Flanker Brendan O'Connor (CorkConstitution),/b> has picked up an ankle injury and is replaced by Kevin McLaughlin (UCD).
Prop Declan Fitzpatrick (Belfast Harlequins)suffered ashoulder injury during the win over Wales and has been replaced byKeithDoyle (UCD).
The Ireland U21 team to play England U21 on Friday, 5th March 2004 at19.30hrs in Kingsholm, Gloucester RFC is as follows:15. Andrew Finn (Dolphin)14. Richard Lane (UCC)13. John Hearty (Blackrock College)12. Glen Telford (Dungannon)11. Tommy Bowe (QUB)10. Gareth Steenson (QUB)9. Tomas O'Leary (Cork Constitution)