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Ulster v Munster


An Tarbh

Munster will be without several of the international contingent for their trip to Ravenhill as Declan Kidney keeps one eye on next Friday's Heineken Cup quarter final at Stradey Park. Only Jerry Flannery is in the squad which will be captained by Alan Quinlan. Brian Carney will be on the bench if he can prove his fitness.

Ulster have doubts over David Humphreys who is struggling with a back injury and will undergo a fitness test tomorrow. Neil Best misses out with an ankle injury.

Strange that Munster are going to be a bit cold though going into the Llanelli game, although they've never given a rats ass about the Magners League so they're hardly going to start now.

Ulster: B Cunningham; T Bowe, P Steinmetz/A Trimble, P Wallace/P Steinmetz, P McKenzie/A Trimble; D Humphreys/P Wallace, I Boss; J Fitzpatrick, R Best, B Young; J Harrison ©, R Caldwell; S Ferris, K Dawson, R Wilson.
Replacements: P Shields, S Best/D Fitzpatrick, T Barker, D Pollock, K Campbell, P McKenzie/An Other, A Maxwell.

Munster: C Cullen, B Murphy, L Mafi, T Halstead, I Dowling, E Hickey, T O'Leary, E McGovern, J Flannery, T Buckley, D Ryan, C Wyatt, A Quinlan, T McGann, J O'Sullivan.
Replacements: T Ryan, F Sheahan, M Melbourne, AN Other, B O'Meara, J Manning, B Carney or K Earls.
Munster have named their starting lineup for tonight's game and Brian Carney will make his debut on the wing.

Munster: Christian Cullen; Brian Carney, Lifeimi Mafi, Trevor Halstead, Ian Dowling; Eoghan Hickey, Tomas O'Leary; Eugene McGovern, Jerry Flannery, Tony Buckley; Shane O'Connor, Donnacha Ryan; Alan Quinlan, Tim McGann, John O'Sullivan.

Replacements: Frank Sheahan, Tim Ryan, Mark Melbourne, Ross Noonan, Brian O'Meara, Jeremy Manning, Keith Earls.
Watch out, boys - Carney has entered the building. Ridiculous Munster-type comeback. Only problem is, it hands the ***le to Linstre.
what difference should it make to Munster whether Leinster or Ulster win the ***le, it's not as if there's any proper rivalry there like you see with teams in England or France.

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