16 Apr 14
Munster trained in the sunshine at UL yesterday, ahead of Saturday evening's crucial derby away to Connacht in the RaboDirect PRO12.
There are two Academy players, hooker Sean Henry and wing Simon Zebo named on the bench alongside Development contracted Stephen Archer and Peter O'Mahony while Barry Murphy makes a welcome return to the Munster squad after a long lay-off through injury.
Doug Howlett will captain the side.
Munster: S Deasy; D Howlett, J Murphy, I Dineen, D Hurley; P Warwick, P Stringer; W du Preez, M Sherry, J Hayes; B Holland, I Nagle; A Quinlan, N Ronan, J Coughlan. Replacements: S Henry, Darragh Hurley, S Archer, T O'Donnell, P O'Mahony, D Williams, B Murphy, S Zebo.