Flying Munster winger Darren Sweetnam returns to the team for Sunday's clash with Leicester Picture: Sportsfile
MUNSTER head coach Johann van Graan has made two changes for the clash with Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.
Hooker Kevin O’Byrne will make a first European start in Sunday’s 5.30pm clash, while winger Darren Sweetnam is also promoted from the bench following Saturday’s thumping 33-10 bonus point win at Thomond Park.
Andrew Conway and Rhys Marshall miss out and are continuing to follow return to play protocols.
Keith Earls and Niall Scannell are notable inclusions on the bench as the pair make a return from injury, while Billy Holland continues in the second row having started all 13 of Munster’s games so far this season.
The game is live on BT Sport 2.
Munster: Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Sammy Arnold, Rory Scannell, Alex Wootton; Ian Keatley, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Kevin O’Byrne, Stephen Archer; Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland; Peter O’Mahony (C), Chris Cloete, CJ Stander.
Replacements: Niall Scannell, Brian Scott, John Ryan, Darren O’Shea, Jack O’Donoghue, Duncan Williams, JJ Hanrahan, Keith Earls.
Here is your Munster team for Sunday's clash against Leicester Tigers at Welford Road (5.30pm).— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) December 15, 2017
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