7 Dec, 16:58
Retired Munster Rugby captain and former All Black Doug Howlett is back on board with the province as a Corporate Ambassador.
Also included in the 31 strong squad are newcomers BJ Botha and Ian Keatley along with Under 20 International JJ Hanrahan and former squad member Gerry Hurley who provides the cover at scrum-half in place of the absent Tomas O'Leary and Conor Murray.
Munster play La Rochelle on Friday at the 12,352 capacity Stade Marcel-Deflandre (7pm).
Munster Squad. D Hurley, S Zebo, D Howlett, J Murphy, S Deasy, JJ Hanrahan, D Barnes, L Mafi, I Keatley, D Cusack, G Hurley, P Stringer, D Williams, D Hurley, W du Preez, BJ Botha, M Horan, P Borlase, S Archer, D Varley, D Fogarty, M Sherry, M O'Driscoll, I Nagle, Dave O'Callaghan, P Butler, B Holland, N Ronan, J Coughlan, T O'Donnell, P O'Mahony.