The sides last met in October when Connacht edged out Munster in a 20-11 win in Galway.
The game will be live on a number of channels this weekend, and to help you with more information here’s a full preview of the game.
Munster vs Connacht
|Game||Crusaders vs Chiefs | CRU v CHI|
|Venue||Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch|
|Date & time||24 February 2023|
|Television||SKY Sports & Foxtel Now|
The URC gets back underway this weekend, with the inter-provincial derby between Munster and Connacht the pick of the fixtures.
Neither Munster or Connacht have enjoyed an ideal start to the season, as the southern province find themselves in 14th place after seven rounds, while their western rivals are sitting in 12th.
Munster should be full of confidence after they defeated South Africa A at Páirc Uí Chaoimh during the international break, as they look to kick start their season.
Munster v Connacht: How can I watch the game live on TV?
The match will be aired live on Saturday, November 26th on TG4, the TG4 Player and Premier Sports 1. Coverage on TG4 starts at 7pm, while coverage on Premier Sports starts at 7.25pm. Kickoff is at 7.35pm.
URC TV is also showing the game, with a range of options available to viewers. Customers can buy a one-off stream of Munster v Connacht for €7.99.
Other options include a monthly access pass for €6.99 per month, which gives customers access to every URC fixture, or a season-long pass for a one-off fee of €41.99.
Did you know?
It will be the first game on the new artificial surface at the Sportsground. Munster have won on three of their last four visits to Galway but Connacht have won two of the last three games between the provinces.
Press Pass | Connacht v Munster
Hear from Attack Coach Mike Prendergast and Keynan Knox ahead of the game.
Connacht: Conor Fitzgerald; John Porch, Byron Ralston, David Hawkshaw, Mack Hansen; Jack Carty (C), Kieran Marmion; Denis Buckley, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham; Gavin Thornbury, Oisin Dowling; Shamus Hurley-Langton, Conor Oliver, Jarrad Butler.
Replacements: Grant Stewart, Peter Dooley, Jack Aungier, Niall Murray, Josh Murphy, Colm Reilly, Tom Daly, Paul Boyle.
Munster: Joey Carbery; Conor Phillips, Malakai Fekitoa, Dan Goggin, Patrick Campbell; Ben Healy, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Keynan Knox; Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne; Jack O’Donoghue, Peter O’Mahony (C), Gavin Coombes.
Replacements: Scott Buckley, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Edwin Edogbo, Jack O’Sullivan, Craig Casey, Rory Scannell, Fionn Gibbons.