row forward Alex Kendellen captains Munster in the URC for the first time, set to line out ...
Read More

Diarmuid Kilgallen joins Munster as province provide injury update

The winger joined the Connacht Academy in 2019, and actually made his debut against Munster. He has scored ...
Read More

Nash and Crowley try scorers as Ireland smash Italy | HIGHLIGHTS

As the clock ticked down Nash put the cherry on top, the Limerick native collecting from Jamison Gibson-Park ...
Read More

Casey joins Nash and Crowley as Munster men to face Italy | IRELAND TEAM NEWS

Ireland opened their Championship with a bonus point win away in France last weekend, and return to a ...
Read More

Limerick pair named in Ireland team to play Italy in U20 Six Nations

Limerick duo Evan O'Connell and Luke Murphy are named in the starting side, with UL Bohs man O'Connell ...
Read More

Munster bolstered by RG Snyman return with no fresh injury concerns

The squad has been bolstered ahead of a vital run of games by the return of RG Snyman, ...
Read More