Irish internationals return to provincial action

Captain Anthony Foley and his fellow internationals Mick O'Driscoll, Anthony Horgan and John Kelly return to provincial action for Munster against Glasgow at Hughendon on Friday night.

Captain Anthony Foley and his fellow internationals Mick O'Driscoll, Anthony Horgan and John Kelly return to provincial action for Munster against Glasgow at Hughendon on Friday night.

Loose forward Alan Quinlan and former Leinster scrum-half Brian O'Meara have been named on the bench.

James Downey, Darragh Hurley and new signing Tim McGann have held off the challenge of others to make their case for more regular inclusion.

MUNSTER (v Glasgow): Shaun Payne; Ian Dowling, John Kelly, James Downey, Anthony Horgan; Jeremy Manning, Tomas O'Leary; Darragh Hurley, Frankie Sheahan, Federico Pucciariello, Mick O'Driscoll, Chris Wyatt, John O'Sullivan, Tim McGann, Anthony Foley (capt).

Replacements: Andy Kyriacou, Timmy Ryan, Donnacha Ryan, Alan Quinlan, Brian O'Meara, Eoghan Hickey, Mossie Lawlor.

GLASGOW: Francisco Leonelli; Hefin O'Hare, Sean Marsden, Andrew Henderson, Thom Evans; Dan Parks, Graeme Beveridge; Justin Va'a, Fergus Thomson, Euan Murray, Andy Newman, Alastair Kellock, Andrew Wilson, John Barclay, John Beattie.

Replacements: Eric Milligan, Kevin Tkachuk, Dan Turner, Stevie Swindall, Sam Pinder, Colin Gregor, Colin Shaw.

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