Paul O’Connell is set to rejoin the Munster squad for their vital Heineken Cup showdown with Toulon at the Stade Mayol this Sunday.
O’Connell the former British & Irish Lions skipper had picked up a four week ban for striking Ospreys No.8 Jonathan Thomas in Munster's 22-16 European victory at Thomond Park on December 12 He had just comeback from a long-term groin problem.
John Hayes and flanker David Wallace will both join the squad. They left the field injured in last week’s Magner’s League victor over Glasgow at Musgrave Park.
Munster is currently second in Pool 3. They stand two points behind Toulon and one ahead of the Ospreys. Ospreys will face the London Irish in Reading this weekend.