All You Need To Know | Munster v Scarlets
26th February 2020 By The Editor
Munster are back in Guinness PRO14 action at Thomond Park on Saturday at 5pm as Conference B rivals Scarlets visit Limerick.
Find out all you need to know ahead of #MUNvSCA below with tickets available here.
Did you know?
JJ Hanrahan has been successful with 20 consecutive kicks at goal in the Guinness PRO14. He leads the PRO14 Golden Boot standings with a 92.5% success rate having successfully kicked 37 out of 40 attempts.
Munster: Mike Haley; Calvin Nash, Chris Farrell, Dan Goggin, Darren Sweetnam; JJ Hanrahan, Craig Casey; James Cronin, Kevin O’Byrne, Stephen Archer; Fineen Wycherley, Billy Holland (C); Arno Botha, Chris Cloete, Jack O’Sullivan.
Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Gavin Coombes, John Hodnett, Nick McCarthy, Rory Scannell, Tommy O’Donnell.
Scarlets: Angus O’Brien; Corey Baldwin, Paul Asquith, Steff Hughes (C), Steff Evans; Dan Jones, Jonathan Evans; Phil Price, Taylor Davies, Werner Kruger; Lewis Rawlins, Sam Lousi; Aaron Shingler, Josh Macleod, Uzair Cassiem.
Replacements: Ifan Phillips, Dylan Evans, Javan Sebastian, Tevita Ratuva, Steve Cummins, Dan Davis, Dane Blacker, Ryan Conbeer.
Munster were bonus-point winners away to Zebre last week and have conceded just three points in the last two games which have seen the province secure a record 68-3 victory over Southern Kings and last week’s 28-0 result in Italy.
Johann van Graan’s men are three points off Conference B leaders Edinburgh with Scarlets in third place and three points behind Munster.
Munster’s record at Thomond Park in the last three years has been outstanding with Leinster the only visiting side to come away with a win.
The province have been boosted by the return of Chris Farrell and Jack O’Donoghue from Ireland camp ahead of the clash.
Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU)
Assistant Referees: Sean Gallagher (IRFU) & Keith Allen (SRU)
TMO: Neil Patterson (SRU)
Live on eir Sport 1, TG4, Premier Sports 1, DAZN & pro14.tv.
Final 5 Home Games
Saturday, February 29
Munster v Scarlets, Thomond Park, 5pm; Buy tickets here
Friday, March 27
Munster v Benetton Rugby, Irish Independent Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
Saturday, April 11
Munster v Cardiff Blues, Thomond Park, 3pm; Buy Early Bird tickets here (Early bird closes on March 2)
Saturday, April 25
Munster v Glasgow Warriors, Thomond Park, 5pm; Buy Early Bird tickets here (Early bird closes on March 2)
Weekend of May 29/30
Munster v Connacht, Thomond Park; Buy Early Bird tickets here (Early bird closes on March 2)