12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Forwards (12): Stephen Bennett (Bath), Declan Fitzpatrick (Belfast Harlequins), Denis Fogarty (Cork Constitution), David Gannon (Blackrock College), Conor Geoghegan (UCD), Jamie Heaslip (DU), Oisin Hennessy (Dungannon), Neil McComb (Dundee HSFP), David O'Brien (Old Belvedere), Brendan O'Connor (Cork Constitution), Shane O'Connor (Cork Constitution), John Wickham (Clontarf). Backs (10): Tommy Bowe (QUB), Andrew Finn (Dolphin), Michael Glancy (Loughborough University), John Hearty (Blackrock College), Richard Lane (UCC), Breffne O'Donnell (UL Bohemians), Tomas O'Leary (Cork Constitution), Robbie Shaw (London Wasps), Gareth Steenson (QUB), Glen Telford (Dungannon)
The Ireland U19 squad from which the team and replacements to play against Wales U19 on Friday February 20th at Musgrave Park, Cork, kick off 19.30hrs is as follows;
Forwards (13): Michael Diffley (Creggs), John Kerins (UCC), Paul Doran-Jones (DU), Ross Noonan (UCC), Fergus McGuckian (UCD), James Coady (DU), Michael Essex (CBC), Billy Holland (CBC), Anthony Kane (Exiles), Conor Lavery (Rainey Endowed School), John McCall (Royal School Armagh), Adrian Lightowler (Greystones), Nicholas Goodger (Exiles) Backs (10): Peter Phelan (Exiles), Cillian Willis (UCD), Cathal Power (Corinthians), Stewart Megaw (QUB), Michael English (Exiles), Conor Gildea (Terenure College), Mark Scott (Belfast Harlequins), Gary Byrne (Terenure College), Eamon Fitzgerald (Old Belvedere), Eamon Ronan (Middleton)