Stephen Archer will remain behind when the Munster squad fly out to Edinburgh later this morning for their game tomorrow in Murrayfield.
who was named on the bench, was carrying an injury from the Cardiff Blues game last weekend. He was given until today to see if he had recovered from the dead leg sustained last Saturday before the desision was made to withdraw him.
He is replaced in the squad by John Ryan.
Munster: F Jones; D Howlett capt, K Earls, J Downey, S Zebo; R O'Gara, C Murray; D Kilcoyne, D Varley, BJ Botha; D O'Callaghan, D Ryan; P O'Mahony, T O'Donnell, J Coughlan. Replacements: M Sherry, W du Preez, J Ryan, B Holland, P Butler, D Williams, I Keatley, C Laulala.