The Munster team has been named for Friday night’s clash against Edinburgh at the DAM Health Stadium (7.35pm, live on TG4 & Premier Sports).
John Ryan starts on his 200th Munster appearance becoming the 13th player to reach the landmark, joining team-mates Stephen Archer and Dave Kilcoyne in the 200 club.
There are five personnel changes and one positional switch to the side that secured a bonus-point win against Connacht last time out.
In the backline, Shane Daly moves to full-back and Simon Zebo comes into the side on the wing.
There are four changes in the pack as Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell and Ryan come in to the front row with Gavin Coombes starting at no.8.
Full-back Daly, Calvin Nash and Zebo make up the back three.
Rory Scannell and Antoine Frisch continue their centre partnership with half-backs Craig Casey and Joey Carbery also unchanged.
Loughman, Scannell and Ryan start in the front row with Jean Kleyn and Tadhg Beirne keeping their places in the engine room.
Captain Peter O’Mahony and John Hodnett are joined by Coombes in the back row.
Greencore Munster Rugby Academy back three player Patrick Campbell is included among the replacements and set to make his sixth appearance of the season.
Find out all you need to know ahead of the game here.
Munster: Shane Daly; Calvin Nash, Antoine Frisch, Rory Scannell, Simon Zebo; Joey Carbery, Craig Casey; Jeremy Loughman, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne; Peter O’Mahony (C), John Hodnett, Gavin Coombes.
Replacements: Diarmuid Barron, Josh Wycherley, Roman Salanoa, Jack O’Donoghue, Alex Kendellen, Paddy Patterson, Jack Crowley, Patrick Campbell.
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Hear from Forwards Coach Andi Kyriacou and Calvin Nash ahead of the game.
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