Munster Team Named For PRO14 Clash With Scarlets

Back to basics.

The Munster team has been named for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Scarlets at Thomond Park.

There are six changes to the side beaten by Edinburgh last weekend as Calvin Nash, Ian Keatley, Dave Kilcoyne, Rhys Marshall, John Ryan and Tommy O’Donnell all come into the side.

JJ Hanrahan moves to fullback with Nash and Alex Wootton on either flank. Rory Scannell and Sammy Arnold continue their centre partnership with James Hart joined in the halfbacks by Keatley.

There are four changes in the pack with a new front row of Kilcoyne, Marshall and Ryan.

Captain Billy Holland and Jean Kleyn keep their places in the second row with O’Donnell joining Jack O’Donoghue and Robin Copeland in the back-row.

Munster: JJ Hanrahan; Calvin Nash, Sammy Arnold, Rory Scannell, Alex Wootton; Ian Keatley, James Hart; Dave Kilcoyne, Rhys Marshall, John Ryan; Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland (C); Jack O’Donoghue, Tommy O’Donnell, Robin Copeland.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, James Cronin, Stephen Archer, Gerbrandt Grobler, Dave O’Callaghan, Jack Stafford, Stephen Fitzgerald, Dan Goggin.