Published: 14:32 | 18/1/21

Larkham targets Leinster weaknesses

Munster senior coach Stephen Larkham believes that reigning PRO14 champions Leinster have weaknesses that can be exploited when the two teams meet at Thomond Park on Saturday (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 6.30pm).

Speaking to eir sport's Shane Dawson ahead of the clash which was originally set for St. Stephen's Day, the former Wallabies star says the Munster coaching team have identified a couple of areas that may offer potential opportunities to the home side.

"Like every team they are not invincible," he said. "There are certainly some holes there that we are going to target this weekend." 

Munster have shown some excellent form this season and are currently eight points clear at the top of Conference B, making them strong favourites to make the grand final which will be contested by the two conference winners.

Leinster currently trail leaders Ulster by five points in Conference A.

The reigning champions have two games in hand, but it looks like the contest could go all the way to the final round and there is nothing that Munster would love more than to scupper their rivals' chances of winning the PRO14 title for a fourth year in succession with a victory on Saturday.

Watch the full interview here:

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***Join us for LIVE coverage from Thomond Park of Munster v Leinster  from 6.30pm on eir sport 1 this Saturday.   

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