7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
The match is being played at the 36,000 Stadium de Toulouse, and Munster have brought over in excess of 10,000 fans to cheer their side on, as the men in red attempt to make it their third Heineken Cup final.
But first they must get past a tough Toulouse side, and Gaffney is well aware of the threat they possess.
"Toulouse are a very strong side form 21-15 and from 16-22 . They have a very passionate crowd but we have got a strong band of supporters coming over, so it should be a great occasion.
"We have come over to do a job and we know what we have to do. Toulouse have got a very strong pack, and an exciting back line. They are a side of great power and we have combat that.
And Toulouse coach Guy Noves played down the Ireland v France billing saying: "It is not France v Ireland - we don't play in the same way as the France team as Munster don't play in the same way as Ireland."
Toulouse; C Poitrenaud; E Ntamack, Y Jauzion, X Garbajosa, V Clerc; Y Delaigue, F Michalak; .P Collazo, Y Bru, J-P Poux, D Gerard, F Pelous (capt), J Bouilhou, T Brennan, C Labit
Replacements; B Lecouls, W Servat, G Lamboley, F Maka, J-B Elissalde, C Desbrosse, C Heymans
Munster; J Staunton; J. Kelly, M Mullins, R Henderson, A Horgan; R O'Gara , P. Stringer; M Horan, F Sheahan, J. Hayes, D O'Callaghan, P. O'Connell, J. Williams (capt), A Quinlan , A Foley
Replacements; J. Blaney, S Kerr, M O'Driscoll, D Leamy, D Malone, J. Holland, D. Crotty
Referee; Chris White (England)