24 May, 14:58
With the latest signings announced earlier today Academy Manager Peter Malone gives his thoughts on the newest members to join the Munster Rugby Academy.
Founded in 1975 the four times professional league champions are based in Krasnoiarsk in the heart of Siberia. Their name stems from the Enisei river, one of the largest in Russia and the STM is an abbreviation of the Siberian Heavy Engineering Plant earning the team the nickname ‘Heavy Machine’.
A fully professional club, Enisei STM have been in camp in Ireland for the last 2 weeks and will also play Connacht ‘A’.
The Munster Development team is made up of Academy and Club players.
Darren Moroney (UL Bohemians); Cathal Quinn (Cork Con), Corey Hircock (Garryowen), Cian Bohane (Dolphin), Luke Duffy (UCC); Jonathan Holland (Cork Con), Brian Haugh (Young Munster).James Cronin (Dolphin), James Rael (Garryowen), Christy Condon (Dolphin), Phil Donnellan (Cork Con) capt, Darren O’Shea (Dolphin); Liam Og Murphy (Young Munster), John Quill (Dolphin), Shane Buckley (Garryowen). Replacements: Ger Slattery (Young Munster), Peter McCabe (UCC), Rob Herlihy (Dolphin), John Shine (Bruff), Brian Slater (UCC), Brian Cahill (Bruff), Tom O’Callaghan (Bruff).