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Competition for '10' jersey can drive Munster - Mike Prendergast

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Considering they struggled to even field a team at times this season, a selection headache of the good kind has come at just the right moment for Munster.Heading into a crucial junction of the season, there's a three-way fight for the number 10 jersey, and each of the contenders are making a strong case to wear it.Joey Carbery has the credit in the bank, and Jack Crowley's exceptional recent form saw the 22-year-old win two Ireland caps this month.

All the while, Ben Healy has been impressing back at the province, with his best performance of the season in the 28-14 win against a South African Select XV.Given the province's injury situation, as well as the Emerging Ireland tour earlier this year, we're yet to really see who gets the nod between the trio this season, but with a run of big Interpro and Champions Cup games coming in the next couple of months, it creates a fascinating selection dilemma for Graham Rowntree and his coaches, particularly with Carbery and Crowley being in the international picture.Attack coach Mike Prendergast was giving little away when asked to assess how their out-half depth chart is looking."You look at the performances of the three 10s over the last couple of weeks, Jack [Crowley] being a new cap looked very assured in his games against Fiji and Australia, and has been performing well," he said."He's a confident lad that really connects players around him."Then obviously you look at Joey [Carbery] and the performance against Fiji, I thought he performed very well up to his injury before he came off."The two boys have been in really good form, and if you look at Ben's performance against South Africa, he was very commanding in terms of his decision making, his kicking."It's a good position

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