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.
The squad will go through their paces at a training session in Bray today and tomorrow before coach Eddie O'Sullivan confirms the starting team and replacements for the Scotland game.
The following players have been added to the squad for training this week:
Backs: Tommy Bowe (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster), Barry Murphy (UL Bohemians/Munster), Rob Kearney (UCD/Leinster), Geordan Murphy (Leicester Tigers), Eoin Reddan (London Wasps)
Forwards: Trevor Hogan (Shannon/Leinster), Jamie Heaslip (Clontarf/Leinster), Stephen Ferris (Dungannon/Ulster), Bryan Young (Ballymena/Ulster), Frankie Sheahan (Cork Constitution/Munster)