Earls, Murray and Scannell return as van Graan names team for Benetton

Munster Head Coach Johann van Graan has named his Munster team to face Benetton in Thomond Park in the Guinness Pro 14 quarter-final tomorroat at 3pm.

Keith Earls is included after missing the crucial Champions Cup loss to Saracens last month through injury.

Conor Murray and Rory Scannell also return to the side having missed the Connacht game with knocks.

Joey Carbery does not make the matchday squad with Tyler Bleyendaal named at fly-half with JJ Hanrahan named among the replacements.

Munster: Mike Haley; Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Tyler Bleyendaal, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer; Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne; Peter O’Mahony (C), Chris Cloete, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Billy Holland, Arno Botha, Alby Mathewson, JJ Hanrahan, Dan Goggin.

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