The Irish team to play Scotland in the Bank of Scotland Six Nations Championship at Murrayfield on Sunday, February 16th (k.o. 3:00pm) is as follows:
15 - Girvan Dempsey (Leinster/Terenure College),14 - Shane Horgan (Leinster/Lansdowne),13 - Brian O'Driscoll (Leinster/Blackrock College) Captain, 12 - Kevin Maggs (Bath)11 - Denis Hickie (Leinster/ St. Mary's College), 10 - David Humphreys (Ulster/Dungannon), 9 - Peter Stringer (Munster/Shannon)
1 - Reggie Corrigan (Leinster/Greystones), 2 - Shane Byrne (Leinster/Blackrock College), 3 - John Hayes (Munster/Shannon), 4 - Gary Longwell (Ulster/Ballymena),5 - Malcolm O'Kelly (Leinster/St. Mary's College), 6 - Victor Costello (Leinster/St. Mary's College), 7 - Keith Gleeson (Leinster/St. Mary's College), 8 - Anthony Foley (Munster/Shannon)
Replacements: 16 - Frank Sheahan (Munster/Cork Constitution), 17 - Marcus Horan (Munster/Shannon), 18 - Leo Cullen (Leinster/Blackrock College), 19 - Alan Quinlan (Munster/Shannon), 20 - Guy Easterby (Llanelli), 21 - Paul Burke (Harlequins), 22 - Geordan Murphy (Leicester).
Not considered because of injury: Keith Wood (Harlequins), David Wallace (Munster/Garryowen), Paul Wallace (Leinster/Blackrock College), Paul O'Connell (Munster/Young Munster), Emmet Byrne (Leinster/St. Mary's College), Justin Bishop (London Irish), Jonathon Bell (Ulster/Dungannon), Tyrone Howe (Ulster/Dungannon), Ronan O'Gara (Munster/Cork Constitution).