Sold Out Signs Go Up at Edgeley Park for Munster Visit
17 September 2008 14:50pm
Chabal will welcome Munster's return visit
The sold out signs have gone up at Egdeley Park for the Sharks' Heineken Cup Round 2 clash with reigning champions Munster.
The Stockport based club have confirmed that all tickets on general sale for the much anticipated Pool 1 clash on Sunday, 19 October have been snapped up and the game looks set to be a 10,500 capacity crowd.
Munster and Sale have history in the Heineken Cup when the two sides were previously drawn in Pool 1 in the 2005/06 tournament with the honours spilt evenly with two home wins.
Both sides qualified for the knock-out stages with Pool toppers Munster going on to win their first title.
The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and Canal + Sport and RTE highlights.
As part of the build-up to next month's Cardiff 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals weekend, ERC has joined forces with the WRU, Cardiff Blues and adidas to develop an annual grassroots community rugby programme targeting young players.
The Ulster Rugby full back, Jared Payne (No 15), has been suspended for two (2) weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin arising from the Heineken Cup quarter-final match against Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium on Saturday, 5 April.