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Munster Name Travelling Squad For Sharks Clash

28th March 2023 By The Editor

Conor Murray and Craig Casey at Tuesday

Conor Murray and Craig Casey at Tuesday's training session. Inpho

A 28-man Munster travelling squad has been named ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup round of 16 clash against the Sharks in Durban (12.30pm Irish time/1.30pm local).

Preparations for the game started on Monday, see today’s best training pics from Thomond Park here.

Players and management will fly out tonight and arrive in Durban tomorrow evening (Wednesday) ahead of the game.

16 forwards and 12 backs will make the trip with Munster’s 23-man matchday squad to be named at 12pm on Friday.

On the injury front, Niall Scannell (shoulder) has returned to full team training and has been selected in the travelling group.

Antoine Frisch is also included after recovering from a low-grade leg injury.

On the club front, there were seven Munster players in AIL Division 1A action at the weekend.

Daniel Hurley helped Cork Constitution to a 36-19 victory over a Shannon side that included Darragh McSweeney and Daniel Okeke.

Dan Goggin, Patrick Campbell and Shay McCarthy started for Young Munster in their win over UCD.

Tony Butler was in action for Garryowen as they were beaten by Terenure College.

Munster Travelling Squad

Forwards: Dave Kilcoyne, Josh Wycherley; Diarmuid Barron, Scott Buckley, Niall Scannell; Stephen Archer, Keynan Knox, Roman Salanoa; Jean Kleyn, RG Snyman, Fineen Wycherley; Gavin Coombes, John Hodnett, Alex Kendellen, Jack O’Donoghue, Peter O’Mahony.

Backs: Craig Casey, Conor Murray, Paddy Patterson; Joey Carbery, Jack Crowley, Ben Healy; Malakai Fekitoa, Antoine Frisch; Shane Daly, Mike Haley, Calvin Nash, Simon Zebo.

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