Both provinces are in the hunt for a spot in the Guinness Pro14 final
Munster v Connacht live stream: How to watch the Pro14 match from anywhere
The race to the Guinness Pro14 final has been dominated by the Irish provinces this season.
With no semi-finals this year, the two conference winners will advance straight to the final on Saturday 27 March.
Munster and Connacht sit first and second respectively in Conference B, with the visitors needing to win at Thomond Park tonight (kick-off 7.35pm) to stay in the running for a spot in the final.
A win for Munster would ensure they make it through to the final as they are already nine points ahead of Connacht with only three matches left to play.
When they met at the Sportsground in January, Munster beat Connacht 16-10 – you can watch highlights of that match here…
Here are how the two teams line up and below we explain how to find a reliable live stream for Munster v Connacht wherever you are.
Munster: Mike Haley; Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Shane Daly; Ben Healy, Craig Casey; James Cronin, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer, Fineen Wycherley, Billy Holland (captain), Jack O’Donoghue, Chris Cloete, Gavin Coombes.
Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, Jack O’Sullivan, Nick McCarthy, Joey Carbery, Damien de Allende.
Connacht: Tiernan O’Halloran; John Porch, Tom Daly, Bundee Aki, Matt Healy; Jack Carty, Caolin Blade; Denis Buckley, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Ultan Dillane, Gavin Thornbury, Jarrad Butler (captain), Conor Oliver, Paul Boyle.
Replacements: Shane Delahunt, Matthew Burke, Jack Aungier, Niall Murray, Eoghan Masterson, Kieran Marmion, Sean O’Brien, Alex Wootton.
Munster v Connacht live stream: How to watch from the UK
Munster v Connacht, which kicks off at 7.35pm, will be shown live on Premier Sports 1 in the UK.
Premier Sports show every Guinness Pro14 match live in the UK. If you have a Sky or Virgin Media contract, you can add Premier Sports to your package from £10.99 or £12.99 a month.
Or subscribe to Premier Player so you can stream matches online from £10.99 a month.
If you’re from the UK but are overseas when there’s a particular match you want to watch, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – Virtual Private Network. Check out Express VPN.
Munster v Connacht live stream: How to watch from Ireland
In Ireland, eir Sport show Pro14 matches live, including Munster v Connacht (kick-off 7.35pm on eir Sport 1), and if you sign up for eir broadband you can watch eir Sport for free via the eir TV app and online player.
Find out more about the eir broadband deals here.
Or you can sign up for eir TV and broadband packages, which include eir Sport, from €39.98 a month.
If you have Sky TV in Ireland but not eir broadband, you can add eir Sport to your package for €14.99 a month for four months (€29.99 after that) or for €149 for the year – here are the details of the Sky-eir package.
Free-to-air Irish language channel TG4 is also showing Munster v Connacht but on a delay, so its coverage starts at 9.30pm.
If you’re from Ireland but are abroad when there’s a particular match you want to watch, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN.
Munster v Connacht live stream: How to watch from Canada
DAZN, which allows you to live stream sport or watch it on demand, is the place to go to watch Munster v Connacht in Canada. It will kick off at 2.35pm EST and 11.35am on the West Coast.
Munster v Connacht live stream: How to watch from New Zealand
If you want to tune in to Munster v Connacht from New Zealand, the match kicks off at 8.35am on Saturday morning on Sky Sport NZ 3.
It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99) but if you sign up for 12 months before 30 June 2021 you’ll get your first two months free. Plus, you’ll get Sky Go, which allows you to watch live rugby wherever you are.
Munster v Connacht live stream: How to watch from South Africa
SuperSport came on board as a Pro14 broadcast partner when South African franchises Cheetahs and Kings joined the competition in 2017.
Munster v Connacht kicks off at 9.35pm on SuperSport’s Rugby channel.
There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from Access, which has the Blitz and Variety 4 channels, to Premium, which includes all 18 sports channels.
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