Published: 15:00 | 16/11/20

Munster to host Leinster on December 26


eir sport will provide some Christmas cheer on St Stephen's Day with live coverage of the Guinness PRO14 inter-provincial clash between Munster and Leinster at Thomond Park.

PRO14 Rugby have confirmed details for Rounds 9, 10 and 11 of the Guinness PRO14 as local derbies take centre stage over Christmas and New Year.

There is a busy day of action on Saturday, December 26 with four games down for decision starting with the clash of Zebre and Benetton at Stadio Lanfranchi (KO 1pm) before the meeting of Dragons and Cardiff Blues at Rodney Parade (KO 3pm), while Ospreys host Scarlets at the Liberty Stadium (KO 5.15pm).

The eir sport cameras will be in Limerick as Johann van Graan's Munster welcome defending champions Leinster to Thomond Park. Coverage will begin at 6.30pm ahead of the 7.35pm kick-off.

The following day, Glasgow and Edinburgh meet at Scotstound (KO 3pm) before Connacht host Ulster at The Sportsground, which is live on eir sport 1 from 7pm.

New Year's Day sees Scarlets take on the Dragons (KO 5.15pm) and Cardiff face Ospreys (KO 7.35pm), ahead of another busy day on Saturday, January 2.

Benetton and Zebre (KO 1pm) get the action underway, while Edinburgh host Glasgow (KO 3pm) before back-to-back inter-provincials from 5.15pm when Ulster host Munster at Kingspan Stadium (KO 5.15pm) and Leinster take on Connacht at the RDS (7.35pm).

There is more inter-provincial action on Friday, January 8 when Ulster make the trip to the RDS to face Leinster, while Connacht host Munster on Saturday, January 9. Both games kick off at 7.35pm and will be live on eir sport.

There are five LIVE Guinness PRO14 games on eir sport this weekend, including Leinster v Cardiff (Sun, Nov 22, 5.15pm)

Friend laments missed opportunity

11:19 | 11/1/21

Connacht head coach Andy Friend was left to lament his side's poor decision-making which saw them squander a glorious chance to snatch a win in the dying second...


O'Mahony: We were lucky to win

10:25 | 11/1/21

Munster captain Peter O'Mahony conceded his side were lucky to defeat Connacht in the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday.


Cullen: 'Lots more to work on for us'

12:20 | 11/1/21

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was pleased to see his side come through a tough challenge as they beat Ulster 24-12 at the RDS on Friday night, but says there i...


Duncan Weir set to rejoin Glasgow

13:54 | 13/1/21

Glasgow Warriors' alleged interest in signing emerging Munster out half Ben Healy appears to be over with news that Scottish international Duncan Weir is set to...


Van Graan relieved to overcome Connacht

11:21 | 11/1/21

Munster head coach Johann van Graan was relieved to come away from The Sportsground with the victory on the back of a 'tough 80 minutes'.

Top Stories


See LIVE FA Cup on eir sport next weekend

11:40 | 15/1/21

Join us for FIVE LIVE FA Cup fourth round matches on eir sport next weekend.


Watch Munster v Leinster exclusively LIVE on Jan 23rd

12:26 | 12/1/21

The Munster v Leinster clash which was postponed on St. Stephen's Day has been rescheduled for next Saturday, Jan 23rd at Thomond Park.


What’s in the eir sport pack?

We’ve got heart-stopping action, with Guinness PRO14 , SSE Airtricity League, FA Cup, Allianz Leagues GAA, Wimbledon, Roland Garros, Masters golf and more...