Munster make five changes for their Champions Cup game

Munster make five changes for their Champions Cup game

Graham Rowntree has made five changes for the Champions Cup game against Cell C Sharks this Saturday.

RG Snyman makes his first start for Munster since his debut in August 2020. He starts in the second row alongside Jean Kleyn.

Peter O'Mahony captains the side from the back row and is joined by John Hodnett and Gavin Coombes.

The front eight is completed by Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, and Roman Salanoa.

Rowntree has also gone with a back three of Mike Haley, Calvin Nash, and Shane Daly.

Munster's midfield consists of Antoine Frisch and Malakai Fekitoa.

Jack Crowley and Craig Casey start as the province's half-backs.

Conor Murray is among the replacements, as is Joey Carbery.

Paddy Patterson sustained a knee injury at training and was unavailable for selection.

You can watch the game live on BT Sport.

The game at Hollywoodbets Kings Park kicks off at 1.30pm South African time and 12.30pm Irish time.


Fullback: 15. Mike Haley;
Winger: 14 Calvin Nash
Centers: 13. Antoine Frisch 12. Malakai Fekitoa,
Winger: 11. Shane Daly
Out half: 10.Jack Crowley Scrum half: 9. Craig Casey
Front Row: 1.Dave Kilcoyne, 2. Niall Scannell, 3.Roman Salanoa
Second Row4.Jean Kleyn, 5. RG Snyman
Back Row:6. Peter O'Mahony (C), 7. John Hodnett, 8. Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Josh Wycherley, Stephen Archer, Fineen Wycherley, Jack O’Donoghue, Conor Murray, Joey Carbery, Alex Kendellen.