Conor Murray and Jack Crowley start for Munster in URC Grand Final

Conor Murray and Jack Crowley start for Munster in URC Grand Final

MUNSTER HAVE NAMED THEIR SIDE TO PLAY THE DHL Stormers in the United Rugby Championship Grand Final on Saturday. 

Head coach Graham Rowntree's has selected a strong side to face the defending champions

A win in Capetown will give Munster their first piece of silverware in 12 years.

Mike Haley will start at full-back, while Calvin Nash and Shane Daly will flank him

Malakai Fekitoa and Antoine Frisch will form the center partnership, and Conor Murray and Jack Crowley will start in the half-backs.

The front row will consist of Jeremy Loughman, Diarmuid Barron, and Stephen Archer, while Jean Kleyn and Snyman will be in the engine room

Captain Peter O’Mahony, John Hodnett, and Gavin Coombes complete the starting XV.

The game kicks-off at 5pm


Fullback 15. Mike Haley

Winger 11. Calvin Nash

Centres 13. Antoine Frisch 12. Malakai Fekitoa

Winger 11. Shane Daly

Out half 10, Jack Crowley  Scrum half 9 Conor Murray

Front row 1. Jeremy Loughman, 2. Diarmuid Barron, 3. Stephen Archer

Second Row 4,Stephen Archer; 5. Jean Kleyn,

Backrow 6, Peter O’Mahony (C), 7. John Hodnett, 8. Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, Josh Wycherley, Roman Salanoa, RG Snyman, Alex Kendellen, Craig Casey, Ben Healy, Keith Earls.

DHL Stormers team

Stormers coach Dobson has gone with a back three of Damian Willemse, Angelo Davids, and Leolin Zas.

The South African's have also gone with a midfield of Ruhan Nel, and Dan du Plessis.

Manie Libbok and Herschel Jantjies start as the outhalf and scrum half in Cape Town.

Steven Kitshoff starts as captains in the front row with Joseph Dweba and Frans Malherbe

Marvin Orie and Ruben van Heerden start in the second row

The side is finally completed by a back row Deon Fourie, Hacjivah Dayimani, and Evan Roos.