Galwey has been omitted from the squad that takes on the Italian side Viadana, with Paul O'Connell and Donnacha O'Callaghan manning the second-row positions and Mick O'Driscoll on the bench.
Jeremy Staunton and Anthony Horgan have returned to the squad, after being ruled out of previous games with injuries.
Munster Team to Face Viadana:
Jeremy Staunton; Anthony Horgan, Mike Mullins, Jason Holland, Mossie Lawlor; Ronan O'Gara, Peter Stringer; Marcus Horan, Frank Sheahan, John Hayes; Paul O'Connell, Donncha O'Callaghan; Jim Willliams capt, Alan Quinlan, Anthony Foley.
Replacements: John Fogarty/James Blaney*, Simon Kerr, Mick O'Driscoll, Eddie Halvey/Denis Leamy*, Mike Prendergast, Killian Keane, Colm McMahon.
* James Blaney, slight bronchial problem * Denis Leamy, thigh problem.
Munster v Viadana - Heineken Cup
Kick-off: Friday, October 25th, 19:30 (GMT) Venue: Musgrave Park, Cork, Ireland.