Munster ‘A’ will take on Welsh side Cross Keys in the British & Irish Cup final at Musgrave Park on Friday, April 27 (kick-off 5.30pm).
This will be Munster’s second chance to claim the title since their defeat to the Cornish Pirates in the inaugural British & Irish Cup final back in 2010.
Munster ‘A’ saw off their Leinster counterparts last Friday night in a thrilling extra-time semi-final win in front of nearly 5,000 fans at the RDS.
Meanwhile, Cross Keys, coached by former Wales International Mark Ring, became the first Welsh side to make it through to the final of the competition following a 20-16 semi-final victory over the Cornish Pirates.
Commenting on last Friday’s victory over Leinster ‘A’, Munster ‘A’ head coach Ian Costello said: “We were delighted with the result at the RDS, especially with the character and work ethic shown by the players to come back from 20-9 down with a man in the bin.
“It was also especially pleasing to finish in such a strong manner after 100 minutes of rugby against quality opposition.”
He added: “We are looking forward to the final against Cross Keys who are having an excellent season in the British & Irish Cup campaign and will no doubt provide another huge challenge for our players.
“We would be hoping for a large turnout of Munster supporters on the night to create a special atmosphere at Musgrave Park for the final.”
The entry fee for the final is €;10 per adult and €;5 per student/OAP. There will be free entry for Munster Supporters Club Season Ticket holders.
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