Squad Update | Munster Prepare For South Africa Tour
15th November 2021 By The Editor
The Munster squad are continuing their preparations at the HPC ahead of the upcoming two-week United Rugby Championship tour to South Africa.
The team and management will depart for South Africa this weekend ahead of our round six clash against the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday, November 27.
Munster face the Lions on Saturday, December 4, in Johannesburg before returning to Ireland ahead of the Champions Cup opener away to Wasps in Coventry on Sunday, December 12.
A travelling squad for South Africa will be named later this week.
26 players were in action for Munster A as they were 36-21 winners over the Connacht Eagles at UL on Friday. See full details here and scroll down for match highlights.
Tadhg Beirne, Joey Carbery, Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony helped Ireland to a 29-20 victory over New Zealand at the weekend.
Damian de Allende was in action for South Africa as they defeated Scotland 30-15 at Murrayfield.
On the injury front, Calvin Nash injured his ankle during the Munster A game on Friday and is awaiting the results of a scan.
John Hodnett is currently rehabbing an ankle injury.
Gavin Coombes has returned to the Ireland squad having missed last week through illness.
Continuing to rehab: RG Snyman (knee), Jason Jenkins (thigh), Roman Salanoa (knee), Chris Farrell (abdomen).
Upcoming Home Games
Saturday, December 18
Champions Cup: Munster v Castres Olympique, Thomond Park, 8pm; Buy tickets here
Sunday, December 26
URC: Munster v Leinster, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
Saturday, January 8
URC: Munster v Ulster, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
Sunday, January 23
Champions Cup: Munster v Wasps, Thomond Park, 3.15pm; Buy tickets here