Same again for Munster as build-up starts for 'Grand Final'

Munster coach Tony McGahan has named his side to face Leinster in tomorrow’s Magners League Grand Final at Thomond Park Stadium, kick-off 5.05pm.

Munster coach Tony McGahan has named his side to face Leinster in tomorrow’s Magners League Grand Final at Thomond Park Stadium, kick-off 5.05pm.

David Wallace is set to win his 200th cap and will pack down in the backrow alongside Donnacha Ryan and James Coughlan; there is no place in the squad for veteran flanker Alan Quinlan who is set to retire at the end of the season.

Danny Barnes, who scored a brace of tries against the Ospreys in the semi-final, is once again named in the centre alongside Lifeimi Mafi.

Ronan O’Gara links up with Conor Murray at half-back with John Hayes, Damian Varley and Marcus Horan forming the frontrow.

Paul O’Connell captains the side from the secondrow.

Munster: F Jones; D Howlett, D Barnes, L Mafi, K Earls; R O’Gara, C Murray; M Horan, D Varley, J Hayes; D O’Callaghan, P O’Connell (C); D Ryan, D Wallace, J Coughlan. Replacements: M Sherry, W du Preez, S Archer, D Leamy, N Ronan, P Stringer, P Warwick, J Murphy.

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