Munster make four changes for Valentine visit of Ospreys

Munster make four changes for Valentine visit of Ospreys
Dave Kilcoyne returns to the front row.

Munster head coach Anthony Foley has named his starting XV for this Sunday's PRO12 clash with Ospreys and made four changes to the side that defeated Zebre.

Three of those changes are in the pack with Dave Kilcoyne and Mike Sherry returning to the front row alongside John Ryan who remains at tighthead.

No change in the second row with Dave Foley again partnering Mark Chisholm while Dave O'Callaghan makes his first start since returning from an adductor injury at openside.

Billy Holland remains as captain and blindside flanker with Jack O'Donoghue making the positional switch to number eight for the first time this season.

The only change across the backline comes at scrum half with Duncan Williams returning to partner Ian Keatley in the half-backs.

Video from Munster Rugby.

Rory Scannell and Francis Saili form the centre partnership for the seventh consecutive game with wingers Ronan O'Mahony and Darren Sweetnam and full-back Andrew Conway all retaining their starting positions.

Munster: Andrew Conway; Darren Sweetnam, Francis Saili, Rory Scannell, Ronan O'Mahony; Ian Keatley, Duncan Williams; Dave Kilcoyne, Mike Sherry, John Ryan; Dave Foley, Mark Chisholm; Billy Holland - capt., Dave O'Callaghan, Jack O'Donoghue.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, Peter McCabe, Mario Sagario, Robin Copeland, Shane Buckley, Tomás O'Leary, Cian Bohane, David Johnston.

Munster v Ospreys at Musgrave Park, Sunday February 14 - kick-off 5pm.

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