Munster name side for Northampton meeting |TEAM NEWS

There is one change to the side that beat Toulon in France last week as Oli Jager starts at tighthead prop after completing the return to play protocols.

The Munster side has been named for Saturday’s final Investec Champions Cup Pool clash against Northampton Saints at Thomond Park.

There is one change to the side that beat Toulon in France last week as Oli Jager starts at tighthead prop after completing the return to play protocols. It will be Jager’s first Champions Cup start and his fifth appearance for Munster.

14 January 2023; Tadhg Beirne of Munster celebrates after his side’s victory in the Heineken Champions Cup Pool B Round 3 match between Munster and Northampton Saints at Thomond Park in Limerick. Photo by Tyler Miller/Sportsfile

Tadhg Beirne captains the team as all nine Munster players who were named in the Ireland squad and training panel for the 6 Nations are named in the squad.

The unchanged backline includes three of last week’s try-scorers in Alex Nankivell, Calvin Nash and Simon Zebo.

Zebo, Nash and Shane Daly start together in the back three with Nankivell and Antoine Frisch continuing their centre partnership.

Ireland internationals Craig Casey and Jack Crowley are named in the half-backs.

Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell and Jager pack down in the front row with Tom Ahern, a try-scorer last week, and Beirne in the engine room.

New Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony, John Hodnett and Gavin Coombes complete the side.

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