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Team Named | Munster A Side To Face Ulster A

5th May 2022 By The Editor

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UCC's Jack Kelleher starts in the back row for Munster. Inpho

An extended 27-player Munster A squad has been named for Friday’s game against Ulster A on the UL 4G pitch (3pm).

A mix of senior, Greencore Munster Rugby Academy and club players will line out for Ian Costello’s side with Academy man Cian Hurley captaining Munster A from the second row.

12 senior players and eight Academy players will feature with seven club players involved. Highfield’s Ronán O’Sullivan, who featured for the Grand Slam-winning Ireland U20s in this year’s Six Nations, and UCC’s Jack Kelleher start the clash.

An extended replacements bench includes Shannon quartet Darragh McSweeney, who also won the Grand Slam with this year’s Ireland U20s, Kieran Ryan, Gus Harrington and David Maher along with Young Munster’s Bailey Faloon.

Read our latest Academy Update with Ian Costello here.

Munster A: Matt Gallagher; Calvin Nash, Liam Coombes, Dan Goggin, Seán French; Jack Crowley, Neil Cronin; Liam O’Connor, Scott Buckley, Keynan Knox; Cian Hurley (C), Eoin O’Connor; Jack Kelleher, Ronán O’Sullivan, Daniel Okeke.

Replacements from: Kevin O’Byrne, Gus Harrington, Mark Donnelly, Kieran Ryan, Darragh McSweeney, David Maher, Bailey Faloon, Paddy Patterson, Ethan Coughlan, Jake Flannery, Alex McHenry, Patrick Campbell.

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