23 Apr 14
Ireland's Rugby Union Players Association (IRUPA) yesterday announced their 2014 award nominations with four Munster players in contention for honours.
Staunton kicked another penalty but Munster dominated the remainder of the half before a breakaway try from Scott Hamilton created by Dan Hipkiss gave the home side a lead they scarcely deserved.
Munster: F Jones, D Barnes, S Deasy, T Gleeson, D Hurley, P Warwick, P Stringer, M Horan, D Fogarty, J Brugnaut, M O'Driscoll capt, D Ryan, B Holland, N Ronan, D Leamy. Replacements: D Varley, I Nagle, T O'Donnell, T Morland, J Manning, D Ryan, J Coughlan, D Riordan.
Leicester Tigers: S Hamilton; M Smith, D Hipkiss, A Allen, Johne Murphy; J Staunton, B Youngs; M Castrogiovanni, G Chuter, J White; L Deacon capt, B Kay; C Newby, B Woods, J Crane. Replacements: M Davies, M Parr,D Cole, B Deacon, G Parling, H Ellis, M Tuilagi, B Twelvetrees, T Croft, B Pienaar, J Grindal, N Jean-Jean.