Haley becomes a Munster Centenarian

Mike Haley will earn his 100th cap with Munster in Friday's clash with Ospreys.

MIKE Haley will earn his 100th cap with Munster in Friday night’s URC outing with Ospreys in Swansea.

Haley has been chosen in his customary full-back position.

The 29-year-old made his club debut back in 2018.

Haley, Seán O’Brien and Shane Daly start in an unchanged back three with Rory Scannell coming in to partner Antoine Frisch in midfield.

Craig Casey is joined by Joey Carbery in the half-backs.

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Josh Wycherley, Niall Scannell and John Ryan keep their places in the front row with Tom Ahern and RG Snyman continuing their second-row partnership.

John Hodnett returns from injury to start alongside captain Alex Kendellen and Gavin Coombes in the back row.

Munster: Mike Haley; Seán O’Brien, Antoine Frisch, Rory Scannell, Shane Daly; Joey Carbery, Craig Casey; Josh Wycherley, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Tom Ahern, RG Snyman; John Hodnett, Alex Kendellen (captain), Gavin Coombes.

Replacements: Eoghan Clarke, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Jack O’Donoghue, Ruadhán Quinn, Ethan Coughlan, Tony Butler, Shay McCarthy.