Munster name side to face German Wild Rugby Academy at UL

Colm Kinsella, Rugby Correspondent

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Munster name side to face German Wild Rugby Academy at UL

Shannon's John Foley who plays in the back-row for the Munster A/Development side at UL

A MUNSTER ‘A’/Development selection will face Germany’s Wild Rugby Academy at the UL 4G rugby pitch at the North Campus tonight, Thursday, 6.30pm.

The team contains a senior player, nine Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players with a number of promising young club and school players also included.

Hooker Kevin O’Byrne is the senior player selected, while Alan Tynan, Jack Power, Liam Coombes, Conor Fitzgerald, Jack Stafford, Joey Conway, Fineen Wycherley, Sean O’Connor and John Foley are the Academy players involved.

Lock O’Connor captains the side with Dungarvan’s Thomas Ahern and Rockwell College’s Jake Flannery among the replacements along with South African teenager Keynan Knox, who is training with the Academy.

MUNSTER A/Development Team:  Alan Tynan (Young Munster); Jack Power (Clontarf), Kieran Dunne (Shannon), Peter Sylvester (UCC), Liam Coombes (Garryowen); Conor Fitzgerald (Shannon), Jack Stafford (Shannon); Joey Conway (UL Bohs), Kevin O’Byrne (Cork Constitution), Bryan O’Connor (UCC); Fineen Wycherley (Young Munster), Sean O’Connor (Garryowen) (Capt), Mikey Wilson (Garryowen), John Foley (Shannon), Evan Mintern (Cork Con), Replacements: Tadgh McCarthy (UCC), Andrew Keating (Garryowen), Keynan Knox (UL-Bohemian), Thomas Ahern (Dungarvan), Sean Duffy (Cork Constitution), Jack Daly (Garryowen), Colin Sisk (Dolphin), Jake Flannery (Rockwell College), Evan O’Gorman (Young Munster).