11 Mar 14
The Munster squad trained at a sunny CIT today after a week's break as preparations begin for the RaboDirect PRO12 clash against Treviso at Thomond Park on Saturday, March 22nd (ko 7:15pm).
Just four players - skipper Doug Howlett, centre James Downey scrum-half Conor Murray and flanker Tommy O'Donnell - retain their places in the Munster starting XV for the visit of Cardiff Blues to Cork (Musgrave Park 7.30)
Keith Earls returns from injury to partner James Downey in the centre while CJ Stander also returns from injury to be named on the bench
Munster: F Jones; D Howlett capt, K Earls, J Downey, J Murphy; R O'Gara, C Murray; D Kilcoyne, M Sherry, S Archer; D Foley, D Ryan; T O'Donnell, S Dougall, J Coughlan. Replacements: S Henry, W du Preez, BJ Botha, B Holland, CJ Stander, D Williams, I Keatley, C Laulala.