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O'Callaghan and Stringer on the losing side as Munster steal late victory from Worcester

The Irish province ran out 35-26 winners in the pre-season clash.

O'Callaghan and Stringer run out against their former team tonight
O'Callaghan and Stringer run out against their former team tonight

Munster 35

Worcester 26

MUNSTER FOUGHT BACK from a 26-14 deficit to beat Worcester Warriors in their own backyard in tonight’s pre-season clash.

Donncha O’Callaghan and Peter Stringer were key members during Munster’s glory days but featured against the province tonight.

Duncan Williams impressed with a brace of tries while Mike Sherry made his return from a long-term injury on a good night for Munster.

Tommy O’Donnell and Williams hit first-half tries for Munster, but they fell 12 points in the arrears by the interval as Worcester took over the game.

Peter Stringer Source: James Crombie/INPHO

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Donncha O'Callaghan and Gerbrandt Grobler Source: James Crombie/INPHO

The English club hit four tries in the opening 40 minutes, from Sam Olver, Dean Hammond, Wynand Olivier and Perry Humphreys, with the last three arriving in quick succession before half-time.

Warriors made five changes shortly after the restart before Williams touched down against the run of play to bring Munster to within five. Brian Scott and James Hart both crossed over late on as Munster stole a victory at the death.

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