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Squad Update | Preparations Continue For Scarlets In Cork

28th February 2023 By The Editor

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Jack O'Donoghue and Paddy Patterson both return to training this week. Inpho

The Munster squad resumed preparations at the HPC on Monday ahead of Friday night’s URC round 15 clash against Scarlets at Musgrave Park (7.35pm).

The final 350 tickets for the game are available here. See the state of play in the race for the play-offs here.

There were seven Munster players in international action at the weekend.

Craig Casey made his first 6 Nations start against Italy in Rome with Jack Crowley making his 6 Nations debut off the bench.

Dave Kilcoyne, Peter O’Mahony and Conor Murray also featured as Ireland made it three bonus-point wins in three games.

The Ireland U20s have also secured maximum points with Academy pair Ruadhán Quinn and Evan O’Connell in action against Italy alongside fellow Munster men Brian Gleeson, Danny Sheahan and Jacob Sheahan.

Joey Carbery, Jack Crowley, Gavin Coombes and Roman Salanoa have all been released back to the Munster squad from Ireland camp with no 6 Nations action this weekend.

Ben Healy will also rejoin his Munster team-mates from Scotland camp.

On the injury front, RG Snyman returned to training with the squad in recent weeks and is available for selection.

Calvin Nash (chest), Jack O’Donoghue (calf), Paddy Patterson (calf) and Jack O’Sullivan (thigh) have all returned to training and their availability will be determined later in the week.

Liam Coombes will begin rehabilitation with the medical department for a thigh injury.

There were 10 Munster players in AIL action for their clubs at the weekend.

Six players featured in the Limerick derby between Garryowen and Shannon at Dooradoyle.

Kieran Ryan, Darragh McSweeney and Daniel Okeke helped Shannon to the win as Cian Hurley, Tony Butler and Mark Donnelly lined out for Garryowen with Butler kicking three penalties and a conversion.

A Young Munster side featuring Dan Goggin, Patrick Campbell and Shay McCarthy beat Ballynahinch with Campbell and McCarthy both touching down.

Daniel Hurley was a try-scorer for Cork Constitution as they were beaten by UCD.

Read our full AIL round-up here.

Continuing to rehab: Keith Earls (calf), Tadhg Beirne (ankle), James French (leg), Liam O’Connor (neck), Chris Moore (neck), Mike Haley (ankle), Tom Ahern (shoulder), Eoin O’Connor (shoulder), Paddy Kelly (head), Jack Daly (knee), Andrew Conway (knee).


Friday, March 3

URC: Munster v Scarlets, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Final tickets from €20 here

Saturday, March 25

URC: Munster v Glasgow Warriors, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets from €20 here

6 Nations Rugby At Musgrave Park

Sunday, March 19

Ireland U20s v England, 5pm; SOLD-OUT

Saturday, April 1

Ireland Women v France, 3.15pm; Buy tickets from €10 here

Saturday, April 22

Ireland Women v England, 2.15pm; Buy tickets from €10 here


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