The Probables V Possibles game will contain four survivors from the Schools squad that toured Australia during the summer - in the shape of Daren Cave, Darren O'Reilly, Barry O'Mahony and David Pollock.
Following the game, two teams will be selected to take on the Irish Under 19's and Irish Youth teams on Demcember 29th. The schools will then play England, Wales and France during March and April.
Probables:15. Luke Fitzgerald (Blackrock College)14. Shane Hanratty (Gonzaga College)13. Mark McCrea (Belfast High School)12. Darren Cave (Sullivan Upper School)11. Vasya Artemiev (Blackrock College)10. James Shiells (Royal School Dungannon)9. Adam Bartholomew (Royal School Armagh)1. Cian Healy (Belvedere College)2. Cian Culliton (Blackrock College)3. Alan Cotter (St. Munchin's College)4. Darren O'Reilly (Blackrock College)5. Conor McInerney (St. Mary's College)6. Rory Hamilton (Methodist College Belfast)7. Barry O'Mahony (Crescent College Comprehensive)8. David Pollock (Royal School Dungannon) Captain
Possibles:15. Kevin Doyle (CBC Cork)14. Kyle Corrigan (Methodist College Belfast)13. Chris Bruce (Portora Royal School)12. Stuart Morrow (Methodist College Belfast)11. Shane Durkin (Terenure College)10. Brian Collins (Castleknock College)9. David Moore (Blackrock College)1. Michael Ferguson (Sullivan Upper School)2. Jeremy Turkington (Royal School Dungannon)3. Royce Burke Flynn (St. Michael's College)4. Nelius Keogh (St. Munchin's College)5. Don Keogh (CBC Cork)
Reserves:15. Paul Glover (Sullivan Upper School)14. Michael Barker (Bangor Grammar School)13. Peter Burke (St. Michael's College)12. Tommy Twoomey (Gonzaga College)11. Patrick Thompson (Rockwell College)10. Gavin Dunne (PBC Cork) / Owen McMurray (Methodist College Belfast)9. David Drake (RBAI)1. Gerard Moran (The King's Hospital)2. Gerard Slattery (St. Munchin's College)3. Neil Simpson (Belfast Royal Academy)4. Stuart Dunlop (Terenure College) 5. Scott Shannon (Ballymena Academy)6. Zac Desmond (St. Gerard's School)7. Marc Lynch (Blackrock College)8. Killian Roche (Rockwell College) / Robert Connor (Kilkenny College)
Schools Schedule 2004/05:
Wednesday, 29th December: Irish Schools v Irish U19 (Terenure College) Irish Schools A' v Irish Youths (Terenure College).
Saturday, 26th March 2005: Ireland v England (Cork)
Saturday, 2nd April 2005: Wales v Ireland (venue TBC)
Friday, 8th April 2005: Ireland v France (Buccaneers RFC - Athlone)