Munster fans in jubilant mood at Shannon Aiport
THOUSANDs of rugby fans from the Limerick and across the country are making their way to the South of France this Sunday for the European Champions Cup semi final between Munster and Racing 92.
While Johann van Graan’s side and some supporters arrived in Bordeaux on Saturday, most fans are travelling this Sunday ahead of the match at which kicks off at Stade Chaban Delmas at 3.15pm Irish Time.
Munster squad has touched down safely in Bordeaux. Gear bags being loaded onto bus on the tarmac at airport. Relaxed looking Munster squad heading to team hotel before captain's run #LLSport @compub @Limerick_Leader #munster @ChampionsCup #MunsterRugby #Bordeaux pic.twitter.com/gcWv48hz0i— Colm Kinsella (@ckSportLeader) April 21, 2018
The winners will take on Leinster at San Mames Stadium in Bilbao on May 12.
There has been a buzz at Shannon Airport all weekend where several charter flights have been laid on to ferry fans to the south of France.
Temperatures in Bordeaux hit 30 degrees on Saturday and come kick-off the number of Munster fans is expected to outnumber those of Racing 92 by three to one.