Munster are not going to spend a protracted duration in South Africa round their Champions Cup spherical of 16 conflict with the Sharks in Durban on April 1.
hat’s regardless of the province having to go back to South Africa for a URC double header in opposition to the Stormers and the Sharks two weeks later.
Munster’s logistical workforce are operating onerous in the back of the scenes to place plans in position as a way to minimise the extent of disruption up to conceivable.
Graham Rowntree’s males are dealing with a busy April, which might see them play in opposition to South African opposition for 4 consecutive weeks.
Then again, with Toulouse favourites to conquer the Bulls at house, the perhaps situation for Munster, in the event that they have been to overcome the Sharks within the afternoon (1.30 native time) South African warmth, is a go back shuttle to France to take at the five-time Ecu champions.
The Irish Impartial understands that Munster intend to regard the Champions Cup assembly with the Sharks like different away video games, in that they’re going to shuttle to South Africa for the weekend, with an afternoon on both sides to permit for the extra shuttle concerned.
Must they succeed in the quarter-final, Munster will educate as standard at their base in Limerick ahead of returning to South Africa for the URC double header the next week.
That shuttle would had been booked previous within the season, and as this can be a longer spell clear of house, Munster will educate in South Africa within the construct as much as each league video games in opposition to the Stormers and Sharks.
Regardless of the prices thinking about travelling to the Rainbow Country, Munster, who’ve showed that highly-regarded Academy supervisor, Ian Costello, will tackle a newly created position of head of rugby operations on the finish of this season, are assured that they’re well-equipped to care for what’s going to be a hectic April.