12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
The date and kick-off time for that crunch game were confirmed today, along with the other fixtures in the final two rounds of the Magners League.
With a wide selection of matches broadcast live every weekend, fans will be able to watch the progress of their favourite teams as the battle to become Magners League champions reaches its finale.
Welsh ;anguage channel S4C will be showing two 'double headers' - Ospreys v Glasgow Warriors followed by Cardiff Blues v Munster on Sunday, May 10, with Newport Gwent Dragons v Leinster and Scarlets v Ulster the featured games the following weekend on Saturday, May 16.
BBC Wales continue with their regular Friday night slots, whilst Setanta Sports follow Munster's every move as the Irish province look set to home in on the league title.
MAGNERS LEAGUE - ROUNDS 17 AND 18:
ROUND 17 -
Friday, May 8
CONNACHT v ULSTER, The Sportsground, 7pm
LEINSTER v Scarlets, The RDS, 7.45pm; Setanta/BBCW
Saturday, May 9
Edinburgh v Newport Gwent Dragons, Murrayfield, 2.30pm
Sunday, May 10
Ospreys v Glasgow Warriors, Liberty Stadium, 2.35pm; S4C
Cardiff Blues v MUNSTER, Arms Park, 4.35pm; S4C/Setanta
ROUND 18 -
Friday, May 15
Glasgow Warriors v CONNACHT, Firhill Arena, 7.45pm; Setanta
MUNSTER v Ospreys, Thomond Park Stadium, 7.45pm; Setanta/BBCW
Saturday, May 16
Newport Gwent Dragons v LEINSTER, Rodney Parade, 5.30pm; S4C/Setanta
Scarlets v ULSTER, Parc y Scarlets, 7.30pm; S4C/Setanta
Sunday, May 17
Cardiff Blues v Edinburgh, Arms Park, 3.35pm; S4C