Edinburgh bring out big guns for Munster tie

Chris Paterson, Ben Cairns and Scott Newlands are back for Edinburgh for the visit of Magners League champions Munster to Murrayfield on Friday evening.

Chris Paterson, Ben Cairns and Scott Newlands are back for Edinburgh for the visit of Magners League champions Munster to Murrayfield on Friday evening.

Coach Rob Moffat means business as he selects his best possible permutation to scupper Munster with a host of internationals on view.

The front row of Kyle Traynor, Ross Ford and Geoff Cross will look to turn the screw on a suspect Munster scrum.

EDINBURGH (v Munster):

Chris Paterson, John Houston, Ben Cairns, Nick De Luca, Tim Visser; Phil Godman, Mike Blair (captain); Kyle Traynor, Ross Ford, Geoff Cross, Steve Turnbull, Scott MacLeod, Alan MacDonald, Roddy Grant, Scott Newlands.

Replacements: Andrew Kelly, Allan Jacobsen, Craig Hamilton, Allister Hogg, Greig Laidlaw, Andrew Turnbull, Steve Jones.

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