Munster make 2 changes for the trip to Italy with Marcus Horan & Frankie Sheahan having to withdraw while Gary Longwell returns to Ulster and Connacht bring in Conor McPhilips for their trip to France
Munster make two changes for the trip to Italy with Marcus Horan & Frankie
Sheahan having to withdraw while Gary Longwell returns to Ulster and Connacht
bring in Conor McPhilips for their trip to France.
Ulster (v Stade Francais).
15 – Bryn Cunningham 14 – James Topping 13 – Seamus Mallon 12 – Paul Steinmetz
11 – Tyrone Howe 10 – David Humphreys 9 – Neil Doak 1 – Robbie Kempson 2 – Matt
Sexton 3 – Rod Moore 4 – Matt McCullough 5 – Gary Longwell 6 – Andy Ward captain
7 – Neil McMillan 8 – Roger Wilson
Replacements: 16 – Simon Best, 17 – Paul Shields, 18 – Matt Mustchin,
19 – Neil Best, 20 – Kieran Campbell, 21 – Adam Larkin, 22 – Paddy Wallace
Full Details at: www.ulsterrugby.ie
Munster. (v Bennetton Treviso, Saturday, 1.30 pm (Irish time).
Shaun Payne; John Kelly, Mike Mullins, Rob Henderson, Anthony Horgan; Ronan
O’Gara, Peter Stringer; Gordon McIlwham, Frank Sheahan, John Hayes; Donncha
O’Callaghan, Paul O’Connell Jim Williams capt, David Wallace, Anthony
Replacements: James Blaney, Simon Kerr, David Pusey, Stephen Keogh,
Eoin Reddan, Jeremy Staunton, Jason Holland.
Full Details at: www.munsterrugby.ie
Meanwhile, Connacht head down to the south of France this weekend for the third
time in seven weeks for a quarter-final clash with Narbonne in the Parker Pen
European Challenge Cup.
Conor McPhillips returns to the side on the left-wing with Ted Robinson named
among the replacements, while scrum-half Conor O’Loughlin comes back into the
squad on the bench in place of Chris Keane as part of Connacht’s rotation policy.
Connacht: (v Narbonne):
M. McHugh, M. Mostyn, D. Yapp, T. Allnutt (capt.), C. McPhillips, E. Elwood,
M. Walls, D. McFarland, B. Jackman, A. Clarke, D. Browne, A. Farley, M. Swift,
M. Lacey, J. O’Sullivan.
Replacements: J. Fogarty, W. O’Kelly, M. McCarthy, T. Carter, C. O’Loughlin,
D. Hewitt, C. McPhillips.
Full Details at: www.connachtrugby.ie