12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, scrum half Kieran Campbell also returns to the squad after returning from Ireland's Rugby World Cup Sevens campaign in Dubai.
CONNACHT Squad (v Edinburgh): Backs (10) - Liam Bibo, Kieran Campbell, Fionn Carr, Mel Deane, Gavin Duffy, Andy Dunne, Ian Keatley, Keith Matthews, Troy Nathan, Conor O'Loughlin.
Forwards (12) - Andrew Browne, Sean Cronin, Andrew Farley, Adrian Flavin, David Gannon, Ronan Loughney, Robbie Morris, John Muldoon (capt), Johnny O'Connor, Ray Ofisa, Michael Swift, Brett Wilkinson.