Two Pairs of Cork Brothers Start For Munster Tomorrow
Two pairs of Cork brothers start for Munster against Vodacom Bulls tomorrow with Niall and Rory Scannell joining Fineen and Josh Wycherley in the starting XV.
The URC clash takes place at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria tomorrow, Saturday. (2.05pm Irish time, 4.05pm local).
There are seven changes to the side that defeated Dragons at Thomond Park last weekend.Calvin Nash, Rory Scannell, Ben Healy, Neil Cronin, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer and Alex Kendellen all come into the side.
Four Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players are included in the squad as Alex Kendellen starts at no.8 with Mark Donnelly, Eoin O’Connor and Paddy Patterson among the replacements.Mike Haley is named at full-back with Nash and Simon Zebo on either flank.
Damian de Allende has recovered from an abdomen injury to take his place among the replacements and could make his first appearance since January.
Munster: Mike Haley; Calvin Nash, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Simon Zebo; Ben Healy, Neil Cronin; Josh Wycherley, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer; Jean Kleyn, Fineen Wycherley; Jack O’Donoghue (C), Chris Cloete, Alex Kendellen.Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Mark Donnelly, John Ryan, Eoin O’Connor, John Hodnett, Paddy Patterson, Jack Crowley, Damian de Allende.