Munster Coach Alan Gaffney had a near full-strength squad to pick from with just John Kelly unavailable and Gaffney therefore names the same starting line-up that played in the Heineken Cup win over Castres in early December. There is in fact just one change from the 22 that featured that day with Jerry Flannery restored to the bench ahead of James Blaney.
Munster. 15. Christian Cullen 14. Shaun Payne 13. Mike Mullins 12. Rob Henderson 11. Anthony Horgan 10. Ronan O'Gara 9. Peter Stringer 1. Marcus Horan 2. Frank Sheahan 3. John Hayes 4. Donncha O'Callaghan 5. Paul O'Connell 6. Alan Quinlan 7. Denis Leamy 8. Anthony Foley capt Replacements 16. Jerry Flannery 17. Gordon McIlwham 18. Jim Williams 19. Trevor Hogan 20. Mike Prendergast 21. Paul Burke 22. Mossy Lawlor.
Referee - Alan Lewis.