10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
John Lyne comes in at loose head prop for Eugene McGovern; Declan Fitzpatrick plays at tight head in place of Jason Moran and at number 6, Ciaran Potts takes over from John Muldoon.
Ireland Under 21 v Wales, at Ebbw Vale, Friday, March 21st (2.30 pm).
15. Tommy Bowe - Queens University 14. Richard Lane - UCC 13. Barry Murphy - UL Bohemians 12. Keith Matthews - UL Bohemians 11. John Hearty - Blackrock College 10. David McAllister - UCC 9. Fiach O'Loughlin - Shannon 8. Stephen Keogh - UCC capt 7. Niall Ronan - Lansdowne 6. Ciaran Potts - St. Mary's College 5. Neil McComb - Dundee Highschool 4. David Gannon - UCD 3. Declan Fitzpatrick - Belfast Harlequins 2. Rory Best - Belfast Harlequins 1. John Lyne - Lansdowne
Replacements: 16 - Kevin Corrigan - UCD 17. - Eugene Mc Govern - Old Crescent 18. Shane O'Connor - Cork Constitution 19. John Muldoon - Galwegians 20. Conor O'Loughlin - Buccaneers 21. Barry Keeshan -UCC 22. Peter O'Brien - UCC.