Wednesday 21 August 2019

Keith Earls passed fit as Rassie Erasmus sticks to same 15 who thumped Leicester last week

Keith Earls will start against Leicester
Keith Earls will start against Leicester

Keith Earls has been given the green light to face Leicester Tigers in tomorrow's (Saturday, 3.15) Champions Cup clash at Welford Road.

Earls' preparations have been hindered all week with a groin injury but Munster's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has named the same 15 that hammered Leicester 38-0 last week for tomorrow's clash.

James Cronin, who scored two tries on his return to the Munster A team last week, comes back in to take his place on the bench at the expense of Thomas du Toit.

Munster: Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Jaco Taute, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Tyler Bleyendaal, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland; Peter O'Mahony - capt., Tommy O'Donnell, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Rhys Marshall, James Cronin, Stephen Archer, Jean Kleyn, Jack O'Donoghue, Duncan Williams, Ian Keatley, Andrew Conway.

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