GUINNESS PRO12 leaders Munster meet Leicester Tigers in the Champions Cup pool stages for the second successive year, with the province determined to banish memories of last December's home and away defeats.
Dave Foley will captain a strong Munster 'A' team as head coach Peter Malone makes wholesale changes for Saturday's British & Irish Cup round 3 clash with Rotherham Titans at Clifton Lane (kick-off 2pm).
With Munster winning every competitive game during the international window, and playing some excellent rugby in the process, their director of rugby Rassie Erasmus now has some tough selection choices to make as all internationals return to the provincial fold for Saturday's European clash.
Speaking with media, Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus reported no major injury concerns following the win over Glasgow as his side now prepare for a return to Champions Cup action against Leicester Tigers at Thomond Park this Saturday (kick-off 3.15pm).
The provinces claimed 19 out of a possible 20 points over the weekend, as Munster and Leinster kept up the Irish 1-2 at the top of the GUINNESS PRO12, Ulster moved up to fifth place and Connacht's second successive home win also saw them gain ground.
Overcoming a second half onslaught from Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium, Munster recorded another impressive away win, doing so in dramatic fashion with a 76th minute drop goal from out-half Ian Keatley.
Munster's first test as new GUINNESS PRO12 leaders is a tough one, renewing rivalries with an international-laden Glasgow side who will want to gain some revenge for October's heavy Champions Cup defeat in Limerick.
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made six changes for Friday's GUINNESS PRO12 encounter with Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium (kick-off 7.35pm). Peter O'Mahony returns to captain the province with his back row colleague Tommy O'Donnell set for his 100th PRO12 appearance.
Having featured in every game of the campaign to date, Munster winger Darren Sweetnam and hooker Niall Scannell are this week preparing for what is consistently a formidable challenge in any GUINNESS PRO12 season - a trip to Scotstoun.
Munster and Leinster lead the way at the top of the GUINNESS PRO12 table after an eventful round 9. A frozen pitch prevented Ulster's clash with Zebre from going ahead, while captain John Muldoon and John Cooney inspired Connacht to a hard-earned home win over Cardiff Blues.
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has rung the changes for Saturday's GUINNESS PRO12 encounter with Benetton Treviso at Thomond Park (kick-off 2pm). Tommy O'Donnell continues as captain with seven changes made to the side that defeated the Maori All Blacks.
Following the completion of discussions between EPCR, PRO12 Rugby and the Ligue Nationale de Rugby, it has been agreed by all parties to reschedule the European Champions Cup round 1 match between Racing 92 and Munster for Saturday, January 7, 2017.
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made four changes for Friday's sold-out clash with the Maori All Blacks at Thomond Park (kick-off 7.30pm, live on eir Sport 1). Ireland international Tommy O'Donnell will captain the province for the first time.