Simon Zebo and Peter O’Mahony strengthen Munster’s side for the Cardiff clash in the URC
Munster will benefit from the return of Peter O’Mahony and Simon Zebo to their line-up for Friday’s United Rugby Championship clash against Cardiff at Musgrave Park (19.35).
The Irish players missed last weekend’s win against Ulster but return to bolster the province’s hopes of a top-four finish with two games to go. and third-placed Johann van Graan with 51 points at the moment.
Mike Haley retains his place at full-back, with Calvin Nash and Zebo coming in on either flank.
Rory Scannell is at center, Chris Farrell stays at 13 while Conor Murray and Ben Healy are the half-back duo.
John Ryan joins Jeremy Loughman and Diarmuid Barron on the front row, while Thomas Ahern starts alongside Jean Kleyn in the engine room.
Captain O’Mahony, Alex Kendellen and Jack O’Donoghue complete the crew.
Munster: Mike Haley; Calvin Nash, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Simon Zebo; Ben Healy, Conor Murray; Jeremy Loughman, Diarmuid Barron, John Ryan; Jean Kleyn, Thomas Ahern; Peter O’Mahony (C), Alex Kendellen, Jack O’Donoghue. Substitutes: Scott Buckley, Josh Wycherley, Keynan Knox, Jason Jenkins, Jack Daly, Craig Casey, Joey Carbery, Shane Daly.
https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/simon-zebo-and-peter-omahony-bolster-munster-side-for-cardiff-clash-in-urc-41596445.html Simon Zebo and Peter O’Mahony strengthen Munster’s side for the Cardiff clash in the URC