The domestic rugby scene wraps up this weekend as Munster go in search of a first trophy since 2011 as they take on the DHL Stormers in the final of the BKT United Rugby Championship.After a slow start to the season, where they lost five of seven games, few would have believed that they would be firmly in the mix at this stage.However, Graham Rowntree's side, under a new coaching ticket this year, have exceeded expectations and recovered from a mid-season dip to work their way through the play-offs and book a place in the decider.Defending champions Stormers stand in their way but Munster, who beat the hosts here in the regular season just last month, will believe that they have a great shot.Here’s what you need to know about the Grand Final. RADIO Listen to the game live on RTÉ Radio 1's Saturday Sport, with commentary from Michael Corcoran with James Downey. TV Stormers v Munster is live on TG4 and Premier Sport and urctv.com.
Highlights on Against the Head, RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player, Monday 8pm. ONLINE Follow a live match tracker on the RTÉ News app and RTÉ.ie/sport, while we'll also have a report, reaction and player ratings. WEATHER Set to be fair, mostly clear, with temperature around 16-17C in Cape Town.
Moderate breeze. Listen to the RTÉ Rugby podcast on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. The Stormers are bidding to emulate Leinster (2013, 2014 and 2018-21) as the only team to successfully defend the title, while Munster have been beaten in the last three finals they reached (2015, 2017, 2021).However, Munster have rampaged through the end of the season with four wins on the road, including the round 17 match here last month.Rowntree's charges have also beaten Glasgow and LeinsterRead more on rte.ie