The fixtures for the upcoming United Rugby Championship have been published.
The reigning champions Munster will begin their campaign with a home clash with the Cell C Sharks at Thomond Park on Saturday October 21st.
That will be followed with a trip to face Benetton the following week with the first game at Musgrave Park on November 4th against the Dragons.
The Reds will play two more URC games at Musgrave Park, against Glasgow Warriors on December 1st, and against Zebre on March 1st.
Leinster's campaign starts with an away fixture against Glasgow.
Connacht will host Ospreys, while Ulster are in Italy for a meeting with Zebre.
🗞️ FIXTURES CONFIRMED | Munster Rugby will begin our @URCOfficial title defence against South Africa's Sharks at Thomond Park on Saturday, October 21 (5.15pm).
See full #BKTURC fixtures for 2023/24 here: https://t.co/KghWit0RrV #SUAF 🔴 pic.twitter.com/YUfqWzGwoi
— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) July 11, 2023