Munster Team Announced For Champions Cup Against Gloucester

The Munster side has been named for Friday night’s Champions Cup clash against Gloucester.

Peter O’Mahony captains the side and Chris Farrell keep his place after a positive knee scan.

Clare FM’s Darren Kelly has more

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Munster Head Coach Johan van Grann has made six changes from the Connacht game for Friday night’s visit to Gloucester in the Champions Cup.

Mike Haley, Rory Scannell, Conor Murray, Dave Kilcoyne, Stephen Archer and CJ Stander all come into the side.

Haley starts at full back, Scannell and Farrell form the centre partnership with Murray starting at scrum half.
Kilcoyne and Archer are in the front row with CJ Stander named at number eight.

The team in full:

Mike Haley at full back:

Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell and Keith Earls are on the three quarter line

Joey Carbery and Conor Murray are scrum and out half

Dave Kilcoyen, Niall Scannell and Stephen Archer form the front row.

Jean Kleyn and Tadhg Beirne are behind them

With Peter O’Mahony, Tommy O’Donnell and CJ Stander completing the pack.

Gloucester welcome back a number of players from injury as Danny Ciprani and Ollie Thorley return among the backs.

Kick-off on Friday night at Kingsholm is 7.45pm
Darren Kelly Clare FM Sport.