Munster face Treviso first up in Europe

Colm Kinsella

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Colm Kinsella

Anthony Foley's Munster side face Cardiff Blues in a crucial Guinness PRO12 clash at Musgrave Park this Saturday, 1.30pm (Live TG4)
MUNSTER will kick-off their European Champions Cup campaign for 2015-2016 with a home game against Benetton Treviso in November.

MUNSTER will kick-off their European Champions Cup campaign for 2015-2016 with a home game against Benetton Treviso in November.

Anthony Foley’s charges will face the Italian PRO12 side at Thomond Park on Saturday, November 14 at 5.15pm. The game will be televised live on Sky Sports.

Munster face a trip to France to face Stade Francais at the Stade Jean Bouin their second Pool 4 fixture eight days later on Sunday, November 22 at 3.15pm Irish time. (Live Sky Sports)

Two-time European Cup winners Munster will face English Premiership giants Leicester Tigers in back-to-back fixtures in December in rounds three and four.

First up, Munster will host the Tigers at Thomond Park on Saturday, December 12 at 7.45pm. The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport.

Eight days later, on Sunday, December 20, Munster travel to Welford Road to take on the Leicester Tigers in the return game. The fixture will have a 5.15pm kick-off and will again be televised live on BT Sport.

The exact dates and kick-off times for rounds five and six of the Champions Cup will not be confirmed until after the fourth round of fixtures is played. However, Munster will host Stade Francais in round five on the weekend of January 15-17 2016, while Foley charges complete their group games away to Benetton Treviso on the weekend of January 22-24.