Late change for Munster

Johne Murphy, who was released from the Irish international squad this week, has been withdrawn from the Munster team for tonight’s Magners League game with the Dragons at Rodney Parade. (kick-off 7.05pm)

Johne Murphy, who was released from the Irish international squad this week, has been withdrawn from the Munster team for tonight’s Magners League game with the Dragons at Rodney Parade. (kick-off 7.05pm)

Murphy has cried off with a knee problem; the severity of the injury in not known at present.

Cork Con star Scott Deasy replaces the former Leicester flyer at full back with Tom Gleeson moving into the vacant bench spot.

Munster v (Dragons): S Deasy: D Howlett, B Murphy, S Tuitupou, D Hurley; P Warwick, T O'Leary; D Ryan, M Sherry, J Hayes; B Holland, I Nagle; T O'Donnell, N Ronan, J Coughlan.

Replacements: S Henry, W du Preez, P Borlase; B Hayes, P O'Mahony, C Murray, L Mafi, T Gleeson.

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