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Squad Update

26th November 2018 By The Editor

Darren Sweetnam in action for Ireland on Saturday night.

Darren Sweetnam in action for Ireland on Saturday night.

The Munster squad returned from Italy this afternoon with a very short turnaround ahead of Friday night’s clash against Edinburgh at Irish Independent Park in the Guinness PRO14.

The Munster squad returned from Italy this afternoon with a very short turnaround ahead of Friday night’s clash against Edinburgh at Irish Independent Park in the Guinness PRO14.

Training for Friday night’s game will begin at the High Performance Centre in Limerick tomorrow with the international contingent rejoining the squad.

Buy tickets for Munster v Edinburgh in Cork on Friday night online here.

Ronan O’Mahony, Conor Murray, Chris Farrell and Conor Oliver all made their first appearances of the season in yesterday’s bonus-point win over Zebre and suffered no ill effects on their return.

Darren Sweetnam is being assessed by the medical team for a back injury sustained on international duty with Ireland on Saturday evening.

Along with the eight players involved in Ireland’s win over the USA and the 23-man squad that beat Zebre, there were nine Munster Academy players in All Ireland League action at the weekend.

Jack Stafford and Eoghan Clarke both started Shannon’s 31-19 loss away to Dublin University with replacement Craig Casey touching down in the defeat.

Alex McHenry started Cork Con’s 31-3 win in UCD with fellow Academy man Shane Daly scoring a try as a replacement.

Ben Healy kicked two conversion and six penalties for Garryowen as they beat Young Munster 32-26 at Dooradoyle.

Liam Coombes and Matt More also featured for Garryowen with Alan Tynan touching down for the Cookies.

Tickets – Next Two Home Games

Friday, November 30 – Guinness PRO14: Munster v Edinburgh, Irish Independent Park, 7.35pm; Buy Tickets

Sunday, December 9 – Champions Cup: Munster v Castres Olympique, Thomond Park, 1pm; Buy Tickets

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