The Connacht Eagles team to face Scarlets A tomorrow (Saturday) in Round 4 of the Celtic Cup has been named.

There are six changes from the side that narrowly lost to Ospreys last time out, with four of them coming in the pack. Jonny Murphy starts at hooker alongside Conán O’Donnell and Conor Carey, and with James Cannon involved in the Guinness PRO14 Niall Murray is named in the second row beside Joe Maksymiw.

There’s a new look back-row with Mikey Wilson and James Connolly named on the flanks alongside Neal Moylett who keeps his place at number 8.

James Mitchell regains his place at scrum-half with fly-half Conor Fitzgerald alongside him, while in midfield Eoin Griffin comes into the team to play beside captain Kieran Joyce. There’s an unchanged back three with Conor Hayes, Huge Lane and Darragh Leader starting.

Kick-off at Carmarthen Park is at 2.30pm.

 

CONNACHT EAGLES XV V SCARLETS A

(15-9) Darragh Leader, Hugh Lane, Eoin Griffin, Kieran Joyce (C), Conor Hayes, Conor Fitzgerald, James Mitchell. (1-8) Conán O’Donnell, Jonny Murphy, Conor Carey, Nially Murray, Joe Maksymiw, Mikey Wilson, James Connolly, Neal Moylett.

Replacements (16-23): Shane Delahunt, Matthew Burke, Conor Kenny, Peter Claffey, Cian Huxford, Stephen Kerins, Luke Carty, Sean O’Brien.

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