Despite an excellent start that saw Munster A bag the opening try of the game, London Welsh ultimately made their greater experience and physicality tell in defeating Peter Malone's charges 15-30 in the opening round of the British and Irish Cup at Midleton RFC this afternoon.
A strong side has been named for Munster A's British and Irish Cup opener against London Welsh at Midleton RFC tomorrow with Head Coach Peter Malone including the likes of captain Cian Bohane, Tomás O'Leary and Andrew Conway alongside a wealth of emerging provincial talent.
Munster A Head Coach Peter Malone looks ahead to this season's British and Irish Cup, plus we have all the ticket and matchday information you need for the province's campaign opener against London Welsh at Midleton RFC this Saturday - ko 2.30pm.
Elite Player Development Officer Greig Oliver on strong Academy representation in this season's Champions Cup squad, the upcoming British and Irish Cup clashes and good news on the injury front for Greg O'Shea and Bill Johnston.
Colm McMahon has made three changes to the combined Munster U20 and Development side, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, for their clash against Leinster in Donnybrook tomorrow night (Friday, September 16, 7pm).
In the first update of the new season, Elite Player Development Manager Peter Malone discusses the selection process behind academy recruitment, Paul O'Connell's new advisory role, his World Rugby U20 Championship experience, injury updates and more.
Munster will enter the competitive season off the back of a comprehensive half-century victory over Worcester Warriors. In total they ran in seven tries with James Cronin, Simon Zebo, Darren Sweetnam, Ronan O'Mahony, Ian Keatley and Cian Bohane all crossing the whitewash with the scrum yielding a penalty try.