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Earls Wins Fitness Battle to Face Racing 92

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European Rugby Champions Cup (Match de poule), Racing 92 vs Munster Rugby Dimanche 14 Janvier 2018. (c) 2017 / LMP Denis Trasfi - LEONE NAKARAWA SIMON ZEBO

Keith Earls will make his return from injury this weekend as Munster Coach Johann Van Graan named his startung XV for Sunday’s Champions Cup Semi Final against French side Racing 92.

Indeed, it will be Earls’ 150th appearance for the province and his first since he got injured in the Six Nations against England.

Racing will have Tipperary man Donncha Ryan in their starting lineup as both sides battle it out for a place in the final against either Leinster or Scarlets.

Munster:

Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Sammy Arnold, Rory Scannell, Alex Wooten, Ian Keatley, Conor Murray, Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell, Stephen Archer, Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland, Peter O’Mahony (C), Jack O’Donoghue, CJ Stander

Replacements:

Rhys Marshall, James Cronin, John Ryan, Gerbrandt Grobler, Robin Copeland, James Hart, JJ Hanrahan, Simon Zebo