12 Dec, 11:30
The Ireland Under-19 team to face Australia Schools at Ravenhill this Saturday afternoon (kick-off 2.30pm) has been announced.
Murphy's promotion to the starting line-up means a place on the bench for Rob Henderson who scored two tries in the A game last Saturday night.
David Humphreys, not surprisingly, holds onto his place at out-half with Ronan O'Gara listed among the replacements.
Girvan Dempsey; Geordan Murphy, Brian O'Driscoll capt., Kevin Maggs, Denis Hickie; David Humphreys , Peter Stringer; Reggie Corrigan, Shane Byrne, John Hayes; Gary Longwell, Malcolm O'Kelly; Victor Costello, Keith Gleeson, Anthony Foley.
Replacements: Marcus Horan, Frank Sheahan, Leo Cullen, Alan Quinlan, Ronan O'Gara, Guy Easterby, Rob Henderson.