The rest of the panel is unchanged with Devin Toner, Fosi Palaâ00amo and Kieran Lewis all added to the squad, alongside the likes of Shane Horgan, Felipe Contepomi, Trevor Hogan, Denis Hickie and Gordon Dâ00Arcy who bagged a brace of tries in last week's defeat to Glasgow.
Reggie Corrigan, who became the joint-top Leinster cap holder with 135 alongside Shane Byrne, is also included.
Leinster won the last meeting between the two sides 35-13. Coach Michael Cheika is expected to confirm his team and replacements on Thursday afternoon.
LEINSTER Squad (v Dragons): Backs - Chris Whitaker, Guy Easterby, Felipe Contepomi (capt), Denis Hickie, Christian Warner, Kieran Lewis, Gordon Dâ00Arcy, Luke Fitzgerald, Rob Kearney, Shane Horgan, Girvan Dempsey.
Forwards - Stanley Wright, Reggie Corrigan, Will Green, Fosi Palaâ00amo, Cian Healy, Brian Blaney, Harry Vermaas, Owen Finegan, Trevor Hogan, Devin Toner, Malcolm Oâ00Kelly, Kevin McLaughlin, Cameron Jowitt, Keith Gleeson, Jamie Heaslip.