Munster’s long awaited 2006 Heineken Cup final victory was Anthony Foley’s 76th match, and Munster’s 77th match, in 11 years in the Heineken Cup tournament.
A record 964,571 fans went through the turnstiles at the 79 matches – 44,832 more than in the 2004 / 2005 tournament.
Munster scrum half Peter Stringer’s match-clinching try was the 400th and last of the 11th season of the Heineken Cup.
A total of 3,614 points were scored during the tournament – Munster fly half Ronan O’Gara accounting for 115 of them as the Heineken Cup leading scorer took his overall haul to 764 points.
The 11th Heineken Cup final was the 730th tournament match. The 800th match will be the 10th game to kick-off in Round 6 of the 2006 / 2007 competition.
There are now 75 venues in eight countries that have staged Heineken Cup action.
A record 56 Heineken Cup matches were broadcast live on television this season.
Over 40,000 people greeted Munster in Limerick on Sunday as Heineken Cup champions and a further 30,000 fans welcomed their hereos home in Cork on Tuesday evening.
The showpiece final was broadcast live in five continents. Over 3,000,000 fans watched FR2’s coverage in France and up to three-quarters of a million tuned into RTE television’s coverage in Ireland.
The 2006 / 2007 Heineken Cup kicks-off in 148 days on Friday, 19 October.