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Munster Make Eight Changes For Top Of The Table Clash

Anthony Foley has rung the changes ahead of Munster’s top of the table clash with the Scarlets.

Munster Coach, Anthony Foley, has made eight changes to the Munster team that beat the Cardiff Blues last weekend. Despite tomorrow night’s game being a top of the table clash away to the Scarlets, Foley has opted to give Jordan Coghlan his first Pro 12 start in the number seven jersey.

Up front Duncan Casey comes in at hooker, joining BJ Botha and  Dave Kilcoyne in the front row, while the second row will be made up of  Mark Chisholm and Robin Copeland. The backrow will see Coghlan partnered with CJ Stander and Dave O’Callaghan.

Cathal Sheridan and Tyler Bleyendaal form the halfback partnership, with Denis Hurley making his first start of the season along side David Johnston in midfield.

The back three will be made up of academy winger Stephen Fitzgerald, along with Gerhard van den Heever and Andrew Conway at fullback.

Munster Team to face the Scarlets:

Andrew Conway; Stephen Fitzgerald, David Johnston, Denis Hurley, Gerhard van den Heever; Tyler Bleyendaal, Cathal Sheridan; Dave Kilcoyne, Duncan Casey, BJ Botha; Robin Copeland, Mark Chisholm; Dave O’Callaghan, Jordan Coghlan, CJ Stander- capt.

Replacements:

Niall Scannell, James Cronin, John Ryan, Dave Foley, Shane Buckley, Tomás O’Leary, Ian Keatley, Ronan O’Mahony.

Alan Drumm, Pundit Arena

Author: The PA Team

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