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Four Munster Players To Face England

3rd September 2015 By Munster Rugby

Four Munster Players To Face England

Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt includes four Munster players in his side for this Saturday’s World Cup warm up game against England at Twickenham – KO 2.30pm.

Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt includes four Munster players in his side for this Saturday’s World Cup warm up game against England at Twickenham – KO 2.30pm.

In a side captained by former Munster second row Paul O’Connell, blindside flanker Peter O’Mahony and scrum-half Conor Murray make second consecutive starts for Ireland, with Simon Zebo returning to the fullback position for this weekend’s encounter.

Donnacha Ryan will again provide cover from the bench.

IRELAND team to play England – Saturday 5th September, 2015

15. Simon Zebo (Cork Con/Munster)
14. Tommy Bowe (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)
13. Jared Payne (Ulster)
12. Robbie Henshaw (Buccaneers/Connacht)
11. Dave Kearney (Lansdowne/Leinster)
10. Johnny Sexton (St Mary's/Leinster)
9. Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster)

8. Jamie Heaslip (Dublin University/Leinster)
7. Sean O'Brien (UCD/Leinster)
6. Peter O'Mahony (Cork Con/Munster)
5. Paul O'Connell (Young Munster) captain
4. Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster)
3. Mike Ross (Clontarf/Leinster)
2. Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster)
1. Jack McGrath (St. Mary's/Leinster)

Replacements
16. Richardt Strauss (Old Wesley/Leinster)
17. Tadhg Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster)
18. Nathan White (Connacht)
19. Donnacha Ryan (Shannon/Munster)
20. Chris Henry (Malone/Ulster)
21. Eoin Reddan (Old Crescent/Leinster)
22. Ian Madigan (Blackrock/Leinster)
23. Darren Cave (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)

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