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.
The panel of players includes young centre Eoin Griffin who recently won the RBS Under-20 6 Nations title with the Ireland U-20s.
Four players have not been considered due to injury. They are back rowers George Naoupu and Ray Ofisa, winger Liam Bibo and centre Keith Matthews.
Four others are awaiting late fitness tests to determine their availability, namely team captain John Muldoon, Robbie Morris, Niva Ta'auso and Ronan Loughney.
CONNACHT Squad (v Edinburgh) - Backs (11): Fionn Carr, Gavin Duffy, Eoin Griffin, Ian Keatley, Frank Murphy, Troy Nathan, Miah Nikora, Conor O'Loughlin, Niva Ta'auso, Brian Tuohy, Aidan Wynne.
Forwards (14): Andrew Browne, Sean Cronin, Adrian Flavin, Jamie Hagan, Ronan Loughney, Mike McCarthy, Mike McComish, Robbie Morris, John Muldoon, Dave Nolan, Johnny O'Connor, Michael Swift, Bernie Upton, Brett Wilkinson.