Roberts and Halfpenny To Face Munster
4th January 2013 By Munster Rugby
Jamie Roberts and Leigh Halfpenny return to the Cardiff Blues side for tomorrow’s RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Munster at Musgrave Park.
Both picked up injuries in the November international against Australia and while Roberts starts in the centre, his fellow Lion is named on the bench.
Also included in the Blues backrow is Wexford born Robin Copeland who was a teammate of Sean Dougall at Rotherham Titans before they went separate ways that now sees them confront each other on Saturday.
Jason Tovey makes a return to Musgrave Park. The Blues full-back was out-half on the Cross Keys team beaten in last years British & Irish Cup final at this venue.
Cardiff Blues: Jason Tovey; Owen Williams, Richard Smith, Jamie Roberts, Harry Robinson; Rhys Patchell, Lewis Jones; Sam Hobbs, Rhys Williams, Benoit Bourrust; Bradley Davies, Lou Reed; Josh Navidi capt, Sam Warburton, Robin Copeland.Replacements: Kritian Dacey, Paetru Tamba, Scott Andrews, James Down, Luke Hamilton, Alex Walker, Ceri Sweeney, Leigh Halfpenny.
Tickets for the game will be on sale on the night.