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Scannell to make first start of the season for Munster's trip to Glasgow

Rassie Erasmus has made one change to his team for tomorrow night’s game against the Scottish outfit.

FRESH FROM MAKING his Ireland debut during the summer tour of the USA and Japan, Rory Scannell will start for Munster tomorrow night for the first time this season.

Rory Scannell Rory Scannell came off the bench for Munster in last weekend's win against the Ospreys. Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

In the only change made by director of rugby Rassie Erasmus from last weekend’s win at the Ospreys, Scannell replaces Jaco Taute at centre for Friday’s trip to Scotstoun to face Glasgow Warriors [KO 7.35pm, TG4] in the Guinness Pro14.

As Munster aim to stay on top of Conference A with a fourth win from as many games, prop Dave Kilcoyne has been deemed fit enough to be named among the replacements after recovering from the knee injury he sustained against the Cheetahs a fortnight ago.

Munster:

15. Andrew Conway
14. Darren Sweetnam
13. Chris Farrell
12. Rory Scannell
11. Alex Wootton
10. Tyler Bleyendaal (captain)
9. Duncan Williams

1. Liam O’Connor
2. Rhys Marshall
3. Stephen Archer
4. Jean Kleyn
5. Billy Holland
6. Sean O’Connor
7. Tommy O’Donnell
8. Jack O’Donoghue

Replacements:

16. Niall Scannell
17. Dave Kilcoyne
18. John Ryan
19. Fineen Wycherley
20. Robin Copeland
21. James Hart
22. Jaco Taute
23. Simon Zebo

Glasgow Warriors:

15. Ruaridh Jackson
14. Lee Jones
13. Nick Grigg
12. Peter Horne
11. Rory Hughes
10. Finn Russell
9. Ali Price

1. Jamie Bhatti
2. George Turner
3. Zander Fagerson
4. Tim Swinson
5. Scott Cummings
6. Ryan Wilson (captain)
7. Callum Gibbins
8. Adam Ashe

Replacements:

16. Pat MacArthur
17. Alex Allan
18. D’arcy Rae
19. Brian Alainu’uese
20. Rob Harley
21. Henry Pyrgos
22. Sam Johnson
23. Leonardo Sarto

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