Hurley Returns to Starting XV
27th September 2012 By jess
Denis Hurley makes his return to action this Saturday after recovering from illness (tonsillitis) which kept him side-lined for the Newport Gwent Dragons game.
Conor Murray makes his first start of the season after coming off the bench for Ulster and Dragons, while Donnacha Ryan and Peter O’Mahony are included for the first time in a match day squad this season.
Munster take on Ospreys in round 5 of the RaboDirect PRO12 on Saturday in the Liberty Stadium, ko 6.30pm.
Munster: D Hurley; D Howlett Capt., K Earls, C Laulala, S Zebo, R O’Gara, C Murray; W Du Preez, M Sherry, S Archer, D O’Callaghan, B Holland, T O’Donnell, N Ronan, P Butler. Replacements: D Varley, D Kilcoyne, BJ Botha, D Ryan, P O’Mahony, P Stringer, I Keatley, J Downey.
Players not considered due to injury:
J Murphy (knee), F Jones (shoulder), L O’Dea (ankle), S Scanlon (back), I Dineen (stomach), T Smith (knee), P O’Connell (back), J Coughlan (groin), I Nagle (shoulder)