Ulster team v Munster

Guinness PRO12 Editor

31 Dec 2010


The Ulster team to play Munster tomorrow in the New Year’s Day Interprovincial clash at Thomond Park, has been named.

Rory Best returns from the fractured cheekbone injury he sustained during the Autumn International series to captain a much changed side. Following last Monday's defeat to Leinster and ahead of a busy January, Coach Brian McLaughlin has taken the opportunity to rotate his players.

The match will be shown live on BBC2 NI and ko is at 7.30pm

ULSTER (15-9) Jamie Smith; Tommy Seymour, Ian Whitten, Luke Marshall, Simon Danielli; Paddy Wallace, Paul Marshall (1-8) Bryan Young, Rory Best (Captain), Declan Fitzpatrick, Tim Barker, Ryan Caldwell, TJ Anderson, Willie Faloon, Robbie Diack

Replacements (16-23) Andi Kryiacou, Tom Court, BJ Botha, Neil McComb, Chris Henry, Ian Porter, Paddy Jackson, David McIlwaine


Gibbes happy with competition at hooker

Ospreys forwards coach Chris Gibbes expects the competition for places to positively challenged hooker Scott Baldwin following his release from the Wales squad. Baldwin was one of several Welsh players to return to their club side from the Wales squad for the Autumn Internationals and heads back to Swansea ahead of their Guinness PRO12 derby with the Newport […]