The Munster team has been named for Friday’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Benetton at Thomond Park (6pm).
There will be a senior debut for Garryowen’s Cian Hurley with Diarmuid Barron, Jake Flannery and Paddy Patterson all making their first Munster starts.
Four Greencore Munster Rugby Academy players are set to feature as Thomas Ahern and Flannery both start with Jack Daly and Ben Healy among the replacements.
20-year-old Clonakilty man Hurley makes his Munster debut in the second row. A product of Clonakilty RFC and CBC, Hurley has made five appearances for Munster A this season and is a member of the National Talent Squad.
Flannery, who will advance to the senior squad next season, makes his first start for the province at full-back having made his previous two senior appearances off the bench.
There will also be a first start for hooker Barron on his 11th appearance for the province with loanee scrum-half Patterson making his first start after his debut last week.
Andrew Conway and Liam Coombes join Flannery in the back three with Rory Scannell and Alex McHenry forming the centre partnership.
Patterson and JJ Hanrahan start in the half-backs.
Liam O’Connor, Barron and Keynan Knox pack down in the front row with Hurley and Ahern in the second row.
Captain Jack O’Donoghue, Chris Cloete and Jack O’Sullivan complete the side.
Matt Gallagher is among the replacements and set for his first action since sustaining a shoulder injury in November.
Tommy O’Donnell is in line to make his 186th Munster appearance and features for the first time since January.
Find out all you need to know ahead of the game here.
Munster: Jake Flannery; Andrew Conway, Alex McHenry, Rory Scannell, Liam Coombes; JJ Hanrahan, Paddy Patterson; Liam O’Connor, Diarmuid Barron, Keynan Knox; Cian Hurley, Thomas Ahern; Jack O’Donoghue (C), Chris Cloete, Jack O’Sullivan.
Replacements: Rhys Marshall, Jeremy Loughman, Roman Salanoa, Jack Daly, Tommy O’Donnell, Nick McCarthy, Ben Healy, Matt Gallagher.
Hear from Forwards Coach Graham Rowntree and utility back Liam Coombes ahead of the game.