Heineken Champions Cup: Andrew Conway misses Munster’s Toulouse quarter-final

Munster's Keith Earls tackles Romain Ntamack in last season's last-16 game at Thomond Park
Last season, Toulouse beat Munster by 40-33 in an exciting 16th tie at Thomond Park
Date:Saturday, 7 May Kick-off:15:00 BST Venue:Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Coverage:BBC Sport website: Live text commentary and match report

Munster decided not to take on Ireland wing Andrew Conway during Saturday's Champions Cup quarterfinal in Dublin.

Simon Zebo will continue to play the same wing role that he played in Exeter's last-16 second-leg victory over Conway (knee).

The game's forward changes see Alex Kendellen, Stephen Archer, and John Ryan in place of John Ryan.

Toulouse's star half-backs Romain Ntamack and Antoine Dupont are among them.

Dupont and Ntamack will join six other Grand Slam-winning French players who will take to the Aviva Stadium. Thomas Ramos will be at fullback, Julien Marchand will be at the hooker berth, Francois Cros (and Thibaud Flament) will be at the back row.

Toulouse also has Cyril Baille as prop and flanker Anthony Jelonch as flankers. Jelonch started in the Grand Slam-clinching win in England. Peato Mavaka came on as a replacement.

Toulouse will seek their second consecutive Champions Cup win on Irish soil. dramatic 30-23 last-16 second-leg win over UlsterAfter the late red carding home prop Tom O'Toole, they managed to squeeze into the quarter-finals with a score of 50-49.

The decisive score in Belfast was scored by Scrum-half Dupont's 75-minute try. Thomas Ramos contributed 20 point, which included a touchdown.

Munster, 2006 and 2008 champions, had to also work hard to reach the final eight. Joey Carbery's inspired displayThis helped them overcome a first-leg loss to eventually defeat Exeter 34-23 overall.

Both sides met in the 16th stage of last season's competition. French club earned a thrilling 40-33 victory at Thomond Park.

Munster prop Archer is playing his 247th match for the province. He will be level with second-placed Billy Holland on their all-time appearances record, which puts him 21 behind Donncha A'Callaghan.

Munster: Haley; Earls, Farrell, De Allende, Zebo; Carbery, Murray; J Wycherley, Scannell, Archer; Kleyn, F Wycherley; O'Mahony, Kendellen, O'Donoghue.

Replacements: Barron, Loughman, Ryan, Jenkins, Aherne, Casey, Healy, Daly.

Toulouse: Ramos; Delibes, Fouyssac, Ahki, Lebel; Ntamack, Dupont; Neti, Marchand, Aldegheri; Arnold, Meafou; Elstadt, Flament, Cros.

Replacements: Mauvaka, Baille, Ainu'u, Tekori, Tolofua, Jelonch, Germain, Medard.

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