07 Mar 14
Munster A just edged out Connacht Eagles 32-26 in an eight-try thriller at Dooradoyle this afternoon.
Connacht full-back Gavin Duffy has been brought into the Ireland squad as Earls' replacement.
Ireland prop Cian Healy suffered a shoulder strain during the match, but has made improvements and will continue to be monitored during training this week.
Healy's front row colleague Declan Fitzpatrick sustained a gluteal muscle strain and will also be monitored during the week. Neither player has been ruled out of selection for the second test.
Ireland's second test match will take place in Christchurch on Saturday, 16th June, ko 8.35am (Irish time).