Munster's pre-season match against Bath, scheduled for 4 September, has been cancelled, with the Premiership side unable to travel "due to Covid-19."

Both outfits released short statements today, confirming the news, saying that the English club were unable to fulfil the fixture.

Munster said they would attempt to arrange an alternative game in the mean-time and thanked Bath for their efforts in trying to facilitate the match.

Munster Rugby's pre-season game against Bath Rugby at Thomond Park on Saturday, September 4 will not go ahead as the Premiership club have confirmed they are unable to travel due to Covid-19″, read their statement.

"The health and safety of all players, staff, and spectators continues to be our priority and we would like to thank Bath Rugby for their efforts in trying to facilitate this game during a challenging period.

"Munster Rugby are reviewing the possibility of an alternative fixture opportunity for the same day in Thomond Park and an update will follow in due course. Supporter ticket refund details will also be included in the next update, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters for their patience and understanding at this time."