10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
"There's going be a lot of pride at stake on their side. I don't think it (Phil Davies' sacking) will affect the Scarlets.
"People could say we have distractions with a European final coming up in a few weeks' time, but the players are preparing for this game in a professional manner."
Top Scorers: 2007/08 Magners League - Points: Llanelli Scarlets: Rhys Priestland 105; Munster: Paul Warwick 119; Tries: Llanelli Scarlets: Regan King 7; Munster: Paul Warwick, Denis Leamy, Donnacha Ryan, Tony Buckley, Doug Howlett 2 each.
PREVIOUS LEAGUE MEETINGS:
Friday, September 12, 2003 - Munster 12 Llanelli Scarlets 19, Thomond Park
Friday, February 20, 2004 - Llanelli Scarlets 37 Munster 20, Stradey Park
Sunday, October 3, 2004 - Munster 19 Llanelli Scarlets 13, Thomond Park
Saturday, January 29, 2005 - Llanelli Scarlets 32 Munster 17, Stradey Park
Friday, September 23, 2005 - Munster 14 Llanelli Scarlets 13, Musgrave Park
Tuesday, May 9, 2006 - Llanelli Scarlets 18 Munster 6, Stradey Park
Sunday, November 5, 2006 - Llanelli Scarlets 25 Munster 12, Stradey Park
Saturday, April 14, 2007 - Munster 20 Llanelli Scarlets 0, Musgrave Park
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - Munster 26 Llanelli Scarlets 16, Musgrave Park
- The Llanelli Scarlets have lost four of their last five matches in the Magners League since February. At Stradey Park, the Scarlets lost 24-10 to Leinster last time out but have not lost successive home league games since 2005
- The Scarlets have been defeated in their last five encounters with Irish opponents
- Munster reached the final of the Heineken Cup with their victory over Saracens in Coventry last Sunday but lost 19-9 to Ulster in the Magners League on Wednesday
- Munster have won the last four clashes between the two sides in all competitions. They have already won at Stradey Park this season - 29-16 in the Heineken Cup pool stages on December 8