4 Dec, 11:29
Mick O'Driscoll will be an interested observer at Sunday's match between Munster and Perpignan, the former Irish international is one of very few players to have played for both sides.
It's Earls first outing for Munster since the Racing Metro game in January and first competitive match since the International against Italy five weeks ago.
Munster: F Jones; K Earls, C Laulala, J Downey, S Zebo; R O’Gara, C Murray; D Kilcoyne, M Sherry, BJ Botha; D Ryan, P O’Connell capt; P O’Mahony, T O’Donnell, J Coughlan. Replacements: D Varley, W du Preez, J Ryan, B Holland, P Butler, C Sheridan, I Keatley, D Hurley.
As is normal with Heineken Cup away match weekends extra cover travel with the squad and Johne Murphy and Dave O'Callaghan travel with the squad this weekend.