Tony McGahan has named a 27-strong squad for Munster's opening Heineken Cup game against Northampton Saints this Saturday in Franklins Gardens. The squad came together this morning in Musgrave Park for a final training session before they depart for Northampton tomorrow. The Reds go into the game without the services of prop John Hayes, who was given a six-week ban for stamping on Leinster's Cian Healy during last weekend's 30-0 defeat. Either Tony Buckley or Julien Brugnaut could take his place. Munster Squad: M Horan, J Brugnaut; T Buckley, D Hurley, D Ryan, D Fogarty, J Flannery, D O'Callaghan, M O'Driscoll, P O'Connell, D Ryan, D Leamy, N Ronan, D Wallace, N Williams, A Quinlan, T O'Leary,T Morland, P Stringer, R O'Gara, P Warwick, J de Villiers, L Mafi, D Howlett, I Dowling, D Hurley, K Earls.