Squad Named For Munster clash with Saracens

Squad Named For Munster clash with Saracens


Head Coach Anthony Foley makes just two changes from last weekend’s starting line-up for tomorrow night’s encounter with Saracens in Thomond Park, ko 7.45pm.
Both changes are in the front row and see James Cronin and BJ Botha come in at loose-head and tight-head respectively while Duncan Casey remains at hooker.

Dave Foley once again starts alongside Paul O’Connell in the second row while in the the back row Peter O’Mahony captains the side from 6 with Tommy O’Donnell at 7, and another man of the match performance last weekend sees CJ Stander continue at 8.

Conor Murray and Ian Keatley remain at half back as do Denis Hurley and Andrew Smith in the centre, while Simon Zebo, Andrew Conway and Felix Jones once again make up the back three.

Munster v Saracens, European Champions Cup Pool 1, Friday October 24th at Thomond Park – KO 7:45pm.

Munster: Felix Jones, Andrew Conway, Andrew Smith, Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo; Ian Keatley, Conor Murray; James Cronin, Duncan Casey, BJ Botha; Dave Foley, Paul O’Connell; Peter O’Mahony Capt., Tommy O’Donnell, CJ Stander. Replacements: Eusebio Guinazu, Dave Kilcoyne, Stephen Archer, Billy Holland, Robin Copeland, Duncan Williams, JJ Hanrahan, Gerhard van den Heever.

Tickets can be purchased from €30 online at www.munsterrugby.ie, at the Munster Rugby Ticket Offices in Thomond Park and Musgrave Park, or by calling 0818 719300.

Tickets will be available to purchase on match-day at the stadium.

While Thomond Park’s Fan Zone Plaza, the ideal meeting point for fans both pre and post-match, will be open from 5pm.