Number 8 and captain Anthony Foley and prop Marcus Horan have been forced to withdraw. Foley will be replaced in the starting line-up by Mick O'Driscoll while Horan's place now goes to Federico Pucciariello.
O'Driscoll and Pucciariello replacements on the bench will be John O'Connor and Eugene McGovern.
Munster: S Payne; J Kelly, B Murphy, T Halstead, I Dowling; R O'Gara, P Stringer; F Pucciariello, J Flannery, J Hayes; D O'Callaghan, P O'Connell; S Keogh, D Wallace, M O'Driscoll
Replacements: E McGovern, D Fogarty, T Hogan, J O'Connor, T O'Leary, J Manning, G Connolly.