Munster make one change for trip to Racing 92

Jaco Taute will make his European debut for Munster this weekend in place of Keith Earls

BY Newstalk 14:19 Friday 14 October 2016, 14:19 14 Oct 2016

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Munster have opted to make just one change to their side for this weekend's Champions Cup clash with Racing 92. 

The Irish province travel to Paris this Sunday to face the French side at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir, with South African international Jaco Taute coming into the side in place of Keith Earls.

Earls is still completing return to play protocols after suffering a concussion during Munster's defeat to Leinster last weekend, so the Springbok will make his debut for Munster at outside centre.

Dave Kilcoyne has, however, completed his return to play protocols and starts in the front row, while Tyler Bleyendaal and Darren Sweetnam make their European debuts in the starting line-up.

Munster XV to face Bordeaux Begles

(15-9): Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Jaco Taute, Rory Scannell, Ronan O'Mahony; Tyler Bleyendaal, Conor Murray;

(1-8): Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland; Peter O'Mahony - capt., Tommy O'Donnell, CJ Stander.


(16-23): Duncan Casey, Brian Scott, Stephen Archer, Robin Copeland, Jack O'Donoghue, Duncan Williams, Ian Keatley, Dan Goggin.

You can get the thoughts of Alan Quinlan before this weekend's clash right here

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