Munster confirm Cup sell-out

Thomond Park will have a capacity crowd in excess of 26,000 in place for the clash between Munster and Exeter Chiefs in this season's Heineken Champions Cup. Picture: Getty Images

By Mark Stevens

Munster Rugby have confirmed today that there will be a capacity crowd in place for their Round 6 Heineken Champions Cup clash against Exeter Chiefs.

A crowd of 26,267 will be in place at Thomond Park for the clash, which takes place on Saturday, January 19 (5:30pm).

The Irish province have installed additional seating on the goal-line at both ends of the ground and is there fourth sell-out of the season across Irish Independent Park and Thomond Park.

Pool 2 of the Champions Cup - which also includes Castres and Gloucester - has proven the tightest in the competition this season with all four teams still in contention for a quarter-final place heading into the final two rounds.

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