10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Those not available for this warm-up game because of their involvement with the Barbarians are, Brian O'Driscoll, Shane Horgan, David Humphreys, Geordan Murphy, Malcolm O'Kelly and Eric Miller.
Players not considered because of injury include, Donncha O'Callaghan, Gordon D'Arcy, Rob Henderson, Ben Gissing, Brian O'Riordan, Matt McCullough, Mark McHugh and David Quinlan.
Blues: G. Dempsey; B. Burke, J. Kelly, K. Maggs, T. Howe, R. O'Gara, P. Stringer; M. Horan, F. Sheahan, J. Hayes; D. Browne, L. Cullen; S. Easterby, D. Wallace, A. Foley capt Replacements: B. Jackman, R. McCormack, T. Hogan, N. McMillan, K. Campbell, D. Yapp, M. Mostyn
Whites: B Cunningham; S. Payne, G. Duffy, J. Holland, A. Horgan; P. Wallace, G. Easterby; R. Corrigan capt, S. Byrne, S. Best; G. Longwell, P. O'Connell; R. Wilson, A. Quinlan, V. Costelloe Replacments: P. Shields, E. Byrne, D. Pusey, N. Best, B. O'Meara, M. Mullins, M. McPhail.
Girvan Dempsey is selected subject to passing a fitness test and in the event that he's not passed fit then Matt Mostyn will start and Dempsey's place on the bench will be taken by Conor McPhillips.
Gary Longwell and Neil Best find themselves in a similar position with David Pusey set to start in Longwell's absence and the Munster players place on the bench will be taken by Aidan Kearney while Best's place on the bench will be taken by John O'Sullivan if needs must.
Kevin Maggs' participation is subject to his being released by Bath. Darren Yapp is on stanby in the event that Maggs is not released and in that scenario Yapp's place on the Blues bench will go to Seamus Mallon.