Friday 18 August 2017

O’Gara to become Munster’s most-capped player

OUTHALF Ronan O'Gara will become Munster's most capped player when he starts for the province against Cardiff Blues at Musgrave Park this weekend.

It will be the 234th time that the Ireland star has played in a Munster shirt.

It is a much-changed side for Pro 12 game on Saturday.

Just three players - skipper Doug Howlett, centre James Downey and scrum-half Conor Murray - retain their starting places compared to the team that lined out against Ulster last Saturday.

Munster: F Jones, D Howlett (capt), K Earls, J Downey, J Murphy, R O’Gara, C Murray, D Kilcoyne, M Sherry, S Archer, D Foley, D Ryan, T O’Donnell, S Dougall, J Coughlan.

Subs: S Henry, W du Preez, BJ Botha, B Holland, CJ Stander, D Williams, I Keatley, C Laulal

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