Forwards: Peter Clohessy (Munster), John Hayes (Munster), A.N. Other, Keith
Backs: Peter Stringer (Munster), Guy Easterby (Llanelli), David Humphreys (Ulster), Ronan O'Gara (Munster), Kevin Maggs (Bath), Brian O'Driscoll (Leinster), Denis Hickie (Leinster), Shane Horgan (Leinster), Girvan Dempsey (Leinster), Geordan Murphy (Leicester).
The vacancy left at prop forward will be filled on Monday next, January 29th. Not considered due to injury: Kieron Dawson (London Irish) & Brian O'Meara (Leinster).
The Ireland team will be announced at the Glenview Hotel, Delgany at approx. 1 pm on WEDNESDAY next, January 30th, following an OPEN training session at Greystones RFC from 11 am to 12:15 noon approx.