Team captain Peter O'Mahony is named in the Munster side to play the Ospreys in the Pro 14 tomorrow.
Athy’s Joey Carbury and Naas’Tadgh Beirne will both make their first starts.
Andrew Conway is recalled to the wing.
Chris Cloete returns to the back row for the first time since fracturing his forearm in February.
There are 11 changes in total to the side that lost in Glasgow last week.
Bundee Aki has been named in the Connacht squad for their game against Edinburgh at Murrayfield.
The Irish international is set to make his first appearance of the season from the bench.
Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane come into the starting 15 which see four changes from that which beat Zebre last week.
At the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria today, Olympic Silver medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan narrowly qualified for the Lightweight Double Sculls final.
The Skibbereen brothers had to battle to finish third in their semi final.
Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty secured their place in the final of the Women's Pairs after winning their semi final.
Padraig Harrington's return-to-form continues at the KLM Open.
The three-time Major-winner shot a 3-under par opening round of 68.
Harrington is four-shots off the clubhouse lead of Ashun Wu, who shot a bogey-free 7-under par 64
Three birdies in his final seven-holes helped Paul Dunne recover to card a 1-under par round of 70.
Tonight’s club fixtures: Thu 13 Sep
Haven Hire Intermediate Hurling Championship
Celbridge V St Laurence's in Hawkfield at 7.30pm
Minor A Hurling Championship: all games at 6.30pm
Minor A: Naas V Killard
Celbridge V Maynooth
Venue: Rathangan, Rathangan V Leixlip
Today’s racing is again in Listowel
2.05pm: No. 1, Arcturas 3/1 (Joseph O’Brien/Shane Crosse)
2.40pm: No. 1, Shifted Strategy 16/1
3.15pm: No. 10, Quinn’s Red Rose 7/2 (Ml. O’Callaghan Curragh trainer)
3.50pm: No. 4, Mount Everest 8/1
4.20pm: No. 3, Exchange Rate 1/6f (W. Mullins/P. Mullins)
4.55pm: No. 9, Orion D’Aubrelle 8/1 (W. Mullins/P. Townend.