10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Sean Cronin takes over from Adrian Flavin at hooker, while Ian Keatley starts at out-half, swapping places with Miah Nikora.
Fit-again flanker Ray Ofisa and prop Robbie Morris, who is back from suspension, both return to the squad having been selected on the replacements bench.
CONNACHT (v Glasgow Warriors): Gavin Duffy; Troy Nathan, Niva Ta'auso, Keith Matthews, Fionn Carr; Ian Keatley, Frank Murphy; Brett Wilkinson, Sean Cronin, Jamie Hagan, Michael Swift, Bernie Upton, Michael McCarthy, Johnny O'Connor, John Muldoon (capt).
Replacements: Adrian Flavin, Robbie Morris, Andrew Browne, Ray Ofisa, Conor O'Loughlin, Miah Nikora, Tiernan O'Halloran.