Backs: Girvan Dempsey (Leinster - Terenure College), John Kelly (Munster - Cork Constitution), Denis Hickie (Leinster - St. Mary's College), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Rob Henderson (Munster - Young Munster), BrianO'Driscoll (Leinster - Blackrock College), David Humphreys (Ulster - Dungannon), Ronan O'Gara (Munster - Cork Constitution), Peter Stringer (Munster - Shannon),Guy Easterby (Llanelli), Justin Bishop (London Irish), Paddy Wallace (Ulster - Ballymena).
Forwards: Reggie Corrigan (Leinster - Greystones), John Hayes (Munster -
All squad members are available to play for their Provinces in this weekend's Celtic League, with the exception of Brian O'Driscoll (quadrocep strain), Ronan O'Gara (ear laceration), Gary Longwell (achilles' tendon), who are injured and Peter Stringer and Girvan Dempsey, who areresting.
The Ireland team and replacements to play Russia will be announced at 12 noon approx. on Tuesday next, September 17 at Greystones rugby club,