Joey Carbery is set to return to action for Munster this weekend.The 25-year-old has been on the sidelines for 13 months largely due to ankle problems that first flared up in the World Cup warm-up against Italy in October 2019.He has been named on the bench for Munster for their PRO14 clash with Cardiff Blues. Here’s everything you need to know about the game: Where and when is it?
The match takes place at Cardiff Arms Park on Friday, February 26.
What time is kick-off?
The action gets underway at 8pm.
What channel is it on?
TG4 and Premier Sports are both showing the clash live.
You can also follow updates with our live blog.
Mike Haley, Calvin Nash, Rory Scannell, Damian de Allende, Shane Daly, JJ Hanrahan, Nick McCarthy; James Cronin, Kevin O’Byrne, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, Fineen Wycherley; Jack O’Donoghue (C), Chris Cloete, Jack O’Sullivan.
Replacements: Niall Scannell, Liam O’Connor, Roman Salanoa, Billy Holland, Gavin Coombes, Paddy Patterson, Joey Carbery, Darren Sweetnam.
Cardiff Blues team
Matthew Morgan, Owen Lane, Mason Grady, Rey Lee-Lo, Aled Summerhill; Ben Thomas, Jamie Hill; Corey Domachowski, Kirby Myhill, Dmitri Arhip, Seb Davies, Rory Thornton, Shane Lewis-Hughes, Ellis Jenkins, Josh Turnbull (capt).
Replacements: Liam Belcher, Theo Bevacqua, Keiron Assiratti, James Ratti, Olly Robinson, Lewis Jones, Dan Fish, Max Llewellyn.
Munster fans will be delighted to see Joey Carbery back in the squad for the game and might see the star fly half get game time.
Here is everything you need to know about the game.
Where is the game on and what time is kick off?
Munster will take on Cardiff on Friday, 26 February.
Kick off for the game is at 8pm.
The game will take place at Cardiff Arms Park.
What TV channel is it on and can I stream it?
The game will be shown live on both TG4 and Eir Sport.
TG4 will have live coverage from 7.55 pm and can be streamed live through the TG4 player.
Eir will also show the game live on Eir Sport 1 with coverage starting at 7.30 pm and can be streamed through the Eir Sport app for paid subscribers.
What are the teams?
Munster: M Haley; C Nash, R Scannell, D de Allende, S Daly; JJ Hanrahan, N McCarthy; J Cronin, K O’Byrne, J Ryan; J Kleyn, F Wycherley; J O’Donoghue, C Cloete, J O’Sullivan. Replacements: N Scannell, L O’Connor, R Salanoa, B Holland, G Coombes, P Patterson, J Carbery, D Sweetnam
Cardiff: Domachowski, Myhill, Arhip, Davies, Thornton, Lewis-Hughes, Jenkins, Turnbull, Hill, Thomas, Lee-Lo, Grady, Summerhill, Lane, Morgam
What are the betting odds?
Munster are heavy favourites for the tie and are priced at 1/5.
Cardiff are 10/3 while a draw is priced at 19/1.
The handicap for the game is ±10.