Munster got it back to 17-8 before Davies crossed for his side's third try that effectively ended Munster hopes although they kept going to the end and had a late try from replacement Donnacha Ryan
Munster: Christian Cullen; John Kelly, Lifeimi Mafi, Trevor Halstead, Ian Dowling; Ronan O'Gara (capt), Peter
Stringer; Marcus Horan, Jerry Flannery, John Hayes; Donncha O'Callaghan, Mick O'Driscoll; Alan Quinlan, David Wallace, Denis Leamy.
Llanelli Scarlets: Barry Davies; Dafydd James, 13 Regan King, 12 Gavin Evans, 11 Mark Jones, 10 Stephen Jones, 9 Dwayne Peel, Iestyn Thomas, Matthew Rees, Deacon Manu; Vernon Cooper, Scott MacLeod; Simon Easterby (capt), Gavin Thomas, Alix Popham.
Referee: Chris White (England)
Touch judges: Tony Spreadbury (England), Peter Huckle (England)