Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Stormers At Thomond
13th November 2023 By The Editor
The Munster squad are preparing at the HPC ahead of Saturday’s URC clash against Stormers at Thomond Park (5.15pm).
It will be a repeat of last year’s URC Grand Final with match tickets available here.
On the injury front, Diarmuid Barron will follow the graduated return to play protocols after being removed on Friday night and failing a HIA.
Liam Coombes suffered a shoulder injury while playing for Garryowen and will see a specialist this week for review.
Continuing to rehab: RG Snyman (chest/shoulder), Joey Carbery (wrist), Patrick Campbell (ankle), Roman Salanoa (knee), Mike Haley (hip), Cian Hurley (ankle/achilles), Niall Scannell (groin).
There were 15 Munster players in AIL action for their clubs at the weekend.
Four Academy players were in Munster derby action as Cork Constitution beaten Shannon 43-24. Mark Donnelly featured for Con with Ethan Coughlan, Kieran Ryan and Daniel Okeke starting for Shannon.
Keynan Knox, Shay McCarthy, Fionn Gibbons and Ruadhán Quinn started for Young Munster as they were beaten 26-24 away to UCD.
In Division 1B, Jack Oliver scored two tries and kicked four conversions as Garryowen were beaten 41-38 by Naas. Liam Coombes also touched down but sustained a shoulder injury with Jack Daly, Neil Cronin and George Hadden also featuring.
Jack O’Sullivan was a try-scorer for UCC in their 34-29 loss to Old Belvedere.
In Division 2A, Evan O’Connell lined out for UL Bohemian in their 31-7 defeat to Cashel.
URC Round 5: Saturday, November 18
Munster v DHL Stormers, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 7: Friday, December 1
Munster v Glasgow Warriors, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
Champions Cup Round 1: Saturday, December 9
Munster Rugby v Aviron Bayonnais, Thomond Park, 5.30pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 8: Tuesday, December 26
Munster v Leinster, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
Champions Cup Round 4: Saturday, January 20
Munster Rugby v Northampton Saints, Thomond Park, 5.30pm; Buy tickets here
Saturday, February 3
Munster Rugby v Crusaders, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 5pm; Buy final tickets here
URC Round 11: Friday, March 1
Munster v Zebre Parma, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 13: Saturday, March 30
Munster v Cardiff Rugby, Thomond Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 16: Saturday, May 11
Munster v Connacht, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here
URC Round 18: Saturday, June 1
Munster v Ulster, Thomond Park, 5.15pm; Buy tickets here