Munster Team Named For Champions Cup Clash With Castres

Round 4.

Head Coach Johann van Graan has named his Munster team for this weekends return fixture with French side Castres in the European Champions Cup pool stages.

The South Africa has made just one change to the side that defeated the French side 30-5 at Thomond Park on Sunday with Joey Carbery fit and set to start at outhalf.

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Conor Murray is set to make his 120th Munster appearance and partners Carbery in the halfbacks. Stephen Archer is included among the replacements after missing out last week through illness.

Sammy Arnold continues at 13 in place of the injured Chris Farrell with Jaco Taute providing cover on the bench.

Munster: Mike Haley; Andrew Conway, Sammy Arnold, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Joey Carbery, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Tadhg Beirne, Billy Holland; Peter O’Mahony (C), Chris Cloete, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Fineen Wycherley, Arno Botha, Alby Mathewson, JJ Hanrahan, Jaco Taute