After defeats to Edinburgh and the Ospreys, the reigning league champions will be keen to get back to winning ways ahead of next week's interprovincial derby against Leinster.
McGahan's squad assembled for the first time since the World Cup in Limerick yesterday and they trained this morning at Thomond Park, with indications being that most of those involved in the World Cup will see action on Friday in Cork.
Sherry, who sustained the injury playing for Garryowen in the Ulster Bank League, joins David Wallace, Troy Smith, Felix Jones, Jerry Flannery, Peter Borlase and Darragh Hurley on the province's injury list.
MUNSTER Squad (v Aironi Rugby) - Backs (14): Tomas O'Leary, Conor Murray, Duncan Williams, Peter Stringer, Ian Keatley, Ronan O'Gara, Keith Earls, Danny Barnes, Lifeimi Mafi, Will Chambers, Doug Howlett, Denis Hurley, Johne Murphy, Scott Deasy.
Forwards (18): Marcus Horan, Wian du Preez, John Hayes, BJ Botha, Stephen Archer, Damien Varley, Denis Fogarty, Mick O'Driscoll, Donnacha Ryan, Donncha O'Callaghan, Paul O'Connell, Billy Holland, Denis Leamy, Niall Ronan, Peter O'Mahony, Tommy O'Donnell, David O'Callaghan, James Coughlan.