Billy Holland captains Munster side that shows six changes to face Ospreys

Billy Holland captains Munster side that shows six changes to face Ospreys

The Munster side has been named for tomorrow night’s Guinness PRO14 clash away to Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium.

Billy Holland captains the side with six changes to the team that secured a bonus-point win over Southern Kings at a sold-out Irish Independent Park last weekend.

Calvin Nash makes his first start of the season on the right wing with Jaco Taute and Dan Goggin coming in to form the centre partnership.

Billy Holland captains Munster side that shows six changes to face Ospreys

JJ Hanrahan starts at out-half with hooker Rhys Marshall and tighthead prop Stephen Archer the final two additions to the starting XV.

Jack O’Donoghue is named among the replacements and is set to make his first appearance since sustaining a knee injury last May.

Mike Haley starts at full-back with Nash and Darren Sweetnam on the wings. Taute and Goggin are named in midfield with Neil Cronin and Hanrahan in the half-backs.

Jeremy Loughman, Marshall and Archer pack down in the front row with Jean Kleyn and Holland in the engine room.

Last week’s back row of Fineen Wycherley, Chris Cloete and Arno Botha is unchanged.

Munster: Mike Haley; Calvin Nash, Dan Goggin, Jaco Taute, Darren Sweetnam; JJ Hanrahan, Neil Cronin; Jeremy Loughman, Rhys Marshall, Stephen Archer; Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland (C); Fineen Wycherley, Chris Cloete, Arno Botha.

Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Liam O’Connor, Ciaran Parker, Darren O’Shea, Jack O’Donoghue, Alby Mathewson, Bill Johnston, Rory Scannell.

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