Munster reveal squad for SA tour
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: A 29-man Munster squad will travel to South Africa on Saturday for their United Rugby Championship fixtures against the Bulls and the Lions.
Jack O’Donoghue will captain the squad on the tour with Munster Rugby Academy duo Alex Kendellen and Paddy Patterson both included.
More players are expected to join the squad in the coming days.
The province have been preparing to play in the high temperatures of South Africa’s summer over the past two weeks.
Munster face the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday, November 27 and the Lions on Saturday, December 4, in Johannesburg.
The squad will return to Ireland ahead of the Champions Cup opener away to Wasps in Coventry on Sunday, December 12.
In injury news, Jason Jenkins (thigh) has completed his rehabilitation and will train with the squad on Thursday.
Munster Squad For South Africa Tour:
Backs: Neil Cronin, Paddy Patterson, Jack Crowley, Jake Flannery, Ben Healy, Liam Coombes, Dan Goggin, Rory Scannell, Shane Daly, Seán French, Matt Gallagher, Mike Haley.
Forwards: Jeremy Loughman, Liam O’Connor, Josh Wycherley, Diarmuid Barron, Kevin O’Byrne, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer, Keynan Knox, John Ryan, Thomas Ahern, Jean Kleyn, Fineen Wycherley, Chris Cloete, Jack Daly, Alex Kendellen, Jack O’Donoghue (captain), Jack O’Sullivan.