Irish Inter-provincials resume
October 27, 1999
The Guinness Inter-provincial Championship resumes this weekend with two fascinating games.
Munster have included World Cup players Mike Mullins, Alan Quinlan, Keith Wood, Tom Tierney and Brian O'Mera in their squad. However Wood is a doubtful starter as he continues to recover from the bumps and bruises received during the World Cup campaign.
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