Munster name team for Connacht URC clash | TEAM NEWS

On the injury front, Josh Wycherley was unavailable for selection as he continues to follow the graduated return to play protocols.

The Munster team has been named for Saturday’s URC Round 16 clash against Connacht at Thomond Park.

The game kicks off at 5.15pm with a Family Pack of four tickets available for just €40. Over 19,000 tickets have already been snapped up, get your tickets here.

There are two changes to the side that beat Lions in Johannesburg last time out as Craig Casey and Alex Nankivell come into the backline.

Jack Crowley will make his 50th appearance for the province at out-half.

Full-back Simon Zebo and wingers Calvin Nash and Shane Daly are named in an unchanged back three.

Seán O’Brien and Nankivell start together in midfield for the first time with Casey and Jack Crowley in the half-backs.

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The pack is unchanged for the third game in succession. Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell and Stephen Archer pack down in the front row with RG Snyman and captain Tadhg Beirne in the engine room.

Peter O’Mahony, Alex Kendellen and Jack O’Donoghue complete the side.

Eoghan Clarke, Academy prop Mark Donnelly and Oli Jager provide the front row back-up with Tom Ahern and Gavin Coombes completing the forward cover.

Conor Murray, Joey Carbery and Antoine Frisch are the backline replacements.

On the injury front, Josh Wycherley was unavailable for selection as he continues to follow the graduated return to play protocols. Josh has also seen a specialist regarding a facial injury and will be unavailable for a number of weeks.

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