19 Apr 14
In ideal playing conditions at the Sportsground Munster claimed a bonus point victory against Connacht to win 32-23 tonight, moving the province back to 2nd spot in the table.
To accomodate Lawes, and retain the Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe/Juandre Kruger axis, Neil Best gets the chop, Lawes wearing the number 6 jersey with Phil Dowson on the openside.
Up front Murray comes in at tight-head for Brian Mujati who is named on the bench.
Northampton Saints: B Foden, C Ashton, J Clarke, J Downey, B Reihana, S Geraghty, L Dickson, S Tongauiha, D Hartley [capt], E Murray, I Fernandez Lobbe, J Kruger, C Lawes, P Dowson, R Wilson. Replacements: B Sharman, A Waller, B Mujati, C Day, N Best, A Dickens, S Myler, C Mayor