A damaged hamstring keeps Dempsey out of the Whites side and he will be replaced by Bryn Cunningham while Costello has a thigh strain and so Aidan McCullen moves from blindside flanker to No.8, with David Wallace switching toNo.6 and Colm McMahon coming into the team to play openside flanker.On the replacements bench, Niall Breslin replaces Aidan Kearney andNiall Best replaces McMahon.
The Colours team loses David Quinlan because the Leinster man has hamstring trouble and he is replaced by an in-form Mike Mullins.
Whites: B Cunningham (Ulster); G D'Arcy (Leinster), J Kelly (Munster), J Bell (Ulster), A Horgan (Munster); D Humphreys capt (Ulster), P Stringer (Munster); R Corrigan (Leinster), F Sheahan (Munster), E Byrne (Leinster), D O'Callaghan (Munster), M O'Kelly (Leinster), D Wallace (Munster), A McCullan (Leinster), C McMahon (Munster). Replacements: J Blaney (Munster), J Fitzpatrick (Ulster), M O'Driscoll (Munster), N Best (Ulster), B O'Riordan (Leinster), J Holland (Munster), T Robinson (Connacht).
Colours: J Staunton (Munster); S Horgan (Leinster), M Mullins (Leinster), R Henderson (Munster), D Hickie (Leinster); M McHugh (Connacht), B O'Meara (Leinster); M Horan (Munster), S Byrne capt(Leinster), S Best (Ulster), L Cullen (Leinster), P O'Connell (Munster), A Quinlan (Munster), D Leamy (Munster), K Gleeson (Leinster).Replacements: J Flannery (Connacht), M Cahill (Munster) D Browne (Connacht), AN Other, E Reddan (Connacht), B Cunningham (Ulster), M Lawlor (Munster).