Champions Cup: Munster v Castres, Saturday Decemebr 18th, Thomond Park (kick-off 8pm, BT Sport).
As expected, Johann van Graan has reinforced the Munster tight five in making five changes to the starting line-up for Saturday’s Champions Cup clash against Castres Olympique at Thomond Park (kick-off 8pm). There are also a further eight changes to the matchday squad as a result of an entirely new replacements’ bench.
Niall Scannell, John Ryan and Jean Kleyn all come into the tight five, with Jack O’Donoghue recalled at number in a bid to muscle up for the anticipated challenge from the Castres pack. With Joey Carbery ruled out due to the fractured elbow he s …