Munster coach Rob Penney has made and early announcement of the team that will fae the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Denis Hurley makes his return to action this Saturday after recovering from illness (tonsillitis) which kept him side-lined for the Newport Gwent Dragons game.
Conor Murray makes his first start of the season after coming off the bench for Ulster and Dragons, while Donnacha Ryan and Peter O’Mahony are included for the first time in a match day squad this season.
Munster: D Hurley; D Howlett Capt., K Earls, C Laulala, S Zebo, R O’Gara, C Murray; W Du Preez, M Sherry, S Archer, D O’Callaghan, B Holland, T O’Donnell, N Ronan, P Butler.
Replacements: D Varley, D Kilcoyne, BJ Botha, D Ryan, P O’Mahony, P Stringer, I Keatley, J Downey