Six changes for Munster as they face Leicester Tigers at Thomond

Six changes for Munster as they face Leicester Tigers at Thomond

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made six changes to the Munster side that defeated Glasgow Warriors last weekend for tomorrow's return to Champions Cup action against Leicester Tigers.

CJ Stander comes in at number eight.
CJ Stander comes in at number eight.

As part of two changes to the pack Donnacha Ryan and CJ Stander come into the second row and back row respectively for the Thomond Park clash.

Four changes to the backline see Conor Murray and Tyler Bleyendaal take charge at half back with Keith Earls and Simon Zebo starting in the back three.

In making these changes, Erasmus keeps faith with the same starting XV that defeated Glasgow 38-17 in the Champions Cup back in October.

Should they feature from the bench tomorrow, new arrivals this season Rhys Marshall, Thomas Du Toit and Jean Kleyn will all make their European debuts.

Munster v Leicester Tigers at Thomond Park on Saturday December 10 - kick-off 3.15pm.

Munster team: Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Jaco Taute, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Tyler Bleyendaal, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland; Peter O'Mahony - capt., Tommy O'Donnell, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Rhys Marshall, Thomas Du Toit, Stephen Archer, Jean Kleyn, Jack O'Donoghue, Duncan Williams, Ian Keatley, Andrew Conway.

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