Ian Keatley returns to the out-half berth with Munster for their RaboDirect PRO12 tie against Scarlets at Musgrave Park on Sunday (5.15pm).

It is one of six changes for Rob Penney’s side with injury forcing Sean Dougall and Tommy O’Donnell out. They are replaced by Niall Ronan and Paddy Butler.

Elsewhere, Wian du Preez starts in place of Marcus Horan, Ian Nagle partners Billy Holland and James Downey lines up in the centre with Casey Laulala.

Munster XV to play Scarlets: F Jones; D Howlett capt, C Laulala, J Downey, L O’Dea; I Keatley, D Williams; W du Preez, M Sherry, S Archer; I Nagle, B Holland; Dave O’Callaghan, N Ronan, P Butler. 

Replacements: D Varley, M Horan, BJ Botha, D Foley, CJ Stander, P Stringer, JJ Hanrahan, D Hurley.