It was certainly a night to remember for sub academy player and recent school leaver Brian Hayes, who just received his leaving cert. results from CBC Cork, as he made his inaugral senior rugby appearance in a Munster jersey. All he has to do now is decide on a senior club for next year!
Munster: S Deasy, D Riordan, T Gleeson, P Warwick (captain), D Barnes; J Manning, T Morland; D Ryan, D Varley, S Archer; B Holland, I Nagle; N Williams, T Oâ00Donnell, K Essex.
Replacements: J. Brugnaut for Archer, E. Grace for Essex (both 40). R. Oâ00Mahony for Warwick (56), D. Oâ00Callaghan for Williams (55, injured), M. Sherry for Varley (60), A. Burke for Deasy (63), C. Murray for Morland (70), D. Kilcoyne for Ryan (77), B. Hayes for Nagle, F. Aherne for Manning, D. Cusack for Riordan (all 79).