Connacht selectors hold firm for Munster game
The Connacht Junior Interprovincial rugby selectors have kept faith in the fifteen who started against Leinster for their game against Munster on Saturday in Ballincollig at 2.30pm.
Connacht led last week’s game for seventy minutes and were only beaten by an intercept try late on with the final score reading 23 to 17 in favour of Leinster.
The performance however deserved a better result and the squad heads to Cork looking to upset Munster’s title challenge and end their campaign with a win.
Coaches Seamus King and Eddie Walshe have one injury worry ahead of the game as second row Willie Parker suffered an ankle injury in training this week and will undergo a fitness test just before the game. As a result the substitutes will not be named until it is known whether Parker can play or not.

The team is:

Connacht Team     

No.    Position    Name    Club      
15    Full Back    Kevin Higgins (Capt.)    Monivea      
14    Right Wing    Tomas Lee    Corrib      
13    Outside Centre    Jordan Farringdon    Sligo      
12    Inside Centre    John Culkin    Monivea      
11    Left Wing    Kevin Corcoran    Westport      
10    Out Half    Paddy Pearson    Sligo      
9    Scrum Half    Mike Murphy    Ballina      
1    Loose Head Prop    Alan Bane    Corrib      
2    Hooker    Martin Lee    Corrib      
3    Tight head Prop    Tom Toolan    Ballina      
4    Second Row    Willie Parker    Monivea      
5    Second Row    Tom McAuliffe    Castlebar      
6    Blind Side Flanker    Eoin Rooney    Monivea      
7    Open Side Flanker    Enda Murphy    Castlebar      
8    Number 8    Aidan McNulty    Ballina     

Replacements

Name    Club      
Kevin Cox    Castlebar      
Dara Higgins    Corrib      
Mike Ward    Tuam      
Dave Gerrity    Sligo      
Dave Prior    Monivea      
Conor Hastings    Westport      
Robbie Kavanagh    Tuam      
Eoin Cosgrove    Tuam      
Ger O’Connor    Monivea      
Billy Leahy    Sligo      
Adrian McHale    Sligo     

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