John Fleming from Bishopstown in Cork, armed with some liquid refreshment, Paul O'Grady from Mungret, Limerick, and John McCarthy of Raheen in Limerick, in Castres on Thursday afternoon.
Mossie Lawlor and Tomas O'Leary share a joke at kicking practice at the Stade Pierre Antoine.
Ronan O'Gara readies himself for kicking practice in the chilly Castres air.
Ronan O'Gara changing into his boots at pitchside.
Munster coaches Declan Kidney and Jerry Holland watch on as Ronan O'Gara and replacement fly-half Jeremy Manning go through their paces.
**All photos by Morgan Treacy of Inpho Photography**