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Keatley and Conway return to Munster 23 for visit of Scarlets

The pair are back from Ireland camp and among the replacement for tomorrow night’s Pro12 game at Thomond Park.

Ian Keatley and Andrew Conway.
Ian Keatley and Andrew Conway.
Image: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

MUNSTER DIRECTOR OF Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made five changes to his team for tomorrow night’s Pro12 meeting with Scarlets (7.35pm).

The province sit top of the table after the win over Ospreys last weekend and face Welsh opposition at Thomond Park.

Ian Keatley and Andrew Conway return from Ireland camp to make the match-day squad but both start on the bench.

Jack O’Donoghue (ankle) and Rory Scannell (knee) miss out through injury, although they are expected to be back in full training next week, but Jaco Taute has recovered from a shoulder knock to be named at fullback.

Darren Sweetnam and Ronan O’Mahony occupy the wings, while Dan Goggin comes into midfielder to partner Francis Saili — cleared to play after being cited against Ospreys.

It’s Stephen Archer, Rhys Marshall and Dave Kilcoyne in the front row, with Dave Foley and Billy Holland back in second row.

Conor Oliver — wearing the number eight jersey for the first time – joins Dave O’Callaghan and Tommy O’Donnell among the back three.

19-year-old lock Fineen Wycherley also makes his debut in a Pro12 squad.

Munster (v Scarlets):

15. Jaco Taute
14. Darren Sweetnam
13. Francis Saili
12. Dan Goggin
11. Ronan O’Mahony
10. Tyler Bleyendaal (captain)
9. Duncan Williams

1. Dave Kilcoyne
2. Rhys Marshall
3. Stephen Archer
4. Dave Foley
5. Billy Holland
6. Dave O’Callaghan
7. Tommy O’Donnell
8. Conor Oliver

Replacements:

16. Kevin O’Byrne
17. Peter McCabe
18. Brian Scott
19. Darren O’Shea
20. Fineen Wycherley
21. Abrie Griesel
22. Ian Keatley
23. Andrew Conway


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