Munster Announce Team For Inter-Pro Clash With Ulster
Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus makes five changes for tomorrow’s return to Guinness PRO12 action against Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium, ko 7.05pm.
One change is made to the pack with Jack O’Donoghue starting at number 8 while across the backline Duncan Williams and Ian Keatley form the half-back partnership with Ronan O’Mahony and Andrew Conway both returning to the back-three.
Should they feature from the bench, academy hooker Vincent O’Brien and Young Munster scrum-half Abrie Griesel will make their senior debuts for the province.
A number of internationals are unavailable for selection and, in managing player load, Tyler Bleyendaal will also miss the round 7 encounter.
Munster XV: Andrew Conway; Darren Sweetnam, Jaco Taute, Rory Scannell, Ronan O’Mahony; Ian Keatley, Duncan Williams; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland; Peter O’Mahony – capt., Tommy O’Donnell, Jack O’Donoghue.
Replacements: Vincent O’Brien, Brian Scott, Stephen Archer, Darren O’Shea, Robin Copeland, Abriel Griesel, Alex Wootton, Dan Goggin.