Tadhg Beirne – who has strong Tipperary links – is set to make his Munster debut tomorrow.
The former Scarlets lock – whose mother is from Cahir – has been named on the bench for the Pro 14 match against Glasgow in Scotland.
Centre Sam Arnold replaces Dan Goggin in the only change to the starting 15 that beat the Cheetahs last week.
Jaco Taute is also among the replacements.
The South African centre has spent the last 12 months recovering from a serious knee injury.