6 Dec, 11:35
Munster Head Coach Rob Penney has named a strong starting XV for the crunch Heineken Cup clash against Perpignan at Thomond Park on Sunday (ko 12:45pm).
From New Zealand, he was Head Coach of Canterbury from 2006 to 2012 and in his last season took them to their fourth straight ITM Cup national provincial title.
He also has Super Rugby coaching experience with the Crusaders where he was assistant coach in 2005 when they won the Super 12 title and he then maintained his involvement with the Crusaders as Development Squad Coach.
A former Canterbury Academy Manager, Penney most recently coached the New Zealand Under 20s side at the IRB Junior World Championship in South Africa, before making his move to Munster in July 2012.