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Hanrahan put through his paces as O'Donnell tries out the subs' bench in Marseille

Rob Penney’s men went through a gentle captain’s run ahead of Sunday’s semi final with Toulon.

MUNSTER’S PLAYERS HAD a gentle work-out at Stade Velodrome in Marseille this afternoon ahead of Sunday’s Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulon.

Hooker Damien Varley led his teammates through the captain’s run before taking his seat beside head coach Rob Penney for the final press briefing before action commences. The team for talking is now done. Here are the best pictures from the captain’s run.

Simon Zebo Simon Zebo looks excited to be there. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Anthony Foley and Paul O'Connell Spot the Irishmen abroad: Axel Foley and Paul O'Connell. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO



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JJ Hanrahan JJ Hanrahan practices his goal-kicking. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO


Tommy O'Donnell and Paul O'Connell Tommy O'Donnell gets comfortable on the bench. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Ian Keatley Ian Keatley is put through his kicking paces. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Rob Penney and Damien Varley Rob Penney and Damien Varley field questions. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

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