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.
Henderson's inclusion is the only change in the squad that accounted for English giants Gloucester a fortnight ago. He takes his place on the bench at the expense of Colm McMahon.
This was announced minutes ago at a joint press conference at the Millenium Stadium where Celtic League Chairman, Phil Watson informed the media that a crowd of up to 40,000 is expected. He went on to say that a decision on whether the roof would or would not be open will depend on the weather conditions, with the expectation that if it were fine, the roof would remain open.
Munster team: J Staunton,J Kelly;M Mullins, J Holland, M Lawlor; Ronan O' Gara, P Stringer; M Horan, F Sheehan, J Hayes; M O' Driscoll, B O' Callaghan; J Williams (capt), A Quinlan, A Foley; Replacements: J Blainey, M Cahill, M Galwey, B Leamy, M Prendergast, K Keane, R Henderson.