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.
Busy Ireland "A" centre Kieran Lewis tackles England's Andy Beattie.
Leinster speedster Kieran Lewis tries to get around England "A" number eight Chris Jones. Friday marked Lewis' third cap at "A" level, adding to his one senior one (V Japan, June 2005), 10 Ireland Under-21 caps and 4 Ireland Schools caps.
Out-half Jeremy Staunton, Ireland's top scorer on the night with 18 points - a try, two conversions and a penalty - gets sandwiched in a tackle by England "A" duo Tom Palmer (left) and Andy Beattie (right).
England "A" captain and scrum half Shaun Perry comes under pressure from Kieran Lewis.
Ireland "A" skipper Mick O'Driscoll is caught in the thick of the action. O'Driscoll was the official man of the match on Friday night thanks to a tireless display. The long-limbed Corkman has played 74 times for Munster.
**All photos by Tom Honan of Inpho Photography**