Conor Murray is set to make his Munster return this weekend.
The star scrum-half has been named on the bench for Sunday's Pro 14 match against Zebre in Italy.
Murray has been struggling with a troublesome neck injury since Ireland's Summer Tour to Australia.
Chris Farrell and Conor Oliver also return to the match-day squad, while Ronan O'Mahony will make his first appearance of the season on the wing.
📣 TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTNovember 23, 2018
Farrell has been out of action since injuring his knee while training with Ireland during the Six Nations in March.
Munster: Mike Haley; Ronan O’Mahony; Rory Scannell, Tyler Bleyendaal (C); Alex Wootton; JJ Hanrahan, Neil Cronin; Jeremy Loughman, Kevin O’Byrne, Stephen Archer; Fineen Wycherley, Darren O’Shea; Gavin Coombes, Chris Cloete, Arno Botha.
Replacements: Mike Sherry, Brian Scott, Ciaran Parker, Sean O’Connor, Conor Oliver, Conor Murray, Bill Johnston, Chris Farrell.