All of Munster’s Grand Slam-winning players have returned to the Munster squad for Saturday’s crunch Magners League clash with Leinster at Thomond Park Stadium.
All of the Munster players who collected RBS 6 Nations winner’s medals in Cardiff – Tomas O’Leary, Peter Stringer, Ronan O’Gara, Keith Earls, Marcus Horan, Jerry Flannery, John Hayes, Paul O’Connell, Donncha O’Callaghan, Mick O’Driscoll, Alan Quinlan, David Wallace and Denis Leamy – have been included in the extended panel to play Leinster.
The Munster squad trained in brillliant sunshine on Tuesday afternoon at the University of Limerick.
Winger Ian Dowling, who has done remarkably well to get himself back into contention for a place in the Munster side, was amongst those training.
MUNSTER Squad (v Leinster): Backs (12) – Tomas O’Leary, Peter Stringer, Ronan O’Gara, Paul Warwick, Jeremy Manning, Lifeimi Mafi, Barry Murphy, Keith Earls, Kieran Lewis, Doug Howlett, Ian Dowling, Denis Hurley.
Forwards (14) – Marcus Horan, Federico Pucciariello, Jerry Flannery, Denis Fogarty, John Hayes, Tony Buckley, Paul O’Connell, Donncha O’Callaghan, Mick O’Driscoll, Alan Quinlan, Niall Ronan, Donnacha Ryan, David Wallace, Denis Leamy.