Munster have an opportunity to vault back into second place in the RaboDirect PRO12 when they visit provincial rivals Connacht, but the home side still have the target of their best ever league finish (seventh or higher).
After putting out an unchanged Connacht team for the last four games, head coach Pat Lam has made seven personnel changes and two positional switches to the side for Saturday's derby match against Munster at the Sportsground (kick-off 6.15pm).
Glasgow Warriors have proven difficult opponents for the provinces this season, with the Scots recording five wins and two losses against the Irish sides in the current campaign. Ulster are next up to try and storm Scotstoun.
The Munster squad trained at the University of Limerick on Tuesday ahead of what is now a 'must win' interprovincial derby away to Connacht if they are to secure qualification for the RaboDirect PRO12 play-offs.