One Coventry player that Munster will be familiar with is scrum half Mike Walls. Originally from Mullingar he played under-age representative rugby with Leinster before spending three seasons with Connacht where he won 23 Celtic League caps.
Munster. F Jones; D Barnes, T Gleeson, S Deasy, D Hurley; D Cusack, D Williams; J Brugnaut, M Sherry, S Archer; I Nagle, D Foley; N Williams, N Ronan, J Coughlan capt. Replacements: S Henry, D Kilcoyne, D O'Callaghan, P O'Mahony, A Burke, P Rowley, S Zebo.
Coventry: Ollie Winter; Simon Frewin, James Lewis, Chris Lewis, Will Hurrell; Joe Carlisle, Mike Walls; Kevin Davis, Ross McMillan, Rob Dugard; Arthur Brenton capt, Louis McGowan; Sam Herrington, Richie Bignell, Henno Venter. Replacements: Joe Merrigan, Scott Roberts, James Hall, Benjamin Dechartres, Drew Locke, James Thomas, Phil MacKenzie.