Munster team to meet Castres | Heineken Champions Cup

Munster have named their team to play Castres tomorrow night in the Heineken Champions Cup.

There are five changes to the side that defeated Ulster at Thomond Park on Saturday night.

Captain Peter O’Mahony returns after missing the Ulster win due to a leg strain with Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Conor Murray and Waterfords Jack O’Donoghue also coming into the side.

O' Donoghue will be in the back row with O Mahony and Gavin Coombes


Jack Crowley keeps his place at out-half and starts in the Champions Cup for the first time having made his European debut off the bench against Castres at Thomond Park last month.

Out-half Jake Flannery is in line to make his Champions Cup debut as a replacement with Jean Kleyn also included in the squad after missing out last week due to a knee injury.

The team in full is as follows:

Mike Haley; Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Jack Crowley, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer; Fineen Wycherley, Tadhg Beirne; Peter O’Mahony (C), Jack O’Donoghue, Gavin Coombes.


Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, John Hodnett, Craig Casey, Jake Flannery, Shane Daly.

The action kicks off at the Stade Pierre-Fabre at eight o clock