Peter O’Mahony cleared to face Toulouse

Munster make just two changes with O’Mahony and James Downey back in the side

Peter O’Mahony has recovered from injury to start against Toulouse.

Peter O’Mahony has recovered from injury to start against Toulouse.

 

Peter O’Mahony has been passed fit to lead out Munster when they meet the four-time champions Toulouse in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup at Thomond Park tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 1.30pm).

The Munster skipper was a last-minute withdrawal from the side beaten by Leinster at the Aviva last weekend but, having been limited to partial training earlier in the week, came through a full session yesterday.

The flanker is one of just two changes for the match in Limerick, with James Downey coming back into the side at inside centre.

Munster:Felix Jones; Keith Earls, Casey Laulala, James Downey, Simon Zebo; Ian Keatley, Conor Murray; Dave Kilcoyne, Damien Varley, BJ Botha; Dave Foley, Paul O’Connell; Peter O’Mahony, Tommy O’Donnell, James Coughlan. Replacements:Duncan Casey, John Ryan, Alan Cotter, Donncha O’Callaghan, CJ Stander, Duncan Williams, JJ Hanrahan, Gerhard van den Heever.

Toulouse: Maxime Médard; Yoann Huget, Florian Fritz, Gael Fickou, Hosea Gear; Lionel Beauxis, Jano Vermaak; Gurthro Steenkamp, Christopher Tolofua, Yohan Montes; Yoann Maestri, Patricio Albacete; Yacouba Camara, Joe Tekori, Louis Picamoles. Replacements: Jaba Bregvadze, Cyril Baille, Schalk Ferreira, Romain Millo-Chluski, Gillian Galan, Jean-Marc Doussain, Luke McAlister, Yannick Nyanga

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