Some of the squad were in action for their provinces in the Magners League over the weekend, but there were no injury concerns following the programme of matches.
Six players were added to the squad in addition to the original 25 named.
Backs: Kieran Lewis (Leinster), Barry Murphy (Munster), Robert Kearney (Leinster)
Forwards: Bryan Young (Ulster), Trevor Hogan (Leinster), Stephen Ferris (Ulster)
Simon Easterby, Marcus Horan, Paul O'Connell and Kieran Lewis get kitted out
Gordon D'Arcy warms up with some footie
Feeling the cold
Surveying the action
Warm Up Time for Donncha