O’Gara benched for Rabo semi-final10/05/2012 - 12:30:17
Despite being deemed fit enough to make the match day squad, Ronan O’Gara will start on the replacements bench when Munster travel to the Liberty Stadium to take on the Ospreys in Friday’s RaboDirect PRO12 semi-final (7.35pm).
Ian Keatley starts at fly-half with Scott Deasy falling out of the squad. Elsewhere in the backs fit again Keith Earls in named at number 13 with Ivan Dineen slipping to the bench.
Up front Donncha O'Callaghan who was a replacement against Ulster, comes into the side for the injured Paul O'Connell in an otherwise unchanged pack.
Dave Kilcoyne in preferred to Marcus Horan as front row cover on the bench.
Munster: F Jones; J Murphy, K Earls, L Mafi, S Zebo; I Keatley, C Murray; W du Preez, M Sherry, BJ Botha; D O'Callaghan, M O'Driscoll; D Ryan, T O'Donnell, P O'Mahony.
Replacements: D Fogarty, D Kilcoyne, S Archer, Dave O'Callaghan, P Butler, T O'Leary, R O'Gara, I Dineen.
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