Friday night will be a night of firsts, with the first home game of the season, the first display of the new adidas home jersey, a first Munster outing for BJ Botha, and the first use of the new Musgrave Park stand.
Munster: S Deasy; D Howlett, D Barnes, L Mafi, S Zebo, D Cusack, P Stringer; W du Preez, M Sherry, BJ Botha; B Holland, I Nagle; D O'Callaghan, P O'Mahony, P Butler. Replacements from: D Fogarty, S Archer, M Horan, D Foley, T O'Donnell, J Coughlan, D Williams, T Gleeson, S Scanlon, JJ Hanrahan.
Tickets are on sale for this game online here, from the ticket offices in Cork (Tramore Rd.) and Limerick (Thomond Park), and the Munster Rugby Stores Maylor St. Cork and O'Connell St. Limerick.