10/05/02.A big crowd is expected in Ravenhill tonight as Paddy Johns brings the curtain down on a long and illustrious career when he lines out for Ulster against Munster (7.30pm)
Johns plays his final game for the province and both he and his teammates will be anxious to see that career end on a winning note. Ulster will be without Jonathan Bell (injury) and David Humphreys (resting) while Munster back-row pair Jim Williams and Anthony Foley are missing from the Heineken Cup finlaists line-up.
Ulster: B Cunningham, S Coulter, R Constable, S McDowell, T Howe, P Wallace, N Doak, J Fitzpatrick, M Sexton, S Best, P Johns, G Longwell, W Brosnihan, R Nelson, A Ward (Captain). Replacements: N Brady, B Young, A Kearney, A Hughes, K Campbell, J Cunningham, J Topping.
Munster: D Crotty; J Kelly, R Henderson, J Holland, A Horgan; R O’Gara, P Stringer; P Clohessy, F Sheahan, J Hayes, M Galwey (capt), P O’Connell, D O’Callaghan, A Quinlan, D Wallace. Replacements: M Horan, J Fogarty, M O’Driscoll, C McMahon, M Prendergast, M Mullins, J Staunton.
Referee: Alan Lewis (IRFU).